Old Hoarder’s Death Leads to Mummy Discovery

Gladys Bergmeier of Jennings was found dead on February 7th in her little house amongst bags of papers, old magazines, plants and various items otherwise known as trash. Gladys was a hoarder, which if you ask cable TV, is all the rage these days. Well if it’s chic to be a hoarder these days, then ole Gladys really should have been a celebrity, because as she quietly went about the final weeks of her life Gladys was hoarding on another level! [Read More]

Hoarder’s House Burns Down in Fairview Heights

Last night in Fairview Heights a house caught fire, burning completely to the ground. Fire destroyed a Fairview Heights home early today that the fire chief said was crammed full of possessions “from floor to ceiling.” “The city had just ordered her out of the house, because it was totally packed from floor to ceiling with books, newspapers, clothing, a grand piano,” he said. “You name it.” Who knew stank, despair, long forgotten cats buried in knick-knacks, and old newspapers were so dammed flammable! [Read More]