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Sonic’s Limeades for Learning offers sweet funding for area teacher
By Areia Hathcock Planet General Manager ahathcock@ metropolisplanet.com Everyone’s ears were ringing in the Jefferson Elementary School gym on the afternoon of Oct. 24 as Metropolis’ Sonic Drive I...
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Open House is this weekend
Staff Report From decorations to the perfect gift, Metropolis businesses will kick off the holiday season with their annual Christmas Open House, scheduled for Sunday. Participating merchants will ...
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Veterans will be honored
Staff Report Heroes of the Armed Forces will be recognized on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at area Veteran’s Day events. A special service in honor of Veteran’s Day will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Memori...
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NRC continues Honeywell leak investigation
Staff Report Although the UF6 leak at Honeywell’s Metropolis Planet was stopped, the recent incident still weighs heavy on the minds of those in the community. “The plant has been contacted by a ha...
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Lighthouse dedication scheduled for Nov. 5
After years of planning, changes and fundraising, the date has been set for the official Metropolis Hope Light dedication and lighting ceremony. The celebration of the world’s first lighthouse dedi...
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Port District updates city council
Following a discussion held in closed session, the Metropolis City Council returned to its meeting to unanimously approve an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Metropolis and the Massa...
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Board hears about bullying; approves Europe trip
When Massac Unit One school board members began their meeting Monday night and Board Chairman Donnie Koch asked if there were any public comments, the hand of Marvin Barnhill was quick to go up. Ba...
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Pfitzer named hospital CEO
For the third time in 16 months, Massac Memorial Hospital has a new leader overseeing its operations. After returning from closed session on Tuesday morning, the hospital board unanimously approved...
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Demo lays ground for new pool bathhouse
Pris Abell has been around swimming pools her whole life. The youngest of five, she learned to swim when she was 4 — her father called her a late-bloomer — and the community pool and its season pas...
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Bids being accepted for FEMA property demos
Houses ruined by the Flood of 2011 will be coming down soon. The Metropolis City Council approved the motion when it met on Tuesday, Oct. 14, due to the Columbus Day holiday. Due to the number of p...
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