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Ordinance Committee, landlords meet Tuesday
As the Metropolis Planet went to press, the Metropolis City Council Ordinance Committee, along with council members and approximately 30 landlords, had just finished meeting Tuesday afternoon to de...
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Two injured, four arrested after Friday shooting
Metropolis Police are investigating a shooting that left two people with non-life threatening injuries. At approximately 12:07 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, Metropolis Officers were called to the 1200 bloc...
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Final deadline is set for county history book
With pages and pages of family stories, and stacks of photographs from snapshots to studio portraits, Massac County, Illinois History and Families is well on its way. The book, being published by t...
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County hears general fund is up
After several weeks of asking for the detailed report that lists all of the county's funds, Massac County Treasurer Floyd Sullivan brought in the detailed report, which indicates a county general f...
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City is looking at a balanced 2013 budget
As the Metropolis City Council prepares to work on the city's 2013 budget, Mayor Billy McDaniel said Monday that things are looking better than they have in a long time. "We have achieved our objec...
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Questions lead to calling of Ordinance Committee meeting
Several people were at the Monday night Metropolis City Council meeting. Watch the meeting on the Planet's You Tube Channel
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County clerk records are available online
Massac County Clerk John Taylor has announced that his office has now joined the Illinois County Clerk and Recorders Portal, allowing the public 24-7 access to view and/or print their county record...
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Towler sentencing continued
According to Massac County State's Attorney Patrick Windhorst, the sentencing for Gary Towler, former owner of Metropolis Memorial Gardens, that was originally scheduled for Monday, has been resche...
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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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