Posts Tagged ‘Larry Vaughn’

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...


Sewer, water rates to increase in August

Members of Goreville’s Village Board recently met for a series of committee meetings to determine new sewer and water rates as the town continues to struggle to balance the cost of service. On Monday, at the Village’s regul...


Family Dollar opens in Goreville

Goreville Mayor Larry Vaughn cuts the ribbon at the Family Dollar grand opening celebration Saturday morning to officially open the store. Members of Goreville’s Village Board and Johnson County’s Chamber of Commerce joined...


Safe Routes nears completion

Concrete finisher James Ealey, of E.T. Simonds, helps to prepare the molding for the handicap accessibility ramp on Broadway in downtown Goreville as part of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School p...



Village swears in new, returning members of its board

The Goreville Village Board expressed “heart-felt” sentiments as long-time Trustee Tim Gage stepped aside for a newly elected trustee to be sworn in as Mayor Larry Vaughn said the new member, “Had some pretty big shoes to...


Three districts respond to fire in Goreville

Firefighters from Goreville, Lake Egypt and Vienna fire districts responded to a house fire at 508 South Fly in Goreville at approximately 3:30 p.m. Friday where thick, brown smoke could be seen escaping from the attic while th...


Vaughn elected to 4th term

Goreville Mayor Larry Vaughn was re-elected to another four-year term in Johnson County’s Consolidated Elections Tuesday. Vaughn has served as Goreville’s mayor for the past 12 years and said he is looking forward t...


Village encourages homeowners to install sewer check valve

In response to the Village of Goreville finding itself paying for the restoration of a local homeowner’s basement damaged by a backup of sewage this past summer, the board of trustees voted in favor of issuing a mailing encou...



Christmas lights shine bright in Goreville

The Goreville Village Board recently ended its Christmas lights contest saying that a tightening of the Village’s budget coupled with the difficulty of operating the contest helped push the decision to a vote. Goreville resid...


Village approves water line upgrade

The Goreville Village Board met for a regularly schedule meeting Monday night in which it approved a proposal to seek a $450,000 grant to replace more than 20,000 linear feet of aging water lines and approximately 230 water met...