Archive for July 25th, 2012

Blood drive scheduled for Aug. 13 in Goreville

American Red Cross announce blood donations are at lowest levels in 15 years The American Red Cross recently announced its schedule for an upcoming blood donation opportunity in Goreville while at the same time urging donors to...


Birthday Bill, Now & Then

Goreville life-long resident and raconteur Bill Kelley laughs as the jokes pass around the table Monday morning in Delaney’s on Broadway.  Kelley celebrates 92 years today having been born July 25, 1920.  For some years now...


Forby continues to fight to keep Tamms open

When news of Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposal to shutter Tamms Correctional Center could result in a number of its inmates getting sent to other states, State Senator Gary Forby, D-Benton, wasted no time in issuing a press release M...


Vennetta Maze to retire after 30 years with Regions

For as long as she can remember, Vennetta Maze has been sending birthday cards to family, friends, co-workers and others she has come to known, afraid to count or calculate the number the list has grown to today. Maze, who cele...



Goreville schools approves boiler/HVAC replacement

Goreville Community Unit School District #1 announced its progress in replacing out-dated heating and cooling units made possible through a recently received grant. In a statement issued Tuesday, the school said that the curren...