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Demo lays ground for new pool bathhouse
Pris Abell has been around swimming pools her whole life. The youngest of five, she learned to swim when she was 4 — her father called her a late-bloomer — and the community pool and its season pas...
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Bids being accepted for FEMA property demos
Houses ruined by the Flood of 2011 will be coming down soon. The Metropolis City Council approved the motion when it met on Tuesday, Oct. 14, due to the Columbus Day holiday. Due to the number of p...
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Brookport teen confesses to burglaries
Press release On Thursday, Oct. 16 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a call was received at the Massac County Sheriff’s Office advising there were victims chasing a suspected car burglar in Brookport. M...
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Kincaid Mounds Field Day is Saturday
Press Release The annual Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day is set for Saturday. The Kincaid Mounds Support Organization will host a program with formal presentations on the Mississippian Culture...
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Massac residents can vote early
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@ metropolisplanet.com A little over two weeks remain until this fall’s November General Election, and voters still have the opportunity to vote early i...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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County’s road signs, posts could receive an upgrade through federal program
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Massac County’s road signs may be getting an upgrade through a federal program County Highway Engineer Joe Matesevac told the comm...
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GFS receives donations for new roof
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com After a call for help, the community has responded and now, Guardian Family Services (GFS) will get a new roof. As GFS Program Dir...
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USW, Honeywell end talks with no contract
Staff Report Two days of negotiations between United Steelworkers 7-669 and Honeywell on Oct. 2 and 3 resulted in no new contract as USW members plan a march in Metropolis on Saturday. “The union i...
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Lighthouse dedication set
After years of planning, changes and fundraising, the date has been set for the official Metropolis Hope Light dedication and lighting ceremony. The celebration of the world’s first lighthouse dedi...
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Massac one of seven contenders for district’s medical marijuana cultivating center
For companies like Patient Care Solutions, it’s all over but the waiting. According to a press release from the State of Illinois, 373 applications were received from Sept. 8-22 for the medical can...
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