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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 I Big on the inside i Prep noons Small 1850s jLyle leads house Ml I Tigers past of IRedbirds charm j PageCl PageB1 The outlook i Puppy love High 50 low PagelM 43 cents February j triples size of business Carrollton girls team plays on Lady Hawks roll into semis in state hoops tournament By LOUIE KORAC Telegraph sports writer The look on David DeShasiers face said it all for the large contingency of the Carrollton Lady sporting a black khaki Lady Hawks baseball is the father of senior Liz DeShasier and freshman Alicia With a quiver in his voice when talk ing about his he lets you know right away he is a proud father and a fan as The more than 650 people from Greene County are here to support the Lady basketball But the girls on the squad are here on busi And they took care of busi ness Friday Carrollton defeated the Marengo Indians 6055 in the Class A state quar terfinal The Lady who improved to advance to the Final Four and will play in a semifinal game at If Carrollton they will play for the state champi A loss puts them in the thirdplace I asked how she was and she said Im here to play DeShasier Thats something when a 14 yearold girl can say Indeed it It was hard to say who was more nervous Friday evening at Redbird A sea of green swarmed the college gymnasi um like a pack of bees around a honeycomb to let the Lady Hawks know they were in the What this means to the cant be expressed in said Heather the older sister of senior Angela Higgins and Lady Hawks volleyball Because they can see that everybody is supporting They dont want to let the fans and they say theres no but I think theres some pressure because they want to perform for their fans and give them what theyre looking I feel real com fortable with said Cheri mother of junior center Kristen The girls are playing the best basketball probably since maybe before See Page For The LYON Some of the more than 650 people from Carrollton cheer on their Lady Hawks Friday during the Class A state quarterfinal n The SMITH Alton Fire Gary tries to resuscitate a 7weekold boxer along with Alice and Eric whose house on Hillsboro Avenue was damaged in a fire Friday All in the litter of eight were Eight puppies die in fire By ANDE YAKSTIS Telegraph staff writer ALTON Alice Schuetz cried as she described how she tried to help save the lives of eight puppies who died in a fire Friday night in a home on Hillcrest We did CPR on the little puppies and massaged their tiny little chests to try to save but the baby pups said a dog wip ing tears from her The dramatic rescue attempt of the 7weekold purebred boxers unfolded when firefighters were called at to the burning house of Jennifer 2630 Hillcrest I heard a loud boom and looked out and saw flames and smoke in the back of the said Jim who lives across the Everyone yelled at the fire men There are puppies in the Firefighters put out a raging fire in the kitchen then began a search of the smoke See Page A7 New stop signs go up in Upper Alton By LINDA WELLER Telegraph staff writer ALTON New stop signs are popping up Until drivers could cruise down Washington Avenue past Edwards Street and down College Avenue past Seminary Street without stop but no Twoway stop signs gave way to temporary fourway and now there are per manent LCCC to go on line with cyber campus By ANGELA MUELLER Telegraph staff writer Lewis and Clark Community College will expand its cam pus onto Internet this fall as part of the Illinois Virtual The college was chosen by the Illinois Community College Board to be one of the first 15 sites in the state to be part of the virtual The funded by the Illinois Board of Higher will provide a cen tral site from which students can choose online classes from community colleges across the It will be an educational mall where people can click in and pick a class that might I See Page A7 The Alton City Council approved the two new four way stops at its meeting While some people may blame police for the inconve the fault lies with the numerous vehicles that have been involved in accidents at those official it was the Illinois Department of Transportation that posted those not the See Page A7 Good Morning Bulletin Board A6 ClassifiedsC5 Comics Editorial Horoscope Obituaries Wegener ScoreboardB2 TRUCKLOAD SALE A nis en competitors mHIUBTT 6900 MO VINTfcFtOQ RINw P 9009 Natural MQ   

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