Archive for February 5th, 2014

K-n-K Kitchen files for bankruptcy

After closing unexpectedly at the end of April last year and having been open for only 34 days, K-n-K Kitchen officially filed Chapter 7 in the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Illinois. A meeting of c...


Blackcats dominate over Elverado in 85-23 win

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School boys’ basketball team picked up a pair of conference wins last week.  On Monday (Jan. 27), the Blackcats cruised to an 85-23 victory over Elverado at Goreville.  Goreville took a 3...


Lady Cats defeat Vienna, Zeigler-Royalton on the road

Coach Mike Helton reaches 400th career victory By Mike McGinnis On Wednesday of last week, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Vienna, 71-45, at Vienna.  The Lady Blackcats jumped out to a 24-12 first q...


Johnson County prepares for March primary election

Johnson County will hold its 2014 primary elections March 18 for treasurer, sheriff, clerk, commissioner and other state and federal positions all on the ballot. Voters will also decide on two ballot initiatives with one regard...



Jr. Blackcats heading to state after claiming regional title

The Goreville Junior High School Blackcats defeated the Cobden Appleknockers Saturday in the SIJHSAA Boys Class M Basketball Regional championship game by a score of 63-40.  This marks the tenth t...