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Tuesday August 9, 2011
Volume 131 Edition 33
Pay cuts help keep school district afloat Tucker scramble set Friends of John Tucker will be hosting a “Re-Elect John Tucker for Mayor Golf Scramble” on August 6, 2011. The event will be held at CountryMark Golf Course in Mount Vernon. A shotgun start will be at 8 a.m. Food and beverages will be served during the entire scramble. If you are interested in participating in any way, please call 480-3875.
Meet Watzlavik day set The public is invited to Meet Paul Watzlavik, candidate for Mayor of Mount Vernon on Sunday, August 14 from 3 until 5 p.m. at 819E. Fourth St. in Mount Vernon. There will be free drinks and popcorn with music by Gina Moore of the Browne Sisters.
New website running The New Harmony Business Associates is pleased to announce its new website. www.newharmony.biz
Viking scrimmage changed The football scrimmage set for Friday, Aug. 12 has been changed. The scrimmage will be played at North Posey at 6 p.m. It was originally scheduled to be played at North Knox.
Band Tag Day set The Mount Vernon Marching Wildcats will be having their annual “Tag Day” on August 27 from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Class of 1964 meets The MVHS Class of 1964 is celebrating their 65th birthday. A picnic will be held on Sept. 17. For more information please email M. Louise Bulla Tomlinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Dunbar at dunbarhome@ insightbb.com.
Class of ‘81 to meet The Mount Vernon Class of 1981 will have their second planning meeting at Bob EvansWestside at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in coming to discuss plans for our 30th reunion is invited to attend. Current personal information can be emailed to email@example.com
Entrants sought for show Do you sing? Play a guitar? Strum a banjo? Do a magic act? Dance? If you do, there’s a place for you to perform at the Mount Vernon River Days. A Variety/ Talent Show is scheduled for Friday, September 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. on the main stage on Mount Vernon’s riverfront. Those who are interested may contact Kay Kilgore at 483-2922 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Demo women to meet The Posey County Democratic Women’s Club will hold its Ice Cream Social and Cake Walk on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 6:30 P.M., at the Poseyville Community Center. Everyone is invited to attend and meet local Democratic candidates.
By Pam Robinson Three informational items were highlighted during the over threehour meeting of the Mount Vernon School Board on Monday, August 1: 1) initial, tentative enrollment figures for kindergarten; 2) the use of the Hedges Central building; 3) the budgets for general fund, capital projects fund and bus replacement fund. Superintendent Tom Kopatich noted that a “hot spot” had been identified in the Farmersville kindergarten enrollment. As of Friday, July 29, 29 students were enrolled in one class. Kopatich said he would be looking at enrollment
patich stated, while the fee will be substantially higher for a nonprofit. Finally, Director of Business and Technology Loren Evans provided an overview of the budget for the general fund, capital projects fund and bus replacement fund. Based on declining income as a result of declining student enrollment, the general fund budget is down by around 6 percent. Thanks to teachers taking a cut in salary and responding to the early retirement incentive, however, Evans said the district would end with an almost balanced budget in 2012, as it did in 2011, in the general fund. The capital projects fund and bus re-
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Candidates fill the ballots as deadlines for filing pass
By Dave Pearce The Posey County Commissioners approved a resolution on Tuesday morning that will establish an Emergency Medical Services Committee “to provide for a diverse representative group of county residents to advise the County Commissioner and the County Council concerning emergency medical services for the county.” With Commissioner John Sherretz absent from the meeting, commissioners Scott Moye and Jim Alsop reviewed a small portion of the resolution but provided additional specific information following the meeting. According to the resolution, another purpose of the committee is to review and make recommendations to county officials concerning programs, personnel, projects, capital equipment, budget, operations, grant opportunities and any other aspects of emergency medical services in the county. Specifically, the committee is to be made of nine members with the commissioners appointing five members with the following qualifications. 1. A physician or nurse practitioner licensed to practice in the State of Indiana. 2. A licensed or registered nurse licensed to practice in the State of Indiana. 3. A Certified Public Accountant. 4. An attorney. 5. A representative of a business or industry which pays property taxes in the county. All five appointees must be residents of Posey County. Additionally, the Posey County Council will appoint four members to the board. The Council will appoint an individual who is a resident and property taxpayer in each of the four County Council districts. The director any physician serving as medical director of the Emergency Medical Service in the county will be a part of the committee will not be entitled to vote on matters be-
By Dave Pearce In a caucus held on Thursday evening, August 4, at the Alexandrian Public Library in Mount Vernon, precinct committee people from Black 5 through Black 13 townships selected John Gerton, a Mount Vernon businessman, to fill the ballot vacancy for the Mount Vernon City Council at Large position. Gerton’s opponent in the fall election will be Becky Higgins. In the Mount Vernon mayoral race, incumbent John Tucker will face political newcomer Paul Watzlavik. Another newcomer to politics, Ed Adams, will face Andy Hoehn, who was selected to finish the term of his wife, Nancy, when she was elected to her county position. In other parts of Posey County, Andy Glines shows off his 1905 Huber Steam Engine tractor from the Town of Cynthiana is primed Marion, Ohio. The tractor was built in Mount Vernon, Ind. Photo by for a very interesting election this Leica Butler Photography year. While only Greta Mounts has filed for the office of Cynthiana Town Clerk-Treasurer, seven candidates will be running for seats on the town council. Republicans Scott Cox and Jeff Taylor have filed while on the By Dave Pearce Democratic side of the ballot James Normally, when Posey County Coroner Jay Price, Posey County Pros- W. Sheets and Gary Smith will be ecutor Travis Clowers, and Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth converge in seeking office. Independents Jo one place, especially in a small town, it is not good news. Franklin, John D. Hall and Daniel But on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, the group assembled at the Cynthiana Park,and it was just a part of the “28th Annual National Night Out” (NNO), E. Rice will also be seeking a seat a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Associa- on the council. While there was talk earlier in tion of Town Watch. According to Sheriff Greg Oeth, it provided an opportunity for county the year that there could be several people interested in seeking a seat officials to meet the people of Cynthiana in a relaxed atmosphere. “When we were campaigning, we decided we wanted to do this,” Oeth on the New Harmony Town Counexplained. “We thought the park in Cynthiana was a great site and I can tell cil, when the deadline arrived at you we will definitely be having more things such as this. But it was always noon on August 1, only the current council members and clerk-treamy intent to do the first one there.” Oeth said the event was a huge success as the people of Cynthiana turned surer had field for re-election. out in good numbers to take advantage of the opportunity to meet some of Karla L. Atkins will run as an their county officials and have a few burgers and hot dogs on the house. Independent to retain her position “Both young and old showed up for the event,” Oeth said. “The young as New Harmony’s Clerk-Treasurgot an opportunity to take advantage of the playground equipment in the er while Republican incumbents park while Jay, Travis, and I got an opportunity to listen to some of the David Campbell, Joe Straw, and concerns and problems that are unique to every small community.” Karen Walker have filed. Also filOeth said due to the success of the event, it went well over the time they ing are Democratic incumbents had set aside originally. Donald Gibbs and Linda Warrum. “When some people arrived, they got on their phones and called some In Poseyville, most of the faces will remain the same; however, Continued on Page A4 there will be a contested race for the position of Poseyville Clerktreasurer. Nancy Grimes was appointed to complete the term of ClerkTreasurer Chris Lupfer when she resigned earlier this year. Grimes, a Republican, will square off against Democrat Jennifer Lovann Shell for that job. Current town council members Bruce C. Baker, Ron Fallowfield, and Steve Ahrens will run unopposed.
