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Courthouse Square comes to life with shoppers

What started as a cool cloudy day Saturday morning resulted in a great day for thousands of shoppers for the second Junque Jamboree on the Vienna Courthouse Square. An estimated 3,000 shoppers perused the square in search of th...


GHS athletes on All-Conference Teams

Five Goreville Junior High athletes were selected to the Southern Illini Conference All-Conference Teams. They are Shayna Elms first team, Jessica Schuetz second team, Peyton Massey second team, Tanner Dunn first team and Brade...


Miles signs with Greenville College

Caleb Miles, a three-year starter for the Goreville varsity baseball, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Greenville College next year. Miles, a catcher, hit .288 with six doubles and 17 RBI last year as a junior ...


River to River Relay this Saturday

The 28th annual River to River Relay will be held Saturday, April 12. Two thousand runners from across the country will be crossing Johnson County as they make their way to the finish line in Golconda. The race begins early Sat...



Quack quack!

It is time to get your ‘ducks in a row’ for the 8th Annual Duck Race to help Johnson County cancer patients. The Duck Race is a family fun event to be held Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Bella Terra Winery on Parker City Road near...


HerrinFesta Italiana entertainment announced

Two of country music’s hottest new male vocalists will anchor the 2014 HerrinFesta Italiana entertainment schedule. Thomas Rhett and Tyler Farr will be part of an entertainment package that also includes Canadian rock band Th...


Junque Jamboree coming April 5

 The Johnson County Junque Jamboree will be on Saturday, April 5, in Vienna, on the historic Vienna Public Square. This event begins at 7:00 a.m. Antiques, crafts, collectibles, “rusty gold,” and all sorts of items, from e...


GHS presents ‘The Royal Bachelor’

Goreville High School presented their annual spring musical, “The Royal Bachelor,” in the high school gymnasium on Friday and Saturday.  The production included 14 songs and a cast of 19 GHS students.  Seniors participati...



Goreville Band presents Jazz Dinner

The Goreville High School Jazz Band prepares for their upcoming Spaghetti Dinner fund-rasing performance in which the band will be performing during and after dinner with musical tunes such as Mood Indigo, April in Paris and Co...


Tim Gage chosen as Goreville’s 2013 Citizen of the Year

Goreville Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Tim Gage this past week by Mayor Larry Vaughn as Gage’s nomination praised his dedication to the Citizens of Goreville and his continual efforts to help make Goreville a sa...