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Take Back The Night is scheduled to be held Oct. 4
For the past three years as A Community of Women has organized Take Back The Night, president Denese R. Peebles has noticed something. "It seems everyone associates the evening with domestic violen...
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Fish fry is Saturday at Fort Massac
Fort Massac State Park will be the site of the annual Metropolis Amvets Post 132 free fish fry to all veterans and their immediate family members on Saturday. However, the dinner is open to the gen...
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Former Brookport residents killed in Texas auto accident
Former Brookport residents Gilbert Constante Sr., 47, and his daughter, Selina Constante Clevenger, 23, both of Papalote, Texas, were killed in an automobile accident Sept. 12 in Skidmore, Texas. A...
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County commissioners learn general fund is up
With Massac County's general fund balance running rather low in the past few weeks, Tuesday morning Massac County Commissioners were relieved to find out from Massac County Treasurer the county had...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nominations sought for Easterday award
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 who has enriched the community...
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Brookport native loses Marine son
By Corianne Egan Special to the Planet Victor Wayne Atwell last heard from his son Bradley on Friday morning. The 27-year-old Kokomo, Ind. native talked to his father from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan...
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Thompkins pleads guilty for stabbing
Michael D. Thompkins, 26, of Pulaski, pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 7 to first-degree murder for a stabbing that occurred in Joppa, on March 25, according to Massac County State's Attorney Patrick W...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autumn Feast tickets are on sale
Plans for the annual Autumn Feast at Fort Massac State Park are being made. Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Massac, the feast is the major fundraiser supporting educational activities at Fort Mass...
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Johnson County horse tests positive for West Nile
The Illinois Department of Public Health informed the Southern Seven Health Department on Thursday that a horse in Johnson County has tested positive for the West Nile virus. This year, there are r...
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Design phase to begin on 12th Street reconstruction
After years of waiting, Metropolis residents may soon see work being done to 12th Street. In a 7-2 vote, with Aldermen Richard Corzine and Jerry Mizell voting against, the Metropolis City Council o...
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