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Courthouse committee meeting set for Oct. 22
Massac County commissioners are moving forward to have another meeting for the courthouse committee and for members of the public. Commission Chair Jayson Farmer and Jerel Childers discussed Tuesda...
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gas facility charges are shock to many
No matter if you’re a resident or business owner, opening your gas bill over the last few months has been a shock. That’s thanks to a gas facility charge being enforced by Liberty Utilities since F...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Insurance proposal, details about future of 911 top county meeting
on Tuesday morning from Joel Jennings and Caroline Jones, of Metro Financial Group, Massac County Commissioners were in agreement the county should seek bids for the county’s health insurance progr...
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Unit One adopts $20 million ‘15-16 school budget
Monday night, Massac Unit One board members returned to open session at 8 p.m. and after taking action on the items on the agenda, the board suspended its regular meeting at 8:30 p.m. to hold a bud...
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Commissioners hear engineering study would have to be done
In a follow up to a concern about safety of motorists at the intersection of Airport Road and Upper Salem Road, Massac County Highway Engineer Joe Matesevac told Commissioners Jerel Childers and Je...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Superintendent, engineering firm rep speak at community tax meeting
In a special called meeting of the Massac County Board on Sept. 17, about 40 people gathered in the large courtroom at the courthouse to listen to two presentations, first by Massac Unit One Superi...
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S7HD staff hours reduced due to state budget woes
With the state still dealing with a budget crisis, state offices are starting to feel the budget woes and tightening their belt buckle, including Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD). “Until the...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another piece of Superman legacy silenced
By Larry Thomas Ward Special for the Planet Jack Larson, 87, best known to television and film audiences as the character Jimmy Olsen in the iconic The Adventures of Superman television program in ...
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City council approves big projects
Several big projects came before the Metropolis City Council for approval and will be underway in the coming months. Alderman Jerry Mizell was absent from Monday’s meeting. First on the agenda was ...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGinnis will lead MG Walk
Staff Report Plans have been finalized for the second annual Myasthenia Gravis Walk and Charity Fall Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 26. According to Paula McGinnis, event organizer, the walk wil...
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