Yearly Archives: 2014


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 necessary for designating a class […]

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

Kimberly Moye 1

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 United Church of Christ and […]


Robert Brauser 2

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 welder at Babcock and Wilcox […]


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 1952-1956 and the University of […]


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, and was a member of […]


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 sheet metal worker; served in […]


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, Tennessee, and Julie‚Äôs son, Keegan; […]


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 preceded him in death on […]


Keith Woods 1

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) Woods. He married Janice E. […]

Keith Woods

Betty Englebright

Betty Englebright

Betty L. (Morrow) Englebright, 83, of Mount Vernon, Indiana passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, surrounded by her husband, children and grandchildren. Betty was born May 10, 1931 to parents, Alonzo and Opal Hardin. She was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon. Betty devoted her life to caring for others. […]