Monthly Archives: May 2014


Arvilla Boberg

Arvilla Ann Boberg, 74, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital. She was born July 11, 1939 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to Arvil and Valeria (Bennett) Knopfmeier. Arvilla worked at Welborn Clinic in the medical records and insurance departments and also for Dr. Crist and Dr. Julian. She worked […]

Arvilla Boberg

Vera Thompson

Vera Thompson

Vera Overton Thompson, 77, of 3775 N. Camp Arthur Road, passed away at 6:25 a.m. Monday, May 19, 2014, at Gentle Care. She was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Poseyville to Edgar and Audrey (Fisher) Overton. Vera had worked as a secretary for the Vincennes Community School Corp., in the superintendent’s office, was office manager […]


Top Sports Stories for 5-27-14

Wildcats win Invitational title, look to take sectional. Vikings defeat Pike, Washington, head into tourney. North Posey tennis can handle only one of two Wildcats. Mount Vernon to wrestle for state title.

Mount Vernon freshman Tanner Curtis scores a first inning run for Mount Vernon in Saturday’s Mount Vernon invitational opener against Mater Dei. Mount Vernon went on to claim the title. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

North Posey High School senior graduate Dylan Wright was one of several pitchers who helped the Vikings defeat Evansville Memorial this week to gain wins in all three of their games and prepare for sectional play. Photo by Dave Pearce

Vikings continue torrid streak heading into tourney

By Dave Pearce The North Posey Vikings still have a lot to prove. Even though the team won all three games played this week, the ‘second-season’ is just beginning. The Vikings, who finished 16-9 after spending most of the early part of the season under .500, appear to have turned it around just in time […]


Lucille Tomes

Lucille Margaret (Berendes) Tomes, age 90, of Evansville, passed away Friday, May 23, 2014 at Pine Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Tomes was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church. She had worked for Shane Manufacturing and Fendrich Cigar Company. She enjoyed quilting and playing cards, but most important to her were her Catholic […]


Jeanette Titzer

Jeanette Anne Titzer, 79, formerly of Cynthiana, Indiana, born to Martin Pleasant and Elsie Kathryn (Scherer) Reynolds on November 8, 1934, in Stewartsville, Indiana, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014, at New Harmonie Healthcare in New Harmony, Indiana. She graduated from F. J. Reitz High School in 1952 and a Lockyear Business College graduate. She […]


Ruth Moutoux

Ruth Davis Moutoux, 101, born to Harvey D. and Nina (Jaquess) Davis on December 16, 1912, in Poseyville, Indiana, passed away Friday, May 23, 2014, at Richfield Care Center in Salem, Virginia, where she had resided since 2005. She had been a teacher and school administrator in Evansville and Poseyville, and an active civic volunteer. […]

Jeanette Titzer

Posey’s Robb wears many hats

By Cathy Powers When Posey County residents answer their phones and there is a recorded message informing them of a water boil order, or perhaps a flash flood warning, it is Larry Robb’s voice they hear. As director of the Posey County Emergency Management Agency, he is one of the main reasons we can all […]

New Harmony native Larry Robb has been in public service nearly all his life. He has held several positions in Posey County for many years. Robb finds pleasure in being there for others. Photo by Cathy Powers

Gerald Taylor

Gerald ‘Bud’ Temas Taylor, Sr., 79, formerly of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Walter Gerald and Mara Elizabeth (Tucker) Taylor on November 6, 1934, in Boonville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He worked for the Posey County Highway Department and was a retired veteran serving 20 years in […]