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At The River Ministries aims to help community
For years, Dorothy Miller Park has been the site of many a family picnic. Next week, it’ll become the site of sharing, not only of food but of hope. The first Community Meal hosted by At The River ...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunday morning house fire claims life of local woman
Press Release At 3:14 a.m. on Sunday, the Metropolis Fire Department and Massac County Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 711 E. Fifth St. in Met...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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MCDAC Director speaks to board, highway engineer position narrowed
Massac County Commissioners heard more about the Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition (MCDAC) from Director Natalie Quint, who is a counselor with Massac County Mental Health and volunteers her t...
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Re-purchase of city’s spec building approved
In a unanimous vote Monday, the Metropolis City Council re-acquired the spec building and its surrounding 11 acres at the Industrial Park for the price of $325,000. Prior to the vote, Alderman Bill...
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Courthouse security, speeders, trashy roads topics of commissioners meeting
Courthouse security was a topic discussed at Tuesday morning’s commissioners meeting, when commissioners Jerel Childers and Jayson Farmer were visited by Becky Riggs, employee in Massac County Stat...
Mar 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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IMEA reps present at council meeting
Illinois Municipal Electric Agency — IMEA. It’s a name and acronym that has rolled around Metropolis City Council chambers for years. Representatives were on hand at the Feb. 25 council meeting to ...
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Brookport native leaves mark as Tuskegee Airman
Editor’s Note: Elmer Pullen, of Brookport, said his father Maurice often mentioned Albert LaVerne Shelton, whom he called “Charlie.” They attended Lincoln School together and remained friends for l...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Financial future, bus service bids top Unit One’s agenda
The financial future of Massac Unit One School District and the district’s bus service were among the main topics at Monday night’s board meeting. Prior to taking action on the bus contract, the bo...
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Superman plates to honor 75th anniversary
Staff Report — The unique Superman license plates will be extra special this year, as 2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the creation of Superman. Each year the Metropolis Rotary Club sells Illinoi...
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Drug Court offers an alternative to prison
Since the creation of the very first drug court in Dade County, Fla. in 1989, drug courts have been popping up nationally for the past 24 years in the American legal system. As of June 2012, there ...
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