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Posey County junior high wrestling on the move 3

By Steven Kochersperger Mount Vernon head wrestling coach Tim Alcorn has said many times that the wrestling program in the school is not just confined to the high school ranks. The atmosphere and understanding around the sport in Mount Vernon increases awareness that the building of a great high school program begins in the Junior […]

Isaac Morton gets a handle on his opponent in a recent match. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Bosse’s defense, quickness too much for Wildcats

By Steven Kochersperger When something you love comes to an end sooner than you want it to it is never easy. The same is true in sports as it is in life and this week the Mount Vernon Wildcat basketball team had it’s season come to an abrupt end at the hand of the Bosse […]

Senior Bryce Newman dribbles around the Bosse defender in Friday night’s sectional match up. Photo by Steven Kochersperger

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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.  


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Top Sports Stories for 3-4-14

Redman honored for commitment to MVHS. Vikings get pre-tourney look at Marksmen. Wildcats play two of area’s best in tourney tune-ups. ‘Great support system’ key to Wildcat duo’s success.


Bender sets 3-point record as team wins third straight

By Dave Pearce. On Friday evening, North Posey’s senior night, the Vikings were tenaciously grinding it out against rival Gibson Southern until the final period. The Vikings outscored the Titans 27-9 in the final period and pulled away for what the score would indicate was an easy win. But for anyone in attendance, it was […]

Members of the 2014 North Posey Viking basketball team who will play in this week’s sectional in Boonville are, in front, managers Jared and Brandon Tepool. In row two are reserve coach Michael Travers, James Marshall, Michael Bender, Cody Ungetheim, Tyler Adkins, Reed Gerteisen, Damon Cardin, and freshman coach Jeremy Schipp. In back are assistant coach Vince McClure, Jacob Brenton, Griffin Motz, Drake Davenport, Bryce Martin, Zack Carl, head coach Heath Howington, and assistant coach Jason Simmons. Photo by Dave Pearce

John M. Shamo

Top Stories for 3/4/14

Another hurdle cleared for proposed fertilizer plant. Economic Development area established in Black Township. Shamo sentenced in Posey oil well scam.


Weilbrenner honored at annual Posey Co-op meeting 1

Special to the News. The Posey County Farm Bureau Co-op held its Annual Stockholder’s Meeting February 27, 2014, at the Posey County Community Center. A meal was prepared by the North Posey Relay for Life Volunteer Team. During the business session, Directors Chris Mulkey, Jared Schenk and Alex Weilbrenner were elected to join fellow Directors […]

Members of the Posey County Co-op Board of Directors present a plaque of appreciation to outgoing board member Tom Weilbrenner. Pictured, left to right, are Chris Cash, Larry Williams, Chris Mulkey, Charles Mann, Weilbrenner, Rick Ziliak, Jerry Schenck, Wayne Wiggins, Albert Schmitz, and Bernard Muller. Photo by Dave Pearce

Top Stories of the Week

Secret Service investigating former official Three long-time school administrators to retire New Harmony grapples with ideas for school New public safety building one step nearer Read them all in your copy of The Posey County News.