Daily Archives: February 11, 2014

Lady Wildcats prepare for tourney with Memorial win

By Steven Kochersperger The final game of the girls basketball season looked to be a mirror image of how the year went for the Mount Vernon Wildcats. The Lady Cats closed the regular season Thursday evening with a back and fourth game that ended in dramatics and overtime. While the Cats have been on the […]

Mount Vernon senior Ellen Foster is forced to alter her shot during the final regular season win over Memorial this week. Photo by Steven Kochersperger

Virgil Ferguson

North Posey’s Ferguson to represent Ind. 2

N orth Posey High School athletic director Virgil Ferguson has been nominated by the Indiana High School Athletic Association for the National High School Spirit of Sport Award, an honor sponsored annually by the Indianapolis-based National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The award seeks to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of […]

Five Posey County wrestlers move on to semi state tourney 1

By Steven Kochersperger Twelve Posey County wrestlers entered this past Saturday’s Regional at Castle High School needing just one win to secure their place in the semi-state match this week. And while twelve entered the Regional hopeful, only five ended their day with a spot in this week’s semi-state match at the Ford Center. All […]

North Posey senior Shane Martin locks up with his opponent in Saturday’s Regional at Castle High School. Photo by Steven Kochersperger


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, […]

Raymond Schroeder

Raymond P. Schroeder, 90, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014, at Pine Haven Health and Rehabilitation. He was born November 21, 1923, in Posey County to Albert and Mathilda (Jung) Schroeder. Ray was a life-long member of Zoar United Church of Christ, where he was one of three lifetime Trustees, former church treasurer, president, Sunday […]

Raymond Schroeder

Kenneth Williams

Kenneth Williams

Kenneth R. Williams, 46, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014. He was born September 23, 1967, in Evansville. Kenny worked at Warehouse Services, Inc. for many years. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter, fisherman, and pool player. Kenny was devoted to his family and loved to spend time with his […]

Anna Wadlington 1

Anna Wadlington, 46, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on February 7, 2014, surrounded by family. Anna was born in 1967, at Deaconess Hospital to David Stockton and Evelyn Staples. Anna grew up in Mount Vernon and graduated from Mount Vernon Senior High in 1985. Anna married Richard Wadlington on September 17, 2005. Anna conquered challenges […]

Anna Wadlington

Edgar Vaughan

Edgar Vaughan

Edgar L. Vaughan, 96 of New Harmony, died on February 1, 2014 at New Harmony Healthcare. He was born on March 31, 1917 in Richmond, Va., and raised there by his parents, Harper and Gracie (Thompson) Vaughan. He married Evelyn Weimer then Helen Crittenden and they preceded him in death. He moved to New Harmony […]

Online property tax payment nears

Soon, Posey County taxpayers will be able to pay their property taxes online. According to Posey County Treasurer, Justin White, the online feature will be added to the county’s website and users will be able to search, view and pay their property taxes with a major credit card, debit card or e-check. The new payment […]


Partners in Food appreciation dinner emcee Jim Droege listens as Denny Schaeffer and Kathy Ridley tell the audience what the program has meant to At The Cross Mission this year. Photo by Dave Pearce

Partners in Food appreciation meal draws praise, crowd

By Dave Pearce In the Bible, it reads: “When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you.” In another place, the Lord speaks through the Bible: “Nor […]