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Monetary donations sought to aid students affected by tornado
Staff Report Reaching For Kids and Youth of Massac County is currently collecting monetary donations for students who reside in the Brookport/Unionville region affected by the Nov. 17 tornado. Jars...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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City transferring riverfront wharfage rights to MMPD
In a narrow vote, the Metropolis City Council adopted a resolution of support for transfer of riverfront wharfage rights to Metropolis-Massac Port District. The 5-4 vote was one of three regarding ...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groceries for Good is Saturday
Thanksgiving is a time when many people sit down to enjoy a big family feast. This year locally, with the tornado that ripped through Brookport and Unionville communities, there will be many famili...
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Community Thanksgiving meals, service planned
Staff Report In the Joppa community a Thanksgiving dinner is being planned for Sunday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. inside God’s Training Center at Joppa Baptist Church. Living Waters, Joppa Methodist, Oak Gr...
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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...
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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 | 11 11 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...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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