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History book deadline is approaching
The final deadline for submissions for Massac County, Illinois History and Families is Saturday, Oct. 20. All family histories and photographs should be submitted by that time. This is the last opp...
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J-MG teachers accept three year contract
The Joppa Maple-Grove School Board unanimously approved a new contract with the Western Massac County Teachers’ Association at the Sept. 24 monthly board meeting. The union approved the contract th...
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Pony drops appeal, city passes budget
During its Sept. 24 meeting, the Metropolis City Council learned some good news — "the long-running lawsuit with The Pony is over," city attorney Rick Abell said. The news came right at the five-mo...
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Arts and Crafts Festival to be held
Many of the local businesses in Metropolis have joined together to hold a Harvest Thyme Arts and Crafts festival at Washington Park from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The free event wi...
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Homecoming events will be underway
Homecoming activities are scheduled for next week at Massac County High School. This year's homecoming theme is “Monopoly: Total Control of the Rangers.” The classes will compete during the week of...
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General fund is up, Walters named acting administrator
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter The good news for Massac County commissioners Tuesday morning was that the weekly financial report indicated a general fund balance of $45,767 according to Mass...
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Take Back The Night is scheduled to be held Oct. 4
For the past three years as A Community of Women has organized Take Back The Night, president Denese R. Peebles has noticed something. "It seems everyone associates the evening with domestic violen...
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Fish fry is Saturday at Fort Massac
Fort Massac State Park will be the site of the annual Metropolis Amvets Post 132 free fish fry to all veterans and their immediate family members on Saturday. However, the dinner is open to the gen...
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Former Brookport residents killed in Texas auto accident
Former Brookport residents Gilbert Constante Sr., 47, and his daughter, Selina Constante Clevenger, 23, both of Papalote, Texas, were killed in an automobile accident Sept. 12 in Skidmore, Texas. A...
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County commissioners learn general fund is up
With Massac County's general fund balance running rather low in the past few weeks, Tuesday morning Massac County Commissioners were relieved to find out from Massac County Treasurer the county had...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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