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FOFM dedicating playground Saturday
Last year, a number of improvements were made at Fort Massac State Park (FMSP). The biggest addition in that endeavor is being dedicated on Saturday by Friends of Fort Massac (FOFM). The group will...
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Miller relieved from ESDA director position
At Tuesday’s Massac County Commissioners meeting the commissioners went into a closed session with Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder and State’s Attorney Patrick Windhorst while Massac County Emerge...
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Superman Celebration plans underway
With the Superman Celebration four weeks away, plans are being revealed for the 37th annual event set for Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. Recently announced are the celebrities scheduled to ap...
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Few items come before Metropolis Council
Business was light when the Metropolis City Council met Monday. The council: • Approved the application for payment number eight in the amount of $94,445.01 to Evrard-Strang Construction, Inc. for ...
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Rezoning hearing brings questions, little comments
In a room filled with some 15 residents, along with a few Metropolis City Council members, the City of Metropolis Planning Commission held a public hearing concerning what is locally known as the C...
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National Day of Prayer to be observed Thursday
Press Release The 64th annual National Day of Prayer will be observed Thursday in Massac County. Individuals will be gathering from 12:20-12:40 on the courthouse lawn in Metropolis, at Brookport Ci...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit one seats board members, refinances bonds
In a special board meeting, today at 4 p.m., members of Massac Unit One School board will meet to take action on refinancing some of the district’s bonds, which was discussed at its April 27 board ...
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Two cases of distemper virus reported but no canine flu
Staff Report In recent weeks, there have been numerous national reports regarding the canine flu outbreak. According to both Metropolis veterinarians, Dr. Bonnie Gaia and Dr. Karla Cunningham, ther...
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Sixteen scholarships awarded at ceremony
Staff Report Awards and scholarships were tangible congratulations for hard work during the school year at the 30th annual Massac County Academic Awards Ceremony. Students, parents, faculty and sta...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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