Daily Archives: July 15, 2014

Top Stories for 7-15-14

FEMA ‘flood plain’ redesignation latest hurdle for New Harmony. Wilson to replace Sheets on Cynthiana town board. Main Street, USA, is a ‘sticky’ situation here. It is ‘May Day’ at Posey County Fair’s pageant night. New ‘social host’ law puts more bite in underage drinking charge. State Fair Queen to […]

Pictured are the four Posey County 4-H Fair pageant winners. :left to right are Duchess Isabel Glaser, Queen Hillary May, Teen Queen Ellen May, and Princess Alison Gansman. Photo by Dave Pearce

Tom Straw pointing to the area of New Harmony flooding on the topographic map.

Expert claims state figures skewed

By Lois Mittino Gray Tom Straw pores over topographic maps and computer printouts doing pencil computations and line drawings to help explain why he believes the two highest recorded floods on the Wabash River are anomalies. He feels neither figure should be used by experts to determine the highest elevation […]

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Kimberly Ann Moye, 44, of Wadesville, Indiana, born to Jack D. and Sharon (Crowe) Wiseman on February 14, 1970, in Evansville, Indiana, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Wadesville, Indiana with her loving husband at her side from an inoperable brain tumor. She was a member of Zion Lippe […]

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Robert Dale Brauser, 78 of Mount Vernon died Thursday July 10, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born December 24, 1935 in Mount Vernon the son of Adolph A. and Helen (Cole) Brauser. He married Barbara Buchanan and she preceded him in death. Bob had worked as a […]

Robert Martin

Robert Frederick Martin, 87, of Evansville, passed away July 11, 2014, at his home. He was born February 8, 1927, in Evansville, to the late George and Carrie (Huck) Martin. Robert graduated from Indiana University where he earned his Bachelors and MBA. He taught at Mount Vernon High School from […]

Steven Springer

Steven Charles Springer, 58, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 11, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born May 12, 1956 to Charles L. Springer and the late Betty J. Springer. Steven was a truck driver for Poshard & Son Trucking. He was an avid fisherman, duck and goose hunter, […]

Johnnie Beeson

Johnnie Louis Beeson, 75, of Lynnville, Indiana, born to Roy Louis and Allie Fay (Smith) Beeson on July 7, 1939 in Paris, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and sports. He was a retired heating and air conditioning […]

Janie Weyerbacher

Janie E. Weyerbacher, age 61, passed away on July 2, 2014, at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. She was born on January 22, 1953. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Thomas) Deakle, of Davenport, Florida; grandchildren, Alec Logan and Aubrey Carole; son, Robert (Julie) of Pleasant Shade, […]

Darrell Stafford

Darrell Dean Stafford, 87 of Mount Vernon, died Sunday morning, July 6, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 1, 1927 in Salina, Kan., the son of Elmer and Leona (Weatherby). He married Marguerite Jean Currier on March 22, 1949 in Salina and she […]

Keith Woods

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Keith Woods, 52 of New Harmony, passed away Sunday morning July 6, 2014 in Eldorado, Ill., after having spent the weekend at horse camp in Southern Illinois with his family and friends. He was born September 25, 1961 at New Harmony, the son of Robert G. and Phyllis Ann (Cato) […]