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J-MG board receives updates on enrollment
Joppa-Maple Grove Board of Education Aug. 22 meeting was once again held in the Joppa High School library. Several community members attended, with one issuing a public comment regarding the distri...
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Hosman named Miss Metropolis 2012
Harrah’s Special Events Rooms in Metropolis were the site of the annual Miss Metropolis Scholarship Program held Sunday with Jessica Angelly, Samantha Jaco, Olivia Bates and Meredith Hosman competi...
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City, Pony to seek motions for summary judgment
In an action that seems to be commonplace at recent Metropolis City Council meetings, the question of money spent on advice from outside sources arose again as the council wound down its Aug. 22 me...
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State police investigate Massac teen’s death
Monday special agents with the Illinois State Police were requested to assist the Pope County Sheriff's Department in the investigation surrounding the death of 14-year-old Caellagh Eiler of Metrop...
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City, Laidlaw reach agreement in lawsuit
Following a closed session during its regular Aug. 22 meeting, the Metropolis City Council came back into open session to adopt a resolution approving a settlement with Laidlaw. The issue goes back...
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Man arrested after stabbing Monday night
A Metropolis man was arrested Monday night following a stabbing incident. Metropolis Police responded to a residence in the 800 block of Broadway Street at 7:54 p.m. and found a neighborhood man su...
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ISP, Pulaski County authorities respond to barricaded subject
On Aug. 17, at approximately 9:29 a.m. Illinois State Police responded to a call for assistance from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department at 204 Illinois St. Karnak. Pulaski County deputies had ...
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Vandalism to picnic tables raises concerns
They say a picture's worth a thousand words. To the Metropolis City Council on Monday night, pictures of the four newly installed picnic tables at Washington Park were worth $600 each. While the ph...
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Unclaimed property list being released
This month, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford will be publishing lists of names of new unclaimed property owners who have recently been entered into the state database. The list will appear in this...
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Authorities find Harrah's shooting was suicide attempt
Investigators recently released that a shooting that occurred in Harrah's Metropolis Casino parking lot on Jan. 6 was a suicide attempt. Robert A. Drew, a Marion attorney, is believed to have shot ...
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