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Unit One hears financial, school safety updates
Much of Monday night’s Massac Unit One board meeting was spent hearing about the district’s finances from Unit One Superintendent Bill Hatfield, who talked at great length about how much money Unit...
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One adopts 2013 levy
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter Less than a week after the tragic school massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., school safety was one of the topics of conversation at the ...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennedy marches in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade
By Linda Kennedy Planet Editor Aaron Kennedy, a senior drum major at Massac County High School, is no stranger to recognition when it comes to music. In fact, he will be making his second appearanc...
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Joe Miller appointed ESDA director
After a 30-minute closed session Tuesday morning, Massac County Commissioners returned to open session and began discussion regarding the Emergency Service Disaster Agency (ESDA) position. Commissi...
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Taking a look back: 2012 Year in Review
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Municipal election candidates have filed
With the dust now settled from the November general election, all eyes now are on the municipal election. In this spring’s municipal election, residents in the Village of Joppa and City of Brookpor...
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City council acts on several items
In its first meeting in over a month, the Metropolis City Council had a number of items on its agenda Monday night. Aldermen Jerry Mizell and David Daugherty were absent from the meeting — Mizell d...
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Commissioners hear Glasco plans to retire
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter After over 25 years as Massac County Highway Engineer, Larry Glasco announced to Massac County Commissioners at Tuesday’s meeting that he would be retiring as c...
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A look back at what happened in 2012
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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County appoints Jones; decides to borrow $350,000
During the Jan. 2 Massac County Commissioners meeting, the commissioners’ conversation involved the vacancy of the Massac County Treasurer. A motion was made and approved to appoint Dana Jones as t...
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