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Massac Relay raises more than $127,000
Press Release Saving lives faster and celebrating more birthdays is what Relay For Life is all about. Many volunteers and residents, including local cancer survivors, are now celebrating the outcom...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rednour delivers a mission of hope to the hollers
Editor’s Note: Over the past year or so, the Planet has received various phone calls or e-mails about people in our community that have stepped outside their comfort zone, packed their bags and ven...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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City pool to get $331,000 state grant
When Pris Abell was named manager of the City of Metropolis pool 11 years ago, one of the many things she did was take note of improvements she’d like to see made to the pool’s bathhouse. That wish...
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Relay For Life is Friday; Stoner named ambassador
Walkers will be hitting the roads at Fort Massac State Park, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, at the Massac County American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event. The Relay will end at 6 a.m. Saturday. ...
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Langes share their hope with residents of Haiti
Editor’s Note: Over the past year or so, the Planet has received various phone calls or e-mails about people in our community that have stepped outside their comfort zone, packed their bags and ven...
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hope Unlimited Baby Bottle fundraiser begins May 12
Staff Report It is a simple fundraiser that anyone or any group can participate in. For the 12th year, Hope Unlimited is again sponsoring its Baby Bottle Fundraiser. On Mother’s Day businesses, chu...
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Terror in the Night remembered 10 years later
In Massac County, mention the date May 6, 2003 and those who lived through the devastation of the F4 tornado that ravaged portions of extreme southern Illinois will be able to tell you exactly wher...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Day of Prayer observed
Press Release The 62nd annual National Day of Prayer will be observed Thursday in Massac County. Individuals will gather from 12:20-12:40 p.m. on the courthouse lawn in Metropolis, at Brookport Cit...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glass’ resignation accepted
The first order of business at the April 22 Massac Unit One School board meeting was seating the new board. Returning to the board for another term were incumbents Linda Grace and Donnie Koch. New ...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recently-elected city council members sworn in
Prior to the beginning of the Metropolis City Council meeting Monday, newly elected officials were sworn in by Massac County Clerk John Taylor. Kim Brown, Bill Carrell, David McManus, Jerry Mizell,...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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