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County gets Port update, signs set to be installed
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Massac County’s commissioners heard from Massac-Metropolis Port District (MMPD) member Larry Douglas that while the port district ...
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Unit One hires superintendent; head football coach resigns
At Monday night’s Massac Unit One board meeting, the school district officially hired a new superintendent and lost its new head football coach. When the board turned its attention to personnel ite...
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MMPD votes to purchase Ingram property
Months of negotiating are coming to a close as the Massac-Metropolis Port District (MMPD) begins the process of purchasing the Ingram Barge property. The MMPD first publicly announced its interest ...
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'Dreams Can Come True'
Fay Kimmins was one of several speakers during the annual Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. program hosted Monday by the Youth Department of First Missionary Baptist Church in Metropolis. While th...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One settles sexual abuse lawsuit
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com A lawsuit filed March 27, 2012 by a woman who claimed former Unit One teacher Darryl Bentson had sexually abused her as a student,...
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County updated on debris removal
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Massac County commissioners were updated Tuesday on the status of tornado clean up efforts from Massac County Emergency Service Di...
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Metropolis ‘shouldn’t be affected’ by W.Va. spill
By Terra Temple Planet Reporter terra@metropolisplanet.com While the chemical that spilled from a Charleston, W.Va. plant some 13 days ago dilutes as it travels down the Ohio River, the two-fold qu...
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Water damage still a problem
Massac County commissioners spent a portion of its Tuesday morning meeting the large courtroom with Massac County Supervisor of Maintenance Marsha McCutcheon, Sheriff Ted Holder and Jail Administra...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking a look back at 2013: Year end review
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
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State to appeal federal denial
Staff Report Hours after FEMA denied the state’s request for federal assistance to help local governments in nine counties recover expenses related to the deadly storms on Nov. 17, Gov. Pat Quinn a...
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