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Sixth River Days hits a home run By Dave Pearce The Mount Vernon River Days ‘came of age’ this year, in it’s sixth year. A more user-friendly set-up along with wonderful fall-like weather put the relatively new festival over the top. One of the original organizers, Kay Kilgore, said she has trouble believing how much the festival has grown and what it has become. “What a fantastic Mount Vernon River Days in 2013,” Kilgore said. “The community’s support this year has been overwhelming. When a small group of us were brought together six-and-a-half years ago it was with the intention of forming a one-time event to celebrate the Lincoln Flatboat coming to Mount Vernon. It didn’t take much discussion before we all decided this was something Mount Vernon needed every year and not just one time.” Viola - Mount Vernon River Days was created, Kilgore continued. “Thank you everyone for supporting and believing in our vision. And thank you for allowing us to be your conduit in bringing our businesses, organizations, churches, and families in this wonderful community together in a way we’ve all been craving for years. You all amaze me and I’m so Mount Vernon River Days Parade Grand Marshal, Mount Vernon businessman Larry Williams, rides though the parade. Friends joked that this was probably the only time he sat down throughout the festival. Photo by Dave Pearce
Sex offenders are sentenced in Posey Recently, two (2) convicted Sex that Yarber had previously been Offenders were sentenced in the convicted of Theft and Residential Posey County Circuit Court and the Entry. Posey County Superior Court. Prosecutor Travis Clowers took On September 11, the case before a Posey 2013, Orley Yarber County Jury on August was sentenced by 8 and 9, 2013 and he the Honorable James was found guilty as Redwine in the Posey charged. Judge RedCounty Circuit Court wine sentenced Yarber to serve twenty (20) to ten (10) years for the years in prison. YarRape conviction and ber was originally arfour (4) years for the rested and charged Incest conviction and with County 1: Rape, ordered that the sena Class B Felony and tences be served conOrley Yarber Count 2: Incest, a Class currently. Judge Redwine C Felony. The Posey County Pros- also enhanced the sentence by an ecutor’s Office later added the additional ten (10) years given YarHabitual Offender charge alleging ber’s Habitual Offender status. Prosecutor Travis Clowers asked that Yarber be sentenced to the maximum sentence for the charge of Rape given the facts and circumstances of his crimes. Clowers further stated that he was “satisfied NPJH to sell balloons for that the twenty (20) year sentence Breast Cancer Awareness would ensure that Yarber is reThe North Posey Junior High moved from our Community and is football, volleyball and cheer unable to harm any other women.” teams will be selling personalOn September 12, 2013, Jeremy ized balloons for a $1 donation Dorris Jones was sentenced by to Breast Cancer Awareness at the Honorable Brent Almon in the their games on Thursday, SepPosey County Superior Court to tember 19. The balloons will serve ten (10) years in prison. Jones be launched prior to the Junior was arrested and charged with High football game at ‘Pink Count 1: Child Molesting, a Class Out’ night on October 3 durA Felony; and County 2: Incest, ing a brief ceremony to honor a Class B Felony. The victim, a survivors and remember those twelve (12) year old female family who bravely fought the disease. member at the time of the offense, Purchase your balloon Septemreported to members of the Warrick ber 19 and help NPJH athletics County Sheriff’s Department in support this worthy cause. June of 2012 that Jones had forced Posey Women sell Kuchens her to submit to sexual intercourse The Posey County Women’s in Posey County in April of 2001. Club will be selling Kuchens Jones was found to be twenty-three at the Poseyville Autumnfest, (23) years old at the time of the September 28 and 29. We will sexual offense. Jones pled guilty to have cherry, cinnamon, and Child Molesting, a Class B Felony, apple again this year for $5.50 and the charge of Incest was diseach. Our proceeds go to our missed. Carol Renee Lamar ScholarDuring the Superior Court senship Fund. Please come and tencing hearing, the victim testihelp support the Women’s Club fied that Jones had begun touching of Posey County and enjoy the or fondling her when she was unwonderful Autumnfest. der the age of (7) while they lived in Warrick County, Indiana. The St. Philip Burgoo victim further testified that Jones The St. Philip Burgoo will began forcing her to submit to oral be held on Sunday Sept. 29, and anal intercourse when she was 2013. Drive-thru and Carry-out approximately nine (9) years old, begin at 7:30 a.m. Bring your again in Warrick County. The vicown containers for carry-out or tim also testified that Jones forced containers are provided for a her to engage in sexual intercourse nominal fee. Cafeteria serving on one (1) occasion while they is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. were residing in Posey County, This menu includes burgoo, Ind., just before she turned thirteen hamburgers, pies and drinks. (13) and that Jones told her that he Along with the burgoo there was “preparing her for boyfriends.” will be a Raffle with a grand The victim testified that the Posey prize of $20,000 and 20 other County sexual assault was the last prizes. Only 3,000 tickets will
be sold and you need not be present to win. A $20 donation is required for each ticket. The Burgoo and Raffle are sponsored by the St. Philip Men’s Club. St. Philip Catholic Church is located 6 miles west of Evansville out Upper Mount Vernon Road,
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proud to be a part of this community.” A huge crowd lined the streets for the big parade held on Saturday evening at 6 p.m. Local McKim’s IGA manager Larry Williams was selected to be the Grand Marshal this year. He was one of the original board members of River Days. “It’s a lot of hard work but hearing all of the comments and seeing the kids have fun made it all worthwhile,” Williams said of the event. “It truly is a joint effort.” The event began Friday and closing ceremonies were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Mount Vernon resident Judy Whitten said, “It was a great event, well done and enjoyable. God blessed us with beautiful weather, and we are all blessed because of the work of this committee..,and most especially the very wonderful Kay and Jim Kilgore.” But planning for next year’s event is already underway, as volunteers continue to look for a bigger and better festival. If you would have suggestions or would like to help with the organization of next year’s event, please contact Larry Williams at McKim’s IGA at 812-8386521.
Kunstfest is celebrated this weekend Vibrant colors of black, red, and gold will blanket autumns display throughout New Harmony on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, as the town’s business associates kick off the 31st Annual German Heritage celebration, ‘Kunstfest,’ meaning ‘arts fest.’ Lively German folk music, delicious food, crafts, art and a strolling magician will be offered throughout the town. New Harmony’s streets will be lined with over 125 vendors selling their hand crafted wares to expectant visitors. Art, crafts, flowers and more will entice your eye at this year’s annual event. Food vendors will offer bratwurst, kuchen, cider, apple butter, and much more to hungry guests. The distinctive German flag and colorful buntings will grace buildings and homes in celebration of New Harmony’s rich German heritage, and merchants will offer an array of ‘all things autumn.’ Historically accurate pioneer crafts of the 1860’s and 1870’s will be demonstrated by skilled craftsman dressed in period costume. Be amazed by the old ways of blacksmithing, rope making, beekeeping, butter churning, broom making, basket weaving and wood working – just to name a few. New this year, the kids will enjoy panning for gold! The Children’s Center for Dance Education (CCDE)
will present Cinderella at Thrall’s Opera House on Sunday September 22 at 2 p.m. This is a free presentation thanks to the generous support of the Robert Lee Blaffer Foundation. The CCDE’s Dance Ensemble is the only non-profit program of its kind in the Tri-State Region. For more information contact Danielle at 812-430-1637 or visit childdance.org. Don’t forget the Big Whopper Liar’s Contest Saturday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. at Murphy Auditorium. This will be the 25th Anniversary, so expect some really big Whoppers this year. If visitors don’t want to listen to a bunch of lies, they can come listen to Music in the Streets on Main Street right outside Sara’s Harmony Way from 6 -10 p.m. For more information about Kunstfest visit newharmony.biz. There you will find a list of frequently asked questions, a printable vendor registration form, and event contact information. New Harmony is located just 30 miles northwest of Evansville, Indiana – just west of Indiana Highway 69 on Highway 66. From Interstate 64, at exit 4, travel just seven miles south of the Interstate. Visit newharmony.biz to be enchanted by Historic New Harmony, seek lodging accommodations, down load a town map and/or plan your visit to the many shops and eateries in New Harmony, Ind.
Budget approved, Wiggins is new coach By Valerie Werkmeister bus replacement plan. North Posey currently owns 37 The children are settling into their school routines. buses and plans to replace five next year. The sports teams and band competitions Brooke and Lee Rogers, parents of stuare underway. The air is turning cooler dents at North Elementary School (NES) and the trees are beginning to get a tinge addressed the board over concerns of the of color. It’s that time of year…budget pre-school class size. The Rogers’ stated adoption time. they decided to remove their daughter Yes, fall is just around the corner and from NES because they felt 20 students with that comes the tedious process of deto one teacher were too many to be a protermining the funds necessary to do busiductive learning environment. ness next year. They emphasized their concern was During their regular meeting, Monnot with the teacher and felt that she did day, September 9, MSD of North Posey an exemplary job trying to work with the Darrick Wiggins School Board members adopted a budget large number of students in her class. that included: a $9,095,760 general fund, an $800,000 Rogers further stated that after some research, she rainy day fund, $987,000 debt service, $353,734 discovered that the cost of NES pre-school was highschool pension debt, $2,453,910 capital projects Continued on Page A6 fund, $1,421,815 transportation fund, and a $415,213
Mount Vernon River Days Little Mister David Jones and Little Miss Kyra Rainey smile after their wins in the Little Miss and Mr. competition. Photo by Zach Straw
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Enjoying their ride through the River Days parade are Jerry Walden, Nick WildeMembers of the Sparrows group at Mount Zion General Baptist Church, taught by man, Greg Newman, and George Postletheweight. Photo by Dave Pearce Diane Jonson (in the background) were well-represented in the River Days Parade on Saturday evening. Photo by Dave Pearce
Elizabeth Higginbottom winds up a successful first year with her Becomings Boutique Exhibit on Sunday. Photo by Michelle Gibson
Ryan Magruder, Katie Huff and Elizabeth Konrath douse joggers at the Kiwanis 5K Color Run. Photo by Zach Straw
Ryan Akins of Saint Johns Episcopal Church displays Andy Baldwin makes his way through the River Days After a live performance of patriotic music by the of their novel ‘Light-up Cotton Candies.’ Photo by Zach parade on his antique Oliver tractor. River Days was a Wolfgang Orchestra and Chorus, Saturday night finStraw huge success. Photo by Dave Pearce ished with bang; an impressive fireworks display. Photo by Zach Straw
2013 Little Miss and Mister River Days front row left to right: Madilyn Mohr, second runner-up; David Jones, Little Mr.; Kyra Rainey, Little Miss; and Zoe Straw, first runner-up. Back row left to right: Emily McCarty, 2012 Little Miss; Emma Sue McDurmon; Gracey Evans; Ellie Blackburn; Alaina Allyn; Izabelle Mohr; and Brinkley Sutton. Photo by Zach Straw
Sunday afternoon the Riverfront was alive with a crowd full of people singing and clapping along with the christian acappella musical group BLEND’s 50’s and 60’s Doo Wop music. Photo by Michelle Gibson
Taking first and second place in the pet and owner First in the Best Float division was Kaitlyn Hoy and Celebrating their win in the Pet Parade as Judges Fadivision of Saturday’s Pet Parade are Haley and Bode Libby. Photo by Theresa Bratcher vorite are Mercedes and Xavier Angel. Photo by Theresa Fischer sitting atop Molly. Photo by Theresa Bratcher Bratcher
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OBITUARIES Charlotte Yates Charlotte Mae Yates, 76, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013. Her strength for living was so strong. She loved her family. She was born May 31, 1937 in Evansville, Ind., to Arthur and Mary (Harris) Rutledge. Charlotte was a homemaker and had attended Harvestime Temple, and graduated in 1955 from New Harmony High School. Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Pam Cremeens and Nina Dartt; and an infant brother, Henry. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Leon Yates; daughters, Vicki (Brian) Cross and Debbie Yates; son, Rick (Tamara) Yates; brother, Bill (Sue) Rutledge; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Services were held at 11:30 a.m. Monday September 16, 2013 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street in Mount Vernon with Rev. Mark Tabor officiating and burial to follow in Black’s Cemetery. Visitation was from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. service time on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5250 Vogel Road, Evansville, IN 47715. The family would like to thank caregivers, Michelle Cremeens, Krista McCarty, Kim Mullins, and Linda Schroeder. A special thanks to Julie Benner for her love and support. Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com
Billie Moit Billie June (Bender) Moit, 89, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital. She was born June 4, 1924 in New Harmony, Indiana. Billie graduated from Wadesville High School in 1942. Billie and Bud married one week before her high school graduation. She helped her husband farm for 60 years, driving grain trucks, faithfully waxing school buses and fixing lunch for Bud. They enjoyed watching All My Children at Noon. Billie also worked for Servel from 1942-45, as a ‘Rosey the Rivet’ girl and Kent Plastics from 195664, in the paint department. Member of the Old Time Auto Club, Model A Club and the Antique John Deere 2 cylinder Club. She attended the First General Baptist Church. She remained active until the very end fixing pies and soup for family and friends. Billie will be greatly missed by her sons, granddaughters, greatgrandchildren, her sister and brother. Survivors include her sons, Larry W. (Brenda) Moit and Lonnie J. Moit; three granddaughters, Tricia (Moit) Neitzke (Brent), Tonya (Moit) Jones (Scott), Amanda Moit; five great-grandchildren, Luke, Shelby, Abby, Noah and Brooke; sister, Anne Williams of Mount Vernon, Ind.; brother, Mike Redman of New Jersey; nephew Steve Carroll of South Carolina; nieces, Helen (Redman) Orlando, Fla., Travers Hayes, Jane (Redman) Carr (Paul) Cadiz, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Moit of 67 years in 2009; mother, Evelyn Moutery. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Bobby Joe Douglas officiating. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.holdersfuneralhome.com
Elizabeth Files Elizabeth Ann (Liz) Files passed away at her home in Benton, Ill. on Wednesday September 11, 2013 after a seven year battle with Ovarian Cancer. Born on August 28, 1956 in Carmi to Eddie and Janice (Hart) Files E field ld who h survive. i off Enfi Liz worked at the Rend Lake Conservancy for 37 years. She loved traveling with her friends, collecting antiques, panda bears, and lizards. She was a member of IBEW Local Union 702, B.P.O.E.1234 Benton, Ill., Boccie Club of Benton, Ill., and Moose Lodge # 795 of West Frankfort, Ill. In addition to her parents, also surviving, are a sister Nancy Files, a brother David Files, sister in-law Jill Files and a very special niece, Emma Jane Files all of Carmi. She was loved and cherished by a special companion and friend in her life Mike (Strawberry) Kinkade of Benton Ill. Also surviving aunts and uncles, Connie Hutson (Sesser Ill.), Ruth Rankin (Fairfield Ill.), Barbara Jo and Steve Stocke (Enfield Ill.), Carmen Hart (Enfield Ill.) Patti and Bob Loveall (Benton Ill.), Sharon Duvall (Hickory, N.C.), Frances Davis (Branson Mo.) Pifer and Vennie Files (Chambersburg Pa.)
Sentences, from Page A1 time Jones sexually assaulted her. Chief Deputy Prosecutor, Jonathan Parkhurst, called Warric County Sheriff’s Detective Paul Kruse to testify concerning the sexual assaults committed by Jones over a number of years. Detective Kruse also played an audio recorded telephone conversation the victim had with Jones on August 24, 2012 before he was arrested and charged with various sexual offenses in Warrick and Posey County. Jones admitted to the victim during the audio recorded telephone conversation that he had repeatedly abused her as a young child. Jones has also been charged in Warrick County with Count 1: Incest, a Class B Felony; Count 2: Child Molesting, a Class B Felony; and Count 3: Child Molesting, a Class C Felony. Jones has a hearing scheduled in Warrick County for October 7, 2013 and is expected to be sentenced in Warrick County for the sexual assault of the same victim. Judge Almon ordered that Jones’ ten (10) year Posey County sentence would be served consecutively to any sentence he may receive in Warrick County. Deputy Prosecutor, Jonathan Parkhurst, stated that he “appreciated the strength and courage of the victim” and personally thanked Detective Paul Kruse for “bringing us such a strong case to prosecute”. Deputy Prosecutor Parkhurst also stated, “Detective Kruse asked the victim to telephone Jones, the man who terrorized and assaulted her at such a young age in ways most of us would find unimaginable, and to record their conversation. This recording made it possible for us to charge this sexual deviant and to bring justice to the victim”.
Carl ‘Gene’ Culiver
Carl E. ‘Gene’ Culiver, 77, of New Harmony, Ind., passed away Wednesday, September 11, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, following a lengthy illness. He was born August 20, 1936, to Carl G. and Erna M. (Fisher) Culiver in New Harmony. He retired in 2002 as Assistant Superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Mount Vernon. He began his career in education in 1961 as a business teacher at Mount Vernon High School and served the Mount Vernon school system for 41 years. Highlights of his career as director of the school system’s building and grounds include remodeling the Mount Vernon Senior High School, building the new junior high school, remodeling Marrs Elementary School and the former Hedges Elementary School, building the school district’s bus garage and tearing down of the old junior high school. A graduate of New Harmony School, Gene served his country from 1954 to 1957 in the United States Marine Corps and proudly lived the motto ‘Once a Marine, Always a Marine.’ In his younger years, he was a roughneck in the oil fields of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, West Virginia, Wyoming and Montana. A graduate of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, he held a Master of Science degree in Education and was certified as a school guidance counselor. In 2002, he was presented the Distinguished Hoosier Award by Governor Frank O’Bannon. Gene was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, Ind. He previously served on the executive committee of the Indiana Association of School Business Officials Region 9 and was named the Association’s School Business Official of the Year in 2002. He was a former member of the Posey County Emergency Planning Committee, the American Association of School Administrators, the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents, and was treasurer of the Administrative Study Council of Southwestern Indiana. He also served on the board of directors of Western Hills Country Club, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce and Alexandrian Free Public Library. Gene was a current member of the Economic Development Partnership of Posey County, treasurer of the Working Men’s Institute Executive Committee; served on the executive committee of the Ribeyre Gymnasium Restoration Group and Harmonie Associates board of trustees. He was a Lifetime Member of American Legion Owen Dunn Post 5. During retirement, along with his involvement in many community activities, Gene enjoyed the remodeling of two homes in New Harmony, recreational vehicle travels in the United States, five vacation tours in Europe, and the fellowship he and his ‘buddies’ experienced while attending Deaconess cardiac rehab three mornings each week. Gene was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Phyllis (Pfister) Culiver, and an infant daughter, Carla. Survivors include his wife of 20 years Karen (Schoolcraft) Walker, sons, Tim (Bridget) Culiver, Evansville, Ind., Mike Culiver, Newburgh, Ind., daughter, Dee Ann (Dave) Wylam, Ferdinand, Ind.; daughters by marriage, Leah (Kelly) Cox , Mount Vernon, Ind., Amy (Dan) Vonder Haar, Chesterfield, Missouri; sister, Virginia Sue (Donnie) Alsop, New Harmony, Ind.; 10 grandchildren, Ashley Wager, Abby Culiver, Ali Wylam, Joshua Stierley, Kyle, Jeremy, Kate and Caroline Cox, Riley and Walker Vonder Haar, and Sam Norman; two great-grandchildren, Kylee and Brayden Cox; and aunts, Betty Jo Fisher, Midland, Mich., and Joyce Rudisill, Grayville, Ill. Services were held Tuesday morning at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery in New Harmony.
