Archive for August, 2013

William Rossdeuther

Buncombe — William Rossdeuther, 68, passed away at 7:28am on Friday, August 30, 2013 at his home. William was born on September 3, 1944 to Joseph and Mable (Myer) Rossdeuther in Lake County, Illinois. It was his wishes to...


Citywide Cleanup returns

The Goreville Village board of trustees recently approved financing to conduct a three-day, citywide cleanup to begin Sept. 6 and run through Sept. 8, with dumpsters available across the street from the fire department. Dumping...


Horace Edward “Ed” Annable

Goreville – Horace Edward “Ed” Annable, 76, passed away at 5:25 am on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at his home. Ed was born on December 21, 1936 in Lone Oak, Arkansas to Samuel and Cara Lee (Woodside) Annable. He marrie...


Lady Cats Volleyball looking to rebuild for road ahead

The Goreville Blackcats Varsity Volleyball team’s roster may read like a junior varsity team with its lack of seniors and only three juniors, but its commitment and performance Monday night in its opening game reads “All Va...



Vienna-Goreville football kicks off Saturday

By Mike McGinnis First home game set for Saturday at 1 p.m. The Vienna-Goreville High School football team will open its season this Saturday against Johnston City.  Kick-off is set for 1:00 p.m. at Vienna.  Last year, V-G lo...


Crossing America one step at a time; Maine to California

When Salem, N.Y. native James McKeighan decided he would like to walk across America, his family and friends thought he was “nuts” and would likely quit within the first few weeks. Nearly five months later and more than 1,2...


10th Annual Blackcats Golf Scramble seeks participants

The Goreville High School Athletic Department recently announced the date of its annual golf scramble, which is scheduled for Sept. 21, at the Gambit Golf Club in Vienna. This year marks the athletic department’s tenth year i...


Dollar General holds second annual collection for Cache Creek Animal Rescue

The Goreville Dollar General store recently began its second annual collection for the Cache Creek Animal Rescue Center of Anna. Collected items will help the not-for-profit animal rescue in its daily operations and Cache Creek...



Junior High Lady Cats place second in Marion Tournament

The Goreville Junior High School Blackcats softball team took second place against 16 teams at the Marion Tournament this past Saturday. Coach Eric Goins said the “girls did really good” against some heavy competition for t...


Illinois increases speed limit to 70 mph on rural highways

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn approved legislation Monday that will increase the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on interstate highways and is to take effect at the beginning of the new year. The new law brings Illinois’ speed li...