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Committee business dominates city’s council meeting
The majority of Monday’s Metropolis City Council meeting was spent voting on items coming from committee reports. The council: • Approved the purchase of two desktop computers as quoted from Kemper...
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Inmates will soon get fed physically, spiritually
Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder told commissioners in their Monday morning meeting with 25 percent overcrowding in the detention center, a person would expect there would be a lot of problems, but...
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Hope Light Project continues to shine
With just $25,000 more needed toward its $40,000 construction cost, Rudy Bess is determined to have a lighthouse standing in Dorothy Miller Park by year’s end. Six of the eight Metropolis City Coun...
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Southern Seven presents statistics to county
Following the meeting with the Massac County Fire Protection District board, the commissioners heard from Nancy Holt, executive director for Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) and Cheryl Manes...
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Franklin makes Illinois Honor Roll
Staff Report The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Northern Illinois University (NIU) recently announced 624 schools made the Illinois Honor Roll for their continued academic progress or...
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Fire protection district under fire Tuesday morning
Much of Tuesday morning’s Massac County Commissioners meeting was spent in discussion with Massac County Fire Protection District’s board regarding recent unhappiness from some firefighters about t...
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Mayor: ‘We’re going to regroup’ the Zoning Ordinance
After a few weeks of discussion and evaluation, Mayor Billy McDaniel announced during the Jan. 14 Metropolis City Council meeting that some regrouping lies ahead for the city’s Zoning Ordinance. “W...
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Feds could put detour on Phase 2 plans for bike path
Ever have a project that was almost complete only to learn there were several hoops to jump through before the finish line is even in view? That’s the conundrum facing the Metropolis City Council, ...
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Unit One hears financial, school safety updates
Much of Monday night’s Massac Unit One board meeting was spent hearing about the district’s finances from Unit One Superintendent Bill Hatfield, who talked at great length about how much money Unit...
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Unit One adopts 2013 levy
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter Less than a week after the tragic school massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., school safety was one of the topics of conversation at the ...
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