PREP FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:
Obituaries for August 25, 2014
Vee Sims   August 26, 2014
Fredrick Porter  August 26, 2014
John Lueders  August 26, 2014
Mary Haffarnan   August 26, 2014
Kay DeLeeuw  August 26, 2014
Donald Allard   August 26, 2014
Eudora Watkins   August 26, 2014
Raymond Verdick  August 26, 2014
Wayne Stabler  August 26, 2014
B. Ben Johnson   August 26, 2014
Albert Gosney  August 26, 2014
Gale Ellis  August 26, 2014
William DeSpain  August 26, 2014
Mildred Bierman   August 26, 2014
Maxine Adkins  August 26, 2014
Ray Spratt  August 26, 2014
Mary Frutiger   August 26, 2014
Timothy Ritter   August 26, 2014
June Pearson   August 26, 2014
Beatrice 'Bebe' Weinstein   August 26, 2014
William 'Ed' Tanner Sr.   August 26, 2014
John 'Jack' Hunter  August 26, 2014
Betty Hill   August 26, 2014
Harriett Paschall   August 26, 2014
Lorraine Ketner  August 26, 2014
Nancy Tunnicliff   August 25, 2014
Katherine Molyneaux   August 25, 2014
Mary Haffarnan  August 25, 2014
Anthony Nagovan   August 25, 2014
B. Ben Johnson  August 25, 2014
Emma Rynard   August 25, 2014
William Tanner Sr.  August 25, 2014
John Hunter  August 25, 2014
Vicki Baugh   August 25, 2014
Harriett Paschall  August 25, 2014





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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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