Pictorials

Fresh from the farm

Goreville’s young entrepreneur Hunter Francis poses with one of his pumpkins he was selling in front of H&H and Sullivan’s Trucking in downtown Goreville Monday evening. Hunter was joined by his sister Brooklyn ...


Zombie Car Wash cleans up

Members of the Goreville High School Art Club take a break from washing cars to pose for a portrait last week as the Art Club held a Zombie Car Wash at the Dollar General Store to help raise funds for future field trips.  Art ...


Cubs help open game

Members of Cub Scout Pack 41 join members of local VFW Post 5222 as the opening color guard for Saturday’s home game in Vienna between the Eagles and Falcons. Pictured above, from left to right, are Cubs Jackson Fisher, Luke ...


Railing work completed on Broadway

Goreville welder Alex Knight works on installing railing last week as part of the Safe Routes to School project, which brought wheelchair access to downtown Goreville as well as construction of a path to connect W. Collins St. ...



Art Club promotes Blackcats athletes

Goreville Schools Art Club members Shelby Baggett (left) and Taylor Martin join Art Director Carlene Miller (not pictured) in hanging football and volleyball senior plaques on light poles downtown Goreville Monday evening.  Ar...


Tour de Hope rider collecting to help others

Goreville resident Joe Martin said he is ready to ride in the Sixth Annual Tour de Hope, which is set for Sept. 28 and takes riders from downtown Marion and out into the surrounding countryside helping to raise operating funds ...


Peach harvest exceeds expectations

Eastman Orchard opens for a week of You Pick to handle its excess peaches Eastman Orchards opened its orchards to “You Pick” recently as it was contending with an over abundance of ripening fruit. “With all of the rain we...


Not closing, not for sale

Rebecca Simmons sits quietly reading Robert Liparulo’s “Watcher In The Woods” while waiting for customers at Goreville’s Tropical Sno.  Owners said recent rumors have circulated causing customers to believe the busines...



Sharon, LaVon Johnson celebrate 50th

Life long Goreville residents Sharon and LaVon Johnson woke to a front yard decorated with 50 gold balloons and pink flamingos Friday morning. The setup was provided by their children and put in place by the Goreville High Scho...


Summertime on Broadway

Goreville life-long resident and raconteur Bill Kelley stops to chat with Lawanda Billingsley for a few minutes before continuing on down Broadway to inspect the Safe Routes to School project.