Olabelle Straw Gouldman, 86, died on September 10, 2013 at her home in the The Villages, Lady Lake, Florida. She was born November 5, 1926. Olabelle was a graduate of Griffin High School and Welborn Mei lB ti t H it l S morial Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in Evansville, Indiana. Olabelle was the operating room supervisor at that hospital. She ended her career as Director of the Geriatric Unit at Southwestern State Hospital in Marion, Va. She married her high school sweetheart, John Robert Gouldman; a career Naval Officer. The military lifestyle required frequent relocations culminating in many friends and wonderful memories. Olabelle will be remembered as an outgoing person who loved her family, golf and cooking. She was a Life member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary, the Villages Indiana Club and the Presbyterian Church of Lady Lake, Florida. She is survived by her husband, John Sr., son, J.R., and daughter-in-law, Holly; two grandchildren, Ali and Robbie, three step-grandchildren: Ryan, Matt and Haley, brother Dr. Tom Straw of New Harmony, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Eulah Burkett Straw and one brother, Clyde Straw. There will be no visitation or service at the request of the deceased. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Griffin Christian Church, the Griffin Alumni Association or a charity of your choice in her name. Olabelle was a believer in living life to the fullest and requests that anyone reading this take the time to give blood.
GE/Sabic Retirees’ luncheon The General Electric/Sabic Retirees’ luncheon will be held October 9 at the Red Wagon Restaurant in Poseyville at 11:30 a.m. Reservations should be made by October 4 by calling Charles Huck at 6824219, Charles Crabtree at 437-1353, Susan Huelsmann at 682-3290, or Rose Benton at 643-0016.
Legion Post #278 to meet The Posey American Legion Post 278 will meet on Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Poseyville.
Gary Suits Gary D. Suits, 67 of New Harmony, Ind., died Friday morning, September 13, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born on June 24, 1946 in Livingston County, Ky., the son of Miles Harold J. and Elsie Marie (Belt) Suits. He married Bonnie Phillips on May 20, 1963 in Shawneetown, Ill., and she survives. Mr. Suits served in the U.S. Army and retired from GE. He was a member of the Arctic Masonic Lodge 394 in New Harmony. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Sean and Sarah Suits of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Michael Suits of Modesto, Calif.; a grandson, Sullivan Dale Suits; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Norris and Beverly Suits and Ronald and Madlyn Suits, all of Mount Vernon; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Al and Margaret Mason of Mount Vernon; and many special family and friends. No services will be held. Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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Cynthiana 1940s and 1950s reunion
Reitz Class of 1954 reunion Howell Park Shelter House is the location for the 59th Class Reunion of the Reitz High School Class of 1954. The date is Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. Cost is $17.50 per person or $35 a couple. For detailed information please contact Joella Moore at 812-626-0752 or Skeet Burgdorf at 812-477-4248.
Cynthiana High School 1940s and 1950s class reunion will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013, Noon, at Wolfs BBQ on First Avenue in Evansville, Indiana.
MVHS Class of 1953 reunion Mount Vernon High School Class of 1953 reunion will be held Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Western Hills Country Club. Brunch will be at 10 a.m., social hour at 5 p.m., the buffet dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the class photo taken at 7 p.m. For detailed information please contact JoAnn Wade 812-682-3127.
MVHS Class of 1988 reunion Mount Vernon High School Class of 1988 reunion will be October 12. Please call 812-430-8233 for more information.
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berer Stahl, Tammy Reburn Smith, Kathy Barnes Owens, Donna Harrington McPherson, Melanie Varner Newman, Kim Powers Greer, Valerie Gatewood Carter, Krista Carver Harrison. Third row, L to R: Sandy Vanzant Thompson, Tony James, Robert Cashion, Jim Redwine, Jon Weiss, Chris Martin, Brian Turner, Gary Suits, Rick Bulla, Tony Tevault, Laura Fearing Newkirk, Shannon Choate, Cathy Green Hyatt, Dawn Hutchison Tidwell. Fourth row, L to R: Trent Van Haaften, Marc Fisch-
er, Esther Holder, Charles Heintzelman, Jon Sellers, Connie Fisher Mason, Krista Wade Nicholson, Ron Weinzapfel, Mary Webster Schmidt, Mike Haney, Kirk LaMar, Kevin Kincheloe, Chris Theodosis. Fifth row, L to R: Steve Sheffer, Don Schisler, Jeff Cross, Dana Allyn, Melanie Russell Ewers, Susan Emhuff Hall, William Martin, Gayla Dartt Renshaw, Gayle Howery Schmidt, Mischi Gruber West, Patricia Aldrich Rietman, Dile Wilson. Photo by Zach Straw
Birthdays, like family, will always be near
Pierce, Kessler, Blackburn, Russell families hold reunion
Sixty-five former students of the Mount Vernon High School Class of 1983 enjoyed their Saturday night at Western Hills Country Club, celebrating their 30th Class Reunion. Seen here are front row, L to R: Tim Thayer, Bo Railey, Jeff Pharr, Jon Adams, Jill Hall Marshall, Amy Kaufman Bulla, Annette Lescault Schnell, David Walker, Debbie Russell Baird. Second row, L to R: Darla Osborne Brown, Kenda Curtis Hartmann, Greg Redman, Josie Mohr Davis, Jodi Uebelhack, Aletha Suits Thomas, Donise He-
Well, we all had a good time at Alexander’s sixth birthday party, and as I watched and enjoyed the DEAREST events of that day, I MADELEINE automatically compared BY CATHY b i r t h d a y POWERS parties from the present to those of the past. Crepe paper streamers and little party hats have given way to having a ‘bounce house’ in the back yard or going to someplace like Chucky Cheese. First of all, the three of you are lucky enough to have been born in reasonably warm months. Yours is on March 2, so the weather is still a little unsettled, but August and September for Issabella and Alexander pretty much guarantees temperate conditions. My birthday is January 18, and all too often, when my mother attempted to have a party for me, there was snow, and nobody came. I had several friends and classmates who were able to have summer birthday parties, and I was always envious. People came in lightweight summer clothing, and we played outside games, had wiener roasts, and it just seemed so much nicer. One thing that hasn’t changed through the years is the fact that babies are born in every season, and many people have conflicts with their big day of the year. For instance, Grandpa Don has his birthday two days before Christmas, and even though we make an
effort to separate the two events, it is just too close. I think that one of the biggest differences is the cake itself. Since commercial bakeries are now able to put photographic images on cake tops, that is really quite a changed look. However, I am totally certain that the bakery cakes from my youth tasted much better, and I have no idea why. From the cake itself to the frosting, they were just better. I have asked professionals and nobody seems to know. I will bet that many people remember the sugary roses that used sit atop cakes, but I haven’t seen those in a long time. And, of course, the gifts are bigger and better now, but ironically, most children are not as impressed as they used to be. This is nobody’s fault; it is just another sign of the times. So much more is available all throughout
important parts have thankfully stayed the same, and I hope they always will. One’s family gathers to honor whichever member of the clan is becoming another year older. And there are still school parties, or home parties for friends, as well. Even with everyone’s hectic schedules, we set aside time to make that person feel loved, appreciated and special. I have to wonder how things will change in your lifetime, but I hope that you and the rest of the family will always be surrounded by loved ones and have many joyous birthdays
The descendants of Charles Kessler and Nancy Ann Roberts will hold their reunion Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the Senior Citizens Center in Mount Vernon, Indiana from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Relatives of Charles and Nancy Kessler include the John Pierce, Elizabeth Blackburn, and James Kessler families. Also included are the Frank and Emily Russell family descendants of Enfield, Illinois. All members and friends of these families are invited to this year’s reunion that
will honor the memory of Evelyn (Pierce) Cameron and Celta (Collins) and her husband Randy Shadrick who recently passed away. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Fried chicken will be provided, guests are asked to bring a covered dish or deserts and drinks. The afternoon will be spent catching up on family news, pictures will be taken and information on the family history will be discussed. Contact Don Pierce at 812-459-7006 for directions or information. Duckie is an approximately six-month-old female tortie. She is very sweet and loves to give kisses. She’s a little shy but warms up quickly. Opal is an approximately six-month-old buff and grey tabby. She loves to get hugs and play with her kitten friends. Both do well with all ages and get along with dogs.
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POSEY COUNTY PAGES OF THE PAST Cathy Powers on her first birthday. Photo submitted
Birthdays September 17 - Bob Duckworth, Jason Benton, Karin Rivoir, Kayla E. Garrett, Terry Hutchinson, Cody Peerman, Doris Reynolds, Robert Scott Deckard, Jennifer Burks Kolley, Justin Orth, Sarah Goedde, Sherri Rapp September 18 - Ben Parker, Caitlyn Dawn Creek, Lesha McCoy, Melissa Peerman, Ryan Straw, Cade Lansdell, Naomi Seifert, Jenna Gibson September 19 - Rosemary Alsop, Luke Stolz, Amanda Burkemper, Kammie Dunn, Whitney Hines September 20 - Meredith Kay Atkins, Ann Greenfield, Randy Fick, Linda Hawley,
the year, so gifts don’t seem nearly as cherished and anticipated. It makes selecting the perfect birthday gift a real challenge, even though there is so very much more to pick from. Of course, I had lots of celebrations for your dad and my other two children, and those are wonderful memories. When they got a little older, we went out to the movies, or to get pizza. I can remember losing control of the group a few times, and my carefully-planned games were replaced by behavior I really should not describe. A little girl at one of your Aunt Heather’s parties hid under my kitchen table and would not come out. But those years went by all too quickly, and the chaos of kid parties is now replaced with a nice meal for adults. It is expected but not nearly as much fun. I take a lot of photos almost every day, let alone birthdays, and most of us post them quickly on Facebook for all of our friends to see. How different this is. It wasn’t all that long ago that ‘old-fashioned’ cameras still used film, and folks had to wait for the prints to come back to the drugstore. It was usually a week or more before the family could see their children blowing out the candles. So, yes, Madeleine, many changes have been made to birthday celebrations in my lifetime, but the
Judy Alsop, Wayne Hall, Beau Nottingham September 21 - John Schneider, Jody Giles, Daniel Weiss, Brent Coleman, Rochelle Belt, Matt Schlarmann September 22 - Judy Helfrich Brown, Jayne Anne Crowley, Trent Van Haaften, Dorothy Reuger September 23 - June Brown, Ben Burdick, Max Chapman, Jarred Fisher, Jeremy Garrett, Valerie Robb, Myles Wilson If you have a name to be included in the birthday calendar, please send to: Posey County News, P.O. Box 397, New Harmony, IN 47631 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2003 10 YEARS AGO Indiana Governor Frank O’Bannon, who was a frequent visitor to Posey County, died Saturday morning in a Chicago hospital after suffering a stroke five days earlier. John King played taps Thursday during a National September 11 Commemoration ceremony held at the Mount Vernon riverfront. Two new antique businesses opened in New Harmony. Firehouse Antiques on Main Street owned by Jeff and Cindy Smotherman, and Antique Emporium owned by Paula Alldredge. Raymond and Jean Schroeder observed their 55th wedding anniversary on September 12. Jean is turning 75 in October and Ray will be 80 on November 21. Lauren Planty is North Posey Academic Student of the Week, and Jeni Underwood is New Harmony Academic Student of the Week. Mike and Sonja Lindeau, known as the Ozark Pioneers, strolled the streets with music at New Harmony’s Kunstfest. The Posey County Thrift Shop celebrates its 50th anniversary. Employees are Debbie Shea, Alpha Banks, Shirley Mulvey, Lisa Norrington, Dottie Carroll, Jerrel Jacobs and John Meador. North Posey Junior High boys cross country team wins invitational. Farmer Store in Fairfield, Ill., has fabric for 0.49 cents a yard. The 2003 Cain Reunion was held on August 31, at the Mount Vernon Farm Bureau Co-op. The North Posey High School Marching Band and Guard brought home first place trophies.
SEPTEMBER 14, 1988 25 YEARS AGO Kathleen Marie Schmitt and Gerald Bryan Elpers were united in marriage September 10 in a 2 p.m. ceremony at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Lucretia and Wayne Dill will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on September 17, 1988, with a reception and dinner at Twin Towers. Betty Cartwright gave the project lesson, ‘Parent Survival’ during the Bethel Belles Extension Homemakers meeting at the Griffin Fire House. Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Wolf are proud parents of a baby girl born September 7. She is named Kristin Lynn and was eight pounds, and seven ounces. The annual Edgar Simmon’s Sr. family reunion was hosted again at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Carner. Approximately 100 attended the event. Rebecca Davis, of Poseyville, was the recent winner of a State Fair Achievement Trip to Washington D.C. Winning places on the North Posey Spell Bowl Team are Angie Elpers, Rick Embrey, Hope Goins, Matt Kemper, Sam Lawrence, Kelli Mahrenholz, Jerod Motz, Amara Roeder, Erin Theim, Walter Valiant, Patti Wilderman and Melody Yonts. Some of the volunteers preparing for the Poseyville United Methodist Church Chowder are Max Mahrenholz, John Webb and Jerry Wilder. Star Cablevision - 0.88 cents installation of HBO or Cinemax Plus and 0.88 cents for your first month of HBO or Cinemax. Bertha Schaeffer, a former Poseyville area resident, will celebrate her 100th birthday on September 16.
SEPTEMBER 13, 1963 50 YEARS AGO Steven Blankenberger, 16-yearold son of Mr. and Mrs. Linus Blankenberger, won the Indiana 4-H Tractor Driving Contest held at the State Fair. WAF Airman Nancy York, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert G. York of New Harmony, is being reassigned to Greenville AFB, Miss., for a short time. She is a 1963 graduate of New Harmony High School. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pfettscher of Mount Vernon announce the birth of their daughter, Laura Lee, on September 5. Great unveiling of the new 1964 Fords in planned for September 27 at Davis-Downen Motor Co., in Poseyville. 1963 Football Schedule: Sept. 13 away at Huntingburg, Sept. 20 away at Castle, Sept. 27 Paoli at home, Oct. 4 Edwards County at home, Oct. 11 Dugger at home and Oct. 18 away at Mount Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morlock and sons were Sunday dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Morlock of New Harmony. Russell Kincaid, son of Mrs. Alvin Scheller, is home on a two-week leave from the Navy. He will report to duty at Norfolf, Va., on Sept. 14 Mrs. Edythe Kilroy hosted the eighth anniversary of the Christian Women’s Fellowship. The Labor Department reported that unemployment fell by 465,000 in August to 3,857,000. Leo F. Effinger, Poseyville, was principal speaker Sunday for the Seventh District convention of Veterans of World War I held in Washington, Ind.
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Local 4-H volunteers recognized at Indiana State Fair Tim and Pat Hulsey were recognized on Saturday, August 10, 2013, for 25 years of volunteer service as Posey County 4-H Club Leaders of the Diligent Ones 4-H Club. Each year, the Indiana 4-H Foundation and State 4-H Program at Purdue recognize the outstanding contributions of adult 4-H volunteers who help make the 4-H youth development program a success. According to Dr. Renee McKee, State 4-H Program Leader, “The hard work and dedication of 4-H volunteers signiﬁcantly contribute to the success of the 4-H Youth Development Program in Indiana. Although we feel certain that viewing the accomplishments of the young people with whom they have worked is rewarding to volunteers, we are also committed to recognizing them on this special day at the Indiana State Fair.” In 2013, 373 individuals were recognized as tenured 4-H volunteers, representing a total of 9,730 years of service to the Indiana 4-H Program. Tenured volunteers are ﬁrst recognized once they have completed 20 years of service and are subsequently recognized every ﬁve years. Each tenured volunteer received a gift with the 4-H emblem and their years of service. The volunteers were also invited to a meal following the rec-
ognition program. Primary sponsors of the tenured volunteer program and recognition were Beck’s Hybrids, Reynold’s Farm Equipment, Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, Indiana 4-H Foundation, and Purdue University Extension Service. If you would like to show your support of Posey County 4-H through monetary donation or volunteer commitment, please call 812-838-1331 or email email@example.com. You may also check us out online at www.extension.purdue.edu/Posey or stop by the Purdue Extension-Posey County ofﬁce in the basement of the Coliseum Building, Room 29, in downtown Mount Vernon. Donors can be assured that their contributions go directly to local 4-H programming and that the Indiana 4-H mission to provide real-life educational opportunities that develop competent young leaders who positively impact their community is being met. The Posey County 4-H youth development program will continue to develop young people with integrity and character who are the future leaders of our communities, but this goal will only be met through the generous support of adults who care about them and their future.
New proposals now accepted for second PCCF grant cycle Bret Moye, chair of the Grants and Distribution Committee of the Posey County Community Foundation (PCCF), a fund of the Community Foundation Alliance in Evansville, wants to remind prospective grant applicants that the Foundation is accepting applications for grants to community organizations for the second time this year. Proposals are sought for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the county in health, human services, arts and culture,
education, community development, and other areas that would improve Posey County. The Posey County Community Foundation has a maximum amount of $5000 per program or project this year. However, an organization can apply for multiple projects. Only those agencies or organizations which are tax exempt under 501(c) (3) and 509(a) are eligible to apply for the over $70,000 available for granting. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, September 20, 2013.
Grant applications may be obtained by logging on to the Foundation website at www. poseycommunityfoundation. org. If prospective grant applicants have questions they are invited to schedule a meeting with the Foundation’s director, Johnna Denning. Contact Johnna at 812.838.0288 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an orientation meeting. Grants will be awarded at the Foundation’s Harvest Auction and Dinner on October 25.
Tim and Pat Hulsey at the Indiana State Fair. Photo submitted
Lighthouse Assembly selling Bratwursts Lighthouse Assembly of God will be selling our Green Onion Bratwursts at our booth on Main Street during Kunstfest. We are also operating a second booth for our Trash to Treasure Fundraiser. Our ladies have been working for months refurbishing and renewing someone’s trash into someone
else’s treasure. Beautiful pieces of furniture, paintings on canvas, items, etc. Our items will be on display and for sale at our booth on Main Street as well as at New Moon Antiques at 510 Main Street, New Harmony during Kunstfest. See our Facebook page for just a few pictures.
Tri-State Goes Gold for Kids in September
During September’s Childhood Cancer afternoon. Awareness month, the Thumbs Up for • There will be a meet and greet with Lane Goodwin Foundation is sponsoring St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, Jason Motte, Tri-State Goes Gold for Kids – a series of starting at 10:30 a.m. for a fee of $20 per events to beneﬁt the Foundation’s mission adult or $10 for K-12. Children ﬁve-yearsof ﬁnding a cure for childhood cancers and old and under will be free. There will be a assisting families. The following events limit of one autographed item per person. are open to the public: The Fall Festival live auction will include • Tri-State Goes Gold for Kids Fall Fes- a dinner for up to four people with Jason tival - Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m., Motte and the Goodwin family for the eveHenderson County Fairgrounds, 383 Sam ning of September 21. Ball Way. The festival will include a va• Tri-State Goes Gold for Kids Poker riety of activities including food booths, Run - Saturday, September 21, 9 a.m. CDT, soda are available to purchase. children’s activities, concerts and live auc- Henderson County Fair Grounds, 383 Sam There will be a country tion. Performing on stage will be Jaclyn Ball Way. The cost is $15 per rider or $20 store, with crafts, candies and Graves in the morning and Tim Ash in the per couple, which includes a meal. other goodies. The ‘Cross the River’ crosses, which were displayed at the August The St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Relay for Life fundraising calendar is ofﬁcially Evansville Riverfront Rally on sale. Cost per calendar is $10 and all proceeds will beneﬁt the NP Relay for Life. They will be on display. will be available for purchase during Poseyville’s Autumnfest Sept 28-29 at the St. Pauls UMC booth and they will also be available for purchase at JL Hirsch Co.
