Pfitzer named hospital CEO
For the third time in 16 months, Massac Memorial Hospital has a new leader overseeing its operations. After returning from closed session on Tuesday morning, the hospital board unanimously approved...
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...
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...
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...
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...
GFS receives donations for new roof
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org After a call for help, the community has responded and now, Guardian Family Services (GFS) will get a new roof. As GFS Program Dir...
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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