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Brookport receives $1.8 million; Massac awarded $31,399
Press Release Gov. Pat Quinn announced Monday $11.6 million in state relief to help Illinois local governments recover from the deadly November 2013 tornadoes. Locally, the City of Brookport receiv...
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Unit One hires principals
Massac Unit One held a special meeting July 1, which was mainly closed session in order for the board to discuss personnel issues. Board President Donnie Koch called the meeting to order at 6:30 p....
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Dennis Smith becomes new Massac Unit One Superintendent July 1
As of July 1, Dennis Smith officially became the next Massac Unit One superintendent and plans to be a visible part of the community. Prior to coming to Massac Unit One, Smith worked for seven year...
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In the beginning: Jefferson Elementary School
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of a six-week series highlighting county and city schools before the school consolidations in the 1950s. Next week, the series will conclude with Maple Grove Elemen...
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Bullock receives community support
in Metropolis, and most residents instantly know this hometown hero, originally from Metropolis, who was severely injured in Afghanistan on Nov. 13, 2013. Bullock, a member of the 3rd Battalion 7th...
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MMH appoints Nutty, Klein to interim positions
Press Release The board of Massac Memorial Hospital recently announced the appointments of Christine Nutty as their new interim CEO and Gerald Klein as the new interim CFO. Nutty assumed responsibi...
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Holder expresses opinion on pay freeze
Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder expressed his opinion to Tuesday morning to Massac County Commissioners regarding the board’s lack of action in deciding whether or not to give the elected offices ...
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Brookport Bridge restricted to 20 tons
Press Release The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking information about damage that occurred to the Brookport Bridge sometime last week. The structural damage prompted engineers to re...
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Unit One deactivates Jefferson seventh, eighth grades
With only seven students slated to be in junior high at Jefferson Elementary School next year, Massac Unit One School board passed a motion deactivating the junior high at Jefferson Elementary scho...
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Pooper scooper ordinance is on the books
In a 6-1 vote with Alderman Richard Corzine voting against, the Metropolis City Council adopted an ordinance Monday night requiring animal possessors to pick up and/or remove feces from public and ...
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