Archive for September 25th, 2013

Commissioners approve ballot initiative for electrical aggregation

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which they passed an ordinance by a vote of 2-to-1 to place on the March ballot a question regarding electrical aggregation. Electrical aggregatio...


Railing work completed on Broadway

Goreville welder Alex Knight works on installing railing last week as part of the Safe Routes to School project, which brought wheelchair access to downtown Goreville as well as construction of a path to connect W. Collins St. ...


Goreville FFA places 3rd in SIU Horse Judging Contest

Goreville FFA had two teams that competed in the SIU Horse Judging Contest held at the SIU Equine Center Sept. 6, 2013. Ashten Martin, Madison Walters, Gracie Snell, Montanna Allbright and Makanda Phillips (pictured above, left...


Harrisburg church to host Homecoming Gospel Choir

The Dorrisville Baptist Church in Harrisburg is set to host the 80-member Homecoming Gospel Choir with a concert Sunday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. “This great evening of southern gospel music, which captures all of the excitement an...