Daily Archives: May 6, 2014


Zada Iona Mowrer

Zada Iona Mowrer, age 96 of Claremont, Illinois passed away at 9:30 p.m., on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. Iona was born at home on July 26, 1917 in Searcy, Arkansas, the daughter of Finn Mowrer, and Oti (Ott) Mowrer. Iona never married, but opened her home and her heart […]

Zada Iona Mowrer

Mount Vernon’s Austin Krizan takes a poke at this pitch during action this week against North. The Wildcats defeated a talented and good-hitting North team to help move to 8-6 on the year. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Top Sports Stories for 5-6-14

Wildcats move to 8-6 with wins over North, Hatchets. Lady Wildcats shake loss, gain wins over Tecumseh, Tigers. Lady Vikings take 3-of-4, get big win at Heritage Hills. Young, talented track team finds too much experience.


Vikings take 4-of-5 in week where each run counts

By Dave Pearce All’s well that ends well and the North Posey baseball Vikings proved that to be true this week as they shook off a strong pitching performance at Gibson Southern early in the week and bounced back to win a pair of Pocket Athletic Conference games later in the week, as well as […]

Viking senior hitter Reed Gertiesen beat out this dribbler during baseball action this week at Gibson Southern. The umpire, however, ruled that the ball had come into contact with Gertiesen after it had been hit and the hit was not allowed. Photo by Dave Pearce

Top News Stories for 5-6-14

Open container law in Mount Vernon to get yet another look. City looks at bids to tear down old Armory Building. St. Paul’s UMC embarks on campaign to raise $600,000.


Arrest made in break-ins in Poseyville

Special to the News. Posey County authorities have made an arrest in connection with a rash of Poseyville break-ins first reported a few weeks ago. 23-year-old Blaine William Davis was arrested by deputies of the Posey County Sheriff’s department at his Poseyville home. Poseyville Town Marshal Doug Saltzman indicated officials believe Davis is responsible for […]

Blaine William Davis