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Security measures will begin next week
Next week Massac County’s courthouse security, ‘security on a shoestring,’ as Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder described it, will begin. Holder told Commissioners Jeff Weber and Jerel Childers at T...
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USEC to cease enrichment
USEC Inc., who has employees in southern Illinois, announced Friday that it had not been able to conclude a deal for the short-term extension of uranium enrichment at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion ...
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Sewer separation work begins
Work began Monday on the first of many projects to separate the City of Metropolis’ remaining combined sewer lines. The project was bid out on Dec. 21, 2012 to Amerent Contracting Inc. and is sched...
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City pursues IEPA loan for sewer projects
During its May 13 meeting, the Metropolis City Council voted unanimously authorizing HMG Engineers Inc. to proceed with a low-interest loan application from the Illinois Environmental Protection Ag...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac Relay raises more than $127,000
Press Release Saving lives faster and celebrating more birthdays is what Relay For Life is all about. Many volunteers and residents, including local cancer survivors, are now celebrating the outcom...
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Rednour delivers a mission of hope to the hollers
Editor’s Note: Over the past year or so, the Planet has received various phone calls or e-mails about people in our community that have stepped outside their comfort zone, packed their bags and ven...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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City pool to get $331,000 state grant
When Pris Abell was named manager of the City of Metropolis pool 11 years ago, one of the many things she did was take note of improvements she’d like to see made to the pool’s bathhouse. That wish...
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Relay For Life is Friday; Stoner named ambassador
Walkers will be hitting the roads at Fort Massac State Park, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, at the Massac County American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event. The Relay will end at 6 a.m. Saturday. ...
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Langes share their hope with residents of Haiti
Editor’s Note: Over the past year or so, the Planet has received various phone calls or e-mails about people in our community that have stepped outside their comfort zone, packed their bags and ven...
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Hope Unlimited Baby Bottle fundraiser begins May 12
Staff Report It is a simple fundraiser that anyone or any group can participate in. For the 12th year, Hope Unlimited is again sponsoring its Baby Bottle Fundraiser. On Mother’s Day businesses, chu...
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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