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Quinn announces $133,000 for improvements at Metropolis Airport
Staff Report Gov. Pat Quinn announced Feb. 13 a $133,000 capital investment for a construction project at the Metropolis Municipal Airport. The project is part of Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and ...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cosmetic work still to be completed on city’s sewer separation project
Work to separate several of the remaining blocks of the City of Metropolis’ combined sewer lines has been completed. That was the good news the Metropolis City Council heard Monday night. Not so go...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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County considers taking control of Crisp building
With the imminent closure of the Regional Office of Education #2 (ROE #2) in Ullin scheduled for June 30, 2015, Regional Superintendent Janet Ulrich met with Massac County Board of commissioners Tu...
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Courthouse’s large courtroom being closed to public
Massac County’s large courtroom is off limits effective immediately, according to Massac County Judge Joe Jackson at Tuesday morning’s commissioners meeting. Jackson told commission chair Jeff Webe...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bentson speaks out regarding allegations
Staff Report “In light of recent publicity concerning the settlement of the lawsuit against me and Massac Unit One School District One by Jane Doe 77, I am compelled to release this statement to cl...
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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New heart provides Turner a second chance
About six months after having her youngest child in 2000, Sherry Turner knew something wasn’t right. She couldn’t nurse, carry or pick Zuri up like she had her other three children. His older siste...
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FEMA disaster assistance deadline extended to Monday
Press Release The deadline to apply for federal disaster aid for people affected by the Nov. 17 tornadoes and severe storms has been extended to Monday. The original registration deadline was Jan. ...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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County gets Port update, signs set to be installed
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Massac County’s commissioners heard from Massac-Metropolis Port District (MMPD) member Larry Douglas that while the port district ...
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Unit One hires superintendent; head football coach resigns
At Monday night’s Massac Unit One board meeting, the school district officially hired a new superintendent and lost its new head football coach. When the board turned its attention to personnel ite...
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MMPD votes to purchase Ingram property
Months of negotiating are coming to a close as the Massac-Metropolis Port District (MMPD) begins the process of purchasing the Ingram Barge property. The MMPD first publicly announced its interest ...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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