Archive for July 11th, 2012
Blackcat logo with "Back to School" text over it.

Proof of residency required for school registration

The Goreville Community Unit #1 School District administration is preparing for the start of school, which is set for Aug. 14, and mailed its information and registration packets to its community this past week. Two on-site reg...


picture of Tanner Dunn

G-Force finishes season with win over Eagles

In a game that kept players, coaches and spectators sweating until the end, Goreville’s G-Force 12-U baseball team held off the Vienna Eagles 9-7 to claim the Southern Illinois Baseball and Softball Association championship t...


Goreville adds new member to police force

Former Energy police officer and current Army reservist military police officer Trenton Harrison was officially bathed in civic duty this past week as he led Goreville’s Fourth of July Freedom Fest parade down Broadway. Harri...


Concert series, fireworks rescheduled for Oct.

With temperatures reaching record highs and drought conditions persisting throughout Southern Illinois, the Goreville Freedom Fest committee had little choice in postponing its Fourth of July evening concert series and firework...



Victor T. Maze

Victor T. Maze, 88, of Goreville, died at 12:55 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Heartland Regional Hospital in Marion. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Goreville United Methodist Church in Goreville, with th...


Donald Eugene Poole

Donald Eugene Poole, 56 of Tunnel Hill passed away at 4:42 AM on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at his home. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with reverends Howa...


student athletes practice football drills with coach Mike Rude.

Football season just around the corner

Preparations are now underway for the Vienna-Goreville fall football season in Johnson County. V-G’s first practice will be August 8. The squad will open its season Saturday, August 25, with a home game against Chester. Kick-...