Yearly Archives: 2014


Top Stories for 7-22-14

New Harmony residents to wait out decision on FEMA Flood Plain plan. Arrests made in ‘shots fired’ call. State mandates require extra court security here. Several records fall in Posey County News/Brittlebank Invitational. Two former Vikings, Princeton Legion players to go Division 1.

Olney Ill., and Mount Vernon Ind., swimmers line up, preparing for the 12 and under Girls Medley Relay.

Marilyn Marcum

Marilyn Marcum

Marilyn J. Marcum, 63, of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born June 5, 1951 in Evansville, Ind. to Herb and Grace (Slygh) Lueder. Marilyn was a member at Harvestime Temple. She graduated from Mount Vernon Senior High School with the class of 1969. Marilyn […]


Katherine South

Katherine S. South, 80 of Mount Vernon, Ind. passed away Saturday July 18, 2014 at Westpark Rehabilitation Center in Evansville. She was born April 12, 1934 in Carmi, Ill., the daughter of George B. and Daisy Rose (Kimbull) Mick. Katherine was a retired Health Care Nurse and was a member of the Savah Baptist Church. […]

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Pictured are the four Posey County 4-H Fair pageant winners. :left to right are Duchess Isabel Glaser, Queen Hillary May, Teen Queen Ellen May, and Princess Alison Gansman. Photo by Dave Pearce

Top Stories for 7-15-14

FEMA ‘flood plain’ redesignation latest hurdle for New Harmony. Wilson to replace Sheets on Cynthiana town board. Main Street, USA, is a ‘sticky’ situation here. It is ‘May Day’ at Posey County Fair’s pageant night. New ‘social host’ law puts more bite in underage drinking charge. State Fair Queen to attend Posey County Fair Tuesday.


Expert claims state figures skewed

By Lois Mittino Gray Tom Straw pores over topographic maps and computer printouts doing pencil computations and line drawings to help explain why he believes the two highest recorded floods on the Wabash River are anomalies. He feels neither figure should be used by experts to determine the highest elevation necessary for designating a class […]

Tom Straw pointing to the area of New Harmony flooding on the topographic map.

Kimberly Moye 1

Kimberly Ann Moye, 44, of Wadesville, Indiana, born to Jack D. and Sharon (Crowe) Wiseman on February 14, 1970, in Evansville, Indiana, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Wadesville, Indiana with her loving husband at her side from an inoperable brain tumor. She was a member of Zion Lippe United Church of Christ and […]


Robert Brauser 2

Robert Dale Brauser, 78 of Mount Vernon died Thursday July 10, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born December 24, 1935 in Mount Vernon the son of Adolph A. and Helen (Cole) Brauser. He married Barbara Buchanan and she preceded him in death. Bob had worked as a welder at Babcock and Wilcox […]


Robert Martin

Robert Frederick Martin, 87, of Evansville, passed away July 11, 2014, at his home. He was born February 8, 1927, in Evansville, to the late George and Carrie (Huck) Martin. Robert graduated from Indiana University where he earned his Bachelors and MBA. He taught at Mount Vernon High School from 1952-1956 and the University of […]


Steven Springer

Steven Charles Springer, 58, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 11, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born May 12, 1956 to Charles L. Springer and the late Betty J. Springer. Steven was a truck driver for Poshard & Son Trucking. He was an avid fisherman, duck and goose hunter, and was a member of […]


Johnnie Beeson

Johnnie Louis Beeson, 75, of Lynnville, Indiana, born to Roy Louis and Allie Fay (Smith) Beeson on July 7, 1939 in Paris, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and sports. He was a retired heating and air conditioning sheet metal worker; served in […]