Archive for February 20th, 2013

Lady Cats fall in OT at Salem Super Sectional

The season ended for the Goreville High School girl’s basketball team at the Salem Class 1A supersectional last Monday night.  The Lady Blackcats lost in overtime to Cowden-Herrick-Beecher City, by the score of 70-57.  Gore...


Blackcats claim BDC West title second year in a row

Last Saturday, the Goreville High School boys’ basketball team won its second consecutive BDC West conference title with a 69-51 victory at Chester.  The Blackcats were unbeaten in conference play with a 12-0 record and have...


Legislation to halt hydraulic fracturing introduced in Illinois

In its battle to help enact regulation on hydraulic fracturing, or restrict it altogether, Southern Illinois Against Fracturing our Environment [SAFE] felt a bit of joy recently when state Sen. Mattie Hunter, D-IL 3rd District,...