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Lighthouse dedication scheduled for Nov. 5
After years of planning, changes and fundraising, the date has been set for the official Metropolis Hope Light dedication and lighting ceremony. The celebration of the world’s first lighthouse dedi...
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Port District updates city council
Following a discussion held in closed session, the Metropolis City Council returned to its meeting to unanimously approve an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Metropolis and the Massa...
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Board hears about bullying; approves Europe trip
When Massac Unit One school board members began their meeting Monday night and Board Chairman Donnie Koch asked if there were any public comments, the hand of Marvin Barnhill was quick to go up. Ba...
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Pfitzer named hospital CEO
For the third time in 16 months, Massac Memorial Hospital has a new leader overseeing its operations. After returning from closed session on Tuesday morning, the hospital board unanimously approved...
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Demo lays ground for new pool bathhouse
Pris Abell has been around swimming pools her whole life. The youngest of five, she learned to swim when she was 4 — her father called her a late-bloomer — and the community pool and its season pas...
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Bids being accepted for FEMA property demos
Houses ruined by the Flood of 2011 will be coming down soon. The Metropolis City Council approved the motion when it met on Tuesday, Oct. 14, due to the Columbus Day holiday. Due to the number of p...
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Brookport teen confesses to burglaries
Press release On Thursday, Oct. 16 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a call was received at the Massac County Sheriff’s Office advising there were victims chasing a suspected car burglar in Brookport. M...
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Kincaid Mounds Field Day is Saturday
Press Release The annual Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day is set for Saturday. The Kincaid Mounds Support Organization will host a program with formal presentations on the Mississippian Culture...
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Massac residents can vote early
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@ metropolisplanet.com A little over two weeks remain until this fall’s November General Election, and voters still have the opportunity to vote early i...
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County’s road signs, posts could receive an upgrade through federal program
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Massac County’s road signs may be getting an upgrade through a federal program County Highway Engineer Joe Matesevac told the comm...
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