Monthly Archives: March 2014


Gary Phillips

Gary Wayne Phillips, 66 of Mount Vernon, died Thursday March 20, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born April 2, 1947 in Evansville, the son of Alvin E and Mary (Wilhite) Phillips. Gary had worked at National Health Laboratories. He had been a member of the Mount Vernon Eagles and Elks Lodges. He […]

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Martha Krietenstein

Martha Krietenstein

Martha E. Krietenstein, 91, of New Harmony, Indiana, formerly of Evansville and Poseyville, Indiana, born to Samuel and Pearl (Butler) Baker on July 22, 1922, in Stewartsville, Indiana, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, at New Harmonie Healthcare Center in New Harmony, Indiana. She attended Stewartsville High School and was a member of St. Paul’s […]


Don Ebert

Don Lee Ebert, 84, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Eli George and Katherine Elizabeth (Murphy) Ebert on October 6, 1929, in Poseyville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at New Harmonie Healthcare Center in New Harmony, Indiana. He graduated from Poseyville High School in 1947 and was a member of: St. Paul’s United Methodist […]

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Jane Gillespie

Jane Gillespie

Jane Elizabeth Gillespie, 35, of Mitchell, died at 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Bedford, Ind. Born, October 30, 1978 in Erie, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Primitivo Martin Sanchez and Charlotte Elizabeth (Carpenter) Eagley. She married Shannon Gillespie on May 18, 2002; and he survives. She was a pharmacist with Kmart […]


Top Stories for 3/25/14

Brown faces variety of charges. Mount Vernon selected as one of six Stellar finalists. New Harmony’s Plein Air Paint Out to begin April 8. Farm implement on highly traveled road creates fuss.

Brown faces variety of charges

Members of the Jace Brandenstein ‘official signing party’ this week are, left to right, Jake Lannert, grandmother Diana Higginson, Kendra Brandenstein, Jason Brandenstein, Bee Brandenstein, Jace Brandenstein, North Posey Asst. Principal Erin Koester, Coach Andy Hines, Kohen Hines, Kamryn Brandenstein, Carol Butrum, Libbi Butrum, and Scott Butrum. Photo by Dave Pearce

‘Blended’ support lands Brandenstein ‘dream’

By Dave Pearce Jace Brandenstein was clearly the center of attention on Wednesday afternoon at North Posey High School. Brandenstein was being honored by a reception to announce his signing to continue his education and soccer career at Greenville College in Illinois. However, the modest Brandenstein was clearly uncomfortable being the center of attention and […]


Posey County junior high wrestling on the move 3

By Steven Kochersperger Mount Vernon head wrestling coach Tim Alcorn has said many times that the wrestling program in the school is not just confined to the high school ranks. The atmosphere and understanding around the sport in Mount Vernon increases awareness that the building of a great high school program begins in the Junior […]

Isaac Morton gets a handle on his opponent in a recent match. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Upgrades slated for North Posey

By Valerie Werkmeister MSD of North Posey Board members approved a ‘honey-do’ list of capital projects that would make even the most ambitious of husbands tired just by reading it. Superintendent Dr. Todd Camp read the list to school board members during their meeting last Monday, March 10. The list includes: the removal of the […]


Raymond Mathew

Raymond Mathew

Raymond J. Mathew, 87, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Pine Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center in Evansville. He was born on August 15, 1926 in Stewartsville, Ind., the son of Clifford and Mae Lorene (East) Mathew. Ray served his country in the United States Navy and retired from Deaconess Hospital. He was […]