Serving the Goreville & Lake of Egypt areas since 1977


Phil Julian of Sam’s Club presents Dr. Steve Webb with the Sam’s Club School of the Year award.

Goreville School named “School of the Year” by Sam’s Club

Goreville schools have been named the 2015 “School of the Year” by the area Sam’s Club for their outstanding dedication to student achievement by utilizing the integration of their new technology programs, particularly th...
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Russell wins Lake’s club championship

By Don Sanders, Editor Emeritus It has been eighteen years since a golfer from Johnson County has won the title of Lake of Egypt Medal Play Club Champion. This year, it is 19-year old J.T. Russell, son of J.R., of Goreville. J...
Goreville High School graduate Greg Webb, now a leader in Illinois' agricultural industry, attributes his success to his family – and his FFA advisor.

Corporate leader credits his success to his rural Goreville family, high school ag experience

ADM’s Greg Webb stresses need for future (non-rural) agricultural leaders Growing up in a Johnson County, IL, family of rural leaders, Greg Webb may have been destined to be out in front of agriculture. However, he attributes...

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).