Daily Archives: March 11, 2014


Bosse’s defense, quickness too much for Wildcats

By Steven Kochersperger When something you love comes to an end sooner than you want it to it is never easy. The same is true in sports as it is in life and this week the Mount Vernon Wildcat basketball team had it’s season come to an abrupt end at the hand of the Bosse […]

Senior Bryce Newman dribbles around the Bosse defender in Friday night’s sectional match up. Photo by Steven Kochersperger

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John Marvel

John Wayne Marvel, 75, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Evansville. He was born March 6, 1939 in Marion, Ky.,z to John Edward and Thelma (Clayton) Marvel. John was a mechanic at Juncker Brothers for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Marvel; daughters, Gayle Hansen, Cheryl Blythe, […]


Susan Schroeder

Susie W. ‘Susan’ Schroeder, 66, of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born January 3, 1948 in Geneva, Ala. to Edward and Eula (Coleman) Whitehead. Susan was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Post 5, a lifetime member of VFW […]

Dorothy Ricketts

Dorothy Ricketts

Dorothy Ricketts

Dorothy Barbaradean Ricketts, 88, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born March 5, 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to James and Nellie (Hutchison) Strean. Dorothy was an inspector and finally in housekeeping at Anchor Industries. She was a past member of the […]


Mary Cooper

Mary Alice Cooper, 79 of Mount Vernon, died Saturday morning March 1, 2014 at her home. She was born January 13, 1935 at Bedford, Ind, the daughter of Roy and Beulah Mae (Brown) Crane. Mary had worked as a cook for 21 years at the Merry-Go-Round Restaurant in Evansville. She is survived by her son, […]

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Top Stories for 3-11-14

Routine stop nets arrest on drug charges. Posey man faces child molestation charges. Area residents to get ‘sneak peek’ of home. Posey man sentenced to nine years on drug charges. Mount Vernon says farewell to 14 retiring teachers.