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Lower electric bills coming to city in December
Just four months ago as temperatures averaged anywhere from 98 to 110 degrees, or 10 to 15 degrees above July's normal, Mayor Billy McDaniel reminded citizens how difficult choices sometimes show t...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rushing appointed treasurer
Even though Floyd Sullivan was not present at the Tuesday Massac County Commissioners meeting, his resignation and the appointment to the position of treasurer were among the main topics of convers...
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County struggles with bills
Massac County commissioners began Tuesday's meeting behind closed doors in closed session to discuss an appointment letter from the Massac County Democratic chairman regarding the vacancy for the p...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NRC schedules public meeting
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff has scheduled a public meeting in Metropolis, on Thursday, Nov. 29 to discuss a confirmatory order issued to Honeywell Metropolis Works and the company...
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Caesars Foundation, Harrah’s helps fight hunger
Caesars Foundation and Harrah’s Metropolis presented Happy Hearts Senior Citizen Center, a local Meals On Wheels affiliate, with a 2013 Dodge cargo van delivery vehicle on Nov. 15 that was purchase...
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Date set for Christmas parade
Plans are being made for the 61st annual Metropolis Christmas Parade, set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. This year’s theme is Christmas Stories. Entries should portray a Christmas movie or book. T...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community service is Tuesday
The annual community Thanksgiving service, sponsored by the Massac County Ministerial Association, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 605 Metropolis St. Rev. John Kiehl,...
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Cedar Lane residents confront county about roads
It has been a busy week for Massac County commissioners. In addition to the weekly Tuesday morning meeting, the board held a special Monday night meeting with residents of Cedar Lane subdivision. A...
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Bruhn finds Metropolis, opens comic book store
Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part story. Will Bruhn, a Philadelphia native, has been a Superman fan since he was a child and spent most of his youth wondering where Metropolis wa...
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World War II vets go on Honor Flight
The celebration of Veterans’ Day this Sunday will be even more meaningful to several local veterans. Five Metropolis residents were among 73 World War II veterans who arrived at Williamson County R...
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