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...
Massac voters head to the polls Tuesday
While the most contested race is for the seat of county commissioner, voters in Massac County will head to the polls on Tuesday and vote on other federal, state and county races. On the federal lev...
Commissioner candidates answer questions
At election time, the Planet gives the candidates running for county and city offices an opportunity to respond to our candidate questionnaire. Each candidate running for county commissioner respon...
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