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County board discusses dangerous intersection, hears request for raise
Although no action was taken Tuesday morning, the intersection of North Avenue and Country Club Road was brought up during the weekly commissioners meeting when County Highway Engineer Joe Mateseva...
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honeywell helps outfit Massac County volunteer firefighters
Press Release Honeywell announced Oct. 21 that its Metropolis Works facility has donated firefighting gear to the Massac County volunteer Fire Department. The company donated more than $2500 worth ...
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Joyner-Keene is named new SCC Metro director
Many people say there is “no place like home,” especially if they have had to move away from family and friends to achieve their career goals. And for Faye Joyner-Keene, Shawnee Community College’s...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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County is updated on ROE consolidation, conversion problems
Although not on the agenda, Regional Superintendent of School’s Janet Ulrich visited with Massac County Commissioners Jayson Farmer and Jeff Weber at Tuesday morning’s commissioners meeting to upda...
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Sunday package beer sale passes in Brookport
By Ann Douglas Brookport Editor anderatd@yahoo.com Sunday traffic in Brookport might increase in just a few weeks, thanks to the City of Brookport aldermen passing an amendment to their ordinance a...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Project Hope planning an expansion, seeks donations
Project Hope No Kill Animal Shelter began in a shed in the backyard of Marcia Hensley, of Metropolis, with about three dogs. Now, the shelter has 80 dogs and 115 cats and as Project Hope Board Chai...
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Take Back The Night is Sunday
Staff Report For the past four years, men, women and children have taken back the night by marching from Guardian Family Services to the Massac County Courthouse to join together for a candlelit pr...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Washington Park site of Harvest Thyme Festival
Press Release Metropolis Tourism and local businesses have finalized plans for its free Harvest Thyme Arts and Crafts Festival at Washington Park from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday. This family-...
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Jury rules Lane Wolfe death is accidental
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com After hearing nine testimonies and being presented all of the information regarding the cause of Lane Wolfe’s death, a jury of six...
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Council passes appropriations ordinance
After suspending the rules and by a unanimous vote, the Metropolis City Council adopted the 2013-14 Appropriations Ordinance at its Sept. 23 meeting. Alderman Kim Brown was absent from the meeting....
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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