Metropolis, IL – The city of Metropolis IL is working with a local theater group to save the Massac Theater. The city recently seized the 70 year old condemned theater and planned to demolish it. Demolition was halted when Metropolis local Lisa Gower started a Save the Massac Theater group. The group is currently awaiting a non-profit certification to qualify for restoration grants.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a fish consumption today for Fish Lake in Ballard County. High levels of PCB's or polychlorinated biphenyls (pah-lee-klor-i-nay-ted BY-fee-nalls) and mercury were found in some species of fish. Eating fish from these areas should be limited to once a month and up to six times a year. Women who are pregnant or of child bearing age and small children may be susceptible to some of the contaminants.
Golden Pond, KY – Two more projects at Land Between the Lakes have been selected to receive federal stimulus funds. LBL Area Supervisor Bill Lisowsky says one project will involve trail reconstruction and bridge replacements. Specifically the national recreation area will be replacing small foot bridges and reconstructing trail segments in areas where needed.