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Rebuilding Together is Saturday
On Saturday, eight homes in Massac County will receive work from several volunteers from the community during the 16th annual Rebuilding Together workday. Volunteer teams from area businesses and c...
Apr 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thursday is deadline for public comment
It's a view Charles "Spike" Stacey has seen from is office every work day for the last 10 years — a 2 million ton black mountain stirring up dust as bulldozers and men dig into it. For the last 20 ...
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County hears coal transfer terminal details
Massac County commissioners had their first chance to hear details about the proposed coal terminal in western McCracken County when Michael Fitz, CFA with SCH Services LLC., addressed them Tuesday...
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Massac County tentative multiplier is announced
Massac County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Brian Hamer, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equali...
Apr 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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County supervisor of assessments explains duties
With the issuance of the state's tentative multiplier, Massac County Assessor Gary Hamm said one of the goals in his office has been to educate and inform the people of Massac County about the prop...
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Budget, staffing on agenda
The state of the district’s budget and action regarding personnel dominated the March 26 agenda of the Joppa-Maple Grove school board meeting. The meeting was well attended by staff, students and c...
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Residents encouraged to vote for Bully movie
During this election year, residents around the region are being encouraged to vote. But this election isn't for the next president, representative or county official. It's about bringing a movie c...
Apr 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berry resigns from board
Massac Unit One School board will soon be appointing a new member. This action comes after the March 26 board meeting, when Board Chairman Mike Pullen read a letter of resignation from Tracie Berry...
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Arrest is made after fatal Joppa stabbing
At approximately 5:35 p.m. Sunday, the Illinois State Police arrested Michael D. Thompkins, of Pulaski, for the offenses of first degree murder and home invasion that occurred in the early morning ...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ordinance puts definition, rates to repair, vacation status
Part of an ordinance passed Monday night by the Metropolis City Council gives definition to a provision many residents are familiar with. The ordinance amending and supplementing Title V, Public Wo...
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