Brookport native loses Marine son
By Corianne Egan Special to the Planet Victor Wayne Atwell last heard from his son Bradley on Friday morning. The 27-year-old Kokomo, Ind. native talked to his father from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan...
Thompkins pleads guilty for stabbing
Michael D. Thompkins, 26, of Pulaski, pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 7 to first-degree murder for a stabbing that occurred in Joppa, on March 25, according to Massac County State's Attorney Patrick W...
Autumn Feast tickets are on sale
Plans for the annual Autumn Feast at Fort Massac State Park are being made. Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Massac, the feast is the major fundraiser supporting educational activities at Fort Mass...
Upper Salem merges with Weaver Creek
When a fire broke out on May 12 at Upper Salem Baptist Church and destroyed the building, church members from Weaver Creek Baptist Church were there that Saturday night and an offer was made to the...
Quilts on display this weekend
This weekend, Metropolis Tourism and the National Quilt Museum are proud to combine forces for the fourth year of Super City – Quilt City Connection, A Celebration of the Arts between Two Cities. S...
Defining the tax bill terms
Fair Cash Value — The amount for which a property can be sold in the due course of business and trade, not under duress, between a willing buyer and a willing seller. Assessed Value — The value pla...
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