Archive for July 4th, 2012

Blackcats GOLD and G-Force to play for championships

Goreville Blackcats GOLD 8U team will join Goreville’s G-Force 12U team in Marion Saturday at Rent One Ball Park with each team competing for championship titles. The Goreville 8-U baseball team will play Saturday morning at ...


Johnson County ‘Warriors’ finish strong in national event

Five Johnson County natives traveled north to Channahon (near Chicago) recently to compete in what is touted as “the world’s largest running series; Warrior Dash.” Competitors race through a 3.19-mile obstacle course that...


Village of Goreville to begin Safe Routes construction in fall

The Village of Goreville board members met in a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening in which a tentative time frame for the new Safe Routes to School sidewalk constructions was set to possibly begin in September. No furt...


California cyclists spinning to end finning

When a pair of cyclists took off from Colorado Springs, Colo., and began trekking east with a mission to raise awareness and money to end a fishing practice called “finning,” which threatens the oceans’ top pred...



Johnson County on edge of storms

Sunday, sizable hail and high winds rushed through parts of Johnson County requiring the services of Lake Egypt fire and ambulance personnel with a back-up call made to Goreville Fire Department. High winds brought a tree down ...


July 4th Fixin’s winner

Goreville Gazette Grill & Picnic giveaway winner Linda Burleson, who recently renewed her Gazette subscription in participation of the giveaway, poses with her winnings saying it was the first time she has ever won any draw...


Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: Jul 4

Welcome July! By the time this is being read, the glorious 4th of July will have vanished into history. We hope that everyone had a great time at the Freedom Fest. There is more to come this year of 2012, as Johnson Countians c...