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Vienna citywide yard sale this weekend

The City of Vienna is hosting a citywide yard sale this Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7. More than 50 yard sales will be happening throughout the city during the two day event. Sales will be at individual homes and at the Vie...


King hired as new elementary principal

The Goreville CUSD #1 Board of Education on May 19, 2014 at their regularly scheduled meeting, voted unanimously to extend a contract to Christina King to become the new elementary principal/district special education coordinat...


Webb honored

Goreville School Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb was honored Wednesday morning, May 21, at John A. Logan College as one of twelve Leaders Among Us, sponsored by The Southern Illinoisan newspaper. Webb was honored for his dedicat...


GHS graduation held Saturday

The Goreville High School graduation ceremony this year brought a somewhat bittersweet evening.  There was of course joy for the successful completion of twelve long years of school, but also sorrow as classmates bid so-long t...



Goreville holds ‘Vision’ planning meeting

As the next step in Goreville’s “Village Vision Process,” several community leaders and interested citizens attended the plan presentation meeting held Thursday, May 15, at the Goreville Masonic Lodge. The Goreville Villa...


Grade school presents Alice in Wonderland Jr.

We told you that it was going to be a great performance, and indeed it was! This year’s musical production, “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.,” put on by the Goreville Grade School was something I am sure the kids will remember f...


Duck Race welcomes large crowd and sunny weather

AND… THEY’RE OFF!  Out of the gate with blazing speed surged more than one thousand ducks, plastic ones that is. Okay, maybe their speed was a little less than “blazing,” but with the absolutely gorgeous weather an...


Prom to be held Saturday

The Goreville High School prom will be held this coming Saturday evening at the high school.   Pictured above are the senior king and queen candidates. Front row, left to right:  Jacee Gold, daughter of David and Trina Gold; ...



Goreville FFA brings home multiple awards

John Linton won the area of Ag Mechanics Repair and Maintenance in Section 24.  John kept records on the work he completed for his automotive repair enterprise. Montanna Albright won the area of Landscaping Management in both ...


Odom wins adidas® OVC Player of the Week award

  On the back of a breakout week, freshman Taylor Odom of the Murray State softball team has been named as the adidas® OVC Player of the Week for the first time in her carer.   The Goreville native helped power MSU t...