Monthly Archives: April 2014


Wildcat Kellen Ray and Viking Emma Werry fight for position in the hurdles at Monday’s track meet in Mount Vernon. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

MV track teams continue to run away from the competition

By Steven Kochersperger. The Mount Vernon girls’ and boys’ track and field teams continue to run away from their competition as the season continues to roll along. Both teams enjoyed a great victory this past week as they hosted the North Posey Vikings and ran away from that contest with impressive wins. The Boys team […]


Frances Steele

Frances Steele, age 86 of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday evening April 23, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. She was born October 20, 1927 the daughter of Albert and Ruth (Allen) Hutchins. She married Kermit L. Steele May 31, 1946. He preceded her in death on February 2, 2001. Frances was a founding member of […]


Mildred Kramer

Mildred Kramer

Mildred V. Kramer, 85, of Wadesville, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Pine Haven Health & Rehabilitation. She was born May 3, 1928, in Posey County to the late George and Sarah (Schmitz) Kramer. She worked on the family farm and was a member of Memorial Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, gardening and taking […]


Top Stories for 4/29/14

Posey County’s Fortune shares 6-month journey with cancer. County feels cost strain of online presence. Scheller named 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award. Dan’s Comp helps finish the fight.

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Latshaw to take AD reins, other positions to shuffle 1

By Lois Mittino Gray Leigh Ann Latshaw was hired as the Athletic Director at Mount Vernon Senior High School at the April 21 Mount Vernon School Board Meeting. In announcing the appointment, School Superintendent Tom Kopatich said that, “she has some big shoes to fill and the challenges are there, but she will do well.” […]


Naomi Brauser

Naomi B. Brauser, 62 of Mount Vernon, died Monday evening April 14, 2014 at Deaconess Hospice. She was born May 14, 1951 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Richard E. and Veda B. (Cross) Brauser. She was a member of the Pentecostal Assembly Church. Naomi is survived by two brothers, Jim (Donna) Brauser of Mount […]

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Oscar Duncan III

Oscar Duncan III

Oscar M. ‘Trey’ Duncan III, age 50 of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday morning April 16, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born August 5, 1963 in Little Rock, Ark., the son of Oscar M. and Sharon (Dreier) Duncan, Jr. He married Sheila Gruber on June 11, 1999. Trey worked as an operator and participated […]


More Top Sports Stories for 4-15-14

Vikings go 2-2 in first week as competition is fierce. Young, pesky Wildcats prove they can hang with best in early season. Wildcat track teams find strength in numbers as girls return to top. North Posey Viking boys, girls, look for improvement.

Zack Carl arrives at second base in plenty of time to beat the throw during North Posey baseball actiion this week against Mater Dei. Photo by Dave Pearce

Junior Cody Mobley pitches in Friday night’s game at Heritage Hills. Mobley pitched a great game only giving up one run and striking out ten batters in five innings. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Wildcats look for leaders as team gains win No. 2

By Steven Kochersperger. The Mount Vernon baseball Cats were hoping to put their slow start behind them this week after going 1-2 last weekend in the Terre Haute South Baseball Bash. This past Friday night all signs pointed to the team moving forward as they traveled to Heritage Hills to take on the Patriots. Both […]