Daily Archives: January 2, 2014


Lady Vikings fall to Flora, finish Fourth in Merry Mule

By Steven Kochersperger After beating Wayne City and allowing only 14 total points earlier in the day, the North Posey Lady Vikings were one win away from playing in the Championship game in the Fairfield Merry Mule Holiday tournament this past weekend. The Vikings continued to work hard offensively and defensively but eventually ran into […]


Mount Vernon’s Harley Gorman battles his opponent in this weekend’s Mater Dei Holiday Classic. Photo by Steven Kochersperger

Posey County grapplers fair well in Holiday Classic

By Steven Kochersperger The Mater Dei Holiday Classic was held this past week with sixteen teams from Indiana and Kentucky sending athletes to compete during the Christmas break. This annual event is very popular among area wrestling fans and this year’s competition did not disappoint. Posey County had a strong contingent of wrestlers in the […]


NH Town Council reviews gas line, sewer plant

By Valerie Werkmeister Members of the New Harmony Town Council voted to push forward with a project to move the town’s gas utility line off the Wabash River Bridge. A public hearing was held during their meeting on Thursday, December 19, to discuss the project. John DiDomizio of Morley and Associates presented five different proposals […]


MV, CountryMark deal expands soccer

By Valerie Werkmeister A property exchange between Posey County and CountryMark will eventually make playing soccer a little safer for Mount Vernon youth. The Posey County Commissioners approved the transfer of approximately 15 acres of land during their December 17, meeting. Attorney Adam Farrar facilitated the transfer and explained the county owns property adjacent to […]


Posey County companies win ‘green’ awards

From Sustainable Evansville Newsletter Winners of the 2013 Sustainable Evansville Awards were announced on December 10 at the Sustainable Evansville Awards Ceremony during the Rotary Club meeting. For 2013, Sustainable Evansville Awards Winners were SABIC, of Mount Vernon for its Sodium Nitrite Purge Process and another Posey County based company, Verde Partners, LLC, for its […]

SABIC Sodium Nitrite Recovery Team: from left, Lioba Kloppenburg, Bryan Stegall, Chris Poirier, Tom Guggenheim, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, Joe Castrale, and Jake Oberholtzer.

David Lemp

David L. Lemp, age 77 of Mount Vernon, died Sunday afternoon December 22, 2013 at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 3, 1936 in East Saint Louis, the son of Henry J. and Goldie (Sloat) Lemp. He married Doris Mulliniks on June 30, 1962 in East Saint Louis. David was a […]


Judith Felty

Judith E. Felty, 66, of Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, December 23, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Judy was born April 3, 1947 in Evansville to the late William and Juanita (Hargrove) Chapman. Mrs. Felty was a member of Mount Vernon General Baptist Church, where she had worked as a secretary for 17 years. She […]


James Shephard

James Dale Shephard, age 80, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born May 19, 1933 in Posey County, Ind., the son of Ralph and Elta A. (Redman) Shephard. Jim was a 1951 graduate of New Harmony High School. He served in the U.S. Army. He […]


Robert Seitz

Robert M. Seitz, 82, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013 at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 4, 1931 in Decatur, Ill., to Harold and Geraldine (Goldenstein) Seitz. Bob was a long time member of First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon where he was an Elder and Clerk […]


Loren Baker

Loren Lee Baker, age 78, of Ulysses, Kansas died Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses, Kansas. He was born March 23, 1935 in Ulysses, Kansas, the son of Loren Clinton and Eileen Myrtle (Troika) Baker. Loren attended school in Griffin, Indiana and graduated in New Harmony, Indiana. He served in […]