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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 ...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Groceries for Good is Nov. 19
The holiday season is approaching quickly and while many people will enjoy a wholesome meal, there are those families who struggle to put food on the table. They often turn to local food pantries f...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New history book is planned
History is the past...but how far past? What happens today becomes history tomorrow. With this in mind, the Massac County Historical Society will publish a new history book. Massac County Illinois ...
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Veterans to be honored throughout the region
Residents from throughout the area are invited to celebrate the heroes of the Armed Forces by attending Veterans Day events. A special service in honor of Veterans Day will be held on Friday at 11 ...
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Metropolis open houses will be held this weekend
With Thanksgiving just a little over two weeks away and Christmas around the corner, the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce invites the public to spend a festive afternoon in Metropolis on Sunday, as l...
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New system will create better communication
During the 2010 Fort Massac Encampment, a visitor came across another man who had fallen and was thought to be having a heart attack. The visitor was looking for help when an Illinois Department of...
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Steamboat Celebration offers something for everyone
Two hundred years ago, the steamboat, New Orleans, made its way down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers on its way to New Orleans, La. In observance of the bicentennial anniversary of that voyage, For...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johns retires after 54 years at Frank Farmer Chevrolet
Elmer Johns retired from his job as parts manager at Frank Farmer Chevrolet on Sept. 24, after 54 years with the company. On Sept. 26, the car dealership called him, wanting to know if he could com...
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