Posts Tagged ‘News’

Renovation projects underway downtown

Downtown Goreville is experiencing a time of new development and rehabilitation.  The Goreville Ministerial Alliance building is getting a well-deserved face-lift and will now meet ADA accessibility requirements.  The buildin...


Russell wins Lake’s club championship

By Don Sanders, Editor Emeritus It has been eighteen years since a golfer from Johnson County has won the title of Lake of Egypt Medal Play Club Champion. This year, it is 19-year old J.T. Russell, son of J.R., of Goreville. J...


Goreville fire department holds controlled burn

What at first looked like a major out-of-control house fire was actually a controlled burn conducted by the Goreville Fire Department. As part of a training exercise on Saturday, July 26, volunteers from the local fire departme...


Goreville processes over 400 students in one day of registration

Goreville Grade School and High School registration for the 2014-15 school year was held last week in the school cafeteria and processed over 400 students in one day. According to principal Jerri Miller, this is the first day t...



2014 Freedom Fest 5K Winners

This year’s 5K Freedom Fest Run/Walk race represented the fourth year for the event and even though the list of participants was a little smaller, the overall enthusiasm was great. This year fifty-three runners, some hard-cor...


Vienna citywide yard sale this weekend

The City of Vienna is hosting a citywide yard sale this Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7. More than 50 yard sales will be happening throughout the city during the two day event. Sales will be at individual homes and at the Vie...


Track team represented at Class 1A state semifinals

At the sectional meet at Fairfield on May 22, the Goreville High School boys track team had two boys advance to State 1A Semifinals at O’Brian Stadium, at EIU, in Charleston. Kyle Kinder placed 2nd in the high jump with a per...



King hired as new elementary principal

The Goreville CUSD #1 Board of Education on May 19, 2014 at their regularly scheduled meeting, voted unanimously to extend a contract to Christina King to become the new elementary principal/district special education coordinat...


Webb honored

Goreville School Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb was honored Wednesday morning, May 21, at John A. Logan College as one of twelve Leaders Among Us, sponsored by The Southern Illinoisan newspaper. Webb was honored for his dedicat...