Daily Archives: January 14, 2014


City Council looks to use, cost for City Hall Annex

By Lois Mittino Gray Besides doing some routine beginning of the year matters, the Mount Vernon Common Council discussed projects for budget planning for the upcoming year at its January 9 meeting. A public hearing date will be set to explain how all the monies are being earmarked for this Additional Appropriation Ordinance of EDIT […]


Poseyville residents to see increase in utility rates

By Valerie Werkmeister Water and sewer rates will soon increase for Poseyville patrons. During the Poseyville Town Council meeting on Wednesday, January 8, council members agreed to take the recommendations made by Pat Callahan, a certified public accountant who specializes in utility rate studies. Callahan delivered a proposal to the council in December recommending increases […]


Wildcat swimmers make most of opportunities

By Steven Kochersperger With only a month left until sectional swimming and diving the Mount Vernon Wildcats looked to tune things up and continue to improve this week. The teams did just that as several swimmers and divers set personal bests on their way to a successful week. The girls team beat Memorial on Thursday […]


Lady Vikings come together for pair of big wins

By Dave Pearce It was an important week for the North Posey Lady Viking basketball team. The Lady Vikes were set to face 6-3 Tecumseh in an important Pocket Athletic Conference match on Thursday evening and then a potential sectional opponent in 7-7 Perry Central on Saturday. At the end of the week, the Vikings […]

North Posey senior guard Emma Werry comes up with a steal during this week’s action at Tecumseh. Werry led the team with 14 points and added 10 more in a win over Perry Central on Saturday. The Lady Vikings are now 8-7 on the season.

Senior Ellen Foster puts the ball up in the lane in a recent home game. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Lady Cats defeat Buss, Mount Carmel in upset

By Steven Kochersperger The Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team is getting healthy and things are starting to finally click for the team. This week the girls’ came into their pair of Big Eight games with Mount Carmel and Vincennes Lincoln fighting as usual but also feeling good about welcoming back teammate Alexis Nall who has […]