Archive for September 18th, 2013

Art Club promotes Blackcats athletes

Goreville Schools Art Club members Shelby Baggett (left) and Taylor Martin join Art Director Carlene Miller (not pictured) in hanging football and volleyball senior plaques on light poles downtown Goreville Monday evening.  Ar...


Goreville’s Seavers sets record in V-G 54-8 victory over Hamilton County

By Mike McGinnis In high school football action last Saturday, Connor Seavers set a new team record with four touchdowns and Will Dahmer added two more to lead Vienna-Goreville to a 54-8 win over Hamilton County at Vienna. The ...


Blackcats narrowly defeat Eagles in Pink Out match

By Mike McGinnis Last Monday night, the Goreville High School volleyball squad defeated Vienna in a close match at Goreville in three sets, 24-26, 25-19, 25-23. In the opening set, the Lady Blackcats built a 14-6 lead before Vi...


Goreville student repeats win in Kentucky Bass Masters

Goreville Junior High School student Caleb Murley earned the title of Kentucky Junior Bass-Master State Champion in the 11-14 year old division for a second year in a row. Murley, seen here with his father Brian Murley holding ...



Junior High Lady Cats claim Conference title

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High softball team swept the field at the S.I.C. Tournament last week to win the conference tourney for the first time since 2009. The Junior Lady Blackcats defeated Jonesboro in the champi...


Goreville Band marching towards success, new uniforms

As the Goreville Marching Band enters a new season of parades and performances with accolades already stacking up, its hard-earned and long-awaited shipment of new uniforms is just weeks away. The band set a challenging schedul...


Former Belknap clerk pleads guilty

Nancy J. Hester, 58, former clerk for the Village of Belknap, awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to a Class 2 Felony Theft of more than $25,000.00 from the Village she clerked for between 2010 and 2013. Hester faces three ...


Goreville High School to host fracking program

While the news surrounding high-volume horizontal fracturing in Johnson County has slowed since legislation was recently signed to oversee its practice, members of Southern Illinois Against Fracturing Our Environment (SAFE) sai...