Archive for October 16th, 2013

Goreville FFA Chapter wins Section 24 Land Use Contest

The Section 24 Land Use Contest was held October 3, 2013 at the Southern Illinois University. There were 13 teams present at the event with approximately 250 individuals competing. Dallas Melot placed first overall, Caleb...


2013 State Champions

The Goreville Junior High Blackcats’ 2013 baseball team earned its place in history Thursday as the team defeated Nashville 9-4 at the Perry County Fairgrounds in Pinckneyville to claim the 2013 Southern Illinois Junior High ...


Zombie Car Wash cleans up

Members of the Goreville High School Art Club take a break from washing cars to pose for a portrait last week as the Art Club held a Zombie Car Wash at the Dollar General Store to help raise funds for future field trips.  Art ...


Marching Blackcats’ uniforms arrive

The Goreville Marching Blackcats take a moment to pose for a picture wearing their new uniforms for the Carmi Corn Days’ parade in which the team placed second.  “The band members and I are very grateful to all of ...



Vienna-Goreville falls hard to Carmi-White County

By Mike McGinnis Last Saturday at Vienna, the V-G football Eagles lost to Carmi-White County by the score of 36-8. The loss puts V-G’s record at 4-3 with two games remaining. The Bulldogs took an 8-0 lead when they scored on ...


Lady Blackcats finish tourney 3-1

By Mike McGinnis Last Saturday, the Goreville High School volleyball team finished play at the Thompsonville tournament with a 3-1 record. The Lady Blackcats beat Thompsonville in three sets, then defeated Gallatin County and C...


Belknap clerk sentenced 3 years in IDOC

The honorable judge James Williamson cited a recent increase in Illinois public officials heading to court in allegations of theft from the communities that entrusted them to office as part of his reasoning in denying former Be...