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Rezoning hearing brings questions, little comments
In a room filled with some 15 residents, along with a few Metropolis City Council members, the City of Metropolis Planning Commission held a public hearing concerning what is locally known as the C...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Day of Prayer to be observed Thursday
Press Release The 64th annual National Day of Prayer will be observed Thursday in Massac County. Individuals will be gathering from 12:20-12:40 on the courthouse lawn in Metropolis, at Brookport Ci...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit one seats board members, refinances bonds
In a special board meeting, today at 4 p.m., members of Massac Unit One School board will meet to take action on refinancing some of the district’s bonds, which was discussed at its April 27 board ...
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Two cases of distemper virus reported but no canine flu
Staff Report In recent weeks, there have been numerous national reports regarding the canine flu outbreak. According to both Metropolis veterinarians, Dr. Bonnie Gaia and Dr. Karla Cunningham, ther...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sixteen scholarships awarded at ceremony
Staff Report Awards and scholarships were tangible congratulations for hard work during the school year at the 30th annual Massac County Academic Awards Ceremony. Students, parents, faculty and sta...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lafarge could hire soon
The area could see a few more job openings at Lafarge, according to Commission Chair Jayson Farmer, who told commissioner Jerel Childers during the Tuesday morning commissioners meeting he had atte...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolis officer cleared in shooting
Staff Report Massac County State’s Attorney Patrick Windhorst has completed his review of the investigation into the officer involved shooting on April 2 in rural Massac County, which resulted in t...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scholarship recipients give back to the community
For 30 years now, students from both Massac County and Joppa high schools have gathered with their parents, teachers and high school staff in April to be awarded for their scholastic achievements b...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to swear in new aldermen Monday
The swearing-in of four new aldermen will take place Monday during an earlier-than-usual Metropolis City Council meeting. The meeting will be called to order at 6:30 p.m. with the ceremony taking p...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business owner asks commissioners about liquor license
Massac County’s liquor ordinance took center stage Tuesday morning as co-owner of the Barrel House Pub, Duane Gold addressed the Massac County commissioners requesting a liquor license for his esta...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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