Massac County Newswire

Massac County Newswire

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  1. Four injured in Massac County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Illinois state police say a vehicle driven by 25 year old Aaron Gipson of Paducah crossed the center line and hit a vehicle driven by 61 year old Russell Rhodes of Brookport. A passenger in Gipson's vehicle reportedly had serious injuries.

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  2. 1 seriously injured in two-vehicle crash in Massac Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    Troopers with the Illinois State Police said the crash happened around 7:46 p.m. Sunday on 7717 Unionville Road in Massac County, Illinois. The vehicles involved were a 1997 Honda Civic driven by Aaron Gipson, 25, of Paducah, Kentucky and a Gray 2008 Dodge Caravan driven by Russell Rhodes, 61, of Brookport, IL Joshua Sullivan, 26, of Metropolis, IL was in the car driven by Gipson and Deborah Rhodes, 61, of Brookport, IL was in the car driven by Rhodes.

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  3. 2 vehicle crash causes serious injury in Massac County, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KFVS12

    The vehicles involved were a 1997 Honda Civic driven by Aaron Gipson, age 25, of Paducah, Ky and a Gray 2008 Dodge Caravan driven by Russell Rhodes, age 61, of Brookport, Il. Joshua Sullivan, age 26, of Metropolis, Il was in the car driven by Gipson and Deborah Rhodes, age 61, of Brookport, Il was in the car driven by Rhodes.

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  4. Courtesy Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    According to a joint press release, the city of Hurst in Williamson County will receive a $21,100 grant to be used to purchase two used police vehicles and other equipment. In Massac County, the town of Joppa will receive nearly $15,000 to go towards the purchase to a tractor and front end loader.

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  5. Leonard FinkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Monday, March 6, 2017, at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Illinois. He was born in Massac County, Illinois. Leonard was a Civil Engineer for the state of Illinois for many years and retired from Hunter Martin & Associates. ...

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  6. WKCTC to kick off Education Express Tour March 15-17Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    West Kentucky Community and Technical College will kick off its Education Express: Connecting Communities Tour with stops in Carlisle County and in Massac County, Illinois, March 15-17.

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  7. Paducah micropolitan area gets a mixed grade in bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Paducah's micropolitan area, which includes Ballard, Livingston and McCracken counties in Kentucky as well as Massac County, Illinois, is included in "Micropolitan America: A Statistical Guide to Small Cities Across the Nation." The book is written ...

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  8. Massac Co., IL courthouse needing millions of dollars in repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KFVS12

    Every time it rains in Massac County, Illinois, the upper stories of the county's courthouse get damp with rainwater. After last year's election, the county has tried to impose a sales tax three times to pay for repairs, but the referendum was shot down each time.

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  9. Metropolis man charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Massac County Sheriff's Office says it received a 911 call from 61 year old Allan Stephens on Sunday evening.

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  10. Alice Mae Oliver MeyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 11:47 p.m. at Baptist Health Paducah. Mrs. Meyer was a native of Massac County, Illinois, and was a member of the Metropolis Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Karnak High School in Karnak, Illinois. ...

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  11. Massac County to hold recount of failed sales tax hikeRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A county clerk in Southern Illinois says there will be a recount of a proposed sales tax increase that failed by just two votes. Money from the proposed 1 percent sales tax increase would be used to renovate the county courthouse in Metropolis.

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  12. Massac County to hold recount of failed sales tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A county clerk in Southern Illinois says there will be a recount of a proposed sales tax increase that failed by just two votes. Money from the proposed 1 percent sales tax increase would be used to renovate the county courthouse in Metropolis. 5 comments

  13. Groceries for Good raises over $46,000 for the hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... and cash donations with a total value of $34,869, a 43 percent increase over last year's campaign. In Massac County, Illinois, people donated cash and 748 bags of food items totaling $11,220, a 27 percent increase. More than 300 volunteers helped -- ...

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  14. PACRO motion met with threat of lawsuitRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... in this community. It's better than it has been in years." Sue Barfield, a PACRO member from Metropolis and Massac County, Illinois, is vice chairperson. She presided Wednesday in the absence of Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler, who is the chair. Barfield ...

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  15. Massac absentee ballot count scheduled for Nov. 22Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Absentee ballots, which will determine the fate of a proposed 1 percent sales tax increase in Massac County, Illinois, will be counted a day earlier than originally planned, Massac County Clerk Juanita Wedeking-Newberry said.

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  16. Absentee ballots key to Massac taxRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Massac County, Illinois, residents will have to wait until Nov. 23 to learn whether the one-vote margin defeating the proposed 1 percent sales tax hike will stand.

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  17. Operation Christmas Child begins this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... the Kentucky counties of Hickman, Carlisle, Ballard, McCracken, Graves, Marshall, Callaway and Livingston, and Massac County, Illinois. "We're blessed in our country." Butler has been involved with the organization officially for seven years, but ...

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  18. Thousands attend 43rd annual Fort Massac EncampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | KFVS12

    It was a blast from the past this weekend in Massac County, Illinois as the 43rd Annual Fort Massac Encampment kicked off. Tens of thousands of people were out at the fort in Metropolis on Sunday, October 16 for entertainment and to see history come alive.

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  19. ISP investigating deadly crash in Massac Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | KFVS12

    The Illinois State Police is reporting one man has died after a crash in Massac County, Illinois on Saturday, October 8. Troopers responded to a report of a crash at US 45 at 1-24 around 11 a.m. Saturday. A preliminary investigation revealed that Michael Rudd, 65 of Mayfield, Kentucky was traveling west on US 45 passing over Interstate 24. Another vehicle was traveling east on US 45 just before the Interstate 24 overpass.

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  20. Lady Bombers Celebrate District TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | West Kentucky News

    ... to end the dominating night and leaving the Lady Bombers at 3-0 in district play. The Lady Bombers went to Massac County, IL on Tuesday to face the Lady Patriots. Massac controlled both sets and claimed the 25-14, 25-17 two set victory. Ballard ...

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