Point Township Nazarene Church Chicken Supper Point Township Nazarene, 12611 Bonebank Road, Mount Vernon, Ind., will host their annual Church Chicken Supper on September 28. Serving from 4 - 7 p.m. with carryout at the church Fellowship Hall from 3 - 6 p.m. Ages
11 to adult, $10; Children four10, $6; three and under, free. Offering: 1/4 Chicken: White or Dark, chicken and dumplings, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, coleslaw, bread, dessert, coffee or tea. Extra chicken and
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church fundraiser
New Harmonie Healthcare offers Free Breakfast
New Harmonie Healthcare is hosting a free drive and move on breakfast. Stop by our front porch on September 18 and grab a mufﬁn and coffee or juice to go. You wont even have to leave your car. Just drive by and drive off with breakfast in a bag. No cost.
Owensville Board of Director News Owensville REH Center to open at 6 a.m. on Tuesday October 1. Donations to the REM Center for the Walkers Club can be turned in at the Owensville Public Library or the Owensville Clerks Ofﬁce. Donations will be the same as the last couple of years at $25 for a family or $15 for a single person. The rules for opening and closing will be the same as the past couple of years and will be posted on the inside of the front door of the REH Center. Thanks to all who support
this part of the Owensville REH program. More news later about this years Boys and Girls Biddy Ball, as well as, Wednesday and Sunday night men’s basketball. To rent the REH Center you will still need to contact the clerk’s ofﬁce. Prices for renting the REM Center have not changed, $20 an hour. After 21 years, the REH Center has their third president and board of directors. We would like to thank Ronnie Denning and his board of directors who started the
REH Center and Donnie Barrett and his board for keeping the REH Center going and its many improvements. The new REH Center Board is President Glenn Dickinson (Biddy Ball), Vice-President Paul Garrett (Owensville Alumni), Secretary-Treasurer Pat Hale (at large), Board Members Clyde Scott (Town Board), Denny Simpson (Owensville Merchants), Jack Light (Park Board), Donald Hale (Township, and Stacy McClellan (at large).
Historic New Harmony By Missy Parkison September is Archaeology Month in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, coordinates this event. Archaeology Month provides an opportunity to celebrate and learn about Indiana archaeology. A variety of events are held each year during Archaeology Month by universities, museums, organizations and individuals throughout Indiana. Historic New Harmony
is sponsoring a presentation by Michele Greenan, D irector of Archaeology, Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites. Greenan will discuss the report resulting from the recent archaeological survey of Redbud Park, located on Church Street in New Harmony. The survey was conducted as part of the Rejuvenation of Redbud Park project undertaken by the Garden Club. Redbud Park is an Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites property with historical significance.
Greenan will speak at the Atheneum, 401 N. Arthur Street, on Thursday, September 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will follow. For more information, contact Missy Parkison, community engagement manager, Historic New Harmony, email@example.com, 812/6824488. Historic New Harmony is a unified program of the University of Southern Indiana and Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites.
Recipe of the Week
First Presbyterian Church 120 E. 6th Street, Mt. Vernon
from the cookbook of: Sandy Seitz
FRUIT COBBLER Preheat oven to 350 degrees 1/4 stick butter Melt in the bottom of an 8x8 deep baking dish
INGREDIENTS Mix thoroughly and pour over the melted butter: 1 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder Stir and heat to almost boiling: 1 qt. fruit (blackor apples berries, cher1 c. sugar ries, peaches 1/2 c. water
1 c. sugar 1 c. milk
1 Tbsp. corn starch or quick tapioca
dash of cinnamon
Pour hot fruit over batter Melt 1/4 stick butter and pour over top. Bake in 350 degrees oven for 45-50 minutes (check center for doneness with toothpick).
By Stanley Campbell
Lego Club September 18 at 3:30 p.m. - This is a monthly club for anyone age six and older who loves working with Legos. You must register for this program. Laughs and Crafts Club September 19 and 26 at 3:45 p.m. - There is always a craft, a story and a snack and always a good time at Laughs and Crafts Club. This program is for kids who are in kindergarten and up. Registration is required. Basic Drawing September 19 and 26 at 10 a.m. - Learn how to ‘see’ like an artist, and how to draw that image on paper. Weather permitting; we will be working out-of-doors so please bring your own folding chair. All supplies provided. Registration is required. Teen Sketch Class September 23 at 3:30 p.m. - Learn some of the fun secrets that will allow you to ‘see’ like an artist, and how to draw that image on paper. Stan Campbell will be your talented guide for the program. Family Storytime September 24 at 6 p.m. Fireﬁghters to the Rescue. The Mount Vernon ﬁreﬁghters will be sharing their ﬁre truck, gear and stories with us. This is a program designed to be fun for the entire family. Busy Hands/Basic Knitting September 25 at 10 a.m. - ‘Busy Hands’ is a local gathering of crafters and
knitters. Cheryl Carroll will be on hand to demonstrate how to stitch during our Basic Knitting Program. She will be teaching techniques. Yarn is provided and a limited number of size eight needles are available to use. Teen Advisory Board September 30 at 3:30 p.m. - We will discuss teen programming, new books. movies, and music, social networking and test our ideas. So stop by for a snack and some good times. This program is for those in grades six – 12 only. Basket-Weaving September 30 at 6 p.m. Join us as local weaver Liz
Bachert demonstrates her technique of creating a reed basket. Registration is required. How to Register for Programs The library offers multiple ways you can register, including: on the web, by phone, and in person. You can register well in advance by going to our website at www.apl.lib.in.us. Can’t register on-line? Call the Adult Information Desk at (812) 838-3286 or visit the Adult Information Desk in person. Our library staff representative will be ready to assist you and answer your questions.
KUNSTFEST Pork Chop Dinner Holy Angels Air Conditioned !!!!
Catholic Community Center Saturday, September 21, 2013 New Time 3:00pm-6:00 pm Adults $10.00 – Children $6.00
7/8 inch Smoked Pork Loin Chops Sauerkraut
Home-made Au Gratin Potatoes Crock-pot Corn Seasoned Green Beans Cinnamon Applesauce Homemade Desserts Hot Rolls Tea & Lemonade Hot dogs for the kids!
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SOCIAL Community Table for September Thursday, September 19 – Coney Dogs, Lettuce Salad, Mac and Cheese, Dessert Thursday, September 26 – Chicken Chips Casserole, Butter Bread Slice, Cottage Cheese, Dessert
Every Thursday, serving from 5 to 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Everyone is welcome – singles, couples and families. No Preaching – Just Good Eating.
Oak Grove Cemetery meeting The Annual Oak Grove Cemetery meeting will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. at the home of
Allen and Yvonne Gardener, located at 11145 W 800 S. Owensville, Ind. Questions, call Beverly Cash at 812724-3151.
Keck-Gonnerman plans ahead
Berkley Faith Rhoads
Travis Bulla and Nesha Kelle
Michael and Jerra Rhoads are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Berkley Faith on August 14, 2013 at 7:50 a.m. at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Ind. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Donnie and Janet Rhoades of Mount Vernon, Ind. Paternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Rhoads of Mount Vernon, Ind., Ronnie Johann and Mary Johann, both of Evansville, Ind.
Travis Bulla and Nesha Kelle, announce their upcoming wedding on November 2, 2013, in a private ceremony with their families. Travis Shane Bulla of Cynthiana is the son of James and Sharon Bulla of Cynthiana. Travis is a graduate of North Posey High School, class of 1999. Travis has one son Evan Bulla. Nesha Lynn Kelle of Oakland City, is the daughter of Rusty and Tammy Kelle of Oakland City. Nesha graduated from a Indiana Home School Program, class of 2006. Nesha has one daughter, Alena Wright.
The Keck Gonnerman Club will have displays the next two weeks. On Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22 we will display tractors at the New Harmony Kunstfest. We have been asked to bring our tractors up on Friday evening. The event runs all weekend. We will park where we always have on the north side of the street by the Granary. The following weekend will be the Poseyville Autumnfest. There will be a parade on Sunday. Meet on the street behind Tri County Equipment so all club members will be together during the parade. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. Line-up will begin at 2 p.m. If you have any questions you can contact me at (812) 783-2740.
St. Paul’s Calendars for sale The St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Relay for Life fundraising calendar is officially on sale. Cost per calendar is $10 and all proceeds will benefit the NP Relay for Life. They will be available for purchase during Poseyville’s Autumnfest Sept 28-29 at the St. Paul’s UMC booth and they will also be available for purchase at JL Hirsch Co.
United Way Campaign Begins - Consolidated GB is Pacesetter The United Way of Posey County will start its 2013 Campaign with a kick-off breakfast Thursday, September 19 at 8 a.m. at the Alexandrian Public Library, 115 West Fifth Street, Mount Vernon, Indiana. Breakfast will be provided by Larry Williams. At the kick-off, Dave Pearce will be the featured speaker. The Posey County News Owner and Publisher is a long-time community supporter, including involvement with Relay for Life, United Way, Salvation Army, Posey County 4-H Fair, Mount Vernon River Days, M-Club of Mount Vernon, Poseyville Autumnfest, Habitat for Humanity, as well as several area food pantries. This year, Consolidated Grain & Barge Company (CGB) is a Pacesetter for the United Way campaign. They ran their campaign early and results will be announced at the United Way of Posey County campaign kickoff on
September 19. This early support and enthusiasm will get this year’s campaign off to a good start. Consolidated Grain and Barge Company (CGB) is a leading company that services the grain, livestock, and transportation industry. They have been dedicated to all of its customers’ needs for over 30 years. CGB is located inside the Ports of Indiana Mount Vernon facility where they process soybeans into meal, oil, and hull. They also merchandise a variety of grains with the capabilities to load out via truck, rail, and barge. The company provides a full range of services for farmers in the Midwest, which include financing, risk management and buying, storing, processing, selling and shipping locally grown corn, beans, wheat and milo. CGB and its personnel are committed to the safety of its employees, customers, and the residents of Mount Vernon. They have an exten-
sive safety program that makes it a great place to work as well as a great neighbor in the city. The staff is dedicated to ensuring that each of their employees work safely, not only for themselves but also to preserve the integrity of the environment around it. CGB Mount Vernon employs a full staff of grain merchandisers to provide daily marketing information to local farmers and superior customer service. They are committed to providing the highest quality of customer service to each entity they are involved with. CGB is proud to be a part of the Mount Vernon Community, and has been a longtime supporter of the United Way of Posey County and strives to continue to make it a better place for all of its residents. Pat Beckgerd, campaign chairman, said that thanks to the generosity of local businesses, there is another great way for everyone to sup-
port the United Way campaign through special days at some local restaurants. Patronize the Mount Vernon Pizza Hut on Thursday, September 26, between 4 to 8 p.m. and mention this newspaper article, and the Mount Vernon Pizza Hut will donate 20 percent of your bill to the United Way of Posey County. This year’s campaign goal is $670,000. Funds raised in the United Way campaign will go to support more than 115 local agencies and programs that provide services to the people of Posey County. In addition, the United Way of Posey County funds 2-1-1, the easily-remembered number to call for information and assistance about needs and resources, and the prescription drug discount program. Everyone is welcome to attend the kick-off. Please call the United Way at 838-3637 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or to make a reservation.
North Posey School Board, from Page 1A er than any other in the area. Superintendent Dr. Todd Camp explained that preschool is not a state-funded program. School board members chose to set their standards higher and hire only licensed teachers, which are paid at a higher rate than non-licensed teachers. Camp explained the school district lost money, to the tune of $33,000, last year by offering two pre-school classes. This year, they decided to have only one class. Mark Greathouse, sup-
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ported Brooke’s concern over the number of students in the class. He stated there are a wide variety of students who are not on the same level as the others. Some have been in a school setting before, while others have not. He advised his daughter was in the program last year and has brought home the same worksheets and is learning the same curriculum as last year. Angie Wannamuehler assured the parents that the pre-school is using only state approved curriculum based on Common Core standards set in February 2012. Board members approved an agreement with AdTec to administer the E-rate reimbursement program at a cost of $1,590 per year for three years. In return, the company helps the school corporation recover $9,000 to $10,000 in reimbursements. Dr. Camp stated new districting lines for voters will be discussed at the upcoming October board meeting. The date has been changed from its usual Monday date to Tuesday, due to the Fall
break vacation. The next meeting is scheduled for October 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the corporation office. The board also approved the following: •Life insurance and longterm disability rates from Dearborn National. The company increased life insurance rates for the district’s retired employees. •Updates to the districts’ test security policy, the antibullying policy, the credit card policy and the posting, vacancy and transfer policy. •The school districts’ involvement in the Backpack Food for Kids program. The Tri-State Food Bank partners with North Posey to provide weekend meals for students in need. •A request by Kiwanis member, Warren Korff, to use the parking lot, side and front yards of NES during Autumnfest on September 28 and 29. •A request by Natalie Barnard to use the gyms at the high school on various dates in September and October for volleyball league and tournament play. •A request by the St. Francis Relay for Life team to use the NES multi-purpose room on November 22 and 23 for a
Christmas bazaar. •Mike Wassmer’s request for an overnight field trip to the National FFA Convention on October 30-November 2 in Louisville, KY with 10 FFA members. •Scott Schmitt’s request to take choir students to Murray, KY for the Quad State Choral Festival November 3 -4. •Steve Kavanaugh’s request to spend $898 on two cameras for the yearbook staff. •A resignation by Staci Voegel as the girls’ basketball coach at South Terrace. She was then approved as the new seventh grade girls’ basketball coach. •Jerry Straw’s request to hire Ray Topper as a fulltime bus driver. •Dr. Strieter’s request to hire Darrick Wiggins as the new varsity baseball coach and Ryan Marvel as the assistant coach for the 2014 season. •Kavanaugh’s request to hire Jeff Will as the assistant wrestling coach at the junior high. •Terri Waugaman’s request to allow Staci Cox to be a volunteer aide in the NES pre-school class. She will work with the four and
five-year-old students on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. •Dr. Camp’s request to allow Frank Smith to volunteer as security from the Posey County Sheriff’s Department. •Scott Butrum’s request to allow Nicole Woolston to be a volunteer girls’ soccer coach. •Ryan Marvel’s request to have John West as a volunteer high school cross country coach. Dr. Camp stated new
voter districting lines will be discussed at the upcoming October board meeting. The date has been changed from its usual Monday date to Tuesday, due to the Fall break vacation. The next meeting is scheduled for October 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the corporation office. Those who would like the opportunity to speak during the board meeting must contact the corporation office and request to be on the agenda by the first Wednesday of each month.
General Thomas Posey DAR Project WTHH (Warm Toes Happy Hearts) was the project of collecting small quilts for pre-school children. The sixty-two quilts will be delivered to Tamassee DAR School in Tamassee, South Carolina. NSDAR supports six schools plus funding for Becone Indian College in Muskogee, Okla. and Chemawa Indian School located in Salem Ore. Warm Toes Happy Hearts will be collecting crib size quilts in 2014. The quilts can be fleece-tacked-quilted-knit-crochet as any thing goes with WTHH. The only requirement is a cover that makes warm toes happy hearts. This project was planned by Wanda Tichenor and Linda Downen. Quilts can be donated by non DAR members. This is a great community service for quilt/church groups. NSDAR is a giving organization across the United States with Objectives of Patriotic-Historical-Educational. The 2014 collection date is August 1. If interested in learning about DAR please contact Lee Mourer 812-838-5610 or Margie Waible 812-760- 9966. Also check httpl/www.darindiana.org/inl. Indiana DAR will assist in your genealogy lineage of ancestors The American Revolution. DAR is the history of your family and our county.
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CHURCH Missionaries Around the World: “The Path of Hope September Newsletter” think about it, is pretty intimidating to a child. Though our arrival in Haiti went smoothly, we have had a sudden and abrupt dose of reality. On our first day, we lost power and were without power for well over 24 hours, which wasn’t bad, but irritating as we were trying to unpack in the dark (it gets dark in Haiti at 7 p.m.), find clean clothes, bathe, and get settled in. The next day we went to the super market to pick up some food. We purchased, tea bags $5, peanut butter $10, 10 pounds of sugar $10, Kool-Aid $5, a loaf of bread $3, one can of deodorant $3, and four cold drinks $2.75. Somehow, when it was all said and done, it was a total of $50.63. Our monthly budget allows for $233 worth of food. We are taking every action to ration our food while living in the city. Next we went to the toy store as the kids wanted to spend their chore money from America and buy a new toy. Traxxas bought a little truck that cost $20, and Merrigan bought a small package of modeling clay and face painting crayons for $10. Then we went to a store to buy Traxxas some underwear, as that was the one thing we forgot to pack. One package, 6 pairs, of Hanes underwear cost $15. We got home that night, ate a great PB&J (never did we appreciate it more) and then we cleaned up and bathed the chil-
dren, did bedtime stories, and began to settle down for the night. Again we were without electric after only an hour of it running. Also, due to us being the extra people at the house we were nearly out of water from drinking, bathing, washing, and cooking. God provided rain the next few days, thanks to the prayers of those who read our post on Facebook so we did not have to pay for a water truck to fill our cistern. These are just some of the struggles of living in a third world country… every day is faced with new challenges. Our power inverter that charges while the electricity is on, is not doing well. The batteries will only hold a few minute’s charge each as they are four years old and due to be replaced. We highly rely on these batteries and are in need of three solar panels to charge them (a cost of about $300 a piece) and twelve six volt deep cycle batteries to replace the worn out batteries (a cost of about $130 a piece) for the power inverter to keep the refrigerator/freezer running while the city electric is off. City electric usually turns on in the evenings for a few hours at a time… sometimes all night, sometimes an hour and sometimes not at all. We have very little room in the city and no ability to raise our own livestock or grow our own food. A refrigerator to us can mean life or death. Food purchased on
the street can be very expensive and not to the health standards that we are used to and can make us very sick due to bacteria. We have learned that living in Port au Prince, as we are temporarily, is quite expensive and difficult. We are quite literally surviving. We consume about 1,000-1,500 calories a day, mostly bread, beans, and rice with very little meat or fruits or vegetables. We drink water mostly, (Kool- Aid is a precious treat) and we burn every last calorie in the blistering heat working to fix vehicles, unpack, wash clothes, fix generators and inverters, and other daily chores. We have had so much on our minds lately as we were getting anxious and beginning to worry about surviving in Haiti and providing for our family. We sat down and on the bed and talked to God… we thanked him for the rain that we had just gotten and we began to cast our burdens on Him. He reminded us that we were called, as followers of Christ, to die. We are to die daily (Galatians 2:20, Galatians 5:24, John 12:24, Matthew 10:38, Luke 9:23)… And in dying, to live in Christ. We are to die to ourselves, to our family, die to our friends, and die to our future, so that
Church offers international goods Christmas Gift Assistance Program
Our church family welcomes the community to join us on Sunday, September 22, 2013. A rare occasion presents itself to those attending our 10 a.m. worship service. Oksana Nelson joins us as guest speaker for the morning. Oksana received an Operation Christmas Child shoe box while living in a Russian orphanage. What a tremendous chance to hear firsthand what getting a little gift-filled box
Ara and Wade Shirel with their children Merrigan and Trax Dear Friends, We are so excited to write to you from Haiti and let you all know how awesome our God is. We made it safely, on time, and with all (20 pieces) of our baggage on September 4. Walking through security and through the Miami Airport were quite a challenge with the kids, but God was so gracious to see us through our entire traveling experience. He provided us with amazing grace and provisions. We met up with another missionary from Tennessee and were invited to attend his pastor’s conference
in Saut d’ eau, where, in that village, there is a yearly Voodoo festival that takes place. We wish that we could share everything with you that we’ve experience here so far, but I’m afraid we could never afford to print and send out the paper newsletters to those receiving them by mail. Traxxas and Merrigan even made friends with a young Haitian boy at the Miami Airport and played, laughed and talked with him and his family. We were so blessed to see our children openly and willingly play with Haitian children, which, if you
Bridges of Hope, a Fair Trade mission of First United Methodist Church, 601 Main Street, Mount Vernon, Ind.,is located in Wesley Hall is open Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We have handmade crafts from around the world - baskets from Ghana, jewelry from Peru, scarves from Ecuador, pottery from Vietnam, and much more. Find us on Facebook - Bridges of Hope Fair Trade. Profits are used to purchase merchandise that is hand crafted by talented artisans and fund mission trips.
is now accepting applications The ninth annual Posey County Christmas Gift Assistance Program is again being sponsored by the Mount Vernon/New Harmony Ministerial Association and Trinity United Church of Christ. Any family wishing to be included is required to complete an application and return
it no later than November 1, 2013. Applications are available at Trinity United Church of Christ, 505 Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon. As was the policy in 2012, children only will be eligible to receive gifts. Exceptions will be made for full time high school students who are age 18.
