Massac County http://wkms.org en Brookport to Receive $1.8M in Recovery Aid http://wkms.org/post/brookport-receive-18m-recovery-aid <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The city of Brookport, Illinois and Massac County will receive a little more than $1.8 million in state funding to aid in recovery from last November’s deadly tornadoes.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:42:18 +0000 Allison Crawford 41911 at http://wkms.org Brookport to Receive $1.8M in Recovery Aid Massac County Receives $3.5M Property Donation http://wkms.org/post/massac-county-receives-35m-property-donation <p>A Metropolis, Ill. bank is donating its current building and some residential property to Massac County to house some g<span style="line-height: 1.5;">overnment functions currently located at the&nbsp;</span>Massac<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County Courthouse</span>. The estimated $3.5 million worth of property comes from Banterra Bank.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:58:54 +0000 Allison Crawford 41792 at http://wkms.org Massac County Receives $3.5M Property Donation Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Southern IL http://wkms.org/post/mosquitoes-test-positive-west-nile-southern-il <p>Health officials in southern Illinois are on alert after a strain of the West Nile virus was detected in a mosquito trap sample in Massac County.</p><p>Southern Seven Environmental Health Director Brad Rendelman conducted the positive test earlier this month.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 19:10:40 +0000 Austin Ramsey 34363 at http://wkms.org Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Southern IL Two Drown in Massac County http://wkms.org/post/two-drown-massac-county <p></p><p>Rescue squads recovered the bodies of two Joppa Illinois men who drowned in the Ohio River last night. Officials say 26-year-old Brian Burkhead drowned while swimming and his 50-year-old uncle, Vince Snell also drowned while attempting to rescue Burkhead. The two men were swimming in the Hillerman area of Massac county. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:44:39 +0000 Drew Adams 20388 at http://wkms.org Two Drown in Massac County