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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...
Jul 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Honeywell start up delayed; plant manager responds
After receiving news last week that the United Steelworkers Local 7-669 workers would return to the Metropolis uranium conversion facility and that production would resume July 1, the company has m...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac County receives final multiplier of 1
At the end of May, Illinois Department of Revenue Director Brian Hamer announced Massac County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000. The property assessment equ...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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County gets refund; website is announced
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter Massac County commissioners received some good news from Bill Gower, owner of Gower Insurance Agency, who has been handling the county's liability insurance. Go...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honeywell set to restart operations
According to Honeywell Spokesperson Peter Dalpe, Honeywell's Metropolis facility announced last week that it intends to restart its production operations on or around July 1. Dalpe said that is the...
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Hosman, Meadows-Puckett, Horman compete next week
Three young ladies from Metropolis will represent Massac County in separate pageants related to the Miss Illinois title. For the second year, the festivities will be held in Marion. The 2012 Miss I...
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Citizens honored for their community volunteerism
They're folks who don't consider themselves super heroes. But to their nominators and to many in the community, they are. The opening ceremony of the Superman Celebration served as the stage to rec...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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