Archive for June 20th, 2012

G-Force shutting out competition

Johnson County Youth League’s G-Force’s Brody Conley brings the heat on Anna’s Yankee’s starting lineup as the 12-and-under league begin the second of a double header Monday night at the Goreville High S...


Goreville gold at Special Olympics

When Goreville’s Brooklyn Francis stepped up to the podium to receive her gold medal at the 2012 Special Olympic’s Young Athletes Summer Games held at Illinois State University in Normal Saturday, her face, her smil...


Pearl Brown to celebrate 100th birthday July 10

Special to the Goreville Gazette by Dee Dee Adams Family and friends are invited to the centennial birthday celebration for Pearl Brown. Cake will be served from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 7 at Fellowship Baptist Church in V...


Mary Lou Roberts

Mary Lou Roberts, 85, of Marion, died at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Heartland Regional Medical Center with her family at her side. Funeral services for Mrs. Roberts were at noon on Saturday, June 16, at Blue Funeral ...



Donald Wayne Ticer

Donald Wayne Ticer, 61, of Carterville, passed away at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at his home with his family by his side. According to Donald’s wishes his body will be cremated and a gathering for family and friends...


Ellen Lorraine Burd

Ellen Lorraine Burd, 81, of Goreville, went to be with Jesus Saturday, June 16, 2012, at 11 p.m. at home with family by her side. According to Ellens wishes, her body will be cremated and an inurnment ceremony will be held by t...


Eagle Point residents request road repairs

In what was an otherwise uneventful Johnson County commissioners meeting Monday, the Eagle Point Bay Homeowners Association packed the room with its members in hopes of a resolution to road repairs it says are desperately neede...


e-Editions free trial to end in July

The Vienna Times and Goreville Gazette successfully launched websites last month with an introductory offer of free, unlimited access to their e-Editions and free e-Edition subscriptions to current print subscribers. With mor...