Lafarge could hire soon
The area could see a few more job openings at Lafarge, according to Commission Chair Jayson Farmer, who told commissioner Jerel Childers during the Tuesday morning commissioners meeting he had atte...
Metropolis officer cleared in shooting
Staff Report Massac County State’s Attorney Patrick Windhorst has completed his review of the investigation into the officer involved shooting on April 2 in rural Massac County, which resulted in t...
City to swear in new aldermen Monday
The swearing-in of four new aldermen will take place Monday during an earlier-than-usual Metropolis City Council meeting. The meeting will be called to order at 6:30 p.m. with the ceremony taking p...
Council proceeds with demo petition
Following several minutes of discussion, the Metropolis City Council authorized the filing of a demolition petition for the 621 Catherine St. property. The council’s Condemned Building committee ha...
Save the Massac seeks auction items
“We are here! We are here!” is a famous line from Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! For members of Save The Massac (STM), it is also a battle cry. “Some of my members have been a little shook up becau...
Funding cut for TeenREACH grant
It may have been Good Friday, according to the calendar, but April 3 was not a good Friday for Doris Vogt, director for Reaching for Kids and Youth of Massac County. That was when she learned state...
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