Date set for Christmas parade
Plans are being made for the 61st annual Metropolis Christmas Parade, set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. This year’s theme is Christmas Stories. Entries should portray a Christmas movie or book. T...
Community service is Tuesday
The annual community Thanksgiving service, sponsored by the Massac County Ministerial Association, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 605 Metropolis St. Rev. John Kiehl,...
World War II vets go on Honor Flight
The celebration of Veterans’ Day this Sunday will be even more meaningful to several local veterans. Five Metropolis residents were among 73 World War II veterans who arrived at Williamson County R...
Prayer vigil to be held on Monday
In response to the sudden death of five Massac County residents that have occurred over the past few weeks, five Metropolis churches have come together to sponsor a prayer vigil, titled One Communi...
Ancestors honored at Civil War event
Approximately 40 descendants of Civil War veterans honored their ancestors Saturday by re-enlisting 150 years after the original sign-up for war. Other people learned much more about southern Illin...
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