Posey County Christmas Gift Program is seeking sponsors for local families CMB free enrichment weekend The Posey County Christmas Gift Assistance Program is now accepting applications for sponsors to help a family with Christmas gifts for their child/children in 2013. Any organizations, businesses, churches or individuals are welcome to apply. If your business, organization, church or individual would
like to sponsor children this year, or for more information, please contact Jan King at Trinity United Church of Christ, 505 Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, IN 47620. Tel: 812-838-3805 or by e mail trinityucc1@sbcglobal. net. The program is open to Posey County residents. The deadline is October 31.
Operation Christmas Child receipient to share story can mean to a child. The thought of meeting Oksana and listening to her inspiring story gives us a compelling reason to mark our calendars to make sure we don’t miss out on this opportunity. Hope to see you there. At Wadesvilee G. B. Church - everyone is welcome - nobody’s perfect - and all things are possible because we serve the God who makes all things possible.
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Community Marriage Builder’s next ‘no cost’ marriage enrichment weekend will be Nov. 15 and 16 at the French Lick Springs Resort. The weekend will be completely free and include: your hotel room on Friday, three meals, and all your workshop materials. CMB will begin taking online applications starting Oct. 7 at 8 a.m. Only couples that have not taken a marriage enrichment workshop with CMB since 10-1-11 will be eligible. Contact CMB at 812-477-2260 or 800-443-8594 for information, or check the website for programs at makeitlast.org
The benefit for New Beginnings Lakeside Church will incluce a Vendor Fair, Chinese Auction, Silent Auction, Concessions and Cupcake Walk, Face Painting, Christmas Decoration Creation Station and Games for all ages.
Sermon of the Week: “Weigh in Time” By Pastor James Mullins, Turning Point Apostolic Church, Cynthiana Many people this time of year are ‘Watching their Weight’ Tips to reduce weight: First turn your head to the right, and then turn it to the left. Repeat the exercise every time you are offered something to eat. Dieting is a Weigh of Life It's not the minutes spent at the table that put on weight, it's the seconds. The toughest part of a diet isn't watching what you eat. It's watching what other people eat. Daniel 5:22-29 ‘22 And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this; 23 But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified: 24 Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written. 25 And this is the writing that was written, MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN. 26 This is the interpretation of the thing: MENE; God hath numbered thy kingdom, and finished it. 27 TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting. 28 PERES; Thy kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians. 29 Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made a proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.’ Nebuchaddnezzar ruled Babylon making it one of the most powerful empires in history. He surrounded the city by two great walls over 30 feet thick. It had towers and a large trench in front of it for security. Archaeologists discovered that the streets in the city were laid out in straight lines that intersect at right angles. The most notable street was named ‘Processional Way’ which ran along the eastern side of the southern palace, through the Ishtar gate. Processional Way was lined with 120 large stone lions. The ancient historian, Herodotus, said that Babylon “surpasses in splendor any city of the known world.” Belshazzar, was the grandson of Nebuchaddnazzar and his arrogance surpassed even that of his grandfather. It can be risky business when you get too big for your breeches. Let’s consider the word, TEKEL. Daniel said it meant ‘tried in the balances and found wanting.’ - Lacking. Belshazzar and all his prompt and splendor was weighed against God’s expectations. And that very night Babylon fell. Daniel 5:30-31 “In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain. And Darius the Median took the kingdom, being about threescore and two years old.” Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the world ---- against what we have denied to Jesus, in thought & deed. What did God weigh in the balance? It wasn’t the great walls or the Ishtar Gate. He didn’t weigh the Hanging Gardens (considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World).
His glory may be revealed through us as His instruments. God was reminding us that we must be All In on this, not lukewarm, but totally surrendered. We do not regret coming here… we would do it all over again. The price for us is not steep, because Christ paid a much steeper price… we owe Him everything. We hope that this newsletter finds each of you well. We thank you for your prayers and your support. Sorry for the length of this newsletter… there was just too much to say. Each one of you make it possible for us to serve the Lord here in Haiti. Please pray for us as we start up new bible studies with Haitians here in the city and our own bible studies. We want to guard our relationship with the Lord well. We cannot wait to get to Latou and share Christ with the locals. Please pray that the Lord will prepare the harvest in Latou, that all of our needed paperwork will get done quickly, our truck to make it here safely (so we may have transportation), and also for us to find affordable and durable tires for the truck for the rough and rocky mountain roads. May the Lord bless you all. Your Servants in Christ, Wade, Ara, Merrigan and Traxxas Shirel
God did not weigh the king’s treasury. God weighed Belshazzar himself. Just as Belshazzar of old many people today place value in things without Eternal value; and when God’s weighs in, they are left wanting… Lacking. Jesus said In Matthew 6:19-21 “19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” On God’s scales it’s not the stuff He is inserted in; He is weighing your attitude, your gratitude, your obedience and your faith. When you’ve been weighed and found lacking, it’s similar to going to the ATM machine and finding insufficient funds to make your withdrawal. You can’t take it out of the bank if you haven’t put it in. Some may say that will never happen to me because God knows my heart. He sure does, and that my friend is the point. Take time today to take inventory of your life. What is the weight of the intangibles that God places value on in your life? What do they add up to? Which way will the scale tip with your essence on one side and the shed blood of Christ on the other? Will you be found lacking today? Take some time today to look at your life through God’s eyes; and when doing so remember these words: Revelation 3:15-18 “15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. 16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. 17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: 18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.” Balance is important (balancing the scale of life/eternal life). Let’s consider some things that will add some weight to your side of the scale: Faith. “For without faith, it is impossible to please God.” Belief. “He that cometh to God must believe that He is…” Salvation: “Except a man is born of the water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into…” Jesus Name: “Neither is there salvation in any other, for there is none other name…” Holiness: “Holiness without which no man shall see the Lord.” Truth: “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” God’s Spirit: “Ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.” -Romans 8:9 Let’s sift it all down to one word: TRUTH! Jesus said, “Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” And the truth is, how much you weigh is important when standing on God’s Scales. When Considering Your Weight today, why not come down and place all that you are on the scale(ALTAR).
Terry Campbell to perform at Maunie United Methodist Terry Campbell will be in concert at Maunie United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 6 p.m.. The Church is located at North and Emma Street, Maunie, (White County), Ill. The Public is welcome to attend a freewill offering will be received. Terry Campbell is a vibrant song evangelist who is on fire to share his passion for both music and the Lord. After high school he performed around the Midwest singing Country and Rock and Roll in a group called Dusty Blue and a group called Spike and the Sputniks. He sang with these groups through the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’ until 2002. Although Terry spent many years with these bands, God had another calling in-store for him. In June of 2007 Campbell gave his life to the Lord and his music turned in the direction of Gospel music. Today Campbell expresses brilliantly his dynamic voice and passion for the Lord through this God inspired music in churches and concerts all around the country.
Saturday, November 23, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., New Beginnings Lakeside Church, 11420 Middle Mt. Vernon Road, Evansville, IN 47712 Relax this Christmas Season by getting all your Christmas shopping done before Thanksgiving. There will be something for everyone on your list. Enjoy lunch and shopping while helping New Beginnings Lakeside Church raise money for their Building Fund and Student Ministries.
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USI incoming class of 2017 tops charts This fall, the University of Southern Indiana welcomed an incoming class with the strongest credentials in its 48year history. The 1,709 first-time students in the entering class of 2017 represent high levels of academic achievement and potential. Average SAT scores are up six points over last year and up 51 points over the last three years. Average high school grade point averages also continue to exceed previous years at a GPA of 3.22 and, this fall, USI is one of the top college choices for area valedictorians. Total enrollment fell from 10,467 students in fall 2012 to 9,902 students for the 2013 fall semester. However, new enrollees in USI’s graduate studies programs increased by 12 percent this year. In recent years, the University has continued to raise academic standards, admitting only those students most likely to succeed at a four-year university. As a result, conditionally admitted students, who may not be as prepared for a successful college career, have been trimmed from a high of around eight percent, to just over one percent this year. The intentional choice to reduce those numbers
has contributed to lower enrollment but, overall, has increased the strength of the student body. “At age 48, USI has taken stock of where we’ve been and where we are headed. Continuing to raise academic standards is the right thing to do. The students we admit today have a history of academic success and are better prepared to work at a collegiate level than ever before,” said Dr. Linda L. M. Bennett, president. “USI is well-positioned for the future with strong academic programs and faculty and a beautiful, vibrant campus. We are committed to quality and helping all USI students get the edge.” The state of Indiana is focused on student success. State higher education funding is based upon a number of factors including: increase in the number of degrees awarded and an increase in students who graduate on time (within four years). Nearly half of USI’s overall funding comes from the state. USI is helping to secure its future both academically and financially by intently focusing on quality. “Top students have a number of choic-
es, so competing for these students is not easy,” said Dr. Ronald S. Rochon, provost. “We’re up to the challenge, which is already evident in our College of Nursing and Health Professions where our highly competitive and top-ranked nursing and occupational therapy programs admit students with average GPAs of 3.6 and 3.8 respectively.” USI continues to prepare many top students for college work while still in high school through the College Achievement Program (CAP), which experienced a record breaking year in 2012-2013. The University partnered with 27 high schools in 13 counties to offer 2,420 students more than 11,000 college credit hours across 20 available courses. These courses also are offered at a significantly reduced rate. Statistically, students who complete CAP courses are more likely to graduate college in four years. Finally, USI has a demonstrated partnership with area community colleges. An increasing number of transfer students are coming to the University from two-year institutions and are better prepared for the rigors of our coursework.
North Posey Back to School with school safety Safety is always on the minds of school officials and local law enforcement, especially when a new school year opens. At MSD of North Posey County, we take great pride in efforts to keep our students and staff safe. Here are some programs that highlight our efforts: Continued Training with the State for Best Practices Every building at MSD of North Posey has a school safety specialist who receives annual training in Indianapolis. Our building safety specialists bring back the best practices and other helpful information from all over the state. For example—If a building has been remodeled, the safety specialist will work with principals and staff on how best practices learned in annual training can serve the students during a tornado threat. Learning new practices every year helps our schools best protect our students. Collaboration with Local Law Enforcement Our goal is to efficiently protect our students and faculty against any emergency or situation by training admin-
istrators, staff, students and emergency personnel. monthly drills for fire, tornado, and earthquake continue through the year. We also include howto drills for situations where possible dangerous individuals are on or around school property. We discuss with our students how to react and what to do in various threatening situations such as: a threat in the community, an intruder in the building, or an intruder with a weapon trying to do harm. We also participate in training exercises with local law enforcement guiding us through ‘active shooter’ scenarios. School staff and parents alike do not like to think about what could happen in a school setting, considering the history of school shootings. However, our philosophy at MSD of North Posey is to over prepare, which is why we work so fully and actively training those involved. North Posey School’s SRO Program Our corporation is committed to continuing our SRO (School Resource Officer) Program. An area of concern
is to secure the funding to allow MSD of North Posey to maintain an armed officer in our schools through our SRO (School Resource Officer) Program. For the past two years, retired state trooper Frank Smith has taken on that role for North Posey School District. At this time, we are securing grants and alliances with law enforcement to ensure this program continues. ‘Officer Frank,’ enjoys the interaction with students by teaching classes on forensics, drugs, constitutional law, and citizenship, instilling responsibility for good and poor choices, and above all else, creating a safe, learning environment for our student body. Officer Smith has been truly dedicated to this mission. When asked if he thinks it is an important role, he stated, “The safety of my kids and my staff is my primary mission.” There is no doubt that Officer Smith truly looks at these students as if he was protecting his own kids. It is one more way we can keep our children safe. Collaboration with All Local Emergency Personnel
In years past, the northern and southern parts of the county created their own ‘Safety Round Table’ for the best possible communication between each of our schools and emergency personnel. Just recently MSD of North Posey merged with MSD of Mount Vernon to create a county-wide school safety organization named ‘The Posey County School Safety Commission.’ As a joint effort, this organization will help clarify needs and communication throughout the county. It will also help put in to place best practices for both school corporations to ensure our schools are the safest place we can make them for our children. Our goal is to not only keep the public informed about what we are doing within the schools, but also to remind parents the best way they can keep their children safe is to alert us of any concerns or suggestions. No matter how many hours of training or programs we create, parents and the community will always be our best ally when it comes to school safety.
Purdue students recognized for Immunization clinic set for Sept. 25 academic achievements About 13,600 Purdue University students earned semester honors for the spring 2013 semester. To earn semester honors, students must be attending at least half-time, have at least a 3.5 semester grade point average and at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students earning semester honors include: Sally Russell, Madison Weintraut, Hannah Wheaton, Andrew Head, Amy Seifert, Derek Wallis, Chatham Lane, and Justin Schroeder all of Mount Vernon, Indiana; Olivia Eisterhold, Samantha Werry, Alex Bender, Jourdan Bender, and Amanda Bender all of Poseyville, Indiana. Nathan Buchanan, Layne Koester, Ian Horstman, Jillian Koester, Matthew Koester, Lukas Koester and Samuel Koester all of Wadesville, Indiana; Jen-
nifer Naas of Cynthiana, Indiana. Purdue University is a vast laboratory for discovery. The university is known not only for science, technology, engineering, and math programs, but also for our imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, the university proudly serves its state as well as the nation and the world. Academically, Purdue’s role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering, and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here. All 50 states and 130 countries are represented. Add about 850 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that’s without rival.
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Sen. Tomes, USI Officials Celebrate Completion of New Teaching Theatre – State Sen. Jim Tomes (RWadesville, left) joins the University of Southern Indiana’s Vice President for Finance and Administration, Mark Rozewski (right), as the last steel beam is installed at USI’s new Teaching Theatre, completing the project on Thursday, Sept. 5. The 350-seat facility will support USI’s Theatre Arts Program, providing students and the community with a world-class, on-campus performing arts center. Funding for the theater was approved by the Indiana General Assembly in 2009. Tomes said he believes this new facility will help USI attract talented students both in and outside of Indiana, as well as contribute to Evansville’s vibrant community culture. Photo submitted NORTH POSEY
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B, five DTaP, four Polio, two MMR and two Varicella Grades one to five: three Hep B, five DTaP, four Polio, two MMR and two Varicella Grades six to 10: three Hep B, five DTaP, four Polio, two MMR, two Varicella, one Tdap (Tetanus & Pertussis) and one MCVfour (Meningococcal) Grades 11 & 12: three Hep B, five DTa), four Polio, two MMR, two Varicella, one Tdap and one MCVfour Please bring shot records for each child receiving immunizations.
Posey Lanes Recap League: Expressway Ford High Game High Series 1. Mary Phillips 225 1. Mary Phillips 543 2. Dorothy Rueger 213 2. Kathy Ridley 539 3. Kathy Ridley 199 3. Dorothy Rueger 521 4. Lauren Boggs 187 4. Anne Thompson 500 5. Ginny Murphy 186 5. Pete Rohlman 489 League: Access Storage High Game High Series 1. Betty Uebelhack 178 1. Marcia Lange 472 2. Nancy Renschler 167 2. Betty Uebelhack 447 3. Marcia Lange 161 3. Sandy Wilson 441 4. Sandy Wilson 156 4. Debbie Boarman 435 5. Gaylynn Reese 147 5. Nancy Renschler 428 League: Men’s Major High Game High Series 1. Jordan Burton 262 1. Jordan Burton 646 2. Brandon Thomas 247 2. Tom Rietman 639 3. Ryan Hickey 235 3. Brandon Thomas 624 4. Tom Rietman 234 4. Tony Valiant 618 5. Tom Saum 222 5. Taylor Erwin 612 League: First Bank High Game High Series 1. Pam Steele 180 1. Kathy Ridley 478 2. Pete Rohlman 179 2. Pete Rohlman 473 3. Kathy Ridley 174 3. Pam Steele 462 4. Naomi Overton 167 4. Judy Troxell 461 5. Vonda Irvin 164 5. Naomi Overton 456 League: T.M.I Hotshots High Game High Series 1. Joyce Jackson 196 1. Joyce Jackson 554 2. Barb Smith 183 2. Barb Smith 490 3. Donna DeLong 181 3. Donna DeLong 484 4. Sandy Wilson 173 4. Mary Phillips 479 5. Mary Phillips 172 5. Lana Gillenwater 459 League: Men’s Commercial High Game High Series 1. Billy Ricketts 278 1. Dile Wilson 653 2. Dile Wilson 248 2. John Deppen 616 3. Brandon Thomas 243 3. Brandon Thomas 609 4. Don Stratton 228 4. Brian Schnarr 605 5. Ray Crooks 226 5. Don Stratton 598
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BUSINESS Rapp provides Free Health Reform information sessions
Ryan Rapp speaking at one of his recent Health Reform Information session at the Poseyville Carnegie Library. Photo by Theresa Bratcher
Ryan Rapp of Crosspointe Insurance Advisors has made it a goal to change 100 peoples’ lives, meaning, to help 100 people get health insurance who can not be insured today. “I believe health reform will be good for small towns. Every small town has stories of people who ran small businesses, but along comes the responsibilities of a family. Then, those entrepreneurs have to get a job at a large employer providing health coverage,” states Rapp. “I don’t begrudge those employers one bit. They’re great, but small towns like New Harmony, Poseyville and Mount Vernon, are going to be able to have hardware & general stores, restaurants, pharmacies and professional services because of readily available health insurance coverage. Our big opportunity is right where we are now. It will be good for families because countless spouses work 30 to 40 hours a week, just to provide health coverage. Now, that parent may be able to stay home, or pursue other enterprises that afford better life and fam-
ily balances.” Rapp doesn’t subscribe to those who say health reform will be the best thing ever, or the other side that says that health reform means the world as we know it is ending. He believes it will be a unique American solution; meaning those who plan effectively, will benefit. There are many people who believe the Macroeconomic impact will be detrimental. “I am not speaking about that. I am here to help the person across from me. How can I help them be in a better situation, what are their health insurance options,” shares Rapp. “I just give them the information, learn about their current situation and goals, and advise them what plans will work best.” Rapp will hold Health Reform question and answer sessions at Mount Vernon's Alexandrian Public Library September 23, and 30 from 6 - 7 p.m., and Poseyville Carnegie Library September 19 and 25 from 3 - 7 p.m. You may contact him at 812-401-7207.
