Yearly Archives: 2014


Top Stories for 7-29-14

Appeals Court upholds Jacob Aaron Phillips’ sentence. Major portion of 200 block of Main is coming down. Hagemann joins Wolfgang for event. New Harmony celebrates, looks at uncertain future.

Jacob Aaron Phillips

Martha Kleinschmidt

Martha Kleinschmidt

Martha Louise (Shoemake) Kleinschmidt, 79, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 27, 2014 at West River Health Campus in Evansville. She was born August 25, 1934 in Posey County, Ind. She was the oldest child of Leonard and Maggie (Woodson) Shoemake. Martha was the office manager and bookkeeper at Bayer Insurance and Real Estate in […]


Winifred Martin

Winifred ‘Sue’ Martin, age 72, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital Gateway Campus. Sue had worked as a waitress for both the Red Geranium and F’s Steakhouse. She enjoyed working with people and had never met a stranger. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in […]

Winifred Martin

Edith Simmons

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Edith (Liberti) Simmons, 97, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 19, 2014 at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mount Vernon. She was born September 27, 1916 in Gainesville, N. Y., to Albert and Mary (Whitacre) Dumbleton. Edith worked in photography and was a Pink Lady volunteer at a hospital in Florida. She was preceded […]


Betty Underwood

Betty Catherine Underwood, 59, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born to William L. and Dorothy M. Brison Hillis on November 19, 1954, in Smyrna, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Hospice Family Care in Prescott, Arizona. After marrying her husband, Larry, they moved to Huber Heights, Ohio where they resided for 35 years. Betty […]


Kenley Kauffman

Kenley Kauffman

Kenley D. Kauffman, 47, of Mount Vernon, Indiana, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home. He was born on March 17, 1967, in Evansville, Indiana. Kenley was a member and Deacon at East Side Christian Church in Evansville. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon and the Mount […]


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.