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Completion of bridge repair is near
Press Release A contractor for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced last week that even though paving has been completed on the Interstate 24 Ohio River Bridge, lanes will sti...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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County board increases pay for one office holder
Massac County Commissioners finally took action at Tuesday morning’s meeting on the topic of raises for the offices of treasurer, county clerk, sheriff and circuit clerk by establishing a 2 percent...
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City preparing for next phase of sewer separation
With one phase of the Combined Sewer Separation completed, it’s time to move to the next. A big part of that, however, is payment. In a 7-1 vote, with Alderman Bill Carrell voting against, the coun...
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In the beginning: Franklin Elementary School
eek series highlighting county elementary schools before the school consolidations in the 1950s. Next week we will feature Metropolis Elementary School. — — — — — In the 1950s schools in Massac Cou...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber office to move near statue
The Metropolis Chamber of Commerce office will soon have a new home. At the end of the month, the Chamber will move from their current location at 607 Market St., into the former Pizza & Dot’s buil...
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MCHS graduates 146 on May 16
The 33rd annual commencement at Massac County High School (MCHS) was held Friday, May 16, with 146 seniors graduating. The MCHS Patriot concert band performed Pomp and Circumstance. David Hannan, M...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Record-breaking tourism numbers reported by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn
Staff Report Gov. Pat Quinn recently announced that Illinois welcomed more than 103.5 million U.S. residents to the state in 2013, the largest number of domestic visitors to Illinois ever and the t...
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Burnham property annexed into city
The City of Metropolis has gained new ground. In a unanimous vote, the Metropolis City Council adopted an ordinance annexing the Thomas Burnham and Shannon Burnham property at 1805 E. Fifth St., wh...
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Unit One approved bids for construction projects
Massac Unit One School Board members heard from Unit One Superintendent Bill Hatfield regarding future state funding at the May 19 board meeting. He said looking forward toward May 31, as long as t...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration entertainment will cover a wide range
Press Release When it comes to entertainment at the 36th annual Superman Celebration, June 12-15, this year’s line up covers a wide range from magic to science, from stunts featuring dogs to bikes ...
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