Archive for January 9th, 2013

Commissioners praise Johnson County response to storm

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which the commissioners praised the rescue efforts of emergency personnel responding during the recent snowstorm. A weather-related two-vehicle tr...


Blackcats defeat Trico

Trico falls in come-from-behind Blackcat victory The Goreville High School boys’ basketball team improved its season record to 9-3 with a 73-68 come from behind win over Trico last Friday (Jan. 4) at Goreville. The victory gi...


Former Blackcat named to basketball Hall of Fame

The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association recently named former Goreville High School Blackcat All-Star Greg Cruse, class of 1974, to be inducted into the 2013 Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame. Cruse was recognized Friday nig...


Lady Cats defeat Chester, remain undefeated

The Goreville High School girls’ basketball squad remained unbeaten with an 81-32 win over Chester last Monday night at Goreville. The Lady Cats season record now stands at 17-0. Up next for Goreville is a home contest with S...



Ray Kerley named Goreville 2012 Citizen of the Year

The Village of Goreville recognized Ray Kerley as the 2012 Citizen of the Year at its board meeting Monday evening. Kerley received several nominations for his continued support and volunteer work at the Ministerial Alliance wh...


Goreville announces its 2013 board meeting schedule

The Village of Goreville recently released its 2013 schedule of regular monthly board meetings, which are conducted in the village hall council room and begin at 6 p.m. The meetings are held the first Monday of each month unles...