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Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1999, Alton, Illinois SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 E Thafs entertainment Man ushered in decades of movies at area theaters PageBl The outlook Partly hot and humid high near low near 69 PageO8 Cards top Dhacks Jimenez hurls past Big Unit again in Louis win PageCl 172 50 cents The HOPKINS Little damage was sustained to the motorcycle Mary Lee of was riding Monday when she was severely Injured after a collision near Piasa Creek on Illinois Route Collision could cost motorcyclist her leg By REBECCA HOPKINS and ANGELA MUELLER Telegraph staff writers GODFREY A woman faces the possibil ity of losing her lower left leg following a collision Monday on Illinois Route 3 near Piasa Mary was appar ently turning east onto Route 3 from Beltrees Lane when her motorcycle struck the left rear bumper of a the opposite causing her to lose Trooper Edward Kozicky from the Illinois State Police said the accident was still under investigation and See Page A7 Calhoun native killed in Kosovo Anthony Oilman Died after being hit by vehicle By CORY PITT For The Telegraph Independence Day celebrations turned to sorrow on Sunday for residents of Calhoun who mourned the loss of a local Army soldier who died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in Anthony of died from injuries after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic in Kosovo at approximately local 10 in who was just over halfway through his four years of military was rushed after the collision to the former Yugoslav republic of where he was He was then taken to where he died approxi mately seven hours Specific details of the incident are unknown at this Oilmans Fred and Mary also of were notified of the incident by a phone call from early Sunday The couple were preparing to fly to Germany to be with their son when an Army representative called a few hours later and told them Gilman had representative said they normally do not inform families over the but since they had been in contact with they called back and told us he had passed Fred Oilman a 1994 graduate of Calhoun High worked as an engineer with large vehi cles such as bulldozers and and spent most of his military service in He was sent to Turkey in January 1999 to work near Macedonia and See Page A7 Vandals wreck fencing at Community Hope Center By ANGELA MUELLER staff writer COTTAGE HILLS Vandals destroyed more than 430 feet of chainlink fencing at the Community Hope 950 14th sometime Sunday night or early Monday The Madison County Sheriffs Department took fin gerprints and searched for evi dence Monday afternoon along the 437foot length of fencing riiSrkihg the western boundary of the Hope Centers The long stretch of fencing was lying on the roadway afterl wires connecting the fencing to metal posts were More than 50 metal fence posts were bent toward the a lot of work for sojneone to come out and do alltthat on a hot night like last said Robert a member of the Hope Centers board of as he looked down the long of 1 Bethel estimated the dam ages to be close to chainlink fencing can be but all the posts will haye to be dug up and The Sheriffs Department is continuing its said Donald Theyre following up on See Page A7 The SMITH Above Madison County Sheriffs Deputy Carole Fowler and Eric Decker survey the damage done to a chainlink fence Monday behind the Community Hope Center at 95014th in Cottage Left Deputy Fowler interviewed Leameal a volunteer at the Hope Gang video may force boycott of Shimkus says By PAUL MACKIE Telegraph staff writer Editors Note This is the conclusion of a twopart series about the availability of a graphic gang documentary at Blockbuster which has enraged area EDWARDSVILLE Leading officials are at odds over whether Blockbuster Video should carry a controversial film titled Slob 187 Crab Alton and Glen Carbon police officers said the corporation was asked to remove the new gang documentary from its but a Blockbuster spokeswoman said no such complaints have been the choice of movies carried by Blockbuster should not be regulated by local said Ed spokesman for the American Civil Liberties Union of If the police want to ensure the widest viewership for the theyre going about publicizing it in the right he If I wanted this to go I would nt say a But John R said it may be necessary to boycott Blockbuster stores until Slob 187 Crab 187 is He said he planned to call the chief executive officer of the cor poration to express his Its irresponsible and in poor Blockbuster is a corporation that promotes itself as being a family Im aghast they would run a movie like I See Page A7 Morning Thorn burgh Five area intersections placed on dangerous list By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff writer Five intersections in The Telegraph area are on the list of dangerous intersections selected by the Illinois Department of Transportations Division of Traffic The unranked list of accident ridden compiled by IDOT based on frequency and severity of motor vehicle collisions in includes four wellknown spots in the River Bend and one in Illinois Route 111 at Illinois Route 140 in within yards of the Holiday was the site of 33 accidents last IDOT traffic investigation advis er Jim Radden said this juncture is just one of a collection of haz ardous crosspoints in District 8 where IDOT plans to install addi tional traffic control IDOT District 8 includes a 10 county Our Division of Traffic Safety comes out with this statewide list of 325plus dangerous locations every said but this is the first year that the divi sion based its list on just one year of In the the divi sion selected dangerous roadway sites based on three years worth See Page A7 TRUCKLOAD CARPET SALE 700 Relit In flock Vinyl from 33 4 r Carpet from 33 Laminate Wood Flooring from 1 ft Mb DISCOUNT 3475 HUMBERT RD ALTON 4652622
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