Archive for March 13th, 2013

Blackcat athlete first in Goreville Schools to receive golf scholarship

Goreville Blackcat Senior J.T. Russell has signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf at the AIB College of Business in Des Moines, Iowa becoming the first player in Goreville School’s history to receive a golf schol...


Goreville FFA members win Proficiency, Poultry awards

Nine members of the Goreville FFA Chapter won individual awards at the Section 24 Proficiency Awards held at Shawnee College February 26, 2013. Jeri Maze won the area of Forage Production Placement. Jeri kept records on cutting...


Fifth Grade Blackcats place 5th at Eldorado

The Goreville Blackcats 5th grade boys took 5th place in the Eldorado tournament this past weekend by winning three out of four games. Landon Albright was selected to the All-Tournament team and Jackson McCree won the three poi...


County Commissioners sign mutual aid agreement

Johnson County board of commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which the final draft of an Emergency Services and Disaster Agency (ESDA) Mutual Aid resolution was signed. The resolution was agreed to last...



Video gambling gets started in Johnson County

Even though video gambling has been in practice in Illinois since October of last year, Johnson County establishments are only just now getting in on the act with Big Boys On the Loop taking the lead in turning its machines on....


Goreville youths to entertain for charity

Goreville students Christine Bryant and Zane Schuetz are scheduled to perform as Cinderella and Prince Charming in an upcoming charity event for the Miss Southern Sweetheart Scholarship and Children’s Miracle Network. Bryant ...