Posts Tagged ‘Feature’

Goreville students learn safe driving habits at Traffic Safety Days

Goreville’s soon-to-be licensed drivers had an opportunity to experience and learn how to avoid road hazards as they took part in the sixth annual Williamson County traffic Safety Days at the Pavilion of the City of Marion la...


Fire guts Lake of Egypt home

Goreville Volunteer firefighters joined Lake Egypt Fire District Friday morning responding to a fire that broke out inside the home of Bobby Brown on 40 Buck Drive near Lake of Egypt just off of Eagle Point Bay Road. No injurie...


Lady Cats win Sectional title in overtime

Lady Cats join “Elite 8” in State The Goreville Lady Blackcats defeated Wayne City in overtime 41-40 Thursday evening in the Trico Class 1A Sectional tournament claiming their fourth straight IHSA Sectional Champion...


Johnson County is four weeks away from deciding on a Community Bill of Rights

Fracking the Vote: when ‘yes’ means ‘no’ When voters in Johnson County head to the polls March 18, to cast their ballots, they will have an opportunity to express their opinion on hydraulic fracturing in the region. But...



Lady Cats advance to Sectional finals

By Mike McGinnis On Monday night, the Goreville High School girls basketball team defeated Cobden in the opening round of the Trico sectional by the score of 76-51.  With the win the Lady Blackcats advance to the sectional cha...


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...


State Champs!

The Goreville Junior High School boy’s basketball team entered the history books Friday night with their 59-54 victory over Cairo to claim the State Championship game at the 2014 SIJHSAA Boys Class M State tournament held...


Candidates for Fracking Oversight Committee under consideration

The Johnson County commissioners had little more than a “thank you” in response to a pair of residents speaking at Monday’s meeting about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing and the imposition it presents for landowners a...



Junior Blackcats battle to buzzer to beat Sesser 29-27

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High School boys’ basketball team won its opening round game at the 2014 SIJHSAA Boys Class M State tournament held at Rend Lake College last Friday, defeating Sesser by the score of 29-2...


Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford denies sexual harassment claims

A former employee for Illinois State treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed the gubernatorial candidate sexually harassed him and used his state office to further his political aspirations in federal court Monday. Edmund Michalowski ...