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Local, state authorities respond to Brookport standoff following shooting
Staff Report On Saturday, at 3:42 p.m., the Massac County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of the Illinois State Police (ISP), Zone 7 Investigations and Crime Scene Services following ...
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Superintendent to hold informal meetings starting in January
Massac Unit One board members heard Dec. 24 the district’s Pre-K program is still on track to launch on Jan. 12 said Unit One Superintendent Dennis Smith. There were a total of 55 students who were...
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Big John receives grant for reinvestment
With the occurrences over the last few months with Paducah Power System, electricity was the top of the agenda as the Metropolis City Council met Monday. City attorney Rick Abell provided the counc...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local candidates file for 2015 spring election
Staff Report With the dust just settling from the November general election, already candidates are preparing now for the spring 2015 consolidated election. Monday was the filing deadline for candi...
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City Clerk’s office accepting credit cards
Paying utility bills, parking tickets and animal control violations has gotten a little easier as the Metropolis City Clerk’s Office is now accepting credit cards. The payment option of MasterCard ...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community meal being held today
The Metropolis Super Community Holiday Meal is being held today, Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Metropolis Community Center, located at 900 W. 10th St. The menu consists of tu...
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VFW disbands, Amvets Post in danger of closing
Metropolis’ Amvets Post 132 is “treading water,” according to Betty Jo Short, adjutant, the post is at the mercy of Springfield, which established the bylaws. She said right now, there are about 90...
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Rotary exchange student brings a little bit of Thailand to Massac County
Puttita Tangjai may be from Thailand, but she has become a part of the Coakley family and proved to be just like any other 16-year-old girl. Price and Rachel Coakley have four daughters ages 8, 12,...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman killed after collision with semi trailer
Press Release A Paducah woman is dead following an accident that occurred Friday at 5:16 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 45 and the Interstate 24 exit 37 eastbound entrance ramp. According to the ...
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Community Holiday Dinner is returning
For some 20 years, community members came together to feed and fellowship with their fellow residents through an event called the Outreach Community Holiday Dinner. Begun as an outreach of the Fait...
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