Elastec/American Marine adds two executives Elastec/American Marine in helping us achieve our er. He managed several Sears, chief operating officer, Joy goals,” said Scarlett. “His Roebuck & Co. franchise serScarlett, announced the addi- background offers a unique vice operations in the Philation of two executives delphia area before to the southern Illidivesting himself of nois-based manufacthose properties and turer of pollution conrelocating to the Midtrol equipment. Glenn west about six years Coleman has been ago to be near his named general manparents, who lived in ager of the company’s the St. Louis area. boom division, and He has served as Greg Gibbs has been executive director of appointed director of the Carmi Chamber Greg Gibbs human resources. The Glenn Coleman of Commerce and as a boom division has facilities in Fairfield, Ill., and Cocoa, Fla. and manufactures curtain, fence, containment boom and fire boom, as well as a variety of other products. “We are quite pleased to add Glenn’s extensive expertise to our organization and are confident his contributions will be significant
and welcomed perspective on our business. Fortunately, the opportunity to evaluate our mutual fit was timely for both Glenn and Elastec/American Marine.” A native of St. Louis, Mo., Coleman is a graduate of the University of Missouri, a U.S. Navy veteran and a longtime business executive and own-
director of the White County Historical Society. He is the current president of the Kiwanis Club of Carmi. Coleman is a longtime admirer of Elastec/American Marine. “You cannot live in Carmi and not be proud of this company, inspired by it,” he said. “It has achieved so much.” He noted that the
company continues to expand and to ‘give back’ to the community. And he said he was ‘delighted’ when, early in his tenure as Carmi Chamber of Commerce executive director, the organization presented E/AM with its Large Business of the Year award. Gibbs brings years of experience in manufacturing and the oil industry with him to Elastec/American Marine, which he joined in June of this year. He spent nearly 20 years with Airtex Products in Fairfield, and prior to that time, he worked for two oilfield service companies. A native of Fairfield and still a resident of that city, he graduated from Fairfield Community High School and earned his associate’s degree in petroleum technology from Lincoln Trail College.
Robin Risley, of Events of Harmony, and Christine Laughbaum, of KOLA Property Management, spend time decorating for the upcoming New Harmony Kunstfest. Photo by Zach Straw. Find out more information about this year’s Kunstfest on Page A10. Gibbs received his professional human resources certificate in January 2010 and was recertified last February. The position involves keeping up with regulations and ensuring that E/AM is in compliance. Gibbs is also involved in developing organizational strategy. “Elastec/American Marine is growing, and with that comes growing pains,” he said. “We have to guide our way through those.” Another ‘vision’ he said, is safety. “If everyone goes home in as good a shape as they were when they arrived at work, or better, then we’ve done our job.”
Spurgeon Volunteer of the Year Keith Spurgeon of Mount Vernon was honored as Volunteer of the Year by the United Way of Posey County at the 2013 United Way Volunteer of the Year Awards Banquet held in Indianapolis. Spurgeon is an outstanding member of the United Way of Posey County for which he has served as a campaign volunteer, member of the Resources Deployment Committee, 5 years as Treasurer, and a Director for 13 of the last 15 years. He has served
Wayne Games (right), President of the United Way of Posey County, presents Keith Spurgeon with the Volunteer of the Year Award for his efforts on behalf of the United Way of Posey County.
Posey County members to celebrate National 4-H Week National 4-H Week is October 6-12 this year, and 4-H members and their supporters across the country will be celebrating. National 4-H Week is a special time to celebrate the accomplishments of 4-H youth everywhere, and this year is no exception. Posey County 4-H members and approved adult volunteers put forth tremendous amounts of their time and talent during the annual Posey County 4-H Fair and throughout the rest of the year, and they are looking forward to enlarging their 4-H family to encompass new members in 2014. All young people in grades 3-12, regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, age or disability, are welcome to join Posey County 4-H. Through 4-H, youth develop their leadership, public speaking, citizenship and interpersonal skills as they ‘learn by doing,’ a concept that is central to the 4-H philosophy. The mission of the Purdue Cooperative Extension System in conducting the Indiana 4-H youth development program is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills and forming attitudes that will enable boys and girls to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. The many activities central to the 4-H program are fun and educational for its members, in addition to being functional
in their core aspects of active participation and personal growth for each 4-H member. Locally, Posey County 4-H Clubs will observe National 4-H Week in a variety of ways. Some clubs are planning to create 4-H posters to display in schools and other public places, and many Posey County 4-H members are planning to wear 4-H apparel to school during this week. Still other clubs have planned special community service activities for the week, and all local third and fourth grade students will receive 4-H promotional materials at school. The Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program is part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. Nationally, the Extension Service is a part of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and local leadership for the program is provided by 4-H Youth Extension Educators and trained 4-H adult volunteers. Whether you are eight, 18 or 80, now is the perfect time to become involved in Posey County 4-H. Each year Posey County 4-H clubs reorganize and enroll new youth members and adult volunteers. For more information, please contact the Purdue Extension-Posey County office by calling 812-838-1331 or email email@example.com.
Poseyville Autumnfest Little Miss & Mr. Contest September 28, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. The Posey County Women’s Club is proud to sponsor the Little Miss & Mr. Contest. It will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. This event is for girls and boys ages 4 to 7. All contestants’ names will be placed in a box and the winners, 1 boy and 1 girl, will be drawn out. Little Miss will receive a crown and Little Mr. will receive a trophy. Each will receive a $25 gift card. Contestants must be present to win. Previous winners are ineligible. Winners need to be available to ride in a float at the Sunday parade. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY TUESDAY, SEPT. 24. Please mail entry blank and a $5.00 entry fee to: Posey County Women’s Club C/O Kristy Schmitt 9901 Blake Rd. Wadesville, IN 47638 For questions, call 963-3019 NAME: __________________________________________ M or F AGE: _______ PARENTS: _______________________________________ PHONE: ____________ ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________ SCHOOL ATTENDING: ________________________________________________ HOBBIES: ____________________________________________________________ WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? ____________________ BROTHERS &/OR SISTERS: ____________________________________________
as campaign chair and let the United Way of Posey County to a very successful campaign in difficult economic times. Spurgeon served as President during the 50th Anniversary year of the United Way of Posey County. The communitywide celebration focused on saying thank you to the community. It was his vision to present the thanks in the format of a Variety Show which celebrated our community’s talents and skills.
Before you switch on the lights, we’ve already put up the poles, connected miles of wire and flipped more than a few switches of our own. All to make sure your life is always “on.” Learn more about the power of your co-op membership at TogetherWeSave.com.
Bunning named Public Affairs Manager Heather Bunning has joined the Ports of Indiana as the new Public Affairs Manager, and will serve as the primary contact for media inquiries related to all three of the state’s public ports as well as statewide maritime, foreign-trade zone and multimodal transportation issues. The Ports of Indiana is a statewide port authority that operates a system of three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan, located in Jeffersonville, Mount Vernon and Burns Harbor/Portage. Bunning will be responsible for coordinating all media releases, interview requests and photographer access to the port facilities. Additionally, she will manage the organization’s websites, social media, community outreach programs and special events.
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Lowry Hollow Antiques plans Grand Opening Lowry Hollow will join a growing list of New will manage the shop here at New Harmony and Harmony businesses as it holds its grand open- Sara will join from time to time. Lowry Hollow will be located in New Haring in conjunction with New Harmony’s Kunstfest September 21 and 22. The business is locat- mony’s historic train station at the end of New ed in New Harmony’s historic train depot on the Harmony’s North Street. ‘I think a lot of tourists east end of North Street at Raintree Streets and and folks coming to the Red Geranium have always wondered about this is just down the street from unique building at the end the New Harmony Inn and of the street. We are excited Conference Center. Lynn Clark of Mount to give it a new purpose Vernon said that the shop and make it a part of why is a labor of love shared by people love to come to her sister. “My sister Sara New Harmony.’ The depot was once a and I have always loved part of the Decatur, Peoria, being creative and decoand Evansville Line and rating. We both found that once sat in the lot next to those two things can come the Yellow Tavern in New together in refurbishing Lowry Hollow Antiques Harmony. It served as the and repurposing furnishing and antiques. The space in New Harmony al- original tourist center for the town prior to the lows us to do that in a place that is both shop construction of the Athenaeum. “It has been kind and workshop. We are very excited for every- of fun having people stop by and help us piece together some of the history of the building,” one to come see us.” Even though this is ‘grand opening’ for the Clark said. “We found some old photos of when shop in New Harmony, Lowry Hollow has been it was moved to this location and have those around for a couple of years. ‘Sara lives near hanging in the shop now.” Chicago and there are lots of shows and markets Lowry Hollow will feature refurbished anthat feature repurposed and antique furniture and tiques that are custom made by the sisters as well décor items. We have participated in those for as décor items for gifts and decorating. Hours the last couple of years and we will continue to during Kunstfest will be: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturdo that, but it just seems like the right time to day and Sunday. Following Kunstfest, fall hours open the shop here in New Harmony.’ will be Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. Sara will continue to create items and run the – 3:30 p.m. and select weekends. Pictures and business’ blog site (lowryhollow.com), Lynn information can be tracked at lowryhollow.com.
Willkommen auf dem...
Welcome to the...
Kunstfest 2013 ~ Art Fest
September 21 and 22
New Harmony, Indiana
More Food, More Crafts, More Fun!
Our Biggest Kunstfest Yet!
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Birthday week culminates with defragmenting ride in the country This is never my favorite week of the year. But as long as I can remember, every Sept. 13, it has been my birthday. (Duh)! But I have never been a fan of holidays of any sort, particularly of the birthday variety. Besides mak- TRUTH... ing you a year older, it also STRANGER thrusts you unwillingly into THAN the spotlight. And for those FICTION of you who really know me, BY DAVE you know that I would much PEARCE rather be the one to shine the spotlight on someone else than to have it shine on me. But for those who took the time to wish me ‘Happy Birthday’ in one way or another, I appreciate the thought. Last year was a weird birthday for me. I’m sure there’s a fancy name for it but I turned 56. Ironically, I was also born in 1956. So with Friday, Sept. 13 (ironic, huh), my year of being the same age as the year I was born went into the history books. Sometimes we have to look at ourselves in the mirror and size ourselves up. When I did it this weekend, I realized that I am, indeed, a unique individual. As much as I enjoy being in the public and spending time with and around
people, I equally enjoy time by myself. A lot of things have happened in my life this week. I lived through flashbacks of Sept. 11 and all that brought with it. I also learned of the death of yet another high school classmate, this one to cancer. I watched some tennis matches, reliving a time when I was younger and enjoyed playing competitive tennis at a relatively high level. Lately, stress has become a more prevalent part of my life. Although physically I feel pretty well most of the time, I endured a physical appointment with my friend Dr. Matthew Lee early in the week. And even though I got reasonably good news, as I drove the fields of rural Posey County on Sunday afternoon, I realized that, like the crops, my leaves are beginning to turn and even a good rain won’t put the green back into my leaves. A typical Sunday morning at our house involves getting up and getting ready for church. Then we rush out the door and head to church. Typically, there are after-church plans and the evening entails writing or finishing the stories
Guest Column State Rep. Wendy McNamara The rising cost/value of an Education: Part 1 of 2 With fall starting, many students are heading off to college to continue or even start their education. With the cost of higher education rising every year, many people are questioning the price of a four-year degree in regards to the return on investment. However it is becoming more apparent in today’s competitive world that a degree beyond high school is becoming a necessity. Unfortunately, we are graduating more college students with debt rather than with a job – and that is something that we must work to change. There are pros and cons of a bachelor degree and an Associate’s degree. Selecting which degree to earn depends on a person’s education and career goals. The average weekly income for a bachelor degree graduate in 2012 was $1,066 (Bureau of Labor Statistics). A bachelor degree may also offer more opportunities for obtaining promotions. The cost of obtaining this degree is the major drawback which is averaging $25,588 per aca-
demic year for public fouryear schools and $62,644 for private four-year schools in 2010 (U.S. Department of Education Statistics). These prices lead to large loan debt which can place newly graduates in financial hardship while searching for a job. One of the major reasons many people choose an associate degree is the cost. The average cost of a public two-year was $2,527 per academic year in 2010 (U.S. Department of Education Statistics). Other pros for an associate degree include smaller class sizes compared to four year institutions and the ability to enter the work force sooner with an associate’s degree. This is very beneficial for adults earning degrees. Draw backs for earning an associate’s degree are fewer options for advancement offered by employers later on. Whatever the degree you choose, there are plenty of institutions to pick from in our area. Ivy Tech-Evansville is an accredited two-year college, while the University of
Evansville is a private institution. We also have the University of Sothern Indiana which is one of the most economical choices for college in our state. College may not be for everyone, but having a fulfilling high quality job is something that everyone strives for. Next week I will discuss what we were able to accomplish this past legislative session to address the skills gap – or the opportunity gap. While the cost of an education may be rising, the value is also rising. Educated workers are a valuable resource in any workforce and play a key role in the success of a company.
that have to be done to put the weekly Posey County News together. But this week was different. My wife gave me permission to buy an older (yet beautiful) convertible. I brought it home to Posey County on Saturday evening. Once parked, it was refreshing to bump into hundreds of old friends in the Mount Vernon area and try to catch up just a little. This year’s River Days was by far the biggest and best yet. The weather was perfect and the new riverfront provided the perfect setting for the booths. Following the River Days parade, we went to New Harmony to get the book work done at the newspaper office. We headed home where we both could get a reprieve for a couple of hours, from the things that keep us going. My wife is generally the one to rise early on Sunday. She gets up and gets ready and makes sure I get it in gear and get to church. But this Sunday morning, when I turned over and looked at the clock, it read 9:25. I knew we would not be going to church on this Sunday. So I got up and walked to my little office on the back of the house. My wife has a flower garden with a bricked patio that she takes a lot of time and pride in. Unfortunately, I don’t usually have much time to spend in it. But on this Sunday morning, I couldn’t help but spend a few minutes in my own way of worship for the things I usually take for granted. It was a good morning. Like usual, there were plans for the afternoon. Connie had made plans to ride to Illinois with her Aunt Ruthie and Uncle Marvie to see her cousin and their family. There’s a new baby in the family. So I took this opportunity to enjoy some ‘me’ time. Music is my favorite (and sometimes only) method of relaxation. So I put the top down and put some Kenny Chesney, some Rascal Flatts, some Hoppers, and some 1980s music
in the CD player and headed for the cornfields of Posey County. It could not have been a more perfect day for it. The selections of music spoke to different decades of my life. Somehow I was able to relive many of my memories through the words of the songs. I grew up singing and listening to gospel music so The Hoppers music spoke to me then and still speaks to me now. The Kenny Chesney CD that I picked spoke to me about a time when I was in high school and college, concluding with ‘The Old Blue Chair.’ The 1980s music spoke to me of the time when I was learning to make my way in the real world through trial and error and of the time, back in 1989, that Connie and I were married. Then Rascal Flatts was a compilation of favorites that I have lived through in the past 15 years or so, including songs I have shared during joy rides with friends in the car business and the newspaper business. When I sat down and began to write this evening, I was jolted back to the present. It brought me back to the reality that I have a lot of work to finish on this week’s paper. It brought me back to the reality that my plate remains full. It made me realize how much I depend on my computer. Then suddenly I realized the correlation. Sometimes, your hard drive (brain) just needs to be decluttered. Sometimes a program even needs to be run to defragment the information that remains there. And as long as you don’t damage the hardware or the operating system, it’s good to do routine maintenance on the hard drive once in awhile. As a matter of fact, it is a necessity. It makes your software run more quickly, efficiently, and smoothly. I realized that all I needed to do was to hit the restart button and a reboot would have me off and running for another week.
Rep. McNamara (R-Mount Vernon) represents portions of Posey and Vanderburgh counties. Rep. McNamara also serves as Vice Chair of Courts and Criminal Code Committee, the Government and Regulatory Reform Committee, Judiciary Committee and the Select Committee on Government Reduction.
Chapter 6 - Never give the Chief an even break Titanic Thompson said, “Let’s adjourn to the poker room on the second floor where we can have some privacy. Our GAVEL game ended GAMUT at four this morning after BY JUDGE Hubert and JIM REDWINE I busted six drunk oil men and split the spoils. Raven contributed greatly just by occasionally touching a shoulder of someone with a good hand. Raven needs to tell you about Chief Lookout’s interests, strengths and weaknesses so you can distract him during the Hands Game. Julia is already in your camp and will not interfere, although she must play her cards close to her chest. The Chief is nobody’s fool and if he suspects a set-up all bets are off. First, Cokes and I will try to coach you in a kind of Statue of Liberty Play. Misdirection is the key.” The four conspirators left the breakfast table and crossed the lobby to the elevator where the colored operator used a key to let them off on the private second floor. When Frank stepped off the elevator he saw a lavishly decorated hallway leading to a large oak door with a brass viewing port. Thomas opened the door with a key and flipped a light switch just inside the room. A kaleidoscope of sparkling crystals refracted the light from a huge chandelier hanging over an octagonal table in the center of the room. There was green felt covering all but the mahogany chip and cup holders in front of each of the eight positions. Each position had a
cushioned armchair. Two of the chairs had brass plates in the center of the front side of the chair backs. These chairs were directly across from one another. Both plates were engraved. One said ‘Mr. Thomas’ and the other said ‘Mr. Cokes.’ “Frank, the start of the Hands Game is played with one buckeye for each player. First, stakes are agreed upon, then, for the preliminary stage, both players take a buckeye and put both of their hands behind their backs. On the simultaneous count of one, two, three both players bring both of their hands in front of them with the palms down. Of course, the buckeye will be in one of each player’s hands. The players guess which hand their opponent’s buckeye is in by simultaneously saying their guesses. The first player to get two-in-a-row correct gets to choose whether he will be the one who holds the buckeye or the one who guesses which hand it is in when the actual game starts. You should let Chief Lookout guess right the first two times and you should try to guess wrong. Your first objective is to encourage the Chief to believe he can tell which hand your buckeye is in. We want you to be in control of the buckeye. Hubert, what is your plan for achieving this outcome?” “Coach, let’s talk about how you get Lookout to win the first part so he is encouraged to have you be the one who holds the buckeye. Expert Hands players know
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beginners normally avert their eyes from the hand the buckeye is in. Do not be too obvious, but in addition to manipulating the buckeyes as you should, try to get the Chief to believe you are giving away your position. If you can get him to believe he has figured you out, he will want to be the one who chooses and he will want you to be the one who holds the buckeye. “Normally you would use two buckeyes. For hundreds, maybe thousands of years, Indians have dealt with buckeye manipulators just as card sharks do cards. For example, when Ti and I play poker each time Ti draws an ace he uses the roughed underside edge of his index finger ring to mark a corner. Then we never stay in a hand unless we are sure no one else has an ace, except when we are just lucky enough to draw something very strong. This is usually just enough of an edge to change the odds. During several hours of poker this slight advantage is all Ti and I need when coupled with our brother-in-lawing and secret signals. “Our plan will work better if you can get the Chief to agree to use small glass beads instead of buckeyes. Manipulation of these beads will be much easier than buckeyes. “But how do you manipulate the beads or buckeyes? Ti and I have devised a system that calls for cool nerves and distraction. Look at this device we concocted from crimp cut Camel tobacco bags. We will pin a bag just inside the cuff of each of your shirt sleeves. The Chief may demand you
take your coat off. You must wear a dark shirt. You will notice we have dyed both bags using black ink. Raven found some strong thin black thread that we used to replace the draw strings of the bags. The thread goes around the little finger of each hand. I will loan you rings for your fingers that will hide the thread. “Come on, Frank. Don’t look so scared. What’s the worst that will happen? If you don’t pull this off, you will be just where you were before. That is, the Chief won’t support your plan. Oh, there is that matter of owing us a thousand, but let’s take one thing at a time. “Here’s how it works. Each time you will take a bead or buckeye from both of your two hip pockets so you have one in each hand when you bring them in front. You will start with several beads or buckeyes in each back pocket. Wear extra large pants. Do not wear Levis or any other coarse material. Buy a pair made from some slick, stretchy material like gabardine. You want the back pocket openings real wide. Now we will go to how you will win the actual game. “If the Chief indicates your left hand, you will palm the bead, hopefully, or buckeye into the bag and show him your right which will have a bead in it. During this entire encounter you must distract him with conversation, hand and body motions and especially eye movement. If you can get him talking, that is your best cover. You will have to show both hands, but do not extend either pinky. Practice curling them under
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while extending your other fingers. “Normally, the Hands Game is played best two out of three. Don’t take chances. The less time you play, the better chance he won’t catch you. Try to win the first two. “Of course, he may choose to have you guess while he holds the buckeye. Should that happen, you can be assured he won’t cheat but he will most certainly try to outsmart you. We will practice techniques you can use for this too. For example, even the best Hands or poker players cannot control their pupils or their nostrils when excited. You can act like you’re going to pick one hand then back away while watching the Chief’s face. If his pupils grow larger or his nostrils flare,
pick the other hand. You have three tries. If the hand you choose doesn’t contain the bead, you know what to look for the next two times. If it does, you only have to repeat your tactic to win. Ti, anything else?” “Frank, we will practice in this room all day today and every day the rest of this week if you want. Cokes and I must run our game at night. Perhaps you can call Chief Lookout to cancel for tonight’s dinner – use a football excuse such as needing to scout out the Pawhuska High School stadium and then set up an appointment in a few days. Meantime, Raven can give you inside information on Chief Lookout. Would it be okay with you to spend the next few early evenings with Raven? That’s kind of you, Frank.”
