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Armstead guilty of felonies

Habitual Offender charge in judge’s hands By Dave Pearce. Once the trial of Derrick Demarco Armstead finally got underway this week, it didn’t take a jury of eight women and four men very long to find the man guilty of attempted murder, aggravated battery, and battery with a deadly weapon. The trial had been postponed […]

Derrick Demarco Armstead

Top Stories for April 8

‘Operation Steel Door’ nets six arrests, one meth lab. Preservation of wooden railroad bridge discussed. Record rainfall tests city’s utilities, budget.

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Individuals inducted into the Mount Vernon High School M-Club Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies on Saturday evening at the Mount Vernon High School cafeteria are, left to right. Melannie Gillenwater, Tina Reineke, Jessica Fox, Errin Mort, and Chelsea Sanders. Teams inducted were the 2002 baseball team and the 2003 cross country team. Photo by Dave Pearce

M-Club Hall of Fame inducts five, two teams

By Dave Pearce Members of the Mount Vernon M-Club, guests, and family and friends of the honorees gathered at Mount Vernon High School cafeteria on Saturday evening to induct five individuals and two teams into the Mount Vernon High School athletic Hall of Fame. Included in the 30th class of inductees were individuals, Jessica Fox, […]


Top Stories for 3/25/14

Brown faces variety of charges. Mount Vernon selected as one of six Stellar finalists. New Harmony’s Plein Air Paint Out to begin April 8. Farm implement on highly traveled road creates fuss.

Brown faces variety of charges

Members of the Jace Brandenstein ‘official signing party’ this week are, left to right, Jake Lannert, grandmother Diana Higginson, Kendra Brandenstein, Jason Brandenstein, Bee Brandenstein, Jace Brandenstein, North Posey Asst. Principal Erin Koester, Coach Andy Hines, Kohen Hines, Kamryn Brandenstein, Carol Butrum, Libbi Butrum, and Scott Butrum. Photo by Dave Pearce

‘Blended’ support lands Brandenstein ‘dream’

By Dave Pearce Jace Brandenstein was clearly the center of attention on Wednesday afternoon at North Posey High School. Brandenstein was being honored by a reception to announce his signing to continue his education and soccer career at Greenville College in Illinois. However, the modest Brandenstein was clearly uncomfortable being the center of attention and […]


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Top Stories for 3-11-14

Routine stop nets arrest on drug charges. Posey man faces child molestation charges. Area residents to get ‘sneak peek’ of home. Posey man sentenced to nine years on drug charges. Mount Vernon says farewell to 14 retiring teachers.