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No charges issued following two-car Pope vehicle accident
Press Release The following preliminary information is being released by Illinois State Police district 22 regarding the two-vehicle crash in Pope County on Sunday, with a single fatality. The cras...
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quality workmanship makes models come alive
Massac County native Bernard Reineking recently shared his love of making wooden models to the residents of Misty Meadows Assisted Living Facility in Metropolis. A resident of the facility, Reineki...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City delays pool bathhouse construction
Thanks to weather and design changes, construction to the Metropolis City Pool bathhouse will have to wait until the 2014 season is over. In a 6-1 vote Monday night, the Metropolis City Council vot...
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Kipp begins role of EEI plant manager
Press Release James “Bob” Kipp began his new role as plant manager at Joppa’s Electric Energy Inc. in December 2013. In that short time, Kipp and the Joppa plant leadership team have already met wi...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens concerned about future of EEI
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com A group of four women are concerned about the future of Joppa’s Electric Energy Incorporated (EEI) plant, and they are trying to r...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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County utilizes inter-fund loan to cover payroll
Money, or the lack thereof, was the basis for some action Tuesday by Massac County’s commissioners after hearing from Massac County Treasurer Dana Angelly the county’s general fund would not have e...
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Changes coming to Harrah’s casino
Staff Report For all of the people who refer to Metropolis’ casino as “the boat,” they will not be able to use that term much longer as it will eventually sail away, leaving the gaming machines in ...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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County finishes with budgeting process, considering another anticipation warrant
The county’s financial condition was one of the main topics at Tuesday’s Massac County commissioners meeting, with Massac County Treasurer Dana Angelly informing the board the county’s general fund...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fine ordinance passes city’s first reading
In an effort to assist the citizens, the court system and city coffers, the City of Metropolis is looking to amend its penalty/fine provision ordinance. The first reading of the ordinance, which am...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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County meets payroll, leaves low general fund balance
Massac County’s commissioners were still reviewing office budgets for 2014 at Tuesday morning’s meeting when Massac County Treasurer Dana Angelly came in briefly to tell the board she was still wor...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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