Category Archives : News


Top Sports Stories for 5-6-14

Wildcats move to 8-6 with wins over North, Hatchets. Lady Wildcats shake loss, gain wins over Tecumseh, Tigers. Lady Vikings take 3-of-4, get big win at Heritage Hills. Young, talented track team finds too much experience.

Mount Vernon’s Austin Krizan takes a poke at this pitch during action this week against North. The Wildcats defeated a talented and good-hitting North team to help move to 8-6 on the year. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Viking senior hitter Reed Gertiesen beat out this dribbler during baseball action this week at Gibson Southern. The umpire, however, ruled that the ball had come into contact with Gertiesen after it had been hit and the hit was not allowed. Photo by Dave Pearce

Vikings take 4-of-5 in week where each run counts

By Dave Pearce All’s well that ends well and the North Posey baseball Vikings proved that to be true this week as they shook off a strong pitching performance at Gibson Southern early in the week and bounced back to win a pair of Pocket Athletic Conference games later in the week, as well as […]


Top News Stories for 5-6-14

Open container law in Mount Vernon to get yet another look. City looks at bids to tear down old Armory Building. St. Paul’s UMC embarks on campaign to raise $600,000.


Blaine William Davis

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 believe Davis is responsible for […]


MV track teams continue to run away from the competition

By Steven Kochersperger. The Mount Vernon girls’ and boys’ track and field teams continue to run away from their competition as the season continues to roll along. Both teams enjoyed a great victory this past week as they hosted the North Posey Vikings and ran away from that contest with impressive wins. The Boys team […]

Wildcat Kellen Ray and Viking Emma Werry fight for position in the hurdles at Monday’s track meet in Mount Vernon. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Fortune Family

Top Stories for 4/29/14

Posey County’s Fortune shares 6-month journey with cancer. County feels cost strain of online presence. Scheller named 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award. Dan’s Comp helps finish the fight.


Latshaw to take AD reins, other positions to shuffle 1

By Lois Mittino Gray Leigh Ann Latshaw was hired as the Athletic Director at Mount Vernon Senior High School at the April 21 Mount Vernon School Board Meeting. In announcing the appointment, School Superintendent Tom Kopatich said that, “she has some big shoes to fill and the challenges are there, but she will do well.” […]

Latshaw

Zack Carl arrives at second base in plenty of time to beat the throw during North Posey baseball actiion this week against Mater Dei. Photo by Dave Pearce

More Top Sports Stories for 4-15-14

Vikings go 2-2 in first week as competition is fierce. Young, pesky Wildcats prove they can hang with best in early season. Wildcat track teams find strength in numbers as girls return to top. North Posey Viking boys, girls, look for improvement.