Daily Archives: February 4, 2014


McManomy sentence is upheld

Special to the News On January 27, 2014, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued their Memorandum Decision affirming Brandon McManomy’s Attempted Murder conviction. On February 3, 2011, Posey County Sheriffs Deputy Dan Montgomery and Indiana State Police Officer Kylen Compton went to the home of Brandon McManomy’s parents at 10700 Yellow Leaf Drive, in Evansville, […]


Cold checks land former Posey Co. pair in hot water 1

Special to the News Two former Posey County residents have found themselves in the Posey County Jail as the result of passing checks. Posey County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call from the Community State Bank in Poseyville, where bank employees suspected two individuals of fraudulent activities. On January 23, Deputy Sheriff Dustin Seitz began […]


Arrest in Griffin nets Meth Operation

In the mid-morning hours of Friday, January 31, Posey County Sheriff’s Deputies with the assistance of Indiana State Troopers went to a residence located at 2 Farrar Lane in the town of Griffin. Deputies armed with an arrest warrant from Mount Carmel, Ill., sought Curtis A. Carlson, who was reported to be living at the […]


Carolyn Hansen

Carolyn Sue Hansen, 67, of Griffin, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital. She was born November 18, 1946 to Richard and Isabelle (Page) Pickerill. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband James Hansen, son Steve Hansen and sister Bobbie Burgess. Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Phyllis (Darrell) Brown; sons, […]

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Sue Pearce Wellmeier

Merrillyn Sue Pearce Wellmeier, 87, Henderson, died at 2:35 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014, at River Pointe Health Campus in Evansville. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 22 years. She loved surrounding herself with family. Sue was an accomplished bowler and enjoyed playing Clabber. She also was an avid Cardinals Baseball and U […]


Hubert Clark

Hubert A. Clark, 73, of Evansville, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 while vacationing in Destin, Fl. Hubert was born in Evansville on March 5, 1940 to Edward W. and M. Margaret Clark. He graduated from F.J. Reitz High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Evansville in […]

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Delores V. Schweikart

Delores V. Schweikart

Delores V. Schweikart, 75, of Wadesville, lost her fight with cancer on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at VNA Charlier Hospice Center, but she won the war. If there was ever an Angel that walked the earth it would be our mother, Delores ‘Dee’ Schweikart. She was the best mother we could ever ask for, always […]


Virginia Staples

Virginia Lee Staples, 83, of Griffin, Indiana passed away peacefully at home with family on February 1, 2014. Jennie was born December 30, 1930 on the family farm in rural Mount Vernon, Ind., to Harold and Malinda Stein. Jennie enjoyed her flowers and hummingbirds in the summer and the laughter and the company of her […]

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Donald Wassmer

Donald Wassmer

Donald Raymond Wassmer, 79, of Evansville, Indiana, born to Clem and Mary Louise (Sauer) Wassmer on July 24, 1934, in Poseyville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, February 1 2014, at Parkview Care Center in Evansville, Indiana. He worked at Whirlpool for 33 years and on the family farm; his hobbies included: playing cards, attending the grandchildren’s […]