Posts Tagged ‘Feature’

I-57 ramps at Goreville to be closed

  The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists of upcoming Interstate ramp closures. Beginning on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, weather permitting, the I-57 south bound entrance and exit ramps (Exit 40...


Goreville Blackcats win Class 1-A title

The Goreville Blackcats won the Illinois High School Association’s Class 1A State title in baseball today, in five innings. Watch upcoming editions of the “Goreville Gazette” for more details.    


Goreville ladies win State Championship

The season ended for the Goreville Junior Lady Blackcats on Friday, January 29 with the team hoisting the State Championship trophy in the air.  Achieving the incredibly rare perfect season, they went 29-0 en route to their vi...


Goreville School named “School of the Year” by Sam’s Club

Goreville schools have been named the 2015 “School of the Year” by the area Sam’s Club for their outstanding dedication to student achievement by utilizing the integration of their new technology programs, particularly th...



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 ...


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...


Junior Blackcats State Champions Special Section

With less than a minute and half on the clock and up by only one point against Sesser in the first round of the 2014 SIJHSAA Boys Class M State tournament held at Rend Lake College, Goreville Junior High School basketball coach...



Blackcats claim Class 1A Regional title in home victory

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School boys’ basketball team won its own Class 1A regional tournament last Friday with an 81-69 victory over Zeigler-Royalton.  The win moves the Blackcats into the NCOE sectional for a Tu...


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...