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Wildcat tennis stems the tide, enjoys great week

By Steven Kochersperger With just a week left in the regular season portion of the High School tennis year the Mount Vernon Wildcat tennis team looks to be peaking at the right time. The Lady Cats are on a roll and have had a dramatic turn in their season. Mount Vernon won both match-ups this […]

Hayley Salaman comes up with a big serve in a recent match. Salaman is now the third player used in the number one slot for Mount Vernon. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Tour guides feel Mary Emily’s presence

By Lois Mittino Gray Mary Emily Fauntleroy’s spirit seems to be stirring these days just in time for the Bicentennial Celebration. In anticipation of the town’s celebration, the Fauntleroy Home was refurbished and reopened for tours last fall after a six year hiatus. Historic New Harmony Interpreters wonder if she is making her presence felt […]

HNH employees Rachael Peyton, left, and Amanda Bryden, right, peek in the door of the Fauntleroy home that was left ajar. Photo by Lois Mittino Gray

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.


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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 […]