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In the beginning: Franklin Elementary School
eek series highlighting county elementary schools before the school consolidations in the 1950s. Next week we will feature Metropolis Elementary School. — — — — — In the 1950s schools in Massac Cou...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber office to move near statue
The Metropolis Chamber of Commerce office will soon have a new home. At the end of the month, the Chamber will move from their current location at 607 Market St., into the former Pizza & Dot’s buil...
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MCHS graduates 146 on May 16
The 33rd annual commencement at Massac County High School (MCHS) was held Friday, May 16, with 146 seniors graduating. The MCHS Patriot concert band performed Pomp and Circumstance. David Hannan, M...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Record-breaking tourism numbers reported by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn
Staff Report Gov. Pat Quinn recently announced that Illinois welcomed more than 103.5 million U.S. residents to the state in 2013, the largest number of domestic visitors to Illinois ever and the t...
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Burnham property annexed into city
The City of Metropolis has gained new ground. In a unanimous vote, the Metropolis City Council adopted an ordinance annexing the Thomas Burnham and Shannon Burnham property at 1805 E. Fifth St., wh...
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Unit One approved bids for construction projects
Massac Unit One School Board members heard from Unit One Superintendent Bill Hatfield regarding future state funding at the May 19 board meeting. He said looking forward toward May 31, as long as t...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration entertainment will cover a wide range
Press Release When it comes to entertainment at the 36th annual Superman Celebration, June 12-15, this year’s line up covers a wide range from magic to science, from stunts featuring dogs to bikes ...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Planet seeks nominations for Lois Lane Award
It has become tradition every year at the opening ceremonies of the Superman Celebration for the Metropolis Planet to recognize one outstanding woman for her contributions to the community. During ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Real Estate Agent To Appear on “Living Country” on HGTV
Press Release Hollywood cameras enter the realm of some of the best deer hunters in America this month when Living Country premiers on the Home & Garden Television (HGTV) network. Living Country go...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cairo armed robbery results in two deaths
Press release Illinois State Police officials have credited the good police work performed by several law enforcement agencies during an armed robbery at the First National Bank in Cairo. Police re...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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