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Blood drive set here
Mary Beth Williams-Gentil takes a photo of this rare vehicle which was on display at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Car Show held Sunday at the Wadesville VFW. Photo by Dave Pearce
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placement fund are both healthy. The board will hold a public hearing on the district budget at its regular board meeting on Monday, October 3, and plans to adopt the budget at its Monday, October 17, meeting. In other business: •The board approved the Sunday, August 14, 7 p.m. farewell performance of the current members of Angelus to be held at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. •The board confirmed the employment of the following individuals: Michelle Buchanan, as-
Committee approved to advise County on EMS issues
Angelus to perform Angelus, the sacred vocal ensemble from Mount Vernon High School Fine Arts Academy will present a concert of sacred music at St. Benedict Cathedral (1328 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville) on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Featuring repertoire from the 12th to the 21st centuries, the concert will include medieval chant and polyphony, works from the American Sacred Harp tradition as well as contemporary Irish compositions. Angelus recently completed a successful concert tour to San Francisco including performances at Grace Cathedral, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption and St. Dominic’s Catholic Church. The concert is free and open to the public. A free will offering will be accepted.
with the three elementary principals on Wednesday to decide the best course of action for meeting the needs of students. In fact, Kopatich reported on Friday, August 5, that two students were transferred back to their home area school, leaving the Farmersville kindergarten count at 27. Regarding the use of the Hedges Central building, Kopatich said that several organizations were anxious to use the facility. He plans to move forward with leases for those interested, but present negotiations to the board for final approval. A nonprofit can lease a classroom for approximately $1,000 per year, Ko-
Retrospective ................. A4 Legals ...................... B10-12 Classifieds ................... B6-8
There will be a Community Blood Drive at St. Matthew Catholic Church Gymnasium at 421 Mulberry St, Mount Vernon on Sunday, August 14 from 7 - 11 a.m. To schedule an appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org
Go to www.poseycountynews.com Community ........... A5 Social ..................... A6 Deaths ................... A3 Sports .................. B2-5 School.................... A8 Bus./Ag ................... A9
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For unobvious reasons, please don’t hire the intern If you have been entertaining the idea of hiring an intern to work for your company, I have just three words of advice. DON’T DO IT! Especially if she is anything like the person we have had intern in our office this summer. Along about March of 2011, I received an email from North Posey High School graduate and current Indiana University student Holly TRUTH... Heerdink. Holly was asking STRANGER if we had any positions open THAN for an intern for the summer. FICTION And although we have not BY DAVE used a college intern before, PEARCE there was one particular sentence in her inquiry that particularly caught my interest. She indicated she would do it for “free.” And despite disappointment from past but younger interns, I reluctantly agreed to allow Holly to begin coming into the office once she got back to Posey County for the summer. And, since I too was once an intern, I couldn’t allow her to spend her time and gasoline and get nothing but experience out of it. So we talked via email and decided to come to an agreement on the amount she would be paid and a schedule that we agreed would be fair for her. We have a large office (which was origi-
nally set up for me) in the back of our main office in New Harmony. Since I rarely use the space, I decided to let Holly set up shop there for the summer. She brought in just a few personal items and went to work. And here’s where my warning kicked in. From the first day she came into the office, she was pleasant. I don’t think I have ever heard her complain about a single thing and every assignment she was given was completed without complaining and without excuses and was on time or done ahead of time. This was a new and foreign concept to me. She showed up each day with a smile on her face and ready to take on the world and whatever it had to offer that day. Only about four weeks into the job, I decided to give Holly the full intern treatment and allowed her to go to Point Township in my place and meet Senator Dan Coats and spend the day touring the flood-ravaged Point Township area with him and his entourage. And what did I get in return? Very wellconstructed pictures and stories that I had to spend very little time editing and a "Thank You" for the opportunity. As the summer wore on, I found that I
could call on Holly to do just about anything I asked her to do. Still, she never complained and was always open to ideas and constructive criticism. Never once did I feel that she took ideas or suggestions in a negative way. Always with a smile she would go through the things I mentioned to check for the merit my suggestions might hold. Then, come Posey County Fair time, Holly spent the week as part of the Posey County Fair Royalty and represented her county and the Posey County News with an irreproachable attitude and exemplary conduct. Our intern even made a habit of picking up after our full time employees and more than once, I observed her taking out the trash simply “because it needed to be done.” But a couple of weeks ago, she hit me with the real reason why you should never hire an intern like the one we have had this summer. The summer has passed too fast and as I write this, Holly is spending her final day in the office, although she has agreed to cover any stories I might have for her between now and the time to go back to IU. So, now, Holly, what am I supposed to do? How am I supposed to handle this workload that you have left behind? How am I going to replace the positive attitude that you have helped bring and maintain in our workplace?
I have made her an offer that if she would decide not to return to school, I would be happy to keep her on intern pay and she would have a permanent part-time job with the Posey County News. For some silly reason, she has decided to go ahead and return to IU. Obviously, this column was written as a tribute to what Holly has meant to all of us as a summer intern. My heart is a little heavy today as I realize that she will be leaving us after today. She has come so far in such a short time and I honestly believe it has been all about her attitude. She has wanted to learn from day one. She has taken every assignment and has run with it. She has needed minimal guidance. So, again, if you are even thinking about using an intern, especially like the one we have had, don’t do it. Because on the last day of the internship, your heart will be heavy and you will be asking yourself, “How in the world did I make it before she came and what am I going to do when she leaves?” Thank you, Holly, for a wonderful summer. I hope that we have been able to give you half as much as you have given to us. And when you become the Eighth District Congresswoman, remember that the Posey County News gets the press releases first. Good luck in all that you do!
Posey County Facebook page gives locals chance for good fun, memories “You’re probably from Posey County if. . .”—this new closed group on Facebook is all the rage now. Within 48 hours of creating the group, the page owner reported 236 members. As of mid-week last week, the number was at 252—and growing. A native of Kentucky, Mammoth Cave country to be exact, I now answer the FOR THE question, “Where are you RECORD from?” with “Posey County” since I’ve lived here for go- BY PAM ing on 23 years. I was count- ROBINSON ing on honorary membership to the group, “You’re probably from Posey County if. . .,” and I wasn’t disappointed. I’ve learned so much about Posey County from reading the Facebook posts. I share some of the posts here for my readers’ enjoyment as well. The remarks are listed here anonymously in random order to protect the innocent. You’re probably from Posey County if. . . • You remember only having to dial the last 4 digits of a Wadesville phone number if you were calling from another Wadesville number... and Stewartsville had a "party" line system. • You had your best driving practice at 2 a.m. in the school parking lot after it snowed. • You hung out at the park or Krohn's gas station in Cynthiana. • You called going to Evansville, "going to town." • You used to go to the gas station in Wadesviille (where the AT&T store is now) and buy gum and candy for a nickle. • You remember getting out of school early
for heat days. • You celebrate opening day of deer season as a holiday. • You wore John Deere clothes because that’s what was on sale at the farm store, not because it was cool. • You didn't find it weird to party in a barn. • You walked across the street in broad daylight to get corn out of the field for dinner. . .or crossed the county chip n seal road barefoot! • You grow up thinking a beach vacation is a trip to the sandbars. • You tell your date you’re taking her to Griffin to spot light deer...and you are really down there to do just that. • You go morel hunting and are shocked that outsiders don't know what they are. • You hung out at the John Deere parking lot (and didn't think it was weird). • You consider the St.Wendel Beirstube one of your favorite weekends of the year. • You've ever been pulled over by Frank Smith, then had him teach your class the next day. • You remember not School Color Day, but Tractor Day. • You had to shut the windows in your class room because the smell of pigs was so bad. This list certainly isn’t exhaustive. It’s a sampling of the best remarks and reveals the good nature of most Posey people. I add my own observation after 22 years in the county: you’re probably from Posey County if you have a sense of humor about country living. It never hurts to poke a little fun at yourself.
