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Sixteen scholarships awarded at ceremony
Staff Report Awards and scholarships were tangible congratulations for hard work during the school year at the 30th annual Massac County Academic Awards Ceremony. Students, parents, faculty and sta...
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Lafarge could hire soon
The area could see a few more job openings at Lafarge, according to Commission Chair Jayson Farmer, who told commissioner Jerel Childers during the Tuesday morning commissioners meeting he had atte...
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Metropolis officer cleared in shooting
Staff Report Massac County State’s Attorney Patrick Windhorst has completed his review of the investigation into the officer involved shooting on April 2 in rural Massac County, which resulted in t...
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Scholarship recipients give back to the community
For 30 years now, students from both Massac County and Joppa high schools have gathered with their parents, teachers and high school staff in April to be awarded for their scholastic achievements b...
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City to swear in new aldermen Monday
The swearing-in of four new aldermen will take place Monday during an earlier-than-usual Metropolis City Council meeting. The meeting will be called to order at 6:30 p.m. with the ceremony taking p...
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Business owner asks commissioners about liquor license
Massac County’s liquor ordinance took center stage Tuesday morning as co-owner of the Barrel House Pub, Duane Gold addressed the Massac County commissioners requesting a liquor license for his esta...
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Council proceeds with demo petition
Following several minutes of discussion, the Metropolis City Council authorized the filing of a demolition petition for the 621 Catherine St. property. The council’s Condemned Building committee ha...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save the Massac seeks auction items
“We are here! We are here!” is a famous line from Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! For members of Save The Massac (STM), it is also a battle cry. “Some of my members have been a little shook up becau...
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Scholarship recipients give back to the community
For 30 years now, students from both Massac County and Joppa high schools have gathered with their parents, teachers and high school staff in April to be awarded for their scholastic achievements b...
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Soil & Water Conservation districts face cuts
Press Release Nearly $2.8 million of the Soil and Water Conservation District funding for Fiscal Year 2015 has been “suspended” by Governor’s Office of Management and Budget and Illinois Department...
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