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Firefighters respond to Goreville house fire Wednesday

Within only about three minutes of the 911 call about a house fire north of Goreville on Wednesday afternoon, May 7, the first emergency responder was on the scene.  The house was the residence of Brandon Travelstead and Heat...
Goreville student Cole Heyde enters the cone corse while wearing goggles that simulates impaired driving while Williamson County Deputy Chandra Boling provides directions as part of the Williamson County Traffic Safety Days held at the Pavilion in Marion last Friday.  ~ Joe Rehana | Goreville Gazette
Fire at 40 Buck Drive near Lake of Egypt called out firefighters from both Goreville and Lake Egypt Fire District.  ~ Joe Rehana | Goreville Gazette
Shawnee Professional Services in Vienna president Mitch Garrett said that enacting a community bill of rights would effectively put his company out of business. Garrett spoke at the Vienna public library Wednesday as part of a group of concerned citizens that announced its formation of Citizens Opposed to Johnson County Fracking Proposition, a group opposing the ballot initiative that seeks to ban fracking in the county. ~ Joe Rehana | Goreville Gazette

Track team represented at Class 1A state semifinals

At the sectional meet at Fairfield on May 22, the Goreville High School boys track team had two boys advance to State 1A Semifinals at O’Brian Stadium, at EIU, in Charleston. Kyle Kinder placed 2nd in the high jump with a per...

Goreville processes over 400 students in one day of registration

Goreville Grade School and High School registration for the 2014-15 school year was held last week in the school cafeteria and processed over 400 students in one day. According to principal Jerri Miller, this is the first day t...

Fresh from the farm

Goreville’s young entrepreneur Hunter Francis poses with one of his pumpkins he was selling in front of H&H and Sullivan’s Trucking in downtown Goreville Monday evening. Hunter was joined by his sister Brooklyn ...
Goreville High School Art Club members dressed as zombies and victims-of-zombies to host a car wash recently.
Pictured above, from left to right, are Cubs Jackson Fisher, Luke Norton, Owen Whitnel, Ethan Lewis,  Asher Rockwell and Landen Wyatt with post members George Kudlinski (holding gun), Clarence Caraker (holding flag) and James Jones (saluting).