Gavel Gamut’s “War and Peace” One’s view of settlement agreements in court cases is greatly influenced by one’s view of the role of courts. Is a courtroom an arena or council chamber? Are juries and judges empowered to simply turn thumbs up or down after parties, witnesses and attorneys struggle before them? Is a court case decided between losers and winners or is it an GAVEL opportunity to resolve con- GAMUT flicts? While our species has phys- BY JUDGE ical records such as petro- JIM REDWINE glyphs, hieroglyphics and cuneiform from thousands of years ago, we know hominids were forming families and groups millions of years ago. And what was one of the basic needs of our earliest civilizations that continues to be essential to our survival? Dispute resolution. If women and men could not come to accommodations on which cave to live in, no family unit would be formed. If people in neighboring caves could not share the nearby stream, no tribe would be formed. And if there had been no mechanism to resolve disagreements among the tribe, civilization would not have progressed. Dispute resolution has many forms. Some use superior force, others require one party to flee, restitution or retribution might take place or some sort of assuaging of frayed emotions is sometimes possible. Trial by combat, dunking stools, crucifixion, hanging, transfer of assets and incarceration are means of dispute resolution. But civilization progresses faster and better when people who have differences of opinions and competing interests can reason and work together. For thousands of years courts are where societies have turned for help with controversies. Combat is destructive, expensive, often protracted and frequently unsatisfactory even for the ostensible “victor”. Therefore, the further from the clashing of swords and the nearer to the pouring of oil on troubled waters we can get, the better. When parties at odds or with different in-
Big Brothers Big Sisters thanks Posey County students Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) serving Posey County would like to extend a big thank you to some special students in Posey County. The members of the Mount Vernon Junior High School Builders Club donated $250 to BBBS serving Posey County in May 2011. This donation came from a portion of their proceeds generated from a talent show. BBBS greatly appreciates their donation and most importantly their willingness to help children in Posey County. Twenty-nine North Posey High School students are volunteering their time to mentor North Posey Junior High School students in a BBBS school-based mentoring program
that started in April 2011. These high school students are providing a needed support system socially, emotionally, and academically for the junior high students. BBBS appreciates all the students involved and the efforts of Susie Tooley in getting this BBBS school-based mentoring program started in Posey County. I am sure all Posey County residents agree that we have awesome students in our county that are concerned about others and are willing to share their time and talents. Beth Schilling, Chairman Advisory Council, Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Posey County
terests and views can, with the help of the courts, compromise and fashion a solution to their particular controversy, the parties can move forward and so can society. This is true in court cases of all kinds. In civil matters we call this settlement and in criminal matters we call it plea negotiation. With the proper attitude from the parties and oversight from the court, disputes are resolved, money is saved, justice is served and life can go on. In criminal cases, the state and any victims have their interests protected by the prosecuting attorney while the individual charged is represented by an attorney, often at public expense. Not only is this the law under both state and federal constitutions, but it is right and fair. When society decides to bring its might against an individual, it is only proper that those who are powerless have their rights protected too. When a charge is filed, the defendant and her/his attorney usually receive an offer from the prosecuting attorney based on the facts of the crime, the defendant’s background such as any prior record and a comparison to how similar cases and defendants have been handled in the past. The defendant, if he/she is guilty, can accept the offer or make a counter offer through the defense attorney. In Indiana no one who did not actually commit the crime is allowed to plead guilty even if they want to. The judge must ascertain the facts of what a defendant did before ruling on a plea bargain. Also, in Indiana, any victims must be informed of all potential plea bargains so they may voice their disagreement or acceptance. With the state representing the public and any victims and the defendant having his/ her own advocate and the entire matter being reviewed by a judge, there is an excellent chance the outcome will be fair and in the public’s interest. Is this always the result? No. Does this system enhance our lives better than trial by ordeal? Yes.
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By Bryan Golden
Bouncing Back From Adversity There may be a time in your life, perhaps more than one, when you hit bottom. It may feel as if your situation can’t get any worse. There may be one event that stresses you out or a cumulative series of circumstances. Regardless of the cause, if you hit bottom you can bounce back. But you have to believe you can and you have to want to. Although this appears to be obvious, there are people who don’t think it’s possible to get back up or do not have the drive to do so. Hitting bottom is emotionally and physically draining. You may find yourself devoid of ambition or lacking enthusiasm. Staying at the bottom, wallowing in self-pity, is not an option. Regardless of why you hit bottom, or how long you have been there, you need to immediately begin the process of bouncing back. Bouncing back involves several components: desire, determination, action, perseverance, and an open mind. The process starts with desire. You have to want to improve your situation. If you don’t, you won’t. Saying something to yourself similar to, “I guess it would be nice if things were better but I don’t know if it’s possible,” will not work. You mindset must be, “I’m going to do whatever it takes to improve where I am and how I feel.” Next you need a plan. A clearly defined and understood set of steps is essential. You don’t have to formulate a plan on your own. Being at the bottom can impact your perspective along with the ability to think clearly. Look to people who have gotten themselves out of the same predicament you are facing. You can learn a lot from them as to what strategies are most effective. Devise as many steps as necessary. Each one needs to be small enough to avoid being overwhelming. There is a natural tendency to avoid tasks that are too large. A plan with steps you won’t take is of no value. Now you are ready for action. Begin with the first step in your plan. No step is too small. Getting started is the key. The slightASSISTANT EDITOR, MV OFFICE PAM ROBINSON PamelaWrite@sbcglobal.net
est bit of forward progress is significant. Give yourself credit for each accomplishment. Without action, nothing happens. If you stop, all progress ceases. Bouncing back takes effort but suffering is no picnic either. Since whatever path you take requires energy, it makes sense to choose a course which will lead you to a desirable destination. The more effort you put into implementing your plan, the more effective you will be. You are not going to bounce back in one step. The journey is a progression that takes place one step at a time. Patience is required. Frustration is a common component of the process. Giving up is not an option. Persistence is the key to getting to where you want to be. You may experience setbacks. It doesn’t matter. Pick yourself up and get back on track. Concentrate on your destination rather than your current situation. Forward is the only direction that’s important. You can bounce back from hitting bottom. People do it all the time. You need desire, a plan, and then action. There is no magic involved. When you find yourself at a low point, it’s only a detour, not a final destination. It is never too late to change direction. Bryan is the author of "Dare to Live Without Limits." Visit www.DareToLiveWithoutLimits.com or your bookstore. Bryan is a self-development expert, syndicated columnist, and professor. E-mail Bryan at bryan@ columnist.com. Ó 2011 Bryan Golden
