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Individuals file petitions for spring municipal election
These are the individuals who have filed for election in the City of Metropolis
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking a look back at 2012: Year end review
ned in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of the Planet when the event occurre...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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County hears need for security
With safety of public places in the minds of most people following the Connecticut school shooting on Dec. 14, safety was the issue brought up at Tuesday morning's Massac County commissioners meeti...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public can give input on new zoning ordinance
The year was 1964. Then-president Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. The Beatles arrived in New York City. Underdog Cassius Clay defeated champion Sonny Liston in a technical knockout to w...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Contract awarded for CSS Project
Things were put in motion at Monday's Metropolis City Council meeting to begin work on the Combined Sewer Separation Project as the council adopted a motion to accept the low bid for the first part...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holt now offering recycling
By Terra Temple Planet Reporter Metropolis residents can once again recycle certain items instead of sending them to the landfill. Mayor Billy McDaniel announced during Monday’s Metropolis City Cou...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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County hears Rushing formally declines appointment
Before even taking the office as Massac County Treasurer, Randall Rushing, who was appointed Nov. 27 by former chairman Billy Hillebrand, officially declined his appointment. At Tuesday morning's c...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigations stand at square one in animal abuse cases
n and Quinton Hillebrand took an animal abuse investigation class in Edwardsville this summer, neither thought they’d have to use it. But three back-to-back cases in October drastically changed tha...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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PPA reduction could boost city’s economy
Starting Monday, Metropolis residents and business owners will notice a change in their electric bills. At the Nov. 26, Metropolis City Council meeting, the council unanimously adopted an ordinance...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac Theatre gains unexpected seating
When it came to the next step of renovating the Massac Theatre, seating was the last thing Larry Ward expected to do. But when opportunity knocked, Ward took advantage. Ward, the manager of Adventu...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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