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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...
Apr 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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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Santorum carries the vote in Massac County
With the polls now closed in Illinois, the unofficial results are in and in the race for the Republican nomination for president of the United States, it was Rick Santorum who captured the majority...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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County hears of Lafarge layoffs
Tuesday morning at the Massac County commissioners meeting, the commissioners heard first-hand from Lou Derose, environmental and public relations manager at Lafage, regarding the shut down of the ...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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County, highway department union sign contract
After some negotiating between Massac County and union members from the county highway department, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union representative and...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking orders for Superman license plates
The unique Superman license plates can now be ordered for 2012. Each year the Metropolis Rotary Club sells Illinois license plates, which can be displayed to promote the annual Superman Celebration...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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