Monthly Archives: January 2014


Posey man is critical following SR69 wreck

By Dave Pearce An accident on Highway 69 near the entrance to Harmonie State Park has left a rural Mount Vernon man in critical condition. According to information provided by Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth, the accident occurred on State Road 69 (between the Fairgrounds and the State Park entrance) in Harmony Township at 4:03 […]

This was all that was left of a 2008 Dodge Charger following an accident on Tuesday night on Highway 69 near the entrance of Harmonie State Park. Mount Vernon resident Greg Rutledge was the driver of the vehicle and remains in critical condition at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

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Therese Janette Fitzhugh

Therese Janette Fitzhugh was born April 5, 1943 in Vandalia, Ill., the only child of John E. Fitzhugh and Frieda Mae Whalen. She lived in New Harmony, Ind., graduating from St. Theresa Grade School in 1958, and Mater Dei High School in 1962. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in psychology. She […]


Therese Janette Fitzhugh

Therese Janette Fitzhugh was born April 5, 1943 in Vandalia, Ill., the only child of John E. Fitzhugh and Frieda Mae Whalen. She lived in New Harmony, Ind., graduating from St. Theresa Grade School in 1958, and Mater Dei High School in 1962. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in psychology. She […]

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Indigent probationers add more burden

By Valerie Werkmeister With little choice and much discussion, Posey County Council members approved a $90,064 additional appropriation request to fund six probation officer salaries during their monthly meeting, Tuesday, January 14. Rodney Fetcher, chief probation officer, addressed the council to give them information on why the budgetary shortfall exists. The salaries are partially funded […]


Drift into Your Library begins Jan. 21

On Tuesday, January 21 the Alexandrian Public Library‚Äôs Eighth Annual Adult Winter Reading Program gets underway at the library. For each Alexandrian Public Library book, eBook or audio book read, you may enter your name in a drawing for prizes. Register at the Information Desk and receive your official rules and records card. Every time […]

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Indigent probationers add more burden

By Valerie Werkmeister With little choice and much discussion, Posey County Council members approved a $90,064 additional appropriation request to fund six probation officer salaries during their monthly meeting, Tuesday, January 14. Rodney Fetcher, chief probation officer, addressed the council to give them information on why the budgetary shortfall exists. The salaries are partially funded […]


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Jennie Sue Weintraut, 81, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Monday, January 20, 2014 at the VNA Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville. She was born July 24, 1932 in Mt. Vernon, IN to Jack and Bertha (York) Fuelling. Susie graduated from Deaconess School of Nursing in 1953. She started as a nurse with Dr. Oliphant, was […]

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Therese Fitzhugh 2

Therese Janette Fitzhugh was born April 5, 1943 in Vandalia, Ill., the only child of John E. Fitzhugh and Frieda Mae Whalen. She lived in New Harmony, Ind., graduating from St. Theresa Grade School in 1958, and Mater Dei High School in 1962. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in psychology. She […]


Hartsell George 1

Hartsell Valdane George, 78, of Wadesville, Indiana, born to Hartsell Clayborn and Lenora L. (Funk) George on July 8, 1935, in Ozark, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014, at his residence near Wadesville, Indiana. He was a member of the Wadesville Fire Department and the Wadesville Athletic Club. He owned and operated Val George […]


Dorothy Bender

Dorothy Bender

Dorothy M. Bender, 87, of Owensville, Indiana, born to William A. and Flora O. (Schweikhard) Keil on May 31, 1926, in Cynthiana, Indiana, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014, at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, Indiana. She graduated from Cynthiana High School in 1944 and had worked the grain elevator in Nesbit, Indiana. She […]