Archive for March 27th, 2013

Lady Cats season off to 2-1 start

The Goreville High School softball team picked up two wins last Saturday as the Lady Blackcats defeated Shawnee and Harrisburg in games played at Goreville.  With the wins, Goreville improved its record to 2-1. Against Shawnee...


Blackcats fall to Murphysboro, Du Quoin

Last Saturday, the Goreville High School baseball squad suffered a 7-3 loss at Murphysboro.  The Blackcats trailed 5-0 after the third inning before scoring a run in the top of the fourth.  The Red Devils answered with a pair...


Johnson County to hold public forum on fracking

The Johnson County commissioners agreed Monday to host a public forum in an attempt to hear from both sides of the argument over the debate on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. No date has been set, but the commissi...


Village request residents to refrain from flushing baby wipes

The Village of Goreville is facing an increase in the amount of clogging at a number of its sewage pump lift stations due to residents flushing baby wipes, hand wipes and other products that label themselves to be biodegradable...