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Father, son arrested following stabbing
Press Release On July 15 at 9:58 p.m., Metropolis Police officers responded to a fight call in the 800 Block of East Eighth St. Upon arriving in the area, officers located a male victim who reporte...
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Brookport Bridge to reopen Tuesday
With the unsual spring-time temperatures lately, many local residents have enjoyed a stroll through uptown Metropolis, Fort Massac State Park or the George Rogers Clark Discovery Trail. But if they...
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Guardian Family Services is in need of roof, donations
After years of reductions in state funding, Guardian Family Services (GFS) Program Director Rita Gower says it has caught up with the shelter, which is in need of donations to help with several big...
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Honeywell, USW began negotiations Monday evening
Staff Report Contract negotiations between Honeywell and representatives of United Steel Workers (USW) Local 7-669 began Monday evening. To accommodate work schedules, the negotiations are currentl...
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County’s feasibility study kicks off
Massac County Commissioners had an opportunity to meet Tuesday morning with Eric Weflen, an engineer and Kevin Meyer, representative, both with RQAW, the consulting and engineering firm hired to co...
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Hambrick receives George Award
Jim Hambrick, curator of the SuperMuseum, walked away with special honors at this year’s Superman Celebration. Hambrick was the recipient of the George Award, which was given to him during the firs...
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Recycling event canceled
For the last several meetings of the Metropolis City Council, Mayor Billy McDaniel has announced plans for an electronic recycling event At Monday’s meeting, McDaniel announced that event, which wa...
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Grab a spoon: St. John Ice Cream Social is July 24
Staff Report Organizers are making final plans for this year’s St. Johns Lutheran Church, which will be held Thursday, July 24 on the church grounds at 5187 Old Marion Road, near Jefferson School i...
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Brookport receives $1.8 million; Massac awarded $31,399
Press Release Gov. Pat Quinn announced Monday $11.6 million in state relief to help Illinois local governments recover from the deadly November 2013 tornadoes. Locally, the City of Brookport receiv...
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Unit One hires principals
Massac Unit One held a special meeting July 1, which was mainly closed session in order for the board to discuss personnel issues. Board President Donnie Koch called the meeting to order at 6:30 p....
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