Archive for September 12th, 2012

Bicentennial celebration in Vienna begins Friday

  Johnson County was declared a county on September 14, 1812. This week marks the 200 anniversary of the formation of this county. The Johnson County Bicentennial Planning Committee will host a bicentennial celebration Fri...


Hollywood comes to Goreville

Goreville played host this week to a small film crew out of Chicago working on a project covering this summer’s drought conditions in Goreville for a documentary to be presented later this year out of Los Angeles.  Producer/...


Lake of Egypt on the rise

The recent rains have helped improve the water levels at the Lake of Egypt with measurements Monday reported to be at 24 inches below the spillway, according Perry Musgrave, Lake Egypt Water District general manager. A new meas...


V-G Football upsets Fairfield

Last year, the Vienna-Goreville High School varsity football team lost to Fairfield 28-22 when the Mules scored a touchdown with just over a minute left in the game. The defeat left the Eagles with a 1-2 record. This year’s c...



Ozark obstacle 5K challenges area runners

Advertised as a “5K run that will push you to your limits both physically and mentally,” the first bi-annual Bad Ass Trail Dash set man against nature, and each other, with its all-natural obstacle-course race held this pas...


Blackcats defeat Eagles 2-1

The volleyball Lady Blackcats defeated Vienna in the annual “pink out” match for cancer awareness, which was played last Monday night at Vienna. Goreville won the contest in three sets, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, to improve their...


Jr. Cats conference rescheduled

Goreville’s Junior High softball team looks to finish the season at the top of its game as its winning streak continues as they defeated Buncombe/Cypress 12-4 Monday night and improved their record to 16-2. Top hitters were M...


Blackcats improve to 8-1

The Goreville Junior High baseball team improved their season record to 8-1 with an 18-1 win over Egyptian last Thursday (Sept. 6) in the SIC conference tournament.  Webb led the Junior Cats with three hits, while Dunn and Mas...