Archive for October 23rd, 2013

Opposition to fracking in region remains resilient

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which members of the grass-roots organization SAFE, Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing Our Environment, spoke before the board in hopes of pa...


V-G Football earn spot in play-offs

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville football team qualified for the play-offs for the second straight year with a 23-7 victory over Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton last Saturday at Christopher. The win gives V-G a 5-3 record, wi...


Lady Cats prepare for Volleyball Regionals

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School volleyball team picked up a conference win on Wednesday of last week, as the Lady Blackcats defeated Sesser-Valier in three sets at Sesser.  McKenzi Schaede had eight kills, Madison S...


Robbie Nannie

Goreville — Robbie Nannie, 83, passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Herrin Hospital. Robbie was born on July 22, 1930 in Spring Hill, Tennessee to William and Nell (Dalton) Kinnard. She married Charles...



Lange Chiropractic Care office in Goreville to close

Dr. Jeffrey Lange said his office in Goreville’s last day of operation is slated for next Tuesday as he consolidates his services to his Metropolis clinic. Lange opened his office in Goreville more than two-and-a-half years a...


Blackcat Cross Country racing towards end of season

The cross country season is winding down with the Blackcats’ heading to the IHSA Regional meet this Saturday, Oct. 26 at West Frankfurt.  At the Benton Invitational this Monday, Oct. 21, Goreville’s Madison Arnold placed 3...