Archive for August 7th, 2013

Standoff concludes without incident Tuesday evening

Authorities in Johnson County and Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 confirmed the conclusion of a four-day standoff that began Saturday with officers responding to a domestic disturbance on Old Cypress Road near Vienna an...


Goreville postpones sewer rate increases another month

The Goreville village board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday night in which it was decided that sewer rate increases would be put off for one more month to allow the board to run proposed rates with actual customer ...


Commissioners approve Depot personnel pay

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which they unanimously approved to assist in the funding of an employee for the Forman Depot Museum. Johnson County agreed to contribute $100 a we...


Red Cross: in urgent need of blood

Goreville United Methodist Church is scheduled to conduct a Red Cross blood drive Monday, Aug. 12, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. just as the Red Cross has issued a statement calling for donors. “While thousands of people answered t...



Goreville residents encouraged to apply for grants

Applications for rehabilitation grants are available at the village of Goreville city hall with possible funding in the amount of $20,000 for qualified applicants. The grant allows for any home in the Goreville village limits t...