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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Former county treasurer speaks out, Douglas resigns
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter Former Massac County treasurer Sharon Glass formally addressed the Massac County Board of Commissioners during Tuesday morning's meeting as she read a letter sh...
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County makes payroll, hears Brookport chief's concern
Although there were concerns last week about whether or not Massac County would be able to make its payroll, at Tuesday morning's commissioners meeting, the board learned from Deputy County Treasur...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber holds annual banquet
Over 150 members and guests attended the 85th annual meeting of the Metropolis Area Chamber of Commerce held Oct. 23 at Harrah’s Special Events Center. New officers were installed and awards were p...
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Charity projects need help during the Christmas holiday
Several local organizations are working to make Christmas better for local children, but they need community help. Gifts are given anonymously, so the names of the donors and the recipients are not...
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Lower electric bills coming to city in December
Just four months ago as temperatures averaged anywhere from 98 to 110 degrees, or 10 to 15 degrees above July's normal, Mayor Billy McDaniel reminded citizens how difficult choices sometimes show t...
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Rushing appointed treasurer
Even though Floyd Sullivan was not present at the Tuesday Massac County Commissioners meeting, his resignation and the appointment to the position of treasurer were among the main topics of convers...
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