Posts Tagged ‘News’

GHS graduation held Saturday

The Goreville High School graduation ceremony this year brought a somewhat bittersweet evening.  There was of course joy for the successful completion of twelve long years of school, but also sorrow as classmates bid so-long t...


Goreville holds ‘Vision’ planning meeting

As the next step in Goreville’s “Village Vision Process,” several community leaders and interested citizens attended the plan presentation meeting held Thursday, May 15, at the Goreville Masonic Lodge. The Goreville Villa...


Goreville track teams shine

Congratulations to the Goreville Blackcats Boys Track Team for their good showing at the Conference meet in Chester on Monday, May 19. Dash runner, Zeke Snell grabbed 1st Place in the 400 meter dash at the meet.  Kyle Kinder m...


Firefighters respond to Goreville house fire Wednesday

Within only about three minutes of the 911 call about a house fire north of Goreville on Wednesday afternoon, May 7, the first emergency responder was on the scene.  The house was the residence of Brandon Travelstead and Heat...



Grade school presents Alice in Wonderland Jr.

We told you that it was going to be a great performance, and indeed it was! This year’s musical production, “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.,” put on by the Goreville Grade School was something I am sure the kids will remember f...


Duck Race welcomes large crowd and sunny weather

AND… THEY’RE OFF!  Out of the gate with blazing speed surged more than one thousand ducks, plastic ones that is. Okay, maybe their speed was a little less than “blazing,” but with the absolutely gorgeous weather an...


Prom to be held Saturday

The Goreville High School prom will be held this coming Saturday evening at the high school.   Pictured above are the senior king and queen candidates. Front row, left to right:  Jacee Gold, daughter of David and Trina Gold; ...


Darnell signs with John A. Logan

Goreville standout athlete Haley Darnell recently signed a letter of intent to play basketball for John A. Logan College at Carterville. Darnell emerged as one of the finest players in Goreville basketball history this season....



Goreville students participate in bowling tournament

Eight Goreville students participated April 4 in a Special Olympics bowling tournament at SI Bowl at Carterville. Participants included, above from left, Brook Hensley, Pam Craig, Jamie Phalin, Jacob Billingsley, Brooklyn Franc...


Blackcats win back-to-back games Saturday

Under a clear sunny sky with temperatures in the low-mid 70’s, Blackcats baseball fans not only soaked in the sun, but enjoyed back-to-back victories. The Goreville Blackcats team defeated Pinckneyville, 6-5 and Century, 6-2,...