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Independence Day events are planned
Staff Report Music will be played, grills will be fired up and fireworks will be lit as communities through the area gear up for the Fourth of July holiday. Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hostin...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mental Health hires new director
A changing of the guard has taken place at Massac County Mental Health (MCMH), as a new executive director, Samantha Roberts, officially began her duties on June 22, after former executive director...
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Helping families preserve their history makes an impact
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories showcasing individuals in our community who make an impact on our planet. Before working in the genealogy department at the Metropolis Publi...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One tables hiring kindergarten aide, approves two proposals
Unit One board members were hesitant about hiring a new kindergarten aide at Metropolis Elementary School (MES), proposed by MES Principal Sarah Wessell. Unit One Superintendent Dennis Smith explai...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masonic Lodge celebrates 165th anniversary
The Metropolis Masonic Lodge is preparing to celebrate its 165th anniversary and the lodge will host an anniversary fish fry Friday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the lodge, 111 E. Third St., and everyone is ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council rejects Bulldog’s 12-year contract
Following a 5-3 vote by the Metropolis City Council, the City of Metropolis is currently operating without a residential solid waste collection and disposal collector’s contract. Voting against the...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artfully deals with a tight budget, inspires students’ creativity
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories showcasing individuals in our community who make an impact on our planet.
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens recognized for community mindedness
They’re folks who don’t consider themselves super heroes. But to their nominators and to many in the community, they are. The opening ceremony of the Superman Celebration served as the stage to rec...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lotz, Patton get close to fans
When it came to answering fan questions, Candice Patton from The Flash and Caity Lotz from Arrow and next season’s Legends of Tomorrow were careful not to reveal any spoilers. Or they tried not to ...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fourth of July Fireworks set for July 3
By Terra Temple Planet Reporter terra@ metropolisplanet.com The annual Fourth of July fireworks show for the City of Metropolis will be held a day ahead of the nation’s birthday this year. During M...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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