Red Ribbon Week events planned
For the first time in many years, there will be a driving force behind Red Ribbon Week 2012 in Massac County, which will take place Tuesday, Oct. 23 through Wednesday, Oct. 31. The Massac County Dr...
History book deadline is approaching
The final deadline for submissions for Massac County, Illinois History and Families is Saturday, Oct. 20. All family histories and photographs should be submitted by that time. This is the last opp...
J-MG teachers accept three year contract
The Joppa Maple-Grove School Board unanimously approved a new contract with the Western Massac County Teachers’ Association at the Sept. 24 monthly board meeting. The union approved the contract th...
Pony drops appeal, city passes budget
During its Sept. 24 meeting, the Metropolis City Council learned some good news — "the long-running lawsuit with The Pony is over," city attorney Rick Abell said. The news came right at the five-mo...
Arts and Crafts Festival to be held
Many of the local businesses in Metropolis have joined together to hold a Harvest Thyme Arts and Crafts festival at Washington Park from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The free event wi...
Homecoming events will be underway
Homecoming activities are scheduled for next week at Massac County High School. This year's homecoming theme is “Monopoly: Total Control of the Rangers.” The classes will compete during the week of...
Fish fry is Saturday at Fort Massac
Fort Massac State Park will be the site of the annual Metropolis Amvets Post 132 free fish fry to all veterans and their immediate family members on Saturday. However, the dinner is open to the gen...
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