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Busted: Authorities apprehend Paducah man after five-hour search
Staff Report According to Massac County Sheriff’s Department, investigators went to Motel 6 in Metropolis on Friday to assist Paducah Police Department detectives in investigating a robbery that ha...
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Four people dead following boating accident at Dam 52
Staff Report Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called out again on Friday night for another search, following a report of a capsized boat at Dam 52. At approximately 9:48 p.m., Massac Co...
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Unit One approves contract, tentative budget, names new board member
After negotiation teams from Massac Unit One school board and Massac County Education Association agreed to terms of a new contract, the school board members made it official at Monday night’s boar...
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County approves new liquor ordinance, discusses Emergency Services position
All new liquor license applicants will now pay a uniform $1000 annual fee after the Massac County Board of Commissioners passed a revised liquor ordinance at their Tuesday morning meeting. A motion...
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City’s proposed ordinance looks to abolish utility repair accounts
For years, the City of Metropolis has allowed resident to put their utilities on a “repair account” status. An ordinance to abolish that practice is scheduled to be on the Metropolis City Council a...
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Disabled veterans can now get larger exemption
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@ metropolisplanet.com Armed with more questions for the board of commissioners, Wally Mittendorf, one of the grass-roots organizers of the recent citiz...
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ISP releases information regarding I-24 fatality
Press Release At 11:15 a.m. on Aug. 12, Illinois State Police responded to a multiple vehicle crash involving one fatality on the eastbound lane of Interstate 24 near mile marker 37 in Massac Count...
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Massac County tests positive for West Nile
Press Release On Aug. 5, a mosquito sample from Massac County returned a positive test result for the West Nile Virus (WNV). A positive test result means that one of the mosquitoes tested from the ...
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Video cameras coming to Massac Sheriff’s Department cruisers
Massac County Sheriff’s Department will soon be equipped with video cameras, according to Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder who told the Massac County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning his depa...
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Sections of Catherine Street are now one way
With the beginning of a new school year, parents and residents of in the vicinity of Metropolis Elementary School are having to make an adjustment. Streets that were once thoroughfares around the s...
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