The City of Metropolis and the Metropolis Police Department (MPD) are wanting to end the summer in a splash with the third annual Last Splash event, set from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Metropolis City Pool, located at 312 E. Fourth St.

Congressman John Shimkus got a first-hand look at the progress that has been made at the former Massac Theatre building Tuesday, Aug. 7. Lisa Gower, president of Save the Massac Theatre (STM) organization began Shimkus’ tour in Metropolis Mayor Billy McDaniel’s office, where she had many pho…

Last month, Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-Chicago) was interviewed by Chicago Public Radio about his new role as interim executive director of the Democratic Party of Illinois.