LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Funerals today, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 09, 2012, 7:01 pm
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Blust, Inez E., 79, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Fisher, Julie L., 46, Erie, formerly Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rapp, Gary D. "Beaver," 70, Cambridge; 2 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Spragg, Robert Sr., 82, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's, Davenport.
Tebben-Cooper, Myrna A., 72, Eldridge; 11 a.m., Chambers, Eldridge.



















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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