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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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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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