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Grab a spoon: St. John Ice Cream Social is July 26
Organizers are making final plans for this year's St. John Lutheran Church, which will be held Thursday, July 26 on the church grounds at 5187 Old Marion Rd. in Metropolis. Serving time is planned ...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One OK's meal price increases
initiate a drug testing policy for Massac Unit One School District for the next school year, the policy was not ready in time for the board's regular meeting held Monday, June 25. Unit One Superint...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honeywell and NRC will meet Wednesday
According to Honeywell Spokesman Peter Dalpe, Honeywell Metropolis Works Plant Manager Larry Smith sent a letter to employees July 9 updating employees about Wednesday's meeting with the Nuclear Re...
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Coalition formed to educate public
Seeing Sheriff Ted Holder on television reporting "meth bust" after "meth bust" in Massac County caused concern for Natalie Quint, who is a crisis and mental health counselor at Massac Mental Healt...
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Towler sentencing rescheduled for Aug. 6
Former owner and operator of Metropolis Memorial Gardens Gary Towler was scheduled to be sentenced Friday, but after about two and a half hours of courtroom proceedings, which included testimony fr...
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Decision pays off during summer's extreme heat
As bad as the current weeks' temperatures have been — averaging anywhere from 98 to 110 degrees, or 10 to 15 degrees above normal, on most afternoons, according to the Southern Illinois Weather Obs...
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Family histories, book orders needed this month
Family stories, book orders and orders for special pages for Massac County, Illinois History and Families are coming in quickly as the extended deadline approaches. “So many interesting stories are...
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Honeywell, NRC to meet July 11
On Monday, Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe released to the media an update from Honeywell Metropolis Works Plant Manager Larry Smith, who addressed the plant's annual shutdown. "The U.S. Nuclear Re...
Jul 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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County, city enact burn bans
Last week Massac County Fire Chief Mike Childers announced the authorization of the Massac County Fire Protection District's ban on open burning within Massac County. "This action is taken by reaso...
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Two groups undertake gardening to help community
There was a time when gardens were part of the common backyard landscape. But as lives got busier and living spaces became smaller, gardening became less common. Enter the community garden — an all...
Jul 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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