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Top Stories for 9-9-14

Joelle Lockwood is home and safe. Judge overrules election board, Lueder back on ballot. Mount Vernon’s River Days slated for this weekend. Two from Mount Vernon face drug dealing charges. MV teachers, school board reach pact.

Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth is interviewed by a Good Morning America team after spending nearly the entire night and day at the site where an arrest was made in the case of Joelle Lockwood, missing person. Lockwood was missing for nearly two months before being found being held captive in a mobile home in Steartsville. Members of GMA crew are Steve Widner, Steve Senn, and Rodney Rastall. Photo by Dave Pearce

Larry Robinson 1

Larry Wayne Robinson, 75, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Gibson County on November 26, 1938 the son of Walter Glenn and Zula Mae (Strickland) Robinson. Larry was a graduate of Poseyville High School class of 1957, served his country in the United States Army and was an […]


Elwanda Shepp

Elwanda Pauline (Jordan) Shepp, 87, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014, at New Harmonie Healthcare Center in New Harmony, Ind. She was born on March 17, 1927, to William Lewis I and Pauline (Lewis) Jordan. Elwanda graduated from Anderson High School with the class of 1945 and in 1950 graduated from Indiana […]


Glenda Thomas

Glenda L. Thomas, 77, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday morning, September 6, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born on April 19, 1937 in Evansville, the daughter of Clyde and Lela (Miles) Gerton. She married Wilford Thomas in June, 1956 in New Harmony and he preceded her in death on December 5, 1993. Mrs. […]


Robert Seibert

Robert Steven Seibert, 56, of Cynthiana, Indiana, formerly of Mount Carmel, Illinois, born October 1, 1957, in Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. Surviving are one daughter: Kerry Dale Greentree of Princeton, Indiana; one sister: Ruth Titzer of Cynthiana, Indiana; two brothers: Jesse Seibert of […]


Betty Schneider

Betty Sue (Gibbs) Schneider passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 peacefully. She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Gibbs; sister, JoAnne Gibbs; and brother, Billy Gibbs. She is survived by her son, Curt (Olivia) Schneider of Mount Vernon; mother, Mary McGrath of Mount Vernon; sisters, Debbie (Daryl) Ross of Royal Center, Margie (Ronnie) […]


Charles Stevens

The world was a better place for Charles Maurice Stevens having been in it for almost 93 years. He was called by the Lord and Savior of his life to heaven on September 1, 2014, with his dear wife, Lillian, at his side; a place she knew the comfort of for 73 years. Charles was […]

Betty Schneider

Wanda Rheinhardt

Wanda Rae Rheinhardt, 76, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014. She was born December 29, 1937 in Posey County, Ind., to Raymond and Laura (Redman) Pfeiffer. Wanda enjoyed reading and spending time with her dog Gracie. Wanda was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Rheinhardt […]


Madeline Wood

Madeline Hust Lancaster Wood, 99, of Mount Vernon, Indiana was born on November 3, 1914 to Alfred and Mable Barton Cox, died on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehab. Madeline is survived by two daughters, Sandy ‘David’ Cline of Mount Vernon, Indiana and Eve Hust ‘Keith’ Reisinger of Pensacola, Florida, 13 […]


Manford Allyn

Manford Allyn

Manford Lee Allyn, 81, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at his residence in Mount Vernon. He was born October 2, 1932 in Posey County, Ind., to Jay and Minnie (Jenkins) Allyn. Lee graduated from Mount Vernon High School with the class of 1950. He barbered for 57 years in Mount Vernon […]