On July 31, 1947, The Metropolis News published an article announcing the Massac County Home Bureau would be organized on Aug. 6, 1947, at Metropolis Methodist Church.

A total of 377 homemakers in Massac County joined the Home Bureau during the organization’s inaugural meeting and organized 18 units throughout the county. Those founding unit names included Cornerstone, Round Knob, Fairview, Joppa Hustlers, Brooklyn, Lower Salem, Choate Homemakers, George’s Creek, Volleville and Brookport.

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