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Banterra Bank plans grand opening
Press Release Banterra Bank will hold a grand opening celebration on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 3-6 p.m. at its new Metropolis facility located at 521 Ferry St. The public is invited to the celebration...
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No decision made on courthouse roof
• 2016 county budget is still under review
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River to crest in Brookport on Tuesday
Staff Report The banks of the Ohio River are overflowing after heavy rainfalls have worked their way through the area over the past several days. According to the National Weather Service, the rive...
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City addressing rain, flooding issues
With some 8 inches of rain received over a three-day period, Metropolis Mayor Billy McDaniel reported to the city council Monday that things are going as well as could be expected. McDaniel noted t...
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City looking at second phase of sewer separation work
With 2016 just around the corner, the City of Metropolis is looking at starting the second phase of its Combined Sewer Separation (CSS) project. At the Dec. 14 meeting, the city council approved tw...
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Shimkus discusses local, international issues
Marking his 19th year in office, U.S. Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) has seen a lot of changes, primarily to his district. Shimkus won his first term as United States Representative in 1...
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County approves tax levy ordinance despite concerns
At last Tuesday’s Massac County Commissioners meeting, the board was to have passed the county’s annual tax levy ordinance, but because it was not ready, it was tabled until this week. Each year, t...
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J-MG board not in favor of consolidation
By Areia Hathcock Planet General Manager ahathcock@metropolisplanet.com After an outpouring of support from parents and students during the public comment section, Joppa Maple Grove (J-MG) board pr...
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Harrah’s, Caesar’s Foundation donates $22,000 to charities
Press Release Harrah’s Metropolis Casino and Hotel, along with the Caesar’s Foundation, recently awarded a grand total of $22,000 to eight local charities. “Each year, Harrah’s Metropolis allocates...
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The Movie Corner: Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story (2016)
"That's just the way it was back then."
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