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OBITUARIES Evelyn Rogers Evelyn Rogers, age 94 of Crossville, Ill., passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. She was born December 13, 1916 in New Harmony, Ind., the daughter of Lemuel and Hannah (Oeth) Shoemake where h resided id d until til she h married i Earnest “Peanut” Rogers she in 1963 and moved to Crossville, Ill. She attended the Methodist Church in Crossville. Evelyn will be remembered for being a loving and caring mother of her four children. She was a devoted grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Evelyn was a devoted wife to her husband “Peanut”, whom she enjoyed spending her evenings square dancing with. Her family is left with very fond memories of spending time fishing, gardening and playing cards with her. Evelyn loved to spend her time attending local auctions, quilting and cheering her grandkids on at their sporting events. Evelyn will be dearly missed and remembered for her passion to help others. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Chris Brandenstein of Carmi; a daughter and son-in-law, Ramona and John “Red” Welker of Carmi; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Brandenstein of West Virginia; ten granddhildren, Tamara Anderson, Marilyn (Michael) Brauser, Michael (Julie) Welker, Kim (Juan) Martinez, Kari Brandenstein, Greg (Mindy) Brandentein, Jason (B. J.) Brandenstein, Angela (Walter) Brandenstein and Jeffrey Brandenstein; and twelve greatgrandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lemuel and Hannah Shoemake; her first husband, Harold Brandenstein; her husband, Ernest “Peanut” Rogers; her son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Judy Btandenstein; her son Gerald Brandenstein and her granddaughter, Debbie Hancock. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 6, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Stendeback Family Funeral Home/ Kittinger-Fair in Carmi. Harold Meriwether officiated the service. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial took place at Kuykendall Cemetery. Condolences may be left on-line by visiting www.kittinger-fairfuneralhome.com
Ronald Williams Ronald Gene Williams, 64, of Henderson, Ky., born January 26, 1947, in Evansville, Ind., to Forrest Gene and Dorothy Faye (Hayden) Williams, died August 4, 2011, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was a Captain in the US Army where he earned numerous awards for individual heroism during the Vietnam War and was employed by Thompson International. He is survived by his mother Dorothy Williams of Poseyville, Ind., a son Ronald Seth Williams of Olathe, Kansas, a daughter Katelyn Danielle Williams of Phoenix, Ariz., a brother Kevin Williams of Wadesville, Indiana, a sister Cathie Browne of Terre Haute, Ind., four grandchildren Austin and Peyton Thornton, Kendall and Kellen Williams, and his cat Nadine. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 8, 2011, at the Werry Funeral Home, Poseyville Chapel with burial in Saulmon Cemetery. The Rev. John Matsel officiated. Visitation was held at noon Monday, August 8, 2011 until service time at the funeral home.
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Tammy Koontz Tammy Trousdale Koontz, 43, of Wadesville, Ind., formerly of Ridgway, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, at 6:48 p.m. at her parents’ home in Ridgway. She was born on February 20, 1968, in Eldorado, Ill., the daughter of J h andd Charlene Ch l (C ) Trousdale. Tammy married John (Crane) Donald Koontz on February 14, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Donald Koontz and their two children, Lathan and Maddison Koontz, all of Wadesville, Ind.; her parents, John and Charlene Trousdale of Ridgway; her sister, Jennifer and Ryan Wilson of Ridgway; and grandmother, Louise Crane of Shawneetown. Visitation for Tammy was held on Thursday, August 4, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Ridgway. Funeral services were held at the funeral home on Friday, August 5, 2011, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Rob Gallion officiating. Burial was at the Jackson Cemetery near Ridgway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lathan and Maddison Koontz Fund at any First Bank location or mailed to P.O. Box 128, Poseyville, Ind. 47633 in care of Carol Collins. The check should be made payable to the Koontz Children Fund. For more information, call First Bank of Poseyville at 874-1900. Internet condolences may be made at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.
Norman R. Conlin, 68, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center in Evansville. He was born in Mount Vernon, Ind., on November 11, 1942, to Ellis and Goldie (Aldrich) Conlin. H was a member b off the Sons of the American He Legion. Norman worked at Babcock and Wilcox until its closing and then went on to work at General Electric. He enjoyed family gatherings, his beloved dogs, Sassy and Abby, but especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Roger Conlin; and his brother, Paul Conlin. Norman is survived by his wife of 39 years, Connie (Boyd) Conlin; son, Brian Conlin and his wife Kimberly; daughter, Sherry Conlin; grandchildren, Brynn and Blake Conlin and Kyle Dillard. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St. in Mount Vernon with Pastor Jim Weihrauch officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4 until 7 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2011, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess Hospice. Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com.
Guy Elwood Carner Guy Elwood Carner, 77, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at his home in Griffin, Ind. Guy was born on September 15, 1933 in Stewartsville, IN, to parents John and Lela (Conner) Carner. Guy was a hard worker in many areas of labor, including farming, the Emge Meat Packing Company, and oil field work, from which he recently retired. He grew up in Posey County and attended Poseyville High School. He went on to pursue a career in the oil fields. Guy met his wife of 59 years, Claudette Elouise (Simmons) Carner at a square dance. Some of his favorite past-times were fishing, four-wheeling, and spending quality time with his friends and family. He often dined at Los Aztecas, a local mexican restaurant in Princeton, IN. Guy is preceded in death by his parents; his brother Martin Carner; his sisters Catherine Ricketts and Helen Carner; and his faithful companion, the dog Punkin. He is survived by his wife, Claudette; daughter Diana (Carner) and Jim Rash, daughter Belinda (Carner) and Wiley Yancy, and son Guy Elwood II and Twyala Carner; his sisters Patricia Erwin and Amanda Mills; his grandchildren Amy (Rash) and Marshall Smith, James R. Rash IV, Melissa Irwin-Miller, Erin Yancy, Anna Rash, Christian Carner, and Kaitlyn Carner; and great-grandchildren, Hannah Miller, Jackson Smith, Harrison Smith and Lilly Smith. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the Werry Funeral Home, Poseyville Chapel, with burial in Bethsaida Cemetery near Stewartsville, IN. Brother David Goldman and Pastor Greg Morrison officiating. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2011 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: VNA Plus Hospice, PO Box 3487, Evansville, IN 47734 or online at www.vnaplus.org
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Doris M. Ligon Doris Marie Ligon, 72, of New Concord, Ky., born December 22, 1938, in Mount Vernon, Ind., to Phillip Herbert and Permelia (Greenwell) Storey, died August 4, 2011, at her home. She is survived by her husband of 20 years Jerome Li Ligon, sons K Kenny (Bonnie) Hoehn and Ricky Hoehn both of Evansville, Ind., Curtis (Gabrielle) Hoehn of Budingen, Germany and Phillip Hoehn of Evansville, Ind., daughter Treva (Ron) Gibson of Henryville, Ind., sister Mary Hoehn of Poseyville, Ind., brothers David Storey of Hillsboro, Mo., George Storey of Shobonier, Ill., Sam and Keith Storey both of Evansville, Ind., as well as seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Permelia Storey and a brother Phillip Storey, Jr. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at the Werry Funeral Home, Poseyville Chapel with burial in the Poseyville Cemetery. Pastor Greg Morrison will officiate. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2011, until service time at the funeral home.
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Emanuel Daniels Emanuel Daniels, 89, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at New Harmonie Health Care. He served in the Army during WWII and was a member of VFW #1114. Emanuel is survived by his daughter, Nancy Mercer (Tom); son, Nathan Daniels. Services were held at 11 a.m. Sat., August 6, 2011, at Alexander Memorial Park. Friends visited 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4770 Covert Ave, Evansville, IN 47714. Alexander West Chapel handled arrangements.