Letters to the Editor Middle East Equilibrium To foster world stability, it is in the best interest of the U.S. to promote equilibrium in the Middle East. Israel should be kept strong because it is a Western oriented ally and buffer country in the region. Iraq was a buffer against Iran. With the death of Hussein and the takeover by the Shiites, the balance of power has shifted to Shiite Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah in Lebanon. The Sunni majority in Syria, supported by Sunni Saudi Arabia and the Emirates, are fighting President Assad of Syria, a Shiite. We should support the Sunnis in Syria with some arms and hope they can hold their own and keep Assad off balance. Since the Syrian rebels have al Qaeda elements among them, we do not want to strengthen them, nor weaken Assad, too much. Egypt is a dubious friend of the U.S. The Sunni Muslim Brotherhood continues to cast a shadow on the country. We should back the Egyptian military as a counter-weight to the Islamists in Egypt. Sectarianism in the Middle East prevails over national identity, and conflicts will be fought due to sectarian and religious differences. We have to remember who our potential enemies are in the world. Donald A. Moskowitz Londonderry, NH
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At right: A lasting testament to the late Billy Ray Williams’ keen eye and hard work, his large collection of over 30 antique tractors sit outside of William Wilson Auction company, New Harmony. Many of the tractors are from the 1930s through the 1960s. William Wilson will auction off the assortment of highquality restored Farmalls, John Deeres, Fords and even a Co-op on Friday, October 11, 2013. For more information, go to wilsonauction.com or simply call 812-682-4000. Photo by Zach Straw
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Legionnaire Charles Huck (at right) salutes as veteran Rick Gooden plays Taps on bugle. As part of a nationwide ceremony created by Bugles Across America, memorial Taps were played at the times of each airplane’s crashing on September 11, Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. Photo by Steve Kochersperger At right: Members of the Perry Township Fire Department display the flag for the twelfth time, in memory of those that lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 attack on America. The fire department raised the flag in a 7 a.m. ceremony along with members of the USI ROTC and displayed it on the USI overpass until 5 p.m. The traditional car horns blowing could be heard as they passed under the flag. Photo by Theresa Bratcher
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Wildcats gain first win against Big Eight’s Vincennes
Wildcat sophomore Gabe Adams avoids defenders for extra yardage in Friday night’s game against Vincennes Lincoln. Photo by Steven Kochersperger By Steven Kochersperger Friday the thirteenth can be a scary day and it was nothing but a nightmare for the Vincennes Lincoln Alices as they came into Mount Vernon and lost big. The Wildcats, looking to turn their season around, came into Friday’s came looking to show that hard work and perseverance really does pay off and when the final horn sounded the Wildcats found themselves as victors 35-14. Last week the Wildcats had nothing go right for them and Mount Vernon coach Paul Maier
promised the team would come prepared this week. It didn’t take long to see that Maier’s words were right on as the Wildcats looked ready to play and willing to take shots all game long. “We pushed these guys hard this week,” Maier said. “They responded very well. I think we saw a very young team grow up today. We did a lot of things well. Defensively we couldn’t be happier and there are a lot of guys on this team who did something great tonight. I’m very happy with the team and they have
worked hard to get to this point so they deserve the win.” The first quarter of play featured two defenses who looked hungry and eager to stop the opposing offense. The Alices took the opening kickoff and eventually fumbled the ball away to the Wildcats. The Wildcats were not able to take that turnover and do anything with it as they missed an opening quarter field goal attempt to leave the score 0-0 at the end of the quarter. It was the Alices who struck first offensively though, scoring on a 57 yard touchdown run by Lincoln junior Brandt Nowaskie with 9:03 left on the clock. Vincennes missed the extra point and went ahead 6-0 in the second quarter. Mount Vernon struggled early in the game as they fumbled the kickoff after the Alice touchdown giving the ball back to the visitors. But the Wildcat defense came up big yet again stopping the Vincennes offense allowing the Mount Vernon offense to take over on the two yard line. Mount Vernon would answer the call to go 98 yards and they did just that. Wildcat quarterback Riley Snodgrass threw a bullet to junior tight end Hunter Brooks 87 yards for the Wildcats first points of the game. After kicker Micheal Cannato’s extra point the Cats went ahead for the first time 7-6 with 5:07 left until halftime. Mount Vernon took the 7-6 lead into the locker room feeling good about where they were especially with the defense playing at the level they were. Mount Vernon took the second half kickoff looking to convert on the scoreboard and build their lead. That is exactly what they were able to do as Riley Snodgrass went for the touchdown two yards out on a quarterback keeper. The Cats found themselves ahead 14-6 with
momentum squarely on their side. Vincennes Lincoln answered the Wildcat touchdown with a score of their own as Alice running back Tyjuan Hawkins scored from five yards out. Hawkins used his impressive speed to run the two point conversion in to tie the game at 14-14 in the third quarter. That is when the Mount Vernon offense came alive and took over the game. Behind some great offensive line play the Wildcats would score three more rushing touchdowns to put the Alices away. Wildcat running back Austin Guthrie scored with two minutes left in the third quarter on a five yard scamper to put Mount Vernon ahead 21-14 while sophomore teammate Gabe Adams ran one in from three yards out early in the fourth to build Mount Vernon’s lead to 28-14. Guthrie would score again with 3:56 left in the game on a one yard run up the middle to get Mount Vernon their first win of the season at 35-14. And while the defense got a lot of praise from coach Maier after the game, so did the offensive line. “That’s the best game our offensive line played in a long time,” coach Maier said. “They played very physical football and paved the way for our runners to have a great game.” Quarterback Riley Snodgrass led the way in rushing Friday night running for 120 yards on 18 carries in the ball game. The Wildcats now have the momentum and will take the winning ways to Washington this week to take on the Hatchets. The Cats find themselves with an overall record of 1-3 and are now 1-1 in the Big Eight Conference. Washington is 0-4 after their loss this week at North Daviess.
Determined Vikings take out Memorial By Dave Pearce North Posey Viking volleyball coach Natalie Barnard said that if there was one word that would describe her Viking team this year, it would be “exciting.” The Memorial Tigers and the few Viking fans that stuck around Thursday evening learned just how exciting the Vikings can be. The Lady Vikings fell behind 8-1 in both the first and second games as Memorial appeared to have just too much size for the Vikings. As a matter of fact, if you added all the points together that the Vikings scored in the first and second games against the Tigers, they would barely have enough to reach 25. As a matter of fact, after dropping the first game 25-12, the Lady Vikings committed four service errors in the second contest and fell behind two sets, 25-13 and 25-12. “I think we had three service errors back-to-back-toback there in the second game,” Barnard said. “In the games you are close, you cannot have those service errors. It would be different if those errors were coming because you were trying for really powerful attempts. But we were hitting and serving scared.” That’s when most of the North Posey student section headed for the gates. But that’s also when the Lady Vikings decided they could play with the very tall and talented Tigers. “We didn’t score more than 13 points either one of the first two games and when you do that, you are scared to death as a coach,” Barnard said with a big smile, following the comeback. “The girls could easily have given up and just said ‘hey, we’re clearly not going to beat this team.’ But that’s when it becomes about heart and passion. When everyone goes out there and ‘steps up,’ you North Posey’s Hannah Harness hits between the two Memorial are never out of it. They started hitting away.” The side differential was astounding for the Vikings. blockers on their way to a come-from-behind victory over Memorial Memorial often had two or three players on the court over on Thursday evening at North Posey. Photo by Dave Pearce
six feet tall. The tallest Viking is around 5-foot-8. From the outset, it appeared to be a David versus Goliath situation and we all know how that came out. This match-up came out the same way. “At the beginning, we were intimidated by their size and how hard they were hitting the ball,” Barnard said of the match. “But then we realized we could block them to offset that size. That’s when we started to figure it out.” The teams played even in the third set, with the score tied at nearly every other point, 11-all, 14-all, 15-all, and another service error tied it again at 16-all. But the Lady Vikings decided if they were going to win this match, they were going to have to earn it. And that’s just what they did. They led by scores of 21-17 and 23-18 before settling for the third-set win at 25-23 win on the strength of Ashley Schorr spikes on the twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth points. “We did a good job of picking them apart defensively and we found the open spots,” Barnard said. “We were able to move their big blockers around so they couldn’t stay in front of us. And we did a great job of covering. When you have a big team like that against you, you have to do a great job of covering.” And cover they did. Memorial took and early lead in the fourth game before a Hannah Harness spike pulled the Vikings even at 2-all. The Tigers took a 4-2 lead only to have the Vikings come back to take a 5-4 lead. The Vikings continued to pick up everything that was hit to their side of the net and an Eli Schapker block gave the Vikings their largest lead of the night at 14-7 in the fourth game. But Memorial was not finished either. The Tigers
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Mount Vernon edges Vikings in Junior High action The Mount Vernon Junior High girls’ volleyball seventh and eighth grade teams each claimed narrow wins over North Posey in action this week. In seventh grade action, Mount Vernon claimed wins of 25-23, and 25-24 as North Posey’s Addison Elpers had seven aces. Elpers also led the team with two kills while Elise O’Risky had two assists. Elpers also had a dig. In eighth grade action, the match was just about as close as it could possibly be as Mount Vernon took the first set 25-10 only to have North Posey battle back and claim the second, 25-19. In the third and deciding game, which went to only 15 points, Mount Vernon closed out the match, winning 15-10. For North Posey, Haleigh Shell had four aces while Annamarie Cardin had two kills. Shell also had two assists while Hannah Will had a pair of digs.
Posey bands take titles in early marching season
Members of the North Posey homecoming court for this year are, in front, Veronica Inkenbrandt, Madeline Pfister, Taylor Franklin, Lizzie Watzlavik, Ali Lupfer, Hannah Hostettler, Celeste Hill, and Taylor Perry. In back are Ethan Morlock, Jake O’Risky, Bo Cox, Cody Ungetheim, Michael Heldt, Trey Staples, Janis Heipmann, Cale O’Risky, and Isaac Mayer. Missing from the picture is Emma Werry. Photo by Dave Pearce
Drill on the Hill in the Rietz Bowl was the first stop in the opening of marching season for both Posey County high schools. Mount Vernon and North Posey were pitted against each other in Class A along with Evansville Central and Evansville Bosse. The Wildcats took home the first place trophy. The Vikings followed in second place. Central took third place and Bosse fourth. Next, the Vikings made their way to the north side of Evansville for the Central Invitational. North Posey was one of six bands in Class A. The performance of their show, “Dark Night of the Soul,” earned them a first place trophy. Coming in second place was Pike Central and Princeton took third. North Posey will host their Field of Dreams Invitational Saturday, Sept. 21. The competition will begin at 5 p.m. at the high school. Fourteen bands are expected to participate. The Vikings will perform in exhibition.
North Posey Hall of Fame induction is Sept. 27 By Steve Kochersperger Homecoming will have an entirely new meaning for North Posey High School graduates on Friday evening, Sept. 17. Not only will the Vikings be hosting Forest Park in their homecoming game, but an induction dinner and ceremony will precede the evening’s festivities at North Posey. The inaugural class will be inducted into the Posey County Newssponsored Viking Athletic Hall of Fame following a dinner in the high school cafeteria. “The nominations have been submitted and considered,” Posey County News owner/publisher Dave Pearce said this week. “We are ready to proceed with the inaugural class. I am extremely proud to be able to be a part of it.” Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased by calling the Posey County News office at
812-682-3950. Tickets will also be available at Friday night’s football game. There will be a single team and three individuals in the inaugural induction class. “While I may have moved forward with the idea, there have been several others over the years who have had the idea of starting a Hall of Fame for North Posey athletes,” said Pearce. “I think I came along at just the right time. And with incredible backing from local school and athletic officials, we are finally going to get this done.” Attendance at the induction ceremonies and community involvement is critical to the success of any such program. “It takes a lot of time and effort to pull everything together when everyone’s lives are so busy, especially my own,” Pearce said. “But
everyone involved has been incredible. There have been times when I have had to delay meetings or reschedule things and everyone has been understanding.” North Posey School Administration from the superintendent to the coaches, teachers, and members of the community have been supportive of the Hall. As it currently stands, a dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. The meal will consist of your choice of fried chicken or roast beef from the Red Wagon. A guest speak will share a few words before the first plaques will be presented to the inductees and a copy to school officials for permanent placement in the Hall. “It only makes sense to hold this on the weekend of homecoming and the Poseyville
Autumnfest,” Pearce said. “Homecoming brings in a good crowd and the inductees will be recognized at half-time. Homecoming festivities are conducted prior to the game.” So why an athletic Hall of Fame? “North Posey High School came into existence in 1969 and there have been many gifted athletes and lots of memories created in those years,” Pearce said in initially presenting the proposal. “The Posey County News considers it a pleasure to help recognize some of the people who have made the athletic programs what they are at North Posey.” “First things first…We can’t thank Dave and Connie enough for being willing to be the permanent sponsor of the NPHS Athletic Hall
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Vikings fail to find pay dirt in 40-0 loss to Southridge they were unable to move the ball with much success against the Viking defense on first and second downs, the Vikings called a time out to try and get the ball back and another shot at the end zone before the half. “We moved the ball over 60 yards I think four different times,” Rynkiewich said of his team’s ability to get the ball up the field. But on third down, Craig took the second of a double hand-off and once into the clear, there was no one on the Viking team capable of catching him. The Raiders scored two more times in the contest, once in the third quarter on a 41-yard
North Posey runningback Darren O’Risky leaves a Southridge defender grounded during action Friday night in Huntingburg. Photo by Dave Pearce The Vikings simply could not stop Craig as By Dave Pearce The North Posey Viking football team the junior piled on scoring runs of 52 yards found themselves in tall cotton on Friday night and 77 yards in the remainder of the first half. at Southridge. The Raiders returned nearly ev- The Raiders took a 26-0 lead into the half-time eryone from last season and that was more locker room. “They are a very good team with a whole lot than enough to subdue the Vikings. Southridge of speed,” North Posey Coach Paul Rynkietook the win by a 40-0 score. But when the Raiders were not making big wich said of the Raiders. “They have a lot of plays themselves, the Vikings were making guys back from last year. And Conner Craig is a great athlete.” mistakes that led to the Raiders’ success. But despite the score, the Vikings were not Just four minutes into the game, Southridge’s Conner Craig, one of the area’s best without opportunities. With time running down in the half, the players, got the Raiders on the board on a 22yard run. The extra point attempt was wide Vikings were on the move. But quarterback James Marshall’s pass attempt to Dustin Grauright and the Vikings took the kick-off. But despite moving the ball fairly well on lich on the six-yard line was intercepted and their own half of the field and through mid- the Raiders were able to put another score on field, the Vikings could never really penetrate the board before half. “We were running the ball quite well and the red zone. And with 4:40 remaining in the first period, the Raiders scored again on a six- were able to get down there,” Rynkiewich yard run by Luke Stetter. The two-point con- said. “Then in response to that, they break their version was good and the Raiders were ahead longest run of the night off a double hand-off.” The Raiders took over on the six and when 14-0.
run by Craig. The Raiders tacked on another touchdown with 15 seconds remaining in the third period to conclude the scoring on the night. Southridge had an overwhelming ground game, racking up 423 yards on the ground with 232 of those on nine carries by Craig. Alex Householder also finished with 100 yards for the Raiders while seven other players carried the ball for the Raiders. For the Vikings, Lance Inkenbrandt led the team with 45 yards on 16 carries while James Marshall had 34 yards on six carries and Dar-
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Members of the Mount Vernon Junior High School cross country team after running at North Posey this week are, in front, from left: Sarah Kelley, Taylor Collins, Madison Rodgers, Hope Sinnett, Maggie Jones, and Brooke Pate. In the middle from left are Grant Allyn, Tommy Kelley, Danner Latshaw, Mitchell Wilson, Ben Varner, Ethan Cordle, and Cole Bourne. In back are Devin Singer, Jacob DeFur, Zachary Batteiger, Jacob Parmenter, Cody Slaton, and Rush Slocum. Not pictured are Madison Bannister, Nina Bippus, Nathan Burke, and and Nicolas Schaefer. Photo by Dave Pearce
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Brandenstein credits team with new records, team wins pair By Dave Pearce The North Posey Vikings won two of three boys’ soccer matches this week and in the process, ran their overall record to 7-3. But perhaps more impressive was the feat that was set by Viking senior Jace Brandenstein. He finished with 12 goals on the week, setting school records for the most goals in a game (6) and most goals in a season (21) with several matches left to be played. Brandenstein said he wanted to share any accolades that came his way with his teammates and his long-time buddy Reed Heathcotte. Heathcotte went down with a serious soccer-ending injury during a loss last Saturday at Forest Park. He underwent successful surgery this week but is definitely finished with his high school soccer career. “What I am seeing here is a very mature Jace Brandenstein,” North Posey Coach Andy Hines said. “He’s grateful to his teammates and in return, they are wanting him to score and they gave him every opportunity this week.” During a 6-1 win over Boonville on Tuesday evening, Brandenstein scored five goals to tie the ‘most goals in a game’ record held by last year’s Jace, Jace Gentil. Hines said Brandenstein’s recordNorth Posey Viking Janis Heipmann makes his way through a defender during a recent game. The center tying performance at Boonville held some mysterious oddities as his fifth midfielder has become a threat to score or to pass. Photo goal was scored with five minutes reby Dave Pearce maining in the game. Ironically, Heath-
cotte’s uniform number was five. Janis Heipmann scored the other goal. Then on Thursday, the Vikings were dominant in a win over Pike Central as members of the team wanted to be part of Viking history. “We played very poor in the first half but we still were able to be ahead 3-0 at the half,” Hines said. “We consider ourselves to be a good team and we were up but we did not have a dominating performance. We just did not play at the level I felt like we should be playing when we are playing teams like Pike Central. We just weren’t clicking.” “You have to give Jace credit because he is finishing great goals,” Hines said. “But his teammates are helping set him up. They were all wanting him to break the record and they all got him the ball every chance they could get. Jace has two very good players who have been able to get him the ball in good position.” Another thing going for Brandenstein is his ‘great speed,’ according to his coach. “We have two strikers this year who can play the top. They are both capable of scoring or assisting them.” On Saturday, the winning magic came up just short at Washington Catholic as the Vikings fell behind 2-0 early on before managing to tie the game at 2-all in the second half. But in the end, Catholic pulled out a 4-2 win. “I don’t want to make excuses but
their field was just not very good at all,” Hines said of the facility in Washington. “It is just not a fun place to play.” But Hines said his team created multiple opportunities in Washington, finding themselves in one-on-one situations throughout the contest but simply they were unable to capitalize. “They have a really, really good player who is a Division I player,” Hines said. “But more than that, we struggled in the first half with offsides and it seemed like if we were onsides, we just missed.” Brandenstein scored his twelfth goal of the week in the contest. “Their best player got a goal off the post in the second half and then we had a little mental lapse and suddenly they had another one,” Hines said. “We were still creating opportunities, but it was just tough conditions to play. We had one waved off because of an offsides call.” Brandenstein and Janis Heipmann scored the goals for the Vikings. “You wouldn’t even have known Jace broke the record on Saturday because his team lost a game that was pretty important to him,” Hines said of Brandenstein. “Reed was at the game. And even though he got the record, it wasn’t a celebration.” The Vikings will be back in action hosting Day School on Tuesday before traveling to Central on Wednesday.
