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J-MG Pre-K program approved, test scores are high
The Joppa-Maple Grove School Board unanimously approved the district's Pre-K program for the upcoming school year at its July 23 board meeting. Earlier in the month the district received notificati...
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City votes on a number of items
The Metropolis City Council held its regular meeting July 25. The eight members voted on the following items: • Approved proceeding with a grant for an emergency boat for the Fire Department. • App...
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County hears tax bills to be mailed next week
Massac County commissioners heard at Tuesday morning's meeting that property owners will soon be receiving tax bills, as County Treasurer Floyd Sullivan explained to the board his office had receiv...
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Public is urged to support EEI
A letter writing campaign is underway for EEI
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Funding of events dominates council meeting
The annual Labor Day Celebration in September; the Super Bike Trek, the Rotary Car Show and the Superman Road Race all in June; Blues & Ques; and the American Legion Baseball Tournament — they are ...
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Salary increase approved
Massac County commissioners approved a motion during Tuesday morning's meeting increasing the salary of Massac County Supervisor of Assessments Gary Hamm. The motion came following a 30-minute clos...
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Honeywell announces layoffs, shut down
On July 19, Honeywell made it official by formally announcing to its employees the company will keep the Metropolis Works plant shut down while upgrades are made. "Honeywell has provided notice to ...
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Idea for giveaway leads to Shoes for Kids
In January, Sandra Davis had the idea to have new tennis shoes donated for the kids living in public housing, which would help them get outside and be more active. She researched tennis shoe drives...
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Family needs community’s support for July 28 Hydrocephalus Walk
Family and friends of Harrison Burnham, the 16-month-old son of Jonathon and Hailey Burnham of Metropolis, are joining forces to form Team Harrison and will attend the inaugural Hydrocephalus Walk ...
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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 ...
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