Ella Mae Millage Moradian Ellen May (Millage) Moradian, 81, passed away Monday, August 1, 2011, at River Oaks Health Campus. She was born November 12, 1929, in Michigan. She is the daughter of Joseph E.and Emaline (Turral) Millage. Survivors include a daughter; Vickie Costew of Poseyville and a granddaughter; Kimberly Mason of Poseyville. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband; Barkaf Moradian, son; Bobby Moradian, and a brother; Robert Jr. Millage. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at Maumee Cemetery. Holders Funeral Home handled arrangements.
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Lisa Pearson stand beside her blue ribbon quilt at the Keck-Gonnerman show. The show was held at the Posey County Fairgrounds over the weekend.
EMS committee, from Page 1A fore the committee. The committee will elect from its membership, a chairperson, a vice-chairperson, and a secretary and will adopt bylaws or rules of procedure for the conduct of its business. The appointments will be paid appointments and the committee will meet quarterly. Special meetings may be called as needed and attendance is mandatory to receive the $50 compensation. Each member is required to attend at least threefourths of the scheduled meetings and the annual meeting. In other business: •The Commissioners approved the agreement with SABIC and General Electric to repay, as agreed, the overpayment of taxes by the two companies. A clerical error led to the two
Candy Morlock, daughter, and Ruth Nowling, mother/owner show off their Cock Shutt Tractor at the Keck-Gonnerman show this weekend. Photo by Leica Cox Photography
companies overpaying county taxes. The agreement calls for SABIC to take credit on future taxes owed instead of asking for a refund of the overpayment. For General Electric, the company has agreed to allow the county to make payments over time on the overpayment. •The Commissioners opened and took under advisement the Wabash Levee project. Several companies expressed interest in the project by bidding. The process was overseen by Kevin Steely, a project engineer with Banning Engineering. Debbie Bennett-Stearsman, vice president of community development with the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana, was also on hand as the bids were opened. This is a joint project between Posey and Gibson counties.
School, from Page 1A Night Out, from Page 1A high school volleyball coach (1/2 stipend); Beth Dickens, Amy Hueftle, and Abbey Mitchell, West teacher assistants/remediation; Drew Duckworth, junior and senior high school special education teacher assistant; Christine Johnson, West and Farmersville home/school advisor; Timothy Searcy high school computer lab teacher assistant; Jamalyn Tekoppel, high school assistant volleyball coach; and Raymond Pearce and Suzanne Turner, bus attendants. •The board accepted the following resignations effectively immediately: Beth Dickens, part-time teacher assistant for the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program; Lori Holder and Jane King, junior high food service workers; and Christine Johnson, Farmersville school nurse. •The board approved pregnancy leave without pay for Shanna Shelton, high school social studies teacher, beginning August 16, 2011, with return to duty on October 3, 2011. •The board confirmed employment for the recommended extra duty positions for the 2011-12 school year. •The board declared recommended items as surplus. The Mount Vernon School Board will meet again on Monday, August 15, 2011, at 5:45 p.m. in the junior high media center.
of their friends and neighbors and they all came, too,” Oeth said. “But we were able to do exactly what we wanted to do. That was the point of the whole night.” Oeth indicated that the nature of the jobs of the county officials who were there can sometimes conjure negative images. Events such as this one help people put faces with the names and their positions and therefore will be more comfortable when the need
arises. On a national scale, the event is designed to Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; Strengthen neighborhood spirit and policecommunity partnerships; and, Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
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U.S. Rep. John Hostettler voted to ban all human cloning. The Human Cloning Prohibition Act passed 265-162. Shannon Mason and Mark Hannah announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mayor Jackson Higgins signed a proclamation designating National Gymnastics Day in Mount Vernon. Hodgini’s Gymnastics hosted an open house and ice cream social to celebrate. Marissa Reidford received a gold and grand champion of all solos at the Nashville Dance Caravan. Laurie Fields became the new ordained minister at the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon. Griffin Christian Church held Vacation Bible School. The theme was “Polar Expedition”.
Rural Wadesville resident Amy Schmitt was chosen as the poster child of the Southwestern Indiana and Pennyrile Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Tamera Marie Deal and Bryan David Lingafelter exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 2. Hair Performance in Wadesville celebrated its first anniversary. Poseyville native Robert East assumed the presidency of International Home Furnishings Representatives Associations. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mahrenholz celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Jill Long, Democratic hopeful for the U.S. Senate seat, visited Mount Vernon. She will run against incumbent Dan Quayle
More than 1.7 miles of Poseyville roads were resurfaced by J.H. Rudolph Co., of Evansville. Installers of the Central Office Equipment completed the internal wiring of the new Poseyville telephone system. Joe Wiley, a 1961 graduate of North Posey, was chosen to attend a Purdue University Leadership Camp. Names drawn for August’s grand jury for the Posey Circuit Court include: Loren Redman, John Casper, Dell Wade, Charles W. Nolan, Warren Kishline, Jr. and Calvin C. Greenwell. Ronald A. Nulton was assigned to the Soil Conservation Service staff of the Posey County district. The Andry family held their 10th reunion at Mesker Park on July 30. Approximately 49 people attended.
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INGREDIENTS • 4 lbs of ripe yellow peaches, peeled, pitted, and sliced into 1/2 inch thick wedges • 1 cup sugar, divided 2/3 cup and 1/3 cup • 1/2 cup quick cooking (instant) tapioca • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice • 2 teaspoons vanilla • 2 cups all purpose flour • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg • 3/4 cup (6 oz) butter, cut into 1/2 inch chunks • 2/3 cup whipping cream DIRECTIONS 1. In a large bowl, mix peaches, 2/3 cup sugar, and the tapioca, lemon peel, lemon juice, and vanilla. Let stand at least 15 minutes or up to 30 minutes to soften the tapioca, stirring several times. 2. In another bowl, combine flour with remaining 1/3 cup sugar, the baking powder, and nutmeg. With a pastry blender or your fingers, incorporate butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cream and stir just until dough holds together. 3. In a buttered shallow 2 1/2 to 3 quart baking dish, spread fruit level. Using your hands, crumble dough evenly over fruit. 4. Bake in 350°F oven until fruit mixture bubbles in center and topping is golden brown, 50-60 minutes. Delicious with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream Serves 8.
•The commissioners heard a complaint by Posey County Line Road resident Gerald Hauke concerning the condition of the road. •The board heard the monthly report from Building Commissioner Ed Batteiger, and Scott Moye read the monthly report from the animal control officer. The commissioners will meet again on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at the Hovey house in Mount Vernon at 9 a.m.
Happy Birthday Announcements August 9 - Mary Dishman, Michael Deig, Daniel Effinger and Angela Blackford August 10 - Don Alsop, George Peterson, Karen Boyle, Susan Stark and Anthony Evans, Alex Austin August 11 - Kay Marie Cox, Nanna Hart Baum, Don Rutledge August 12 - Joe Morris, Joseph J. Wilson, Rebecca Lewis, Stephanie Eaton, Susan Tucker and Jay Lauf August 13 - Milette Fox, Tammy Mello, Tom Forrester, George Slagle, John
Martin, Donald R. Williams, Martha Horton Lule Mercer and Jena Wade August 14 - Gary Watson, Jacob Offerman, Judy Mccarty and Zane Walker Williams August 15 - Zachary Conyers, Katie Scarafia, Ron Tucker and Alex Watson 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: email@example.com.
