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Serious accident near Goreville Sunday

An accident involving a Can-Am motorcycle and a pickup truck caused the drivers of both vehicles to be transported to area hospitals early Sunday afternoon, August 24, 2014. The collision happened on Illinois Rt. 37, approximat...
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

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...

Weather did not dampen the spirit of Fall Festival

Mother Nature has her ways of letting us know who is in control. The weather went from calm to windy, from rainy to sunny and from comfortable to cold for the past weekend’s three-day Johnson County Fall Festival in Vienna. 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).