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  1. 4 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 in Massac Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | KFVS12

    The crash happened on Interstate 24 in the westbound lanes at milepost 38 in Massac County, Illinois Sunday, July 15 around 3:55 p.m. According to ISP, the driver of a pick-up truck was attempting to enter back onto the right lane of the interstate after having a mechanical issue. The driver of the pick-up, Lois M. Freeman, 68 of Metropolis, IL, allegedly pulled out in front of an SUV driven by Brian D. Foree, 61, of Troy, IL.

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  2. Awareness walk planned for chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | KFVS12

    A walk to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis is set for Saturday, October 13 in Metropolis, Illinois at Washington Park. Registration for the walk begins at 9 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 10 a.m. and the MG walk to follow.

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  3. The store is offering teachers a discount as school rolls aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | KFVS12

    ... Foundation of America) A walk to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is set for Saturday, October 13 in Metropolis, Illinois at Washington Park. A walk to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is set for Saturday, October 13 in ...

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  4. Sean 'Cro' WiedemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with the Rev.

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  5. Local young archer takes top prize in her divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | EParis Extra

    Caitlin Smith, an elementary student from Southeast Oklahoma, took the top prize in her division at the Metropolis, Illinois Pro-Am this month. Caitlin traveled to Metropolis with her family to shoot and enjoy a little time away and ended up walking away with first place .

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  6. Back to school supply giveaway in Metropolis, IL on Aug. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | KFVS12

    Harrah's Metropolis and other area businesses and organizations will distribute school supplies gathered through fundraising and donations on August 3. Residents can stop at the Metropolis Community Center on Friday starting at 5 p.m. to pick up items, while supplies last. "Beginning a new school year can be very stressful for both kids and parents.

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  7. Illinois man arrested on drug charges after mistakenly texting retired sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... to buy drugs. Hayden contacted detectives who identified the number as belonging to 37-year-old Jakob Smejka of Metropolis, Illinois. Under direction of detectives, Hayden texted Smejkal back and agreed to meet him in the parking lot of a gas ...

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  8. Texts to sheriff about drugs land man in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | WPTV Local News

    Just a few days into retirement, a former sheriff from McCracken County, Ky., received some text messages from an unknown number asking if he wanted to buy drugs. The former sheriff, John Hayden, then contacted detectives, who identified the number as belonging to 37-year-old Jakeob Smejkal of Metropolis, Ill.

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  9. Michael OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Michael Delano Owens, 57, of Bangor, Maine, formerly of Metropolis, Illinois, died at 9:30 p.m. July 4, 2018, at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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  10. Wrong numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... career, Hayden didn't expect the new number to pull him into a drug investigation resulting in the arrest of a Metropolis, Ill., man. Jakeob Smejkal, 37, now faces a drug trafficking charge as a result of some messages apparently meant for the ...

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  11. Sheriff: Woman wakes up, finds 2 unknown women in Massac Co., IL homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | KFVS12

    ... found the two unknown females inside her home. The deputy found the first suspect, 37-year-old Stephanie Sims, of Metropolis, when she came to the Massac County Detention Center to visit an inmate. The second suspect, 33-year-old Ashley Jenkins, of ...

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  12. Bodycam footage shows former Georgia cop at estranged wife's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | KFVS12

    ... attempting to sell pills (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) Deputies said on June 7 they arrested a Metropolis, Illinois man on drug trafficking charges after he mistakenly sent drug-related text messages to retired McCracken County ...

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  13. KY Attorney General Beshear announces candidacy for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | KFVS12

    Jakeob M. Smejkal was arrested after he sent a text to the wrong number attempting to sell pills Deputies said on June 7 they arrested a Metropolis, Illinois man on drug trafficking charges after he mistakenly sent drug-related text messages to retired McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden. Deputies said on June 7 they arrested a Metropolis, Illinois man on drug trafficking charges after he mistakenly sent drug-related text messages to retired McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden.

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  14. Text to retired sheriff attempting to sell pills lands IL man in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | KFVS12

    Jakeob M. Smejkal, 37, of Metropolis, Illinois was arrested on a second-degree trafficking charge of a controlled substance, greater than 10 dose units of amphetamine. Deputies said on June 7 they arrested a Metropolis, Illinois man on drug trafficking charges after he mistakenly sent drug-related text messages to retired McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden.

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  15. All that's gold: Three siblings celebrate 50th anniversariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... family. Deloris (Barnhill) Lambert of Paducah, 70, married her husband, Randal, on May 18, 1968. Bill Barnhill of Metropolis, 71, married his wife, Sherry, on July 13, 1968. Sherry (Barnhill) Gray of Metropolis, 68, married her husband, Gary, on ...

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  16. Superman's Metropolis is Real-It's a Small Town in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Wired

    Comics universe, Metropolis is the fictional mega-city where Clark Kent works as a reporter for The Daily Planet and, in his spare time, fights crime as Superman. In the real world, Metropolis is a small town of about 6,500 people in southern Illinois, just across the Ohio River from Kentucky.

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  17. $80,000 worth of crystal meth seized in bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... grams. Deputies, assisted by the DEA and the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, arrested Jarru R. Cavitt, 22, of Metropolis and Precious M. Reynolds, 20, of Paducah. Cavitt is charged with firearm-enhanced trafficking in methamphetamine, possession ...

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  18. IL man, KY woman arrested after $80K of crystal meth found in PaducahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | KFVS12

    ... synthetic marijuana a loaded .45 caliber gun, money and drug paraphernalia was seized. Jarru R. Cavitt, 22, of Metropolis, Illinois faces charges of firearm enhanced trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of synthetic drugs, drug paraphernalia ...

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  19. L. Imogene WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Chapter, 6100 Dutchman's Lane Suite 401, Louisville KY, 40205, or to Project Hope Animal Shelter 1698 W 10th St., Metropolis, IL 62960.

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  20. Several injured after wreck on Hwy. 51 Perry Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | KFVS12

    According to the Metropolis, Illinois mayor's office, the Travel Lodge Motel has been ordered to close due to several code violations. According to the Metropolis, Illinois mayor's office, the Travel Lodge Motel has been ordered to close due to several code violations.

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