Archive for July 18th, 2012

Fracking finds opponents in Johnson County

Author’s note: In the course of writing this article, outside of those interviewed for the story, nearly 100 percent of the people I’ve spoken to this past week regarding the issue of Fracking have never heard of the proces...


Auctioneer Jon Simmons selling

How about $1?

More than 100 people were in attendance for the real estate sale of Ned and Mary Lou Durham of Goreville Saturday, July 14, as auctioneer Jon Simmons worked through the property starting first with houses at 121 East Hale Stree...


FSA announces emergency CRP release

Southernmost counties eligible Reprinted with permission from the July 16 edition of Farm Week Thirty-seven counties, primarily in Southern Illinois (see map), were approved Friday for emergency use of Conservation Reserve Prog...


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Jr. High girls softball tryouts scheduled July 30

The Goreville Schools’ athletics recently announced tryouts for Jr. High Lady Blackcats softball scheduled for July 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 at Goreville Village Park.  The tryouts are “closed to players only.” Jr...