Daily Archives: April 8, 2014


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Top Stories for April 8

‘Operation Steel Door’ nets six arrests, one meth lab. Preservation of wooden railroad bridge discussed. Record rainfall tests city’s utilities, budget.


M-Club Hall of Fame inducts five, two teams

By Dave Pearce Members of the Mount Vernon M-Club, guests, and family and friends of the honorees gathered at Mount Vernon High School cafeteria on Saturday evening to induct five individuals and two teams into the Mount Vernon High School athletic Hall of Fame. Included in the 30th class of inductees were individuals, Jessica Fox, […]

Individuals inducted into the Mount Vernon High School M-Club Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies on Saturday evening at the Mount Vernon High School cafeteria are, left to right. Melannie Gillenwater, Tina Reineke, Jessica Fox, Errin Mort, and Chelsea Sanders. Teams inducted were the 2002 baseball team and the 2003 cross country team. Photo by Dave Pearce

Frank Patterson

Frank Patterson

Frank H. Patterson, Jr. (1924 -2014) of Doylestown, PA, formerly of New Harmony and Evansville, IN died on April 4, 2014 at Pine Run Health Care facility. He was a native of Hawesville, KY and a 1942 graduate of Cannelton IN High School. He attended Middlebury College, Vt., and earned degrees from Rollins, College, Fla., […]


Louis Brandenstein

Louis F. ‘Nut’ Brandenstein, 84, of Cynthiana, Indiana, born to Henry and Elizabeth (Schweikhart) Brandenstein November 12, 1929, in Stewartsville, Indiana, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at his residence in Cynthiana, Indiana. He was a Boilerman, serving in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1955. He was a Barber in […]

Louis Brandenstein

Danny Wilder

Danny Wilder

Danny W. Wilder, 71, of Cynthiana, Indiana, born to Leo and Zola (Patterson) Wilder on October 7, 1942, in Princeton, Indiana, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana. He was a shoe cobbler for 32 years and was employed at Whirlpool for 40 years. He was a Lay […]


Rev. David Hanes

Rev. David Earl Hanes, Sr., 65, born February 15, 1949 to Judson Dale and Dorothy N. (Johnson) Hanes in Evansville, Indiana, passed away March 29, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Surviving are one son: David E. Hanes, Jr. of Jasper, Indiana and three grandchildren: Jarrett, Amber and Kylie Hanes. Preceding him in death […]

Rev. David Hanes

Matthew Seibert

Matthew Seibert

Matthew Ray Seibert, age 36, of Poseyville, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 as the result of an accident. Matthew worked as an electrician for Mel-Kay Electric, was a member of IBEW Local 16 and also worked on the family farm. He was a member of St. Wendel Catholic Church, the Knights of St. John […]


Leonard Voegel

Leonard F. Voegel, I, 88, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital Main Campus. Mr. Voegel was born May 13,1925 in Cynthiana, Ind., to the late Frank and Catherine (Ruch) Voegel. Leonard worked on the CE & I Railroad for over 15 years and then went to work as a building […]

Leonard Voegel

George Slagle

George Slagle

George Franklin Slagle Jr., age 89, passed away Monday March 31, 2014 in New Harmony, Ind., surrounded by family. He was born August 13, 1924 the son of George Franklin & Pearl Slagle in Pennington Gap, Va. He graduated from Jonesville High School in 1942. He married Jean Parson on November 29, 1946 in Bristol, […]