Arts and Crafts Festival to be held
Many of the local businesses in Metropolis have joined together to hold a Harvest Thyme Arts and Crafts festival at Washington Park from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The free event wi...
Homecoming events will be underway
Homecoming activities are scheduled for next week at Massac County High School. This year's homecoming theme is “Monopoly: Total Control of the Rangers.” The classes will compete during the week of...
Fish fry is Saturday at Fort Massac
Fort Massac State Park will be the site of the annual Metropolis Amvets Post 132 free fish fry to all veterans and their immediate family members on Saturday. However, the dinner is open to the gen...
Nominations sought for Easterday award
Nominations are being accepted for the Metropolis Rotary Club's annual Les Easterday Community Service Award. The award is given each year to a Massac County resident who has enriched the community...
Brookport native loses Marine son
By Corianne Egan Special to the Planet Victor Wayne Atwell last heard from his son Bradley on Friday morning. The 27-year-old Kokomo, Ind. native talked to his father from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan...
Thompkins pleads guilty for stabbing
Michael D. Thompkins, 26, of Pulaski, pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 7 to first-degree murder for a stabbing that occurred in Joppa, on March 25, according to Massac County State's Attorney Patrick W...
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