Wildcats thump Vikings, Boonville in week of contradictions
Mount Vernon junior Andrea Dick receives a serve in Tuesday’s game against North Posey. Photo by Steven Kochersperger
By Steve Kochersperger The Mount Vernon Wildcat volleyball team is slowly putting the pieces together and the Lady Cats are looking strong. The Wildcats won a pair of important games beating North Posey and Boonville at home this week before struggling in the Mount Vernon invitational this week. Against North Posey the Wildcats seemed focused and strong and did not let North Posey take control and won because of it 25-11, 25-22, 25-21. That consistency is something Mount Vernon coach Michelle Northrop has been looking for and is happy she saw it Tuesday night against the Vikings. “This is the first time all season we are able to win all three sets to get a win,” Northrop said after the contest. “I am very proud of our girls for being able to push through and get the win over a team like North Posey. I’m very happy with the team right now.” Mount Vernon took the opening game with the Vikings on Tuesday and gained control right away. The Wildcats went ahead big and never looked back beating North Posey handily in the opening game 25-11. The second set would not be as easy for the Wildcats though. Mount Vernon opened the second set scoring the first five points but North Posey would tighten the game up at 10-9 and three points later tie the set up at 11-11. Mount Vernon answered the Viking run with a run of their own scoring the next four points to go ahead 15-11. North Posey answered the Wildcats by getting the next five points themselves to go ahead 16-15 over Mount Vernon. The set went back and fourth from there and with the score tied up at 18-18 Mount Vernon took control scoring seven of the next
eleven points to win the set 25-22. The Vikings would keep fighting throughout the third set but it would not be enough as the Mount Vernon Wildcats would prove to be too much for North Posey to handle Tuesday night. The Cats won the third set 25-21 to gain not only a victory over a cross county rival but also their seventh win of the season. The Wildcats were led by Ellen Denning who had 30 assists and 17 digs against the Vikings. Livia Hopper had 11 kills to lead the way and freshman Drew McNamara led all players with two blocks in the contest. The Wildcats hosted Big Eight conference rival Boonville Pioneers on Thursday night and were able to walk away with an all important eighth win of the season. All conference games are vitally important to the Wildcats and the win Thursday helped them improve their conference record as well. The Cats beat Boonville 25-19, 25-16, 22-25, 25-22. Denning once again led the Wildcats with 38 assists and McNamara with two blocks against the Pioneers. Erica Winiger had three aces in the contest and Shelby Ritzert put down 16 kills Thursday night. Mount Vernon took their 8-4 overall record into the Mount Vernon invitational looking to beat any and all opponents that were in their way. Mount Vernon looked like they were in a battle as they lost to Memorial, North Posey, and Barr Reeve on Saturday. Barr Reeve ended up winning the invitational and looks to have a strong volleyball team yet again. The Wildcats will be back in action this week as they travel to Princeton Thursday evening. Game time for the all important conference match-up is 6 p.m.
Viking tennis team takes 1 of 3 as No. 1 doubles still perfect By Dave Pearce The North Posey Vikings did not have the kind of week that North Posey Coach Brandon Barrett would like to have had. The team won a tight match against Tecumseh, lost a tight match to Evansville North, then finished third behind Gibson Southern and Tecumseh in the Gibson Southern Invitational on Saturday. But one thing has been constant, not only this week but all season long. The North Posey No. 1 doubles team of Griffin Motz and Drake Davenport has remained unbeaten through 15 matches with perhaps their best win coming this week over District-ranked North’s doubles team. “I think we played as well as we have ever played in that match,” Motz said following the match. And his coach did not disagree. “It was a very exciting match,” Barrett said. “It was probably the best match I have seen since I have been coaching. They were really going at each other. They were hitting the ball really had and it was a back-andforth match.” But in the end, the No. 1 doubles duo remained undefeated heading into action this week. But the rest of the team was not as fortunate as a new line-up did not get the Vikings the points they had hoped. “It was a little disappointing to get third place at the Gibson Southern Invitational,” Barrett said of his team’s one-point edge by the Braves, a team they had beaten head-tohead earlier in the week. “But overall, I think
I saw what I needed to see out of the new line-up. That’s probably the direction we are going to head. Gibson Southern is the team we are going to have to beat in our sectional and to do that, we are going to have to win both doubles matches and hope to get a win at one of the singles spots.” Barrett said, looking ahead to the sectional draw, “If we draw Tecumseh, we could have a match-up problem with them. They have three strong singles players. So it comes down to which team are you going to prepare for and I think we are going to go ahead and prepare for Gibson Southern.” But if Barrett is to win a sectional this year, it will have to be with the boys’ team. After winning back-to-back sectional titles with the girls’ team over the past two years, Barrett has resigned as head girls’ tennis coach to spend more time with his family. He had three children five and under. “Four years is enough for me,” Barrett said reluctantly. “I need to see more of them and let someone young take them over. I want to go out on top. One of my goals was to win one sectional for the school. We were able to get two.” But for the boys, Reed Gertiesen will finish the season playing number one singles in three out of the five remaining regular-season matches. He will attempt to become more familiar with his doubles partner at No. 2 doubles in the other matches and in practice. “Unforced errors killed Reed and Jacob on Saturday at Gibson Southern,” Barrett said.
“When the other team needed to make the shots, they made them and we just struggled. But it was only their third time to play together.” “You just have to do what you think will give your team their best chance to win depending on the team you are facing for the rest of the season,” Barrett said. “Mount Vernon is going to be a tough one for us. They are very solid at singles.” The match on Tuesday at Mount Vernon is the team’s only match this week. Gibson Southern Invite #1 Singles Christian Jones Daniel Pemberton (T) 2-6 3-6 (Loss) Alex Norton (B) 6-4 6-2 (win) #2 Singles Conner Voegel Josh Gifford (GS) 3-6 2-6 (L) Drake Massey (B) 6-3 6-2 (W) #3 Singles Evan Krohn Sam Greubel (GS) 0-6 1-6 (L) Bye in Consolation Round #1 Doubles Griffin Motz/Drake Davenport Wallace/Wagner (T) 6-1 6-0 (W) Nurrenbern/Smith (GS) 6-4 6-3(W) #2 Doubles Reed Gerteisen/Jacob Brenton Langley/Buchanan (B) 6-0 6-0 (W) Alstatt/Tretter (GS) 3-6 6-3 10-12 (L) Team Scores Gibson Southern 21 Tecumseh 15 North Posey 14 Bosse 5 North Posey vs Ev North Boys Tennis Varsity NP 2 EN 3 #1 S Jordan Greenwell (EN) def Christian Jones 6-0 6-2 #2 S Austin Holmes (EN) def Conner Voegel 6-0 6-1 #3 S Shloak Vyas (EN) def Evan Krohn 6-2 6-2 #1 D Griffin Motz/Drake Davenport (NP) def Jordan Holmes/Grant Carey 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 6-3 #2 D Jacob Brenton/Reed Gerteisen (NP) def Allen Karch/Hunter Bennett 6-1 6-3 NP Record 6-4 JV EN 3 NP 3 NP Points Jarrod Koester/Grant
North Posey’s No. 1 doubles team of Griffin Motz and Drake Davenport won the Gibson Southern Invitational on Saturday. Scheller Holt Will/Austin Scheller Chase Wilderman North Posey vs Tecumseh Boys Tennis Varsity NP 3 T 2 #1 S Reed Gerteisen (NP) def Daniel Pemberton 6-3 6-4 #2 S Grant Pemberton (T) def Christian Jones 6-1 6-1 #3 S Robby Dunn (T) def Evan Krohn 6-4 6-4 #1 D Griffin Motz/Drake Davenport (NP) def Billy Wallace/ Hank Brucken 6-0 6-0 #2 D Jacob Brenton/ Chase Wilderman def Christian Wagner/Zach Williams 6-7(6) 6-1 6-0 NP Record 6-3 JV T 3 NP 2 NP Points Jarrod Koester/Grant Scheller Holt Will/Devin Kiesel
Lady Vikings make the most of opportunities, defense in win By Dave Pearce The North Posey Lady Vikings had only one chance to get a win in soccer action this week. The Lady Vikings’ hosted Boonville on Tuesday and came away with a 1-0 win over the Pioneers from the Big Eight Conference. During action last week, Viking Coach Scott Butrum told his team that he didn’t necessarily care how many goals his team scores as long as there in a zero on the defensive side. His team must have taken his speech to heart as they held the Pioneers in check. “We dominated the first half but we didn’t capitalize on our opportunities,” Butrum said following the match. “We had a good performance defensively and Brooklyn only had two real saves. But one of those was a really good save there in the second half.” The Pioneers appeared destined to tie the game when Hamman jumped high into the air and got her hand on a Pioneer bullet and deflected it over the top of the goal to save the shutout. “Boonville had good speed,” Butrum said.
Maddie Koester got the team on the board in about the fifteenth minute of the first half and the defense made the early goal stand up. “About ten minutes in, we hadn’t even had a shot,” Butrum said of his team’s slow start. “But Kamryn Brandenstein played Maddie a through ball in the middle and she turned and beat the girl behind her and scored the goal. She’s a scoring machine up there for me right now.” Butrum said he had changed the positions of some of the girls on the team to help generate a little more offense. “I moved Kamryn from right forward to center midfield and I feel like that gave us a little better understanding of the formation we are running. I plan to keep trying to rotate her in there.” Butrum was also complimentary of the German exchange student Hannah Bauer, whose playing time has been limited because of commitments from the family where she is staying. “Hannah had many opportunities there on the left side tonight,” Butrum said. “But she
is only here for one season. If I can play her and she can help use, we are going to use her.” With the win, the Vikings moved to 6-3 on the season and were scheduled to play Harrison on Monday and Evansville Day School on Wednesday. “This week we are going to work on nothing but attacking,” Butrum said. “We have become complacent at times and it is very difficult to score when you are that way. Offensively, we are getting much stronger but we are not punching the ball through what I would consider the final third of the field.” July’s heat, which has come in September, probably played a role in the lethargic play of both teams in the early going. “We did not move well early and we had some opportunities in the second half,” Butrum said. “But we have to become more aggressive at going to the goal, getting over the top or getting through. But I give credit to Boonville for part of that.” Butrum said his team will have to be ready for the Evansville schools because they play a much more physical and aggressive style.
North Posey’s Celeste Hill looks for an open teammate during action against the Boonville Pioneers this week. Photo by Dave Pearce
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Hall of Fame, from Page B1 of Fame,” said North Posey School Board member Joe Neidig. “To have an independent community partner such as the Posey County News willing to do this is a true blessing for our entire community and will be for years to come. I envision that, over time, and done right this will bring people back to our great community and strengthen ties even more.” Plans for the North Posey Athletic Hall of Fame are as follows: The Posey County News will initiate and become permanent sponsor of the North Posey High School Athletic Hall of Fame. As an independent entity, the school corporation would be well-served to allow the newspaper to be exclusive sponsor of this program to maintain the integrity of such a Hall of Fame. The Posey County News will accept the financial responsibility of supplying plaques and pictures for each year’s nominees. Proceeds from ticket meals for the annual induction ceremony will cover the costs of the meal as
well as the plaques and other miscellaneous expenses associated with the banquet. The purpose of the North Posey High School Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor those North Posey High School athletes, coaches, administrators and supporters who excelled in their respective sports or coaching/ support roles and who helped to bring honor, recognition, distinction and excellence to North Posey High School by their conduct both on and off the field, or court, of competition. This recognition will help maintain the spirit, pride and sense of community as well as serving as a historical account of the great athletic traditions of North Posey High School. As an Athletic Hall of Fame, it will be open to all IHSAA sanctioned sports. Eligibility for Nomination: Athletes are eligible for nomination 10 years after their class’s graduation. They must be in good standing or in special circumstances as determined by the Board Members. Such athletes must have
competed in a North Posey High School and IHSAAsanctioned varsity sport and must have excelled in such sport. Among the accomplishments taken into account will be individual (all-District, allRegion, all-State) and team accomplishments, individual school or team records held, and impact on teams and the overall athletic program at North Posey High School during their era and accomplishments thereafter. Nomination is also open to coaches or administrators, who must have participated with distinction and/or made
significant contributions to athletics at North Posey High School, as evidenced, for example, by the success of their teams and the acknowledgment of their former studentathletes. Such coaches or administrators shall be eligible for nomination beginning five years after they have left North Posey High School for any reason, or in special circumstances as determined by the Board Members. Self nominations or anonymous nominations will not be considered. As determined by the Board Members, Contributors will
also be considered for nomination based upon their service and dedication to the athletic programs at North Posey High School. “We plan on this becoming an annual event, probably each year on homecoming night,” Pearce said. “I can only hope the North Posey family is as excited about this as I am. Those who have represented their school with class and have given back to the community deserve to be recognized for their efforts.” For further information, please call Pearce at 812-4594206.
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Viking volleyball, from Page B1 scored three straight points before the Vikings took a 19-11 lead on strong overall play. With the lead in hand, a Harness service ace and spike put the game out of reach of the Tigers, forcing game five. Again, the Tigers looked dominant early, taking a 3-0 lead right out of the gate. But just as they had all evening, the Vikings fought back. Even after it appeared they had won a point to pull to within 2-3 and an inadvertent whistle forced a replay of the point, the Lady Vikings won it again. But after tying the game at 4-all, the Tigers would jump out to a 10-6 lead and it appeared, again, the Vikings were in trouble. But again it would be Ashley Schorr, who at times shared the floor with two of her younger sisters, who would provide the offense. A hard smash and a tip sandwiched a service ace and the Vikings were back to within 10-9. The Vikings tied the score at 10 and then took a 12-10 lead before a service error gave Memorial its 12th point. A Viking hitting error tied the final set at 13. On the ensuing point, a controversy erupted as the Tigers thought the Viking spike attempt had hit the net but the officials signaled a block. The Vikings went on to win the point and force a Memorial time out. Then, with the game on the line, the Vikings went to the senior Harness, whose left-handed wind up appeared to be going hard toward the floor. But she alertly took a little off the hit and dropped in into a spot the Tigers could not
return, giving the Vikings the exciting come-from-behind win. “I have a lot of leaders this year and it seems like we have a different leader nearly every game,” Barnard said of the spark. “We have a very dynamic team this year and it seems like all the upperclassmen have stepped up at one time or another.” Ashley Schorr led the team with 16 kills while Hannah Harness had nine. Kristen Schorr and Jordan Werry had eight kills apiece while Mackenzie Morrow, Eli Schapker, Marlee Sims, and Emma Werry each had a kill. Kristen and Ashley Schorr evenly split six service aces while Madison Feldhake, Harness, and Kendra Schorr each had one. Eli Schapker had 43 assists and 16 digs while Ashley Schorr had 24 digs and 20 for Emma Werry. Kendra Schorr had 13 digs and Feldhake had 12. On Saturday in the Mount Vernon Invitational, revenge was the biggest factor of the day as the Lady Vikings made up for a very poor performance on Tuesday evening at Mount Vernon and defeated the Wildcats in their own tournament. But Memorial had revenge on their minds as well, as they picked up the win over the Vikings in another close match between the schools. But it would be Barr Reeve who would come away with the trophy after defeating all three of the local teams in the tournament. The Vikings were scheduled to travel to Pike Central to resume conference action on Monday before hosting Reitz and South Spencer on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively.
Ronald McDonald House raffles golfers dream prize Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley is now selling raffle tickets for a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to play golf at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill and The Links at Spanish Bay. The drawing will take place Monday, October 14, 2013 at the charity’s 5th Annual Golf Outing held at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Ind. Only 250 raffle tickets will be sold. As long as all tickets are sold, a $2,500 stipend will be included for travel expenses. Raffle tickets can be purchased for $100 by filling out the form found on
the charity’s website: http://www.rmhevansville.org/event/lexus-championsfor-charity-raffle/ or by contacting the Ronald McDonald House at (812) 4027642. Cash option is available. If you are interested in playing in the Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Outing at Victoria National or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact us: (812) 402-7642 or e-mail: email@example.com. The local Ronald McDonald House serves an average of 1,000 children, parents and extended family members annually with an average length of stay
of eight days. The facility, on Washington Avenue next to St. Mary’s Medical Center, opened on Jan. 18, 2010. It supports the families of children receiving medical treatment at area hospitals and medical facilities, with a primary focus on the families of neonatal, pediatric and intensive-care patients. The global nonprofit was honored by the American Hospital Association in 2012 for being an exceptional partner in the delivery of health care services, a testament that RMHC is part of the continuum of care that facilitates improved outcomes for children.
Viking football, from Page B2 ren O’Risky had 31 yards on six carries. Dalton Rankin carried four times for 38 yards and Dylan Wright had one carry for two yards. The Vikings finished with 150 yards on the ground. Through the air, the Vikings were able to finish with 60 Kendall Crowder shows great follow-through during yards as Inkenbrandt caught all three passes thrown his digolf action this week. The girls finished second in the rection for 16 yards. Bryce Martin had two receptions for 13 PAC on Saturday. Crowder was named to the All-Con- yards and Graulich finished with a reception for 13 yards. ference squad. Photo by Dave Pearce Rankin caught one pass for 11 yards. “We have had a few drops and that doesn’t help things any when you are not running the ball very well,” Rynkiewich MOUNT VERNON said. But the coach chose rather to focus on the future rather than the past. MICHAEL CANNATO “We just have to put this one behind us and just keep working to get better,” Rynkiewich said of this week’s game. “Heritage Hills is 1-3 but they have played a very good schedule, with two of their losses coming to Mater Dei and Jasper. They have a very good running back. But they are spreading things out a little this year.”
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Tuesday September 17 Girls’ Golf: Mount Vernon At Mater Dei 4 p.m.; North Posey At Signature School 4:15 p.m.; Tennis: North Posey At Mount Vernon 4:30 p.m.; Cross Country: Mount Vernon And North Posey At Princeton Invitational 5 p.m.; Girls’ Soccer: Bosse At Mount Vernon 5:30 p.m.; Boys’ Soccer: Day School At North Posey 6 p.m.; Volleyball: Reitz At North Posey 7 p.m. Wednesday September 18 Girls’ Golf: Mount Vernon At Carmi 4 p.m.; Tennis: Mount Vernon At Vincennes Lincoln 5:30 p.m.; Boys’ Soccer: North Posey At Central 6 p.m.; Girls’ Soccer: Day School At North Posey 5 p.m. Thursday September 19 Girls’ Golf: Reitz At Mount Vernon 4 p.m.; Boys’ Soccer: Mount Vernon At Wood Memorial 5:30 p.m.; Volleyball: Mount Vernon At Princeton 6 p.m.; South Spencer At North Posey 7 p.m. Friday September 20 Football: Mount Vernon At Washington 7 p.m.; Heritage Hills At North Posey 7 p.m. Saturday September 21 Girls’ Soccer: Mount Vernon At Heritage Hills 1 p.m.; Boys’ Soccer: Mount Vernon At Boonville 11 a.m.; Girls’ Golf: Mount Vernon And North Posey At Sectionals 8 a.m.; Cross Country: Mount Vernon At Crawford County Invitational 9 a.m.; North Posey At South Knox Invitational 9:30 a.m.; Volleyball: Mount Vernon At North Invitational 9 a.m. Monday September 23 Tennis: Mount Vernon At Boonville 5 p.m.; North Posey At Reitz 4:30 p.m.; Girls’ Soccer: Central At Mount Vernon 5:30 p.m.; Reserve Football: North Posey At Heritage Hills 6 p.m.
