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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 ...
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P2D2 program coming to Metropolis Dec. 3
Do you have expired medicines? Don't flush them, read about P2D2!
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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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Christmas parade date set for Dec. 3
Plans are being made for the 60th annual Metropolis Christmas Parade, set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. This year’s theme is Old Time Christmas. The parade will start at Washington Park at Third ...
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Thanksgiving service is set for Tuesday
The annual community Thanksgiving service, sponsored by the Massac County Ministerial Association, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lutheran Church of the Cross on North Avenue. Jim Nelson, pastor...
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ReTog tickets available; celebrity servers announced
Tickets are still available for the 16th annual Rebuilding Together (ReTog) benefit banquet, set for Saturday at Harrah’s Event Center. The public is encouraged to attend. The public is invited to ...
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