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Two men dead after drowning near Joppa
Two men, Delburt Vince Snell, 50, and William Brian Burkhead, 26, are dead after a drowning Monday evening near Joppa. According to Brian Horn, a member of Emergency Service Disaster Agency and the...
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When it comes to some offers: Buyer beware
Back in the day, the ancient Romans had a saying. In Latin, it was caveat emptor Today, it's translated as "Let the buyer beware." They are words of advice city attorney Rick Abell gave when addres...
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Sheriff's department busts two meth labs
The Massac County Sheriff’s Department has busted its second meth lab in three days and has arrested five people, but circumstances with the meth lab busted on Saturday, have deputies a little unea...
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Stuff the Truck food drive is August 24
Harrah’s Metropolis Casino and Hotel invites the community to help them stuff the truck with non-perishable food items benefiting COPE Food Pantry, currently located in Metropolis. The event will b...
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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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