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Mater (far left) is the runt of a little of 9 week old beagle mixes. His brothers have already found homes. He’d love to go to a loving home, especially now that he’s all alone. The Posey Humane Society is still full to the brim and unable to accept new animals until we find homes for the ones we are currently housing. Now is a great time to take advantage of the Passion for Pets sale on all animals that are already spayed or neutered. Call 838-3211 to arrange a time to look at your future pet. General public hours are Friday noon - 6:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Immunization clinics set for August The Posey County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at St. Francis Catholic School Cafeteria from 3 p.m. — 5 p.m. and Wednesday, August 31, at the Coliseum in Mount Vernon from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. An appointment is not neededfor these clinics. Required immunization additions for the 2011 2012 school year are as follows: • All KINDERGARTEN students will be required to have 2 doses of varicella vaccine, given on or after the first birthday and separated by 3 months, or a history of chickenpox disease documented by a physician. • All KINDERGARTEN students will be required to have one of the required doses of polio vaccine given on or after the fourth birthday, and at least 6 months after the previous dose. • All 6th - 12th grade students will be required to have 2 doses of varicella vaccine, given on or after the first birthday, and separated by age-appropriate intervals as defined by the CDC, or a history of chickenpox disease documented by the parent/guardian. • All 6th - 12th grade students will be required to have 1 dose of tetanusdiphtheria-acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) given on or after the 10th birthday.
• All 6th - 12th grade students will be required to have 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4). Please bring shot records for each child receiving immunizations.
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Countrymark donates, St. Philips churches to host Habitat fundraiser When Shawnte Bates applied for a home built in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Evansville, she and her young son had been living with her grandmother in Evansville. The 30-year-old knew, however, that she needed to find a more stable living situation for her family’s future. She was accepted into the program, and now after months of working on the homes of others in order to fulfill her sweat equity requirement, Bates will soon begin working on her own in Mount Vernon. “I know I’m really blessed,” she said. “And I’m really glad that I will be able to raise my son in the small town that I was raised in, where family is still at the core of the community.” Seven churches in the St. Philips area are joining together to support Bates’ house and a second house, thanks to a matching contribution by Countrymark. Earlier this year, Indiana-based Countrymark announced plans to contribute up to $55,000 in matching funds to Habitat for Humanity of Evansville to provide the resources necessary to build two homes in Posey County. The St. Philips Area churches are sponsoring a Dinner, Ice Cream Social & Variety Show at 5 p.m. on Aug. 21 at St. Peters United Methodist Church, 2800 St. Phillip Road South. The dinner of pork-chops, potato salad and baked beans begins at 5 p.m., and the variety show begins at 6 p.m. The Dairymen’s Association is donating 20 gallons of ice cream. And local talent from the seven churches will provide entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. A free-will offering will be collected, with every
dollar raised going to support the Mount Vernon Habitat builds. For more information, call St. Peters United Church of Christ at (812) 985-3416. Donations may also be sent to any of the participating churches, or to Habitat for Humanity of Evansville, 1401 N. Fares Ave., Evansville, Ind. 47711, with “Mount Vernon” clearly marked on the donation. Bates has been diligently putting in the 300 “sweat equity” hours she must contribute as part of the Habitat homeownership program. So far, she has been helping other partner families build their own homes. In September, she begins construction on her own home. In addition, she has completed all of the required homeownership classes, where she has learned about home maintenance, budgeting and many other topics to prepare her for homeownership. She’s done all this while still working full time at Deaconess Hospital. Since 1984, Habitat for Humanity of Evansville has been building homes with families in need in Vanderburgh and Posey counties. More than 350 homes in these counties have been built to date, including six in Posey County. To be eligible, families must have incomes at or below 60 percent of the area median income, or $18,870 to $37,740 for a family of four. They must also have a need for housing, be willing to contribute 300 hours in sweat equity and have the ability to pay their mortgage based on a 25-year, no-interest loan. To learn more about becoming a Habitat homeowner, call the Habitat office at (812) 423-5623.
MV Neighborhood Watch meeting scheduled The Mount Vernon Police Department wants to inform citizens that there will be a Neighborhood Watch meeting on August 25, 2011 at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ at 505 Mulberry Street in the fellowship hall. This meeting is intended for any resident of City Council District 2, represented by Councilman Steve Fuelling, who would like to learn more about the Neighborhood Watch program. This area consists of residents of Terrace Subdivision “Bird land”, Davis addition, and other areas close to Hedges, and the Mount Vernon Junior and Senior High
Schools. If you have questions as to whether this meeting would include your neighborhood contact the Mount Vernon Police Department at 812838-8705. An agent from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms will be the guest speaker. Representatives from the Mount Vernon Police Department, Posey County EMA-Indiana Department of Homeland Security, and elected city officials will be present for the program. There will be statistical data concerning police calls in these areas, information
on home protection and security, tips on preventing burglary and vandalism, as well as other information that residents may find useful. Residents ‘will also be able to drop off old or no longer needed medications to be properly disposed of. It is our hope that the event will be a success and the police department will be sponsoring additional meetings in other neighborhoods during the year. Anyone with questions about the program can contact Chief Grant Beloat at the Mount Vernon Police Department by calling 812838-8705.
Citizenship Washington Focus participants from the Eighth district group pictured left to right are Leah Blankenberger(Vanderburgh), Griffin Robbins(Gibson), Cody Hubbard(Gibson), Rep. Larry Bucshon, Carley Redman(Posey), Travis Cash(Posey), Liz Biever(Vanderburgh), and Jeb Veeck(Posey).The group attended Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington D.C. July 2-9.
The North Posey High School girls’ golf team, despite losing four from last year’s team to graduation, claimed the Mount Vernon Invitational title this week. Pictured are Kendall Crowder, Maggie Camp, Taylor Patton, Shelby Ackerman, and Allison Koester.
Master Gardener Association hosts free field day The Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Association (SWIMGA), a non-profit organization with more than 350 active members, is sponsoring a Field Day on August 13, 2011. The Field Day will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Southwestern Indiana Master Garden Association Display Garden, located at 3501 E. Lloyd Expy on the Old State Hospital grounds. The event will showcase the All-America Selection Classics Garden, featuring plants from the last 78 years. Master Gardeners will be at the Field Day to answer garden-
New Harmony Art and Antiques Stroll August 20 The New Harmony Summer“Art and Antiques Stroll” will be held on Saturday, August 20, from 4-7 p.m. in downtown New Harmony. Several galleries, including the New Harmony Gallery of Art, the Hoosier Salon and the Women’s Institute and Gallery, will feature opening receptions. The Antiques Showrooms in the Mews, Creation Station, Antique Emporium, and Chi’c & Tiques and the studio of artist Mary Ann Michna will remain open for the evening. The Art and Antiques Stroll is free and open to the public. For further information on New Harmony please call 812-682-3156 or visit www. newharmony.biz. The Women's Institute and Gallery is continuing the 10th Anniversary Year Celebration with the exhibit, "Autumn Glow" by Cynthia D. Watson, on Saturday, August 20, 4 - 7 p.m.. Watson is a prolific painter in various mediums and her exhibit will be showcasing several of the mediums. Watson also
teaches art classes to youth, as well as adults. The exhibit opens Friday, August 5 and continues through Sunday, October 23 at the Women's Institute and Gallery, located at 916 E. Granary St., New Harmony, Ind. Open Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m.. Please call 812-682-3799 for more information. Utopia is the inspiration for the “2011 Bicentennial House Design Competition” opening August 20. The public was invited to design modern, energy efficient homes inspired by the original harmonist home. Esteemed judges chose the top three designs, now it’s the time to choose who takes home which prizes, the top prize is $2000. Come and vote for your favorite design! The Bicentennial House Design Competition was sponsored by Historic New Harmony, the University of Southern Indiana and the National Endowment for the Arts. The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
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is located at 506 Main Street in downtown New Harmony. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please call 812682-3156 for more information. Creation Station will be participating with several new original oil paintings & ink & watercolor works by Alalessa Huffman, as well as new pottery by Brent Wallace. Local award winning abstract sculptor, Bob Zasadny will be in the gallery during the art stroll to discuss his works and unique creative process! Creation Station is located at 606B Main Street in New Harmony, for more information call 812-205-6781. The Hoosier Salon New Harmony Gallery will present the 6th Annual "Good Ole Summertime" Member Exhibit featuring original art by Indiana artists. The exhibit will be open to the public August 12-September 7, Wednesday-Sunday 1-5 p.m.. The Artist Reception will be held during the New Harmony Art & Antique Stroll on Saturday, August 20, 4-7 p.m. with awards
presented about 6 p.m.. The juried awards will include $500 for "Best of Show" sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. The reception sponsors are Gayle Blunier, Jamie Rasure, Melissa Rynkiewich, Sue Wassmer, and Mary Beth Williams. The reception is free and refreshments will be served.
