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Library gathers local wordsmiths

Library gathers local wordsmiths

While books line the shelves, local authors will be lining the halls and meeting rooms of the Edwardsville Public Library Oct. 14. Twenty four local authors will showcase their works to their Edwardsville neighbors at the Local Authors' Book Festival at the library at 112 S. Kansas St.

October 10, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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"Edible Book" Contest

"Edible Book" Contest

JOHN SWISTAK JR. / JOURNAL Contest organizer Judy Thompsopn the head of Reference Services at the Edwardsville Library places a ribbon on one of the winners in the "Edible Book" contest, sponsored by the Edwardsville Public Library.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL The bonze bust of Ryan C. Garbs is displayed at the center of the memorial.

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RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL Tom Bruce, of the Edwardsville Municipal Band, plays Taps to honor fallen soldiers.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

The crowd listens to a speech by Doug and Jill Garbs, parents of Ryan C. Garbs.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL Military members raise the colors at the memorial's dedication.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, the Edwardsville Municipal Band performs below the American flag.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL Etched into the memorial are the names of 77 men and women from the Edwardsville area who died in wars since 1900.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL The Edwardsville Municipal Band performs during the memorial's dedication.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL In the shadow of the memorial, Doug and Jill Garbs address the crowd duding the dedication.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM / FOR THE JOURNAL State Sen. Bill Haine speaks at the ceremony.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL U.S. Rep. John Shimkus speaks at the ceremony.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL Doug and Jill Garbs, parents of Ryan C. Garbs, address the crowd during the dedication.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL Doug and Jill Garbs, parents of Ryan C. Garbs, address the crowd.

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Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

Memorial remembers fallen Edwardsville soldiers

RICK WINDHAM/ FOR THE JOURNAL Edwardsville Mayor Gary Niebur speaks at the dedication.

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