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Hosman, Meadows-Puckett, Horman compete next week
Three young ladies from Metropolis will represent Massac County in separate pageants related to the Miss Illinois title. For the second year, the festivities will be held in Marion. The 2012 Miss I...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens honored for their community volunteerism
They're folks who don't consider themselves super heroes. But to their nominators and to many in the community, they are. The opening ceremony of the Superman Celebration served as the stage to rec...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration recognizes real American hero
While the 34th annual Superman Celebration marked the 40th anniversary of Superman adopting Metropolis, Ill., as his hometown, Celebration attendees had the chance to honor a real hero. During the ...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monday's storm hits police department
While Monday's storm brought some much needed rain to the area, it also brought a big surprise to officers in the Metropolis Police Department. Lightning hit the department around 3 p.m. "I was in ...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electric Energy Inc. announces staff reduction
Electric Energy Inc., (EEI) announced Tuesday it expects to reduce staff by 25 contract bargaining units and 19 management positions throughout EEI energy center operations by mid-August. Wholesale...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One moving forward to allow random drug testing
Random drug testing at Massac County High School is currently in the works and members of Unit One School board meeting got a first glimpse at what the program will involve at the May 21 board meet...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Images of America book series features Metropolis
Like many southernmost Illinoisans, Michael Bragg feels the whole area is home. He and his son Jon will be getting to know the area a whole lot better since Bragg enlisted the pair in a writing pro...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockwell to attend Superman Celebration
Guests to the 34th annual Superman Celebration will be get to meet not one, but two Superboys. John Rockwell, the first actor to play the role of Superboy in a pilot for the proposed 1961 series, T...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 39 years, Shelby hangs up her big yellow bus keys
When it comes to the faculty and staff of Franklin Elementary School over the last 40 years, there's one who's outlasted them all. And the answer may be surprising. Pat Shelby was recognized May 21...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honeywell to call back some workers
According to Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe, Honeywell will begin recalling laid off employees back to work later this week as the company proceeds with activities related to its pre-planned annua...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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