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Court News Arrests September 6 Tricia Schneider—Evansville—Burglary, Theft—PCS Maurquise Paris—Wadesville—WarrantBurglary, Theft—PCS Charlotte Weiss—Wadesville—WarrantBurglary, Theft—PCS September 7 Timothy Whitfield—Mount Vernon—Warrant- Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of 2 or more Precursors With Intent to Manufacture—PCS September 9 Laura Lockyear—Mount Vernon—Warrant, Intimidation—PCS Dawn Smith—Mount Vernon—Theft— MVPD September 10 Crystal Johnson—Mount Vernon—False Informing—PCS Keshawna Givens—Evansville—Warrant, Contempt—PCS September 11
Brian Hare—Crossville, IL—Warrant, Residential Entry, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury x4—PCS Timmy Bostic—Evansville—Warrant, Invasion of Privacy—PCS September 12 Corey Hobbs—Mount Vernon—Public Intoxication, Public Nudity—MVPD Robert Garrison—Jasper—Warrant, Nonsupport of a Dependent—PCS September 13, 2013 Dean Hargett—Mount Vernon—Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Marijuana, Operating While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving--PCS Complaints August 24 2:54 a.m.—Suspicious—Vehicle in yard. 2 people got out of vehicle. Did not see both of them leave. Caller thinks one subject is still on her property. Has had trouble with thefts in garage. Vehicle was a red/maroon Mustang. two white males. one male and vehicle left up Mackey Ferry. Vehicle came from Raben
2013-137 NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS Complete details of budge estimates by fund and/or department may be seen by visiting the office of this unit of government at 433 Tavern St., New Harmony IN 47631. The political subdivision or appropriate fiscal body shall publish this notice twice in accordance with IC 5-3-1 with the first publication at least ten days before the date fixed for the public hearing and the second publication at least three days before the date fixed for the public hearing. Notice is hereby given the taxpayers of HARMONY TOWNSHIP, POSEY County, Indiana that the proper officers of HARMONY TOWNSHIP will conduct a public hearing on the year 2014 budget. Following this meeting, and ten or more tax payers may object to a budget, tax rate, or tax levy by filing an objecting petition with proper officers of HARMONY TOWNSHIP within seven days after the hearing. The objection petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate or tax levy that taxpayers object to. If a petition is filed, HARMONY TOWNSHIP shall adopt with its budget a finding concerning the objections filed and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned meeting, the HARMONY TOWNSHIP will meet to adopt the following budget: Date of Public Hearing: Time of Public Hearing: Public Hearing Place:
9/23/2013 7:00 P.M. 433 Tavern St., New Harmony IN 47631
Date of Adoption Meeting: Time of Adoption Meeting: Adoption Meeting Place:
10/7/13 7:00 P.M. 433 Tavern St., New Harmony IN 47631
Estimated Civil Max Levy: Estimated Fire Max Levy:
3 Maximum Estimated Funds to be Raised (Including appeals and levies exempt from maximum levy limitations)
General Twp Assistance Fire Library Total
21,075 8, 320 26,500 8,500 64,395
4 Excessive Levy Appeals (included in Column 3)
Current Tax Levy
to Mackey Ferry. Went east on Mackey Ferry Road—Mackey Ferry Road, Mount Vernon 7:04 a.m.—Miscellaneous—Someone has hit a deer. Caller has pulled it off to the side of the road and would like a tag for the deer— Hovey Lake, Mount Vernon 9:02 a.m.—Breaking and Entering—Threw a concrete block through the window. Stole two 30 packs of beer—St. Francis Ave, Poseyville 1:14 p.m.—Alarm—Shop doors and lobby—Lower Mt. Vernon Rd, Mount Vernon 3:42 p.m.—Disturbance—Caller advised 2013-133
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS Complete details of budge estimates by fund and/or department may be seen by visiting the office of this unit of government at 520 Church St., New Harmony IN 47631. The political subdivision or appropriate fiscal body shall publish this notice twice in accordance with IC 5-3-1 with the first publication at least ten days before the date fixed for the public hearing and the second publication at least three days before the date fixed for the public hearing. Notice is hereby given the taxpayers of NEW HARMONY CIVIL TOWN , POSEY County, Indiana that the proper officers of NEW HARMONY CIVIL TOWN will conduct a public hearing on the year 2014 budget. Following this meeting, and ten or more tax payers may object to a budget, tax rate, or tax levy by filing an objecting petition with proper officers of NEW HARMONY CIVIL TOWN within seven days after the hearing. The objection petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate or tax levy that taxpayers object to. If a petition is filed, NEW HARMONY CIVIL TOWN shall adopt with its budget a finding concerning the objections filed and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned meeting, the NEW HARMONY CIVIL TOWN will meet to adopt the following budget: Date of Public Hearing: Time of Public Hearing: Public Hearing Place:
10/17/2013 5:00 P.M. 520 Church St., New Harmony IN 47631
Date of Adoption Meeting: Time of Adoption Meeting: Adoption Meeting Place:
10/28/13 9:00 A.M. 520 Church St., New Harmony IN 47631
Estimated Civil Max Levy:
3 Maximum Estimated Funds to be Raised (Including appeals and levies exempt from maximum levy limitations)
General 377,822 Local Road & Street 10,000 Motor Vehicle Highway 57,715 Park 11,795 Cemetery 29,971 Cum. Capital Imp (Cig Tax) 10,928 Cum. Capital Development 27,401 Local Income Tax 61,800 Continuing Education 5,000 Economic Dev Income Tax Credit 94,760 Total 687,192
12,258 4,965 7,201 7,995 32,419
Published in the Posey County News September 10 & 17, 2013
Excessive Levy Appeals (included in Column 3)
Current Tax Levy
Published in the Posey County News September 10 & 17, 2013 NOTICEOFADOPTION
13,500 6,000 7,800 7,000 34,300
there is a female causing problems and trying to fight everyone. They’re wanting her removed so they can fish—Bonebank Road, Mount Vernon 4:04 p.m.—Suspicious—Caller advised there are 2 suspicious bottles on the side of the road. Thinks one is an antifreeze bottle but it doesn’t look like antifreeze in the bottle—Hwy 69, Mount Vernon 5:45 p.m.—Threatening—Caller advised that his neighbor has threatened to bash his head in if he contacts the landlord. Caller ad-
NoticeisherebygiventotaxpayersofM.S.D.ofNorthPoseyCounty thattheproperofficersofM.S.D.ofNorth Posey CountyhaveestablishedaCapitalProjectsFundandadoptedaplanunderIC20Ͳ46Ͳ6Ͳ5.
TenormoretaxpayersintheschoolcorporationwhowillbeaffectedbytheplanmayfileapetitionwiththeCounty AuditorofPoseyCounty,notlaterthanten(10)daysafterthepublicationofthisnotice,settingforththeirobjectionsto theplan.Uponfilingofthepetition,theCountyAuditorshallimmediatelycertifythesametotheDepartmentofLocal GovernmentFinance.TheDepartmentwillthenfixadateandconductapublichearingontheplanbeforeissuingits approvalordisapprovalthereof.
2013-138 NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS Complete details of budge estimates by fund and/or department may be seen by visiting the office of this unit of government at 407 Tavern Street, New Harmony IN 47631. The political subdivision or appropriate fiscal body shall publish this notice twice in accordance with IC 5-3-1 with the first publication at least ten days before the date fixed for the public hearing and the second publication at least three days before the date fixed for the public hearing. Notice is hereby given the taxpayers of NEW HARMONY WORKINGMENS INSTITUTE , POSEY County, Indiana that the proper officers of NEW HARMONY WORKINGMENS INSTITUTE will conduct a public hearing on the year 2014 budget. Following this meeting, and ten or more tax payers may object to a budget, tax rate, or tax levy by filing an objecting petition with proper officers of NEW HARMONY WORKINGMENS INSTITUTE not more than seven days after the hearing. The objection petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate or tax levy that taxpayers object to. If a petition is filed, NEW HARMONY WORKINGMENS INSTITUTE shall adopt with its budget a finding concerning the objections filed and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned meeting, the NEW HARMONY WORKINGMENS INSTITUTE will meet to adopt the following budget: Date of Public Hearing: Time of Public Hearing: Public Hearing Place:
10/10/2013 4:00 P.M. 407 Tavern St., New Harmony IN 47631
Date of Adoption Meeting: Time of Adoption Meeting: Adoption Meeting Place:
10/28/13 9:00 A.M. 520 Church St., New Harmony IN 47631
Estimated Civil Max Levy:
General Debt Service Total
3 Maximum Estimated Funds to be Raised (Including appeals and levies exempt from maximum levy limitations)
Thefollowingisageneraloutlineoftheadoptedplan: EXPENDITURES 1) LandAcquisitionandDevelopment 2) ProfessionalServices 3) EducationSpecificationsDevelopment 4) BuildingAcquisition,ConstructionandImprovement 5) RentalofBuildings,FacilitiesandEquipment 6) PurchaseofMobileorFixedEquipment 7) EmergencyAllocation 8) Utilities 9) MaintenanceofEquipment 10) SportsFacility 11) PropertyorCasualtyInsurance 12) OtherOperationandMaintenanceofPlant 13) OtherProposedExpenditures 14) AllocationforFutureProjects 15) TransferFromOneFundtoAnother TOTALEXPENDITURES,ALLOCATIONSANDTRANSFERS SOURCESANDESTIMATESOFREVENUE 1) ProjectedJanuary1CashBalance 2) Less:EncumbrancesCarriedForwardfromPreviousYear 3) EstimatedCashBalanceAvailableforPlan (Line1minusLine2) 4) PropertyTaxRevenue 5) AutoExcise,CVETandFITreceipts 6) OtherRevenue TOTALFUNDSAVAILABLEFORPLAN(Addlines3,4,5and6)
4 Excessive Levy Appeals (included in Column 3)
746,800 90,000 219,460
746,800 90,000 219,460
746,800 90,000 219,460
306,658 85,000 160,000
306,658 85,000 160,000
306,658 85,000 160,000
130,000 606,650 100,000
130,000 606,650 100,000
130,000 606,650 100,000
(9,335) Ͳ (9,335) 2,424,745 138,500
100,000 2,313,910 140,000
100,000 2,312,410 141,500
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LEGALS Court News Continued from B5 vised that the neighbor has been served a 30-day notice but the landlord keeps letting it slide—Main Street, Cynthiana 11:10 p.m.—Reckless— Couple of vehicles driving recklessly in the area. Were also throwing beer cans— Hwy 69/68, New Harmony August 25 12:53 a.m.—Fight—Big fight, 50 people, no weapons. First caller hung-up on dispatch. Could not get any further information or caller’s name—Church Street, New Harmony 3:34 a.m.—Information— Silver Mustang left by state from traffic stop. Will be picked up on Sunday—Hwy 62, Mount Vernon 4:48 a.m.—Domestic—
Husband just hit her. Isn’t sure she needs medical attention or not. Husband is still there. Called back and advised husband is gone. No longer wants officer—Main Street, Griffin 2:38 p.m.—Theft—Ipad taken while gone to the store. They were gone for three hours. Door was locked and dog in the house. Cannot find where there was forced entry—North Street, Cynthiana 3:24 p.m.—Vandalism—1997 Maroon Toyota 4-Runner. Advised she just got home from work and just noticed her passenger side of the vehicle has been keyed. Not sure if it happened at work today or sometime last night while she was at her residence. Caller believes she knows who did it, a girl she has been
having problems with—Tile Factory Road, Mount Vernon 3:58 p.m.—Fight—Neighbors are fighting in the yard. Unable to advise if weapons are involved. Have been fighting for the past couple of days. Requesting an officer. Worried about the kids in the area— Fifth Street, Mount Vernon 5:06 p.m.—Domestic— Male and female fighting, sounds physical—Goodman Road, New Harmony August 26 12:31 a.m.—Suspicious— Tall, slender white kid on a dark colored moped riding around with no lights, headlamp on head—Hwy 68, Cynthiana 9:18 a.m.—Lockout— Black Chevy Cavalier parked next to a white Chevy Lu-
mina—Old State Road 69, Mount Vernon 12:27 p.m.—VIN Inspection—No information—Hwy 69, Mount Vernon 7:52 p.m.—Medical—13 year-old female—Broadway Ave, Evansville 10:04 p.m.—ATV—Advised 4-wheelers trespassing on Vectren property—Mount Vernon August 27 5:03 a.m.—Accident— Minivan hit some tires on roadway. Subjects were out of vehicle in roadway. Lights on the van are very dim. Afraid someone is going to hit them again—I 64, New Harmony/ Griffin 10 a.m.—Lockout—Visitor Center. Toyota Camry, maroon in color. Caller is aware
deputy is not liable for any damage that could occur— Lexan Lane, Mount Vernon 3:42 p.m.—Vandalism— Raben Tire said that the driver’s side rear tire had been shot out near Upper Mt. Vernon Road. It was even through the rim. Requesting to speak with an officer at the residence—Meier Road, Mount Vernon 3:47 p.m.—VIN Inspect i o n — Tr a i l e r — D o w n e n Road, Wadesville 4:09 p.m.—VIN Inspection—Truck—Denzer Road, Evansville 6:24 p.m.—Standby—Caller is at residence to retrieve items from the house. Caller advised the male subject isn’t home but would still like an officer in case he shows up—
Juanita Ave., Wadesville 7:26 p.m.—ATV—Caller advised there are two subjects on two red 4-wheelers speeding through town and heading toward the bottoms—Griffin August 28 1:21 p.m.—Medical—Car filling up with water, a Mercury Mariner, 2008, red in color. County highway called and said it doesn’t look like the subject has left the area. County highway said the vehicle was at Dog Town boat ramp—Mt. Vernon Riverfront, Mount Vernon 2:43 p.m.—Road Hazard— Large piece of metal on the ramp at the 4 mm—Griffin 2:51 p.m.—Citizen Dispute—neighbor has shot a BB gun toward the caller. Did not hit him but wants to speak
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LEGALS Court News Continued from B6 with an officer—Main Street, Cynthiana 4:08 p.m.—Abandoned Vehicle—Broke down Dodge truck with no bed. Red with white stripes. Caller left and as she came around the corner, noticed truck on back side of caller’s property. Half on caller’s property and half on neighbor’s property. Caller does not know how long it has been there. Caller does not want the owner around her or her children—Cleveland Road, Poseyville 5:34 p.m.—Miscellaneous—Caller advised subject is riding his atv on his own property and he realizes there is nothing he can do about that
but the subject is kicking up dust and he’s tired of breathing it in. Caller’s mother, who lives next door, has also called in about this—Barter Road, Mount Vernon 5:39 p.m.—Information— Received a report that the flashers are on continuously. They do have someone on the way to look at—Ford Road RR Crossing, Mount Vernon 6:18 p.m.—ATV—Subject riding atv behind caller’s residence. Not on caller’s property. Caller advised subject is making a lot of dust. Caller does not want to speak with officer—Caborn Road, Mount Vernon 6:58 p.m.—Trespassing—
Caller has been having problems with his neighbor. She trespassed on his property several times and he has it on video—Romaine Road, New Harmony 10:57 p.m.—Drugs—No Information—Wolflin Street, Mount Vernon August 29 6:38 a.m.—Suspicious— Advised someone attempted to steal a truck last night from his property. Advised neighbors property is tore up and truck is in the middle of roadway. Caller advised will not disturb vehicle until deputies arrive—Oliver Road, Mount Vernon 5:22 p.m.—ATV—Caller
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ONCE THEYâ€™RE GONE...
THEYâ€™RE GONE! IN TOTAL REBATES
$0 DOWN DELIVERS!
Crew Cab, 4WD, One-Touch Windows, 6 Passenger STK# P1106
NEW 2013 CHEVROLET
SONIC LS SEDAN
7â€? Touch Screen, MyLink, Navigation, Sport Body Kit, Heated Leather 34+ 0
NEW 2013 GMC
SIERRA 2500HD SLE
HEAVY DUTY HAULER!
Extended Cab, 4WD, Chrome Grille, 6 Passengers, Heavy Duty Trailering Equipment Pkg STK# P1123
NEW 2013 BUICK
$3,000 IN REBATES!
Rear Parking Camera, Heated Leather, Remote Start, Power Equipped STK# P1064
/MO 2010 NISSAN
Only 62k miles! Bed Liner 34+0! $/7. s -/3 !02
Only 28k miles! Moonroof 34+0! $/7. s -/3 !02
APRs AS LOW AS
3rd Row, Chrome Accents, Quad Seats, DVD, Leather STK#P1341B
Bed Liner, 5 Speed Manual 34+0! $/7. s -/3 !02
SEQUOIA PLATINUM COLORADO REG CAB
All payments include: Taxes, Freight & Fees
$ AVALANCHE 1500 LT
Rear Spoiler, Shaker Stereo STK#P1234B $/7. s -/3 !02
Crew Cab, 4WD, Bose, Heated/Memory Seats, Leather 34+0!
Heated Leather, Remote Start 34+0! $/7. s -/3 !02
27 MPG, Moonroof STK#P1441B $/7. s -/3 !02
$0 DOWN DELIVERS!
MFG WARRANTIES APPLY
22â€? CHROME WHEELS
Extended Cab, 4WD, Remote Start, Rear Parking Assist, Universal Home Remote 34+ 0
35 MPG, 5 Speed Manual, FWD, Bluetooth, Multi-function Display 34+ 0 s $/7. s -/3 !02
LIMITED SUPPLY OF 2013 MODELS REMAIN!
$0 DUE AT SIGNING
ESCALADE 36 MPG
Back-up Camera, Heated/Cooled Leather Seats, Navi., Bose, & MORE! 34+0!
33 MPG 2011 MAZDA MAZDA3 I TOURING Multi-function Steering Wheel, Autostick 34+0! s $ $/7. s -/3 !02
PEOPLE MOVER WITH STYLE!
Multi-function Display, SIRIUSXM 34+0! s $/7. s -/3 !02 $
3rd Row, Chrome Accents, Heated Leather, Homelink 34+0!
HEATED LEATHER SEATS
AVALON 30 MPG
28MPG, Memory Seats, Moonroof, Auto Climate Control 34+0!
FWD, Cruise, One-Touch Windows 34+! s $ $/7. s -/3 !02
2843 W. BROADWAY,
SALES: MON-FRI 8AM-7PM, SAT 8AM-4PM SERVICE: MON-FRI 7AM-5:30PM, SAT 8AM-NOON
FIND NEW ROADS
WE ARE PROFESSIONAL GRADE
All payments and APRs subject to approved credit. Sale prices exclude TTL & Doc. Payments include TTL & Doc. Patriot Price includes all freight, taxes and fees. **Must trade in and/or own a 1999 or newer GM truck to receive select rebates. Must qualify for select rebates. See dealer for details.
AUTO CREDIT APPROVED!
1-866-GET-A-CAR or www.PatriotAutoCredit.com
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