Arrest made in break-ins in Poseyville

Special to the News. Posey County authorities have made an arrest in connection with a rash of Poseyville break-ins first reported a few weeks ago. 23-year-old Blaine William Davis was arrested by deputies of the Posey County Sheriff’s department at his Poseyville home. Poseyville Town Marshal Doug Saltzman indicated officials […]

Blaine William Davis

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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. […]


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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 […]

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

Brown faces variety of charges

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