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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...
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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....
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Nominations sought for Easterday award
Staff Report Nominations are being accepted for the Metropolis Rotary Club’s annual Les Easterday Community Service Award. The award is given each year to a Massac County resident that has enriched...
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Homecoming activities underway, parade Friday
Staff Report Homecoming events are in full swing this week at Massac County High School, where this year’s theme is Superhero homecoming. As in year’s past, several activities have been scheduled a...
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FreedomPACS awards $45,000 medical imaging system to Massac Memorial Hospital
Press Release Massac Memorial Hospital has announced it has been awarded a complete radiology Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) from FreedomPACS. FreedomPACS, a medical services provide...
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Area residents can expect I-24 bridge lane closures
Press Release Lane restrictions are now in place on the I-24 bridge over the Ohio River in both directions. The Illinois Department of Transportation says one lane in each direction is closed. Barr...
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Metropolis’ first ever Wine Festival is Saturday
Press Release Wineries from throughout southern Illinois will be present at the first ever Metropolis Wine Festival at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday. Cost of admission is $10...
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Zoning Ordinance sees first reading
After some eight years, the City of Metropolis Zoning Ordinance had its first reading before the Metropolis City Council Monday. The topic brought a question from the audience seeking clarification...
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