Archive for January 16th, 2013

Jr. Lady Cats next Stop, state tourney

The Goreville Junior High girls’ basketball team won the Cobden Class M regional championship last Saturday by defeating Unity Point, 38-24. The Junior Lady Cats now move onto the state tournament at Rend Lake College, where ...


Lady Cats win over Gallatin at Eldorado Winter Classic

Last Saturday, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team opened play at the Eldorado Winter Classic tournament with a 74-32 win over Gallatin County.  The Lady Cats took control early as they led 31-1 after the first ...


Blackcats start Winter Classic tourney with win

On Monday night, the Goreville High School boys’ basketball team picked up a 64-49 win over Johnston City in opening round play at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic tournament.  The Blackcats were ahead 17-15 at the end ...


Scouts prepare for Arctic Camping

Goreville Boy Scout Troop 58 members work on their “Klondike Sledge” Saturday morning at the Methodist church. Troop 58 will join hundreds of other scouts from around Southern Illinois this weekend in an annual Klondike cam...



Jr. Blackcats defeat ZR 65-26

The Goreville Junior High boys’ basketball squad improved its season record to 19-1 with a 65-26 win at Zeigler-Royalton on Wednesday of last week.  The Junior Cats wind up their regular season with a game at Vienna this Thu...


Two blue dice and a Super Bowl dream

Sam Annable is running out of time. With Super Bowl Sunday just three weeks away, Annable’s goal of sending a child with a life threatening illness to the game is about to slip away. Annable, a Peoria Chiefs sales account exe...


SouthernTrust Bank names new CEO

SouthernTrust Bank recently announced its newest member in the hire of Gary Boblett as president and CEO bringing with him more than 30 years of banking experience. For much of his career Boblett has envisioned a time when he c...