ing questions and to distribute All-America seeds and plants to visitors. The 2011 AAS winners that will be featured include: Salvia “Summer Jewel Red”, which is free flowering from summer through fall. Bell Pepper “Orange Blaze”, which show off a bright orange flesh and good
Tales & Scales holding auditions Tales & Scales is seeking local/regional teaching artists for immediate openings in the upcoming season. We are more specifically looking for possible keyboard, percussion, brass, string and woodwind instrumentalists for our upcoming production of Wayne Anthoney’s delightful tale, The Enchanted Horn, with original music by Tales & Scales, which will be offered for our local/regional school tour and residencies during the 2011-2012 school year. Tales & Scales will be holding auditions August 9 through August 12. Re-
APL News Storytimes Registration for storytimes at the Alexandrian Public Library is in progress. The next storytimes session will begin August 15 and will run through September 27. There will not be a Monday storytime on August 29 or September 5 (Labor Day). We will have a make-up day on Monday, October 3. August 8 to 29 Photographs Needed - In an effort to preserve the richness of our past heritage, the Al-exandrian Public Library has determined to gather, document and preserve as many im-
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hearsals will start on August 22. Our school tour/residencies will begin in September. Please help spread the word---if you know of any qualified individuals who might be a strong local/regional teaching artist candidates for Tales & Scales, refer them to the audition page on the Tales & Scales website: www.talesandscales.org, or have them email info@talesandscales. org and/or call our office to schedule an audition: 812425-8741. Resumes can be mailed to PO Box 3672, Evansville, Ind. 47735.
By Stanley Campbell ages as possible of historical Mount Vernon as it was prior to 1940. We are seeking photographs of buildings, interiors, parades, etc. (please no family por-traits). Photographs will be scanned and returned. Photographs for submission may be emailed to scampbell@apl. lib.in.us or dropped off at the library, along with a name and contact number. For more information, contact Stan Campbell at the library at 838-3286. August 16 LITerally Speaking - Our book discussion group invites you to join them for some lively discussion. The group will discuss the book The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein on Tuesday, August 16 at 1 p.m. in meeting room B. Each member is responsible for getting their own copy of the books and copies are available at the Adult Infor-
mation Desk. No registration is necessary and walkins are welcome. Friends of the APL The Friends of the APL are accepting all pocket size and larger paperback fiction, all non-fiction books in paperback and hardback, CDs, DVDs, and graphic novels for their next book sale. All items must be clean, dry, mold-free, and have their original covers. Donations will be accepted during regular library hours. Library Hours Alexandrian Public Library is open Monday Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri-day-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information about library services or to register for a library program call 838-3286 or you can visit our website at http://www. apl.lib.in.us . You can find us on Facebook.
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BUSINESS / SCHOOL Mount Vernon River Days to start soon At left, Maddox Beard of Evansville stands on the front of the Marrs Township Fire Department during the St. Philip Social held Sunday afternoon. Below, 3-yearold Nolan Gretler does his best to win a prize by throwing a ball into the board while being carefully watched by St. Philip volunteer Tom Wildeman. The St. Philip Social was well attnded Sunday afternoon, despite the heat. As the temperatures cooled down later in the day, attendance picked up. Photos by Dave Pearce
A part of the reason for Mount Vernonâ€™s River Days Festival is to remember the rich historic heritage enjoyed by the Ohio River town, which will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2016. Again this year at Sherburne Park on the Riverfront will be a wide variety of Historical Demonstrations that will interest young and old, alike. Visitors will have the opportunity to see a basket weaver, a broom maker, a rope maker, someone making old-fashioned soap, candles and butter. There will be quilters, knitters, and corn stalk dolls being made on site. There will be displays and demonstrations of frontier knife-making, along with powder horns. A display of
gourds will be of interest as the history and uses of these utilitarian garden items are explained. Long-riflemen and at least two Civil War demonstrators will be on hand for the three-day festival. Next to General Hoveyâ€™s Field Headquarters, a field hospital tent, the kind used for wounded Civil War soldiers, will be set up.
Marsha King is chairman of the Historical Demonstrations event. Further information is available from Mrs. King at 589-5651. These Historical Demonstrations are just some of the interesting attractions that will be available to visitors at Mount Vernonâ€™s River Days Festival, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 9, 10 and 11.
North Posey Class of 1971 reunion set The North Posey Class of 1971 will hold their 40 Year Class Reunion on Saturday, September 3 at the Feed Mill Restaurant in Poseyville. Any Classmate who has not received their information should call Doug Saltzman at 812-874-3436 or Ron Fal-
lowfield at 812-874-3120. The reunion committee needs help to locate the following class members: Bob Creek, Betty Harris, Joyce Paul, Mike Paul, Becky Pendel and Gordon Smith. Call Doug or Ron if you have any information.
MVJHS back to school night set Mount Vernon Junior High Schoolâ€™s Back to School Night for parents and guardians is scheduled for Monday, August 15. This special evening will be the first opportunity of the new school year for parents and guardians to visit the childrenâ€™s classrooms and meet the
teachers. Attending the night is a crucial way to show that school is important by showing interest in what is going on at school. Students will be bringing home a schedule for the parents to follow. The evening will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in â€œadvisory homebase,â€? followed
by seven 10-minute classes. The teachers will give an overview of the classes and their expectations. The schoolâ€™s media center will also be open during this time as well as the office areas. For more information, call the schoolâ€™s office at 8332077.
Black Township Trusteeâ€™s meeting set for August 11 Fundraiser set to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation Kenny Kent Lexus and The Evansville Country Club are pleased to sponsor Evansville Golfing for Wishes on August 15 to benefit the local Make-AWish FoundationÂŽ.The golf outing will include a special visit from PGA golfer Sean Oâ€™Hair as well
as a silent auction. The fundraiser will be held at the Evansville Country Club (Club membership is not required to participate in the event). The event will begin with an 11:30 lunch followed by golfers teeing off at 12:15. At approximately 5:30, a
reception will be held with awards distributed and Silent Auction winners announced. For more information or to sign up for the event, please contact Mike Reynolds at 812-425-2243 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Black Township Trustee's Office will be holding a public hearing in regards to building a training tower for the volunteer fire and rescue men and women. The date and time are as follows: Thursday, August 11, 2011 in the upstairs confer-
ence room at the Black Township Fire and Rescue building. Location address: 5774 Industrial Road. (The conference room is handicap accessible.) The meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.
