Archive for March 20th, 2013

Illinois moves closer to enacting fracking regulations

The Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act is moving closer to passage with more than 50 sponsors including downstate lawmakers Reps. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro and John E. Bradley, D-Marion, b...


Donkey Basketball kicks off Friday

The Goreville High School Sophomore class is once again sponsoring a night of Donkey Basketball.  The activity is to begin Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. in the High School gym with advance tickets on sale for $6 while tickets at ...


Goreville Beta Club members awarded at state convention

Goreville Beta Club members, from left to right, sophomore Jennifer Hudson, seniors Aaron Brenningmeyer, Kristina Hardee and Kayce Williams all recently placed at the Beta Club Convention held in Springfield with Hudson receivi...


Junior High Band members awarded at Solo Contest

Members of the Junior High School band recently performed at the Illinois Grade School Music Association Solo contest in Benton with Goreville students placing in top honors.  Pictured above, front row, left to right: Ellie Gr...



K-n-K Kitchen officially open for business

By the time this is being read, the news is already out, that the former “Old Homeplace” restaurant has re-opened as K-N-K’s Kitchen.  The surrounding communities have been anxiously awaiting the opening. The Grand Openi...


Goreville 5th, 6th grade girls place at Eldorado tourney

The Goreville 6th grade girl’s basketball team recently finished fourth place at the Eldorado tournament with Cheyenne Walker making the 1st team, All-tournament team. Pictured above, front row, left to right: Kelsey Ray, Pay...


Consolidated Election early voting begins

Early voting in Goreville takes place today, Wednesday, March 20 until 7 p.m. Early voting for this year’s Consolidated Election started Monday at the election office in downtown Vienna and will run through April 4 allowing m...