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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 | 26 26 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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Three Pony employees arrested for prostitution
On Saturday, Illinois State Police Zone 7 Investigations arrested three subjects on charges of prostitution. Heather A. Habeeb, 36 and Amy F. Fee, 20, both of Paducah and Autum F. Prater, 18, of Gr...
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Despite life's bumps, cancer survivor wouldn't change a thing
Editor's Note: On Oct. 6, 2010, the Metropolis Planet printed a special section in conjunction with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The feature story on those "pink pages" focused on C...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual fall clean up weeks begin Monday
As residents recovered from May's flooding, the City of Metropolis set up dumpsters to assist them with the disposal of ruined items. While the dumpsters were set up for several weeks at the Metrop...
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Businesses are encouraged to 'Paint the Town Purple'
Business owners in Metropolis and Massac County are urged to help spread a message of hope by joining the American Cancer Society and Massac County Relay For Life and "Paint the Town Purple" on Wed...
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Kincaid Mounds Field Day to be held Saturday
Kincaid Mounds Historic Site will be the center of attention Saturday, as the Kincaid Mounds Field Day program will be held at the site at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will be an artifact display as we...
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