Posts Tagged ‘Freedom Fest’

Stuff the Bus receives Freedom Fest check

Stuff the Bus program coordinator Shirley Goins accepted a check on behalf of the program from the Village of Goreville Freedom Fest committee in the amount of $784.03 Saturday afternoon at the United Methodist Church. Freedom ...


2013 July 4th Freedom Fest draws record crowd

The Village of Goreville celebrated its annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest this past week with organizers reporting a record turnout for all events. Coming off its postponement of its fireworks display due to drought last year,...


Stuff the Bus program supplies students, in need of support

With Goreville Schools’ registration arriving a few weeks earlier this year, coordinators for Stuff the Bus program said they are not entirely ready. Goreville Schools will conduct registration in the school cafeteria on Tues...


Goreville’s Jim Cato to headline Freedom Fest

Goreville’s Freedom Fest Fourth of July celebration is only weeks away with the schedule of events and acts announced as it heads into the final stages of planning. The Freedom Fest committee said they are “proud” to welc...



Freedom Fest budget set

The Goreville Village Trustees debated for some time Monday night over the proposed budget for Goreville’s singular summer event; Freedom Fest. The Village agreed to take part in Goreville School’s Fall Festival after its s...


Scenes from Goreville Fall Fest 2012

Goreville Schools teamed up with the city and celebrated its annual Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 20 with food, games, music and fireworks at the Village Park and coordinators said the venue might become permanent as “ever...


Concert series, fireworks rescheduled for Oct.

With temperatures reaching record highs and drought conditions persisting throughout Southern Illinois, the Goreville Freedom Fest committee had little choice in postponing its Fourth of July evening concert series and firework...


Village of Goreville to begin Safe Routes construction in fall

The Village of Goreville board members met in a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening in which a tentative time frame for the new Safe Routes to School sidewalk constructions was set to possibly begin in September. No furt...



Freedom Fest fireworks postponed

UPDATED: Goreville Freedom Fest fireworks postponed The Village of Goreville’s Freedom Fest committee announced Saturday evening that it would join Vienna and other Southern Illinois communities in postponing its firework...


Goreville Freedom Fest provides full day of features, fun

With just a week to go before Goreville kicks off its annual Fourth of July celebration, now in its third year as an all-day event called Freedom Fest, committee members responsible for its production are encouraged by the favo...