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Board approves general assistance part-time employee in 2-1 vote
Supervisor of General Assistance Lori Walters was back at this Tuesday’s Massac County Board meeting requesting, a part-time employee to work two-days a week. Walters said her office has seen an in...
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Courthouse committee hears bond presentation, tours Banterra Bank
Last Thursday afternoon only three of the Courthouse Steering Committee members — Chad Lewis, Carl Johnson Sr. and Sam Stratemeyer — were in the large courtroom to hear a second bond presentation f...
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Massac among applicants denied Enterprise Zone
When the State of Illinois announced changes to its Enterprise Zone designation two years ago, Metropolis was one of many locales around the state to seize the opportunity to revamp. During its Aug...
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MMH board approves new ambulance garage
Construction of an ambulance garage at the corner of Jon and Chick streets, along with an employee contract extension for Massac Memorial Hospital CEO Tony Pfitzer, were lead topics discussed by MM...
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Hearing to address hospital garage request
For the second time this summer, the Metropolis Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) will convene to hear a request for a special use permit for a garage in the hospital addition. This time, the request i...
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McDaniel discusses Sansone Group ‘We are in conversation with them’
For weeks, regional headlines have included how discussions between Sansone Group and the City of Paducah and McCracken County have gotten nowhere fast. So for residents of Metropolis and Massac Co...
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Busted: Authorities apprehend Paducah man after five-hour search
Staff Report According to Massac County Sheriff’s Department, investigators went to Motel 6 in Metropolis on Friday to assist Paducah Police Department detectives in investigating a robbery that ha...
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Four people dead following boating accident at Dam 52
Staff Report Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called out again on Friday night for another search, following a report of a capsized boat at Dam 52. At approximately 9:48 p.m., Massac Co...
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Unit One approves contract, tentative budget, names new board member
After negotiation teams from Massac Unit One school board and Massac County Education Association agreed to terms of a new contract, the school board members made it official at Monday night’s boar...
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County approves new liquor ordinance, discusses Emergency Services position
All new liquor license applicants will now pay a uniform $1000 annual fee after the Massac County Board of Commissioners passed a revised liquor ordinance at their Tuesday morning meeting. A motion...
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