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Holder expresses opinion on pay freeze
Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder expressed his opinion to Tuesday morning to Massac County Commissioners regarding the board’s lack of action in deciding whether or not to give the elected offices ...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookport Bridge restricted to 20 tons
Press Release The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking information about damage that occurred to the Brookport Bridge sometime last week. The structural damage prompted engineers to re...
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Unit One deactivates Jefferson seventh, eighth grades
With only seven students slated to be in junior high at Jefferson Elementary School next year, Massac Unit One School board passed a motion deactivating the junior high at Jefferson Elementary scho...
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Pooper scooper ordinance is on the books
In a 6-1 vote with Alderman Richard Corzine voting against, the Metropolis City Council adopted an ordinance Monday night requiring animal possessors to pick up and/or remove feces from public and ...
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Completion of bridge repair is near
Press Release A contractor for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced last week that even though paving has been completed on the Interstate 24 Ohio River Bridge, lanes will sti...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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County board increases pay for one office holder
Massac County Commissioners finally took action at Tuesday morning’s meeting on the topic of raises for the offices of treasurer, county clerk, sheriff and circuit clerk by establishing a 2 percent...
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City preparing for next phase of sewer separation
With one phase of the Combined Sewer Separation completed, it’s time to move to the next. A big part of that, however, is payment. In a 7-1 vote, with Alderman Bill Carrell voting against, the coun...
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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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