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Honeywell and NRC will meet Wednesday
According to Honeywell Spokesman Peter Dalpe, Honeywell Metropolis Works Plant Manager Larry Smith sent a letter to employees July 9 updating employees about Wednesday's meeting with the Nuclear Re...
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Towler sentencing rescheduled for Aug. 6
Former owner and operator of Metropolis Memorial Gardens Gary Towler was scheduled to be sentenced Friday, but after about two and a half hours of courtroom proceedings, which included testimony fr...
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Decision pays off during summer's extreme heat
As bad as the current weeks' temperatures have been — averaging anywhere from 98 to 110 degrees, or 10 to 15 degrees above normal, on most afternoons, according to the Southern Illinois Weather Obs...
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Family histories, book orders needed this month
Family stories, book orders and orders for special pages for Massac County, Illinois History and Families are coming in quickly as the extended deadline approaches. “So many interesting stories are...
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Honeywell, NRC to meet July 11
On Monday, Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe released to the media an update from Honeywell Metropolis Works Plant Manager Larry Smith, who addressed the plant's annual shutdown. "The U.S. Nuclear Re...
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County, city enact burn bans
Last week Massac County Fire Chief Mike Childers announced the authorization of the Massac County Fire Protection District's ban on open burning within Massac County. "This action is taken by reaso...
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Two groups undertake gardening to help community
There was a time when gardens were part of the common backyard landscape. But as lives got busier and living spaces became smaller, gardening became less common. Enter the community garden — an all...
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City council receives update on lightning damage
The Metropolis City Council heard an update Monday concerning damage done to the Metropolis Police Department after its radio tower and building were hit by lightning on June 11. Police Chief Harry...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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County reviewing ordinance
This week Massac County's commissioners got a preview of the newly created Insurance Contribution Ordinance, which will be passed by the board at next week's meeting. Massac County State's Attorney...
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Independence Day events are planned
Grills will be fired up, fireworks will be lit and music will be played as communities through the area gear up for the Fourth of July holiday. Harrah's Metropolis Casino and Hotel and Ingram Barge...
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