Archive for December 20th, 2012

Christmas lights shine bright in Goreville

The Goreville Village Board recently ended its Christmas lights contest saying that a tightening of the Village’s budget coupled with the difficulty of operating the contest helped push the decision to a vote. Goreville resid...


Commissioners rescind ROE consolidation ordinance

Johnson County board of commissioners voted two-to-one Monday night to rescind a previously enacted ordinance that supported the recommendations of a five-person citizens committee calling for the consolidation of regional offi...


Lady Cats dominate Carmi

Last Thursday, the Goreville High School girl’s basketball squad improved its season record to 10-0 with a 67-35 win over Carmi, at Goreville. Up next for the Lady Cats is the Benton Holiday tournament, December 27-29. Gorevi...


A Down Home Christmas

Goreville Kindergarteners sing “Away In A Manger” at the Elementary School Christmas Concert titled, A Down Home Christmas, featuring traditional Christmas carols directed by Marsha Nodeen and included grades Kindergarten t...



The Old Home Place expected to reopen early January

In a deal without the details finalized just yet, The Old Home Place is to reopen under new ownership sometime in early January, according to its current owners. The Old Home Place, which is still under a lease agreement with t...


Blackcats lose in overtime against Carterville

The Goreville High School boy’s basketball team lost a non-conference game at Carterville on Tuesday of last week in overtime, by the score of 64-63. The Blackcats’ season record is now 4-2.  Goreville will be playing in t...


Junior High Blackcats defeat Unity Point

On Wednesday of last week, the Goreville junior high boy’s basketball squad pushed its season record to 14-1 with a 48-40 win over Unity Point, in a game played at Goreville. Braden Webb with 17 points and Tanner Dunn with 14...


Village welcomes Youth Center’s work in Goreville

The Village of Goreville went on record at its previous board meeting in congratulating the recently opened Youth Center in its pursuit of providing activities for the teens of Goreville. The village board voted unanimously to ...



Junior High Lady Cats fall to Johnston City

Last Monday night, the Goreville junior high girl’s basketball team lost a road contest at Johnston City, by the score of 40-22. The defeat was just the second of the year for the Junior Lady Cats, and puts their season recor...