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Metropolis Hope Unlimited Gets 4-D Ultrasound
Monday, January 26, 2015 9:35 PM
Hope Unlimited Family Care Center’s office in Metropolis is getting a brand new tool for growing families. Thanks to fundraising and donations on the part of the Knights of Columbus, Hope Unlimited will now have a 4-D ultrasound machine available to provide a first look at parents’ growing babies. The Knights of Columbus is a philanthropic organization of the Roman Catholic ...
Local Musician Gary Jones Dies at Age 66
Monday, January 26, 2015 9:54 AM
Popular local musician Gary Jones, a Metropolis native, died Saturday. According to WSIL-TV, Jones died after having health problems that began in April, 2014. He was diagnosed with leukemia a short time later. Jones, who was 66, was well known as part of "The Gary Jones and Joe Stanley Band", and spent two decades performing in local bars and venues. Jones was known in the ...
Blood Drive Honors Donors for Black History Month
Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:00 AM
Red Cross calls for blood donors as unique as the patients they help In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a ...
SIU To Reimburse Furloughed Employees
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:12 PM
Southern Illinois University Carbondale employees who were forced to take unpaid furlough days will be reimbursed nearly $2 million. SIU President Randy Dunn announced Thursday the school won't appeal a labor board's decision on the 2011 furlough days. Dunn says an appeal would have been costly. He says it's better "to close the page on this difficult period" and move on. The Illinois ...
Missing Paducah Teen Found Safe
Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:33 PM
The McCracken County Sheriff's Department reported Thursday afternoon that missing 16-year-old Patience Stephens has been found, and is safe. The sheriff’s department had been looking for Stephens, who was last seen on Wednesday. Police said that at around 10:00 am Wednesday, a family member reported that she was missing. Stephens was reportedly ...
Multi-State High Speed Chase Ends in Paducah
Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:52 AM
A Paducah man is in jail after allegedly leading police on a multi-state high speed chase. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department says 21-year-old, Jordan S. Heisner of Paducah led deputies in Massac County, IL and McCracken County on a vehicle pursuit that at one point was in excess of 100 mph. Police say Massac County deputies attempted to stop Heisner for a ...
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