Franklin makes Illinois Honor Roll
Staff Report The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Northern Illinois University (NIU) recently announced 624 schools made the Illinois Honor Roll for their continued academic progress or...
Unit One adopts 2013 levy
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter Less than a week after the tragic school massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., school safety was one of the topics of conversation at the ...
Joe Miller appointed ESDA director
After a 30-minute closed session Tuesday morning, Massac County Commissioners returned to open session and began discussion regarding the Emergency Service Disaster Agency (ESDA) position. Commissi...
Taking a look back: 2012 Year in Review
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
Municipal election candidates have filed
With the dust now settled from the November general election, all eyes now are on the municipal election. In this spring’s municipal election, residents in the Village of Joppa and City of Brookpor...
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