Archive for August 6th, 2015

FERNE CLYFFE STATE PARK, THEN AND NOW

By Dixie Terry Nearly everyone in Johnson County has visited Ferne Clyffe State Park at Goreville. And, for those who haven’t, make a point to drive through and take a look. It is especially beautiful in the early spring and ...


First property tax installment due Friday, Aug. 14

Johnson County treasurer Brent Williams reminds real estate owners that Friday, August 14, 2015 is the last day to pay the first installment of their Johnson County real estate taxes without penalties. After Friday there will b...


Goreville student visits congressman in D.C.

By Mike Kolb Nathan Carrington of Goreville recently spent some time in Washington, D.C. and had the chance to speak with Congressman John Shimkus.  Carrington was in the nation’s capital for a convention of the Young Americ...


Goreville School to offer college courses to students

This school year, Goreville Schools will be able to offer more than just a diploma.  The Goreville CUSD No. 1 school board has approved providing certification in four vocational areas that students can use to enter the workfo...