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Clean up, volunteer efforts will begin
In the days and weeks following the destructive tornado, there will be a need for volunteers to assist with the debris clean up in Brookport and Unionville. Massac County’s information officer Davi...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thirty-nine residents seek help at local hospitals Sunday
Three of the region’s hospitals were all put on alert Sunday afternoon following the deadly tornado that hit the Brookport region. Here is what each hospital reported: Massac Memorial Hospital, Met...
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First Baptist-Metro site of donation drop-offs, shelter
Almost as quickly as the tornado ripped through Brookport, Unionville and Shady Grove Sunday afternoon, individuals were responding to assist those in need. And their assistance hasn’t stopped. Fir...
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Metro•Chamber holds its annual banquet
Over 150 members and guests attended the 86th annual meeting of the Metropolis Area Chamber of Commerce held Oct. 29 at Harrah’s Special Events Center. The board of directors was recognized, and aw...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebuilding Together banquet scheduled for November 23
Press Release Tickets are available for the annual Rebuilding Together benefit banquet, set for Saturday, Nov. 23 at Harrah’s Event Center. The public is encouraged to attend. Doors will open at 6 ...
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Quint is recipient of Easterday Award
Staff Report This year’s recipient of the Metropolis Rotary Club’s Les Easterday Award is passionate for her cause to educate the public, and especially children, about the dangers of drugs. Receiv...
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County discusses again, possible solutions for intersection
This week’s Massac County commissioners meeting brought more discussion about the intersection of North Avenue and Country Club Road. Metropolis resident Bruce Cummins was back before the board and...
Nov 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrah’s rolls on despite some bumps
Staff Report It’s been nearly one year since Isle Casino rolled the dice and opened its doors in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Having another competing casino so close, is just one factor that has impacted H...
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Date is set for annual Christmas parade
Press release Plans are being made for the 62nd annual Metropolis Christmas Parade, set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. This year’s theme is An Americana Christmas. Entries should reflect an all-Am...
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Council sticks with short agenda
By Terra Temple Planet Reporter terra@metropolisplanet.com Sticking to a short agenda, the Metropolis City Council met Monday approving the following items: • The purchase of a holding tank for the...
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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