Daily Archives: May 13, 2014


Hayley Salaman comes up with a big serve in a recent match. Salaman is now the third player used in the number one slot for Mount Vernon. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Wildcat tennis stems the tide, enjoys great week

By Steven Kochersperger With just a week left in the regular season portion of the High School tennis year the Mount Vernon Wildcat tennis team looks to be peaking at the right time. The Lady Cats are on a roll and have had a dramatic turn in their season. Mount Vernon won both match-ups this […]


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Jean Carr Webb, 86, born December 15, 1927 in White County, Illinois to Roy and Lucy (Winter) Carr, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at Woodland’s Convalescent Center in Newburgh, Indiana. Jean graduated at age 16 from Crossville High School where she was Homecoming Queen. She worked in Crossville and Carmi until marrying John Webb […]


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Clarence Manning, Jr.

Clarence A. (CA) Manning, Jr., 84, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at VNA Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville. He was born February 10, 1930 in Evansville the son of Clarence Allen and Ella Moreen (Hancock) Manning. CA graduated from Owensville High School was a salesman for Hulman and Company and owned and operated Manning’s […]


Harold (Jabo) Turner, 78, of Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at his residence. He was born February 12, 1936 in Posey County, Ind., to Ernest and Pearl (Jenkins) Turner. Harold was a Korean War Veteran. He was an over the road truck driver for 25 years, and had worked at ADM Milling. […]


Clarence Scheller

Clarence Anthony Scheller, 87, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Anton and Anna (Knapp) Scheller on October 8, 1926, in St. Wendel, Indiana, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Deaconess Hospice in Evansville, Indiana. He was a lifelong member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Poseyville, Indiana and worked at Emge Foods processing and […]


Matthew Scott

Matthew A. Scott, age 49 of Mount Vernon passed away Sunday afternoon May 4, 2014 at his home. He was born May 23, 1964 at San Antonio, Texas the son of Robert and Rosetta (Newman) Scott. He married Debbie Willis on June 6, 1992 at Enfield, Ill. Matt worked as a boilermaker with Local 374. […]

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Tour guides feel Mary Emily’s presence

By Lois Mittino Gray Mary Emily Fauntleroy’s spirit seems to be stirring these days just in time for the Bicentennial Celebration. In anticipation of the town’s celebration, the Fauntleroy Home was refurbished and reopened for tours last fall after a six year hiatus. Historic New Harmony Interpreters wonder if she is making her presence felt […]

HNH employees Rachael Peyton, left, and Amanda Bryden, right, peek in the door of the Fauntleroy home that was left ajar. Photo by Lois Mittino Gray