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Taylor brings home Disney soccer trophy

Staff Report It was a soccer tournament to remember at the most magical place on earth for one Massac County boy. Nathan Taylor, son of Jess Taylor and Robyn Taylor, competed with the Southern Illino ... More

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Patriots end regular season on a roll

After a dismal middle of the season stretch, Massac County seems to have found something . . . and at just the right time. Coming out of the Superman Classic, the Pats stumbled badly for a couple of ...

Cougars end Rangers’ year at Elizabethtown

Hardin County’s home standing Cougars shocked Joppa’s Rangers with a stunning reversal of form, coming back from a 24-12 halftime deficit to snatch a 48-31 regional tournament win from the ...

The Tom Brady Invitational!

All right, let’s dispense with the banter. Tom Brady is the best ever. The comeback Sunday in Super Bowl 51 was amazing, but hardly surprising. When the Falcons didn’t run the ball with l ...

Troutt advances to IHSA Girls Bowling sectionals

Massac County senior Emilee Troutt advanced to the IHSA Girls Bowling sectionals to be held at Belleville’s Bel-Air Lanes this Saturday. Herrin’s powerful Tiger team was the top qualifier ...

Pats break skid with three game streak

After losing four straight games coming out of the Superman Classic, the Massac County Patriots seem to have righted the ship in ripping off three straight wins. All three wins have been noteworthy t ...

Century takes down Joppa in thriller

With Kaleb Cox and Hunter Johnson being honored for their 1000th points in their Rangers careers and a host of military veterans being honored prior to game time, it might have been easy to forget abo ...

Pats fall to Calloway, Murphy and Marion

The rough patch for Massac County’s Patriots continued as the boys lost a tough one down at Murray to Calloway County 69-62, got thumped 63-49 at Murphysboro and lost a really hard fought game a ...

STATE CHAMPS

 Lady Trojans ‘Get it Done!’ Compared to their first two games at Rend Lake, Saturday’s championship win over Herrin wasn?t nearly as pretty, but it sure looks good in the recor ...

Rangers go two and three at tourney

Joppa’s Rangers went into Egyptian’s Mid-Winter Tournament on a roll. But they knew that the competition would be just a tad sterner than some of the teams they had faced coming in. Centu ...

Ball competes in bowling sectional

The preparatory remarks that Dakota Ball got from his coaches and several other folks prior to his competing in the IHSA bowling sectionals at Camelot Lanes in Collinsville didn’t quite do the r ...

Kendall sets Joppa high scoring mark

Joppa Lady Ranger Hailey Kendall set the all time scoring mark for Joppa High School on Jan. 17 when she poured in 31 points against Century to surpass Molly Stephens who had held the mark at 1861 car ...

Lady Trojans reach semis at Rend Lake

By virtue of their convincing 42-23 win over Benton, Massac County’s Junior High Lady Trojans found themselves assured of no worse than a fourth place finish in the SIJHSSA Class L [large schools] tournament h ...

Hoop Shoot winners announced

At halftime of last Friday’s West Frankfort boys’ game, the Metropolis Elks Lodge announced the winners of this year’s Hoop Shoot activities. The competition was held Dec. 11, and t ...

Pats rally past Red Birds in overtime

In a surprising reversal of fortunes, Massac County’s Patriots got hot at the foul line just when West Frankfort’s Red Birds went stone cold and the result was a thrilling come-from-behind ...

Joppa wins Dongola round robin tourney

Joppa’s Rangers brought home the first trophy the basketball team has seen in a while as they took first place in the Dongola Holiday Tournament. The win was not without controversy, however; a ...

Glass aces #11 hole at Metropolis Country Club

A hole in one in golf is a peculiar thing. If you watch the PGA Tour players you might think it’s a commonplace occurrence but it’s far from it. The odds against the average player scoring ...

News

Stephens waives right to speedy trial

Allan Stephens, 61, was in Massac County Circuit court Tuesday morning for a pre-trial hearing in front of presiding First Circuit Judge Joseph Leberman with his attorneys Jeff Alford and assistant Ab ...

Opinion

When things get a little heated

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 2000 people lose their lives in residential fires every year in the U.S. A majority of fatal fires happen when families are asleep, so having ...

EDITORIAL: Have you looked at the budget?

Halfway into the second month of the New Year and there has been some progress by Massac County’s commissioners.  We think that is great.
In January Eric Weflan, the engineer from the firm ...

The Suicide Stigma

This is one of those editorials where it is hard to find words to even begin. Our hearts ache for so many people hurting in our community. Massac County clearly has a suicide problem that we can not s ...

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