Yearly Archives: 2014

Carolyn Funkhouser

Carolyn Sue Funkhouser of Mount Vernon, Indiana passed away on October 23, 2014 at the age of seventy-four. She was born June 19, 1940 in Zeigler, Illinois to Lela M. ‘Susie’ and Melvin ‘Peck’ Carpenter. Carolyn graduated from Zeigler-Royalton High School. She and Bud moved to Mount Vernon, Indiana shortly […]

George Lewis

James Carroll

James Robert Carroll, 72, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Evansville, Ind. He was born on May 16, 1942 in Vanderburgh County, Ind., to Roscoe ‘Rock’ and Helen (Kays) Carroll. Jim graduated from Mount Vernon High School, class of 1960 and earned a Bachelors […]

Both Posey bands advance

Special to the News Evansville Central High School was the site for the ISSMA Marching Band Open Class Regional competition for Class D and Class C bands. Twenty- six bands took the field to perform what could possibly be their last show of the season. Only the top 10 bands […]

Wildcat Bryce Wilson runs behind the block of Austin Stallings. Photo by Garry Beeson

Jasper takes Wildcat battle

By Brandon Cole The (4-5) Mount Vernon Wildcats were outscored 35-0 at (8-1) Jasper, but are in good position to make a run in the post-season. There were steady offensive performances and a few big plays, but the Wildcats were not able to get on to the scoreboard. “A shutout […]

Vikings manhandle Pike Central, charge into tourney

By Dave Pearce It was senior night at North Posey High School on Friday evening. The 5-3 North Posey Vikings were facing the 1-7 Pike Central Chargers. You would expect a one-sided game. And you would be correct. The Vikings, behind the strong running performance of a finally-healthy Lance Inkenbrandt […]

Viking senior Zack Wargel makes a great tackle for a six-yard loss during Friday night’s win over Pike Central. Photo by Dave Pearce

Jason Gates

Jason Douglas Gates, 26, of Princeton, Indiana formerly of New Harmony, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 with his family at his side. He was born to Jeff and Kim (Dunn) Gates on July 18, 1988. He attended New Harmony High School, Class of 2007 and he attended University of Southern […]

Jerry Lee Lapaille, Sr.

Jerry Lee LaPaille, Sr., 84, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Orville Daniel and Helen Pearl (Dale) LaPaille on June 25, 1930, in Louisville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at his home near Stewartsville, Indiana. Surviving are one son: Anthony T. Lapaille of Louisville, Kentucky; two grandchildren and step-grandson: […]

Randall Hoehn

Randall Garold Hoehn, 56, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Paul Hoehn, Jr. and Gloria Vivian (Green) Hoehn on February 24, 1958, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Surviving are his wife: Kimberly Ann (Osborne) Hoehn; three daughters: Bridget (Bryan) Cox […]

Mabel Coddou

Mabel (Creek) Coddou, 91, passed away peacefully with Hun and her niece Carla Nix at her side on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at West River Health Campus in Evansville. She was born in Gibson County on November 16, 1922, daughter of Herbie and Elsie (Williams) Creek. She was a graduate […]