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Citizens recognized for community mindedness
They’re folks who don’t consider themselves super heroes. But to their nominators and to many in the community, they are. The opening ceremony of the Superman Celebration served as the stage to rec...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lotz, Patton get close to fans
When it came to answering fan questions, Candice Patton from The Flash and Caity Lotz from Arrow and next season’s Legends of Tomorrow were careful not to reveal any spoilers. Or they tried not to ...
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Fourth of July Fireworks set for July 3
By Terra Temple Planet Reporter terra@ metropolisplanet.com The annual Fourth of July fireworks show for the City of Metropolis will be held a day ahead of the nation’s birthday this year. During M...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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County re-appoints board members, accepts agreement with Village of Joppa
Massac County Treasurer Dana Angelly told the commissioners the auditors from Williams Williams & Lents are back to finish a few more reports, before giving the information they have compiled to Be...
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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 ...
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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...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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