Posts Tagged ‘Feature’

Lady Cats up two at Eldorado Winter Classic tournament

By Mike McGinnis Last Monday, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team notched its second win at the Eldorado tournament by defeating Vienna, 66-57.  The Lady Blackcats trailed 11-10 after the first quarter before th...


Goreville Village Vision project seeks parents, business input

The Goreville Village Vision planning project is still underway and coordinators said follow-up surveys are taking place this week and next. Two surveys are going out this week as part of the ongoing Goreville Village Vision co...


Goreville Methodist Church to host blood drive January 23

The Goreville United Methodist Church is set to host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. January 23. The Red Cross recently reported that it typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday seaso...


Residents, Commissioners committed to protecting Johnson County

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Monday after severe weather the previous week shut down much of the region closing businesses, schools and scheduled events. The postponement of the regularly sch...



Goreville Schools out of “Snow Days”

School officials, teachers and students alike returned to school Friday after something of an extended Christmas break due to severe weather that shut down much of the region over the past weeks. With only five “Emergency Day...


Goreville Blackcats to celebrate homecoming Friday, Saturday

Goreville High School’s homecoming will be held Friday, Jan. 17 at the high school gymnasium with the Blackcats taking on Christopher. The king and queen coronation will take place Saturday, Jan. 18 at the high school beginni...


Arctic air, record lows shuts down much of Johnson County

Johnson County joined much of the Midwest on Monday and Tuesday with schools and businesses closing and activities postponed, as a polar vortex pushed temperatures to record subzero lows not experienced here for the past 20 yea...


More than 20,000 comments sent to IDNR over fracking regulations

With the deadline to submit comments regarding draft rules governing the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act coming to a close last Friday, several groups opposed to the practice said the rules do not do enough to protect Illin...



Blackcats take 3rd at Sesser

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School boys basketball team won third place at the Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament by defeating the host Red Devils, 60-58, on Monday of last week.  The Blackcats finished tourney play with...


Goreville competes at Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament

By Mike McGinnis Dec. 26 vs. Waltonville In opening round action at the Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament last Thursday, the Goreville High School boys basketball team defeated Waltonville by the score of 46-43.  The Spartans w...