Posts Tagged ‘Dixie Terry’

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 ...


Teapot Cottage in Goreville to reduce operations

Teapot Cottage owner and operator Dixie Terry, a long-time columnist for the Goreville Gazette, said that after hosting several hundred tea parties over the past 12 years that it was time to slow down. Teapot Cottage on Sidney ...


Special section earns first place in statewide competition

The Goreville Gazette was honored Thursday at the Illinois Press Association’s annual convention in Springfield for its production of a special section published last spring in the Gazette and The Vienna Times featuring the L...


Ray Kerley named Goreville 2012 Citizen of the Year

The Village of Goreville recognized Ray Kerley as the 2012 Citizen of the Year at its board meeting Monday evening. Kerley received several nominations for his continued support and volunteer work at the Ministerial Alliance wh...



Dixie Terry – News from Here & There: Nov. 14

The election is over!  Now, the political ads will no longer interrupt us, with their mud-slinging. I would have more respect for these national politicians if they would apply the millions they spend on advertising to paying ...


Regions Bank’s Vannetta Maze celebrates retirement, birthday

Vannetta Maze is presented roses from her son Paul while her husband Harold looks on as she celebrated her retirement from Regions Bank with family and friends.  The Gazette’s Dixie Terry reported: “A large crowd o...


Vennetta Maze to retire after 30 years with Regions

For as long as she can remember, Vennetta Maze has been sending birthday cards to family, friends, co-workers and others she has come to known, afraid to count or calculate the number the list has grown to today. Maze, who cele...


Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: Jun 6

Welcome to June, the month of “then if ever come perfect days.” And, we’ve already seen some of those! How about those Lady Blackcats and their state championship. Congrats to the hard working ladies and their...



Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: May 30

Although summer has not officially arrived, we have been given a preview of what is to come, with 90-degree temperatures and no rain for awhile. Get prepared for a long, hot summer. Congrats to all the Blackcats for their succe...


Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: May 23

And the rains came! Just in time, so I didn’t have to rise at dawn and water all the accumulated plants that need a daily drink. Lots of events are underway, so grab your datebook and take note. On Saturday, May 26, Tree ...