Archive for August 14th, 2013

Goreville Guardsman ranks second in state in marksmanship

Sgt. Zachary Zimerman, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, contributed to this story Goreville native and Illinois National Guardsman Sgt. Raleigh G. Walker placed second overall in the 2013 Illinois Army National Guard Adj...


Students, teachers return to school

Goreville Schools kicked off the new year Monday evening with an Open House and Orientation to allow parents and students a chance to ask questions and prepare for their first day of school Tuesday morning.  Grade school stude...


Car, truck show benefits Masonic Children’s Home

Despite a spate of wet weather recently, the Second Annual Saline Masonic Car and Truck Show held this past Saturday more than doubled its previous year’s donations by raising $569 for the Masonic Children’s Home located in...


Stuff the Bus receives Freedom Fest check

Stuff the Bus program coordinator Shirley Goins accepted a check on behalf of the program from the Village of Goreville Freedom Fest committee in the amount of $784.03 Saturday afternoon at the United Methodist Church. Freedom ...



Audubon Society to celebrate Insect Awareness, Appreciation Day

The Illinois Audubon Society’s Shawnee Chapter is set to host its 18th Annual Insect Awareness and Appreciation Day at War Bluff Valley Sanctuary in Pope County on Aug. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. “You’ve got to appreciate one...