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City handles variety of business
While the Metropolis City Council's published agenda contained only a couple of items, by the time of Monday night's meeting several items of city business needed to be tended to. On the night's ag...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three lives are lost in Pope County fire
A fire at a mobile home on Dog Island Road in Hamletsburg, in southern Pope County, claimed the lives of three individuals on New Year's Day. First reports indicated there were four victims, but la...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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What kind of year was 2011 in Massac County?
Readers may remember it best as the year of the flood, but it was a year, like all years, with many accomplishments for the people here, and at the same time some tragedies and problems. To remind ...
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Author's journey brings her to Metropolis
She's walked the line between Iowa and Nebraska; been to the Fargo, N.D. hometown of New York Yankees right fielder Roger Maris; viewed sunsets in Anchorage, Alaska and the Black Hills of South Dak...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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What kind of year was 2011 in Massac County?
Readers may remember it best as the year of the flood, but it was a year, like all years, with many accomplishments for the people here, and at the same time some tragedies and problems. To remind ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electric conversion project moving right along
As the Metropolis City Council continues to look for ways to fill a $1.7 million budget shortfall, they were informed of one way it is not going to happen. Prior to giving his report at the council...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookport man arrested, for robbery and murder
A Brookport man, Ronald L. Lynn, 36, was arrested at 3:15 a.m. Monday in connection with the robbery and murder of a Paducah woman Sunday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a passerby noticed a female...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrah’s donates to pantries
During the final push towards the holiday season, many local food pantries are struggling to meet the growing demand of the rising cost of groceries. Harrah's Metropolis recently presented $3700 ea...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eight-year-old holding fundraiser for Project Hope
When Chloe Corzine heard the book about a little girl raising money to help a zoo, she was inspired. And before her parents Richard and Cricket Corzine knew anything about it, 8-year-old Chloe had ...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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County struggling to find money for repairs
For this week's Massac County commissioners' meeting, light rainfall was back, but the leaks in the large courtroom were not. According to Commission Chair Billy Hillebrand, both he and commissione...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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