Archive for October 2nd, 2013

Junior High Blackcats heading to State

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High baseball and softball teams are headed to the state tournament after the two teams won the Regional held in Goreville this past week. The Junior Blackcats defeated Vienna 9-3 Saturday ...


Subway opens in Goreville

The long-awaited opening of Subway is set for today, according to owners who have been working around the clock for the past week to put the finishing touches on the new establishment in downtown Goreville on Broadway. The new...


Marching Band closing in on goal for uniforms

The Goreville Junior High and High School marching band said they were excited to announce they are less than $1,000 away from completing their fund-raising efforts to outfit their members in new uniforms. A round of fund-raisi...


Frack Free Fest offers entertainment, information

The grass-roots organization Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment (SAFE) is offering an evening of free music, guest speakers and other entertainment in its pursuit to speak out against hydraulic fracturing i...



Eagles crush Falcons 46-0

By Mike McGinnis After a slow start, the Vienna-Goreville High School football team rolled to a 46-0 victory over Elverado-Trico last Saturday at Vienna. With the win, the Eagles improved their record to 3-2. V-G went on a 59 y...


Cubs help open game

Members of Cub Scout Pack 41 join members of local VFW Post 5222 as the opening color guard for Saturday’s home game in Vienna between the Eagles and Falcons. Pictured above, from left to right, are Cubs Jackson Fisher, Luke ...