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Homecoming activities underway, parade Friday
Staff Report Homecoming events are in full swing this week at Massac County High School, where this year’s theme is Superhero homecoming. As in year’s past, several activities have been scheduled a...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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FreedomPACS awards $45,000 medical imaging system to Massac Memorial Hospital
Press Release Massac Memorial Hospital has announced it has been awarded a complete radiology Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) from FreedomPACS. FreedomPACS, a medical services provide...
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Area residents can expect I-24 bridge lane closures
Press Release Lane restrictions are now in place on the I-24 bridge over the Ohio River in both directions. The Illinois Department of Transportation says one lane in each direction is closed. Barr...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolis’ first ever Wine Festival is Saturday
Press Release Wineries from throughout southern Illinois will be present at the first ever Metropolis Wine Festival at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday. Cost of admission is $10...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zoning Ordinance sees first reading
After some eight years, the City of Metropolis Zoning Ordinance had its first reading before the Metropolis City Council Monday. The topic brought a question from the audience seeking clarification...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fornes retires, Stratemeyer is sworn in
Massac County State’s Attorney’s office has undergone a bit of transition and has welcomed a new face. The new face is that of Josh Stratemeyer, whom Massac County Clerk John Taylor swore in as the...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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County considers higher building permit fines
Changes could be coming for Massac County’s building permit ordinance, which was a topic of conversation between the commissioners and Massac County Supervisor of Assessments Gary Hamm during Tuesd...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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FMSP site of Civil War event on Saturday
Press Release Metropolis Tourism and Fort Massac State Park will host a Civil War Commemoration Saturday at at the park. Lectures on various Civil War topics, a mock recruitment and other time peri...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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County, city are Storm Ready
Massac County may not be storm-proof, but Tuesday morning, Massac County and Metropolis were officially recognized as being “Storm Ready.” The certification application was approved several weeks a...
Sep 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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River adventure raises funds, honors Burt
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Ian Davis, of Green Tree, Pa., near Pittsburgh, has taken a long journey down the Ohio River with his 10 and one-half month old Br...
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