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City flies through agenda
The agenda was light as the Metropolis City Council met Monday night. Aldermen David Daugherty and Richard Corzine were absent from the meeting. The council: • Approved the purchase of equipment an...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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J-MG board light agenda on Nov. 28
The Joppa-Maple Grove Board of Education met for its monthly meeting on Nov. 28. During the business portion of the meeting, the board adopted a consent agenda that included approving the annual di...
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Donations still needed for Amvets toy drive
Ray Vaughn, commander for Metropolis’ Amvets Post 132, is reminding area residents that donations are still needed for the annual Toys for Kids Toy Drive. All toys will stay within the county and w...
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Pruett arrested for the death of infant son
A Massac County Grand Jury indicted John A. Pruett, 35, of Metropolis, on Wednesday for the murder of his 15-month-old son, Jackson Pruett. On April 19, 2010, Jackson had been taken unresponsive to...
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Banquet raises over $15,250
Organizers of the Metropolis’ Rebuilding Together banquet was once again pleased with the turnout and money raised at the 15th annual banquet, held Nov. 19 at Harrah’s Special Event Center. “The ba...
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Local candidates file for March 20 election
Though the New Year has not arrived, the filing deadline for candidates running for election in the Tuesday, March 20 election has come and gone. Monday at 5 p.m. was the deadline for candidates to...
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City adopts absenteeism, FMLA ordinances
In a 6-2 vote Monday, the Metropolis City Council adopted an amendment to its Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, ordinance. On a similar subject, the full council approved the ordinance creating a ...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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P2D2 program coming to Metropolis Dec. 3
Do you have expired medicines? Don't flush them, read about P2D2!
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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County still undecided about health insurance
Health insurance continued to be the main topic for Massac County Board of Commissioners in a Monday morning meeting, as John Gill, representative for Total Administrative Service Corporation (TASC...
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FOP contests four layoffs at sheriff's department
The Massac County Sheriff's Department has announced layoffs of four employees as of Dec. 7. According to the Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council, the union representing deputies, correctional ...
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