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River’s Edge Film Festival documentary has local connections
Press Release Moviegoers in the area can take advantage of the River’s Edge International Film Festival held Thursday through Sunday and hosted by Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah. The theater is loc...
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Metropolis Area Chamber holds annual banquet
Over 75 members and guests attended the 88th annual meeting of the Metropolis Area Chamber of Commerce held Oct. 22 at Baymont Theater in Metropolis. The outgoing board of directors was recognized,...
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Veterans to be honored throughout the region
Staff Report Residents from throughout the area are invited to celebrate the heroes of the Armed Forces by attending Veteran’s Day events. A special service in honor of Veteran’s Day will be held o...
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Christmas Open Houses are Sunday
Staff Report With Halloween being celebrated last week, Metropolis businesses are now ready to kick off their holiday season with the annual Christmas Open House, scheduled for Sunday. Participatin...
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Commerical properties will be showcased
Staff Report Entrepreneurs and want-to-be business owners need to save the date. On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Metropolis Planet, along with city officials, local real estate offices and the Metropolis...
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Tickets are now available for Rebuilding Together banquet
Staff Report Tickets are available for the annual Rebuilding Together benefit banquet and silent auction set for Saturday, Nov. 21 at Baymont Theater in Metropolis. The public is encouraged to atte...
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Local man’s love of painting shared with friends and family
When walking into Herman Rathje’s apartment at Misty Meadows Assisted Living Facilities, visitors will not only find a comfortable furnished home, but a puzzle being constructed in one corner and p...
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Phelps addresses gas facility charges, other topics
While it was the opportunity to gain more information from his constituents concerning the gas facility charge being enforced by Liberty Utilities that brought him to Metropolis, State Rep. Brandon...
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Water plant evaluation leads to further actions
Last fall, the then-seated Metropolis City Council asked HMG Engineers to look at the steps necessary to restructuring the City of Metropolis Water Treatment Plant. Council members and HMG represen...
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Requested purchase tabled to committee
Things became heated toward the end of Monday’s Metropolis City Council meeting when the purchase of a pickup truck for the Metropolis Police Department came up for vote. Alderman Jerry Mizell was ...
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