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Planning Committee forms to address emergencies
Residents of the county travel Interstate 24, cross over rail tracks and might even run up the Ohio River in a boat, but do they think of the hazardous materials they could be encountering on each ...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lois & Clark’s Lex coming to Celebration
Staff Report Lex Luthor is rounding out the celebrity line-up at the 37th annual Superman Celebration, Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. John Shea, who portrayed Lex Luthor in television’s Lois ...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool progressing as quickly as possible
Approval to make payment number nine on the City of Metropolis pool bathhouse construction was made Tuesday night, but it wasn’t without some discussion. The Metropolis City Council met Tuesday, Ma...
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Video gaming revenue still skyrocketing
State and local revenue from video gambling certainly looks as if it will exceed last year’s totals in Massac County, as the industry statewide continues its lightning fast expansion. According to ...
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Lights, camera, action — Laidlaw to be site of film studio
The original former Laidlaw property will be a place of production once again when one of its 10,000-square-foot buildings is transformed into a film studio during the month of June. Earlier this m...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations sought for new city K-9 officer
As the City of Metropolis’ K-9 officer Bugsy prepares to retire, Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse says he is afraid the department could be in real danger of lacking the resources to replace Bug...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac County Relay for Life is Saturday
Press Release On Saturday, hundreds of Massac County residents will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Massac County to help finish the fight against cancer. The event w...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrities announced for Superman Celebration
The long-awaited news has come: Candice Patton from The Flash is rounding out the celebrity line-up at the 37th annual Superman Celebration. She’ll be joining Caity Lotz, Stacy Haiduk and Diane She...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poolhouse construction delays pool opening
sign of the summer season will be coming a little later this year. Pris Abell, director of the City of Metropolis Parks & Recreation Department, is hoping the Metropolis City Pool will be ready to ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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TEENReach grant reinstated
Staff Report Doris Vogt, director of Reaching for Kids and Youth of Massac County, reports the TEENReach grant initially cut by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, on April 3, has been reinstated thru June...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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