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Sierra Dieg looks to find her favorite kind of lollipop as she enjoyed the St. Philip Social Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dave Pearce
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Avery Elizabeth Schlarmann
Amy Wargel and Drew Williams
Kyle Munson and Morgan Emery
Matt and Kelli Schlarmann of Anacortes, Wash. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Elizabeth, born June 21, 2011, at Island Hospital in Anacortes, Wash. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Lisa Smith of New Harmony. Great grandmother is Helen Smith of Mount Vernon, Ind. Paternal grandparents are Pat and Darlene Schlarmann of Cypress, Tex. Avery was welcomed home by her older brother, Benjamin (4) and sisters, Lucy (2 1/2) and Gaby (16 months).
Amy Wargel and Drew Williams are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Amy is the daughter of Ron Wargel of St. Wendel and Joan Wargel of Poseyville. She is a 2002 graduate of North Posey High School. She graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences, as well as Health Services. Drew is the son of Jesse and Mary Williams of Newburgh. He is a 1999 graduate of Memorial High School. He graduated from the University of Evansville with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. The couple will marry on September 24, 2011 at St. Wendel Catholic Church.
Doug and Tricia Emery Of New Harmony, Indiana and Wayne and Sue Munson of Rushville, Indiana would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Morgan Michelle Emery and Kyle Wayne Munson. Morgan is a 2006 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and a 2011 graduate of Purdue University. Morgan works as a Registered Nurse in the operating room at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kyle is a 2003 graduate of Rushville High School and a 2007 graduate of Vincennes University. He currently is employed by the City of Greensburg, Indiana as a Firefighter and he also farms. Morgan is the granddaughter of Roger and Neva Fields of Kewanna, Indiana and Doyne and Luella Emery of Macy, Indiana. Kyle is the grandson of Norman and Agnus Munson, Connersville, Indiana and the late Edwin and Loretta Nobbe. The couple is planning an August 27, 2011 wedding ceremony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greensburg, Indiana. The reception will be held at A2Z Occasions, Greensburg, Indiana
Obituaries continued from Page A3 Carolyn Jane Warpenburg
Faye Williams Wheeler
Carolyn Jane Warpenburg, 87, of Owensville, died Monday, August 1, 2011, at The Waters of Princeton. She was the oldest daughter of Wallace G. and Loretta (Davis) Manning on June 6, 1924. Carolyn graduated from Poseyville High School in 1942. She attended Lockyear Business College in Evansville. She worked for Chrysler Corporation in the Labor Relations office during the World War II defense effort. She later worked at the Farmers Bank & Trust Company for seven years and Fort Harrison in Indianapolis for three years. She married Marion E. Warpenburg on August 18, 1946, and worked in his dental office as office manager, bookkeeper and appointment clerk for over 39 years. Carolyn was a life member of the Poseyville Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, president of the C.W.F., deaconess and elder. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the First District Dental Society Auxiliary and the Indiana Club. She served two terms on the general board of the Christian Church of Indiana. Surviving are her husband of nearly 65 years, Dr. Marion E. Warpenburg; her sister, Mary Sue Grigsby of Peoria, Ill.; nieces, Janasu Lutz of Cynthiana, Ind., and Nancy (Fred) Blaylock of New Harmony, Ind.; great-niece, Heather Rogers of New Harmony; greatnephews, Lee (Amanda) Wildt of Griffin, Ind., and Michael (Camrun) Blaylock of New Harmony; and seven great-great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Ardith Ann McFarling; a brother-in-law, Robert Grigsby; a niece, Kimberly Grigsby; and a nephew, Joel Lee Grigsby. Services were held at 10 a.m. on Friday , August 5, 2011, at Poseyville Christian Church, with the Rev. Doris Beckerman and the Rev. John Matsel officiating, with burial in the Poseyville Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and caregivers for the gracious care, concern and attentiveness they provided during Carolyn’s stay at The Waters. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Poseyville Christian Church, 6 East Main Street, Poseyville, IN 47633. Expression of sympathy may be made online at www.holdersfuneralhome.com
Faye Williams Wheeler passed away July 19, 2011, in Denver, Colo. A Celebration of Life will held in Denver on August 13, 2011, with her friends and family. Her wishes to be buried in Posey County will be honored at a later date. Faye Williams was born in Corydon, Ind., on November 21, 1920 to George W and Kate Williams. The family moved to Posey County, Ind., soon after. She graduated from New Harmony High School in 1937 and had many fond memories of the teachers, students and the wonderful education she received not only in school but also from the talented and intelligent people of New Harmony. She attended Purdue University. Her work career of 40 years began In 1947 when she moved to the state of Washington and worked for the Hanford Nuclear Plant; then on to work for General Electric, the City of Prescott, Ariz., Mead Johnson in Evansville, Ind., and retired from the Federal Reserve Bank in Denver, Colo. Faye was a very talented and accomplished woman, well-read, intellectual and loved great discussions about history, world affairs, art, authors, and science and loved her career as well as her two children. She was a very elegant and charming woman with a great sense of style. She is survived by her son, Geoffrey Klein and her daughter, Deborah Stinson, both of Denver, Colo. She is also survived by her brother, Bill Williams and his wife, Essie of Springfield, Ind., and her sister, Jacie Robb and brother-in-law, Melvin who reside in St. Charles, Mo., as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice of St. John, 1320 Everett Court, Lakewood, Colorado 80215.
North Elementary open house Aug. 16 North Elementary School will have an Open House Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. Students in Preschool through Grade 6 are invited to bring their families to visit classrooms and meet teachers. A schedule of teacher presentation times will be sent home with the students on the first day, Aug. 15. There are still openings in Preschool for children ages 3 and 4 years old. For enrollment of new students at any grade level, call the office at 874-2710.
North Posey 2010-11 Yearbook ready for pick up North Posey’s 2010-2011 Valhalla will be distributed Friday, August 12 from 7:30 – 8 a.m. before school in the high school foyer. The Valhalla staff is very pleased to have the books at the start of the school year. Books will also be available for pick up at the Viking’s first home football game on Friday, August 19 from 6 -7 p.m. There are 15 yearbooks available for purchase. Books will be sold on a first come, first served basis beginning Friday, August 12 for $50 in the high school office. Please do not call the school as you must present payment. No books will be reserved. Thanks to all who purchased a Valhalla. Your support is very much appreciated.
Ohio River heritage part of River Days A part of the reason for Mount Vernon’s River Days Festival is to remember the rich historic heritage enjoyed by the Ohio River town, which will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2016. Again this year at Sherburne Park on the Riverfront will be a wide variety of Historical Demonstrations that will interest young and old, alike. Visitors will have the opportunity to see a basket weaver, a broom maker, a rope maker, someone making old-fashioned soap, candles and butter. There will be quilters, knitters, and corn stalk dolls being made on site. There will be displays and demonstrations of frontier knife-making, along with powder
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Legion luncheon set for August 14 The New Harmony American Legion Auxiliary will host a chicken & dumplings luncheon on Sunday, August 14 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 516 Church St, New Harmony. Cost is $9 adults and $5 children. Meal includes chicken & dumplings, whipped potatoes, gravy, cucumbers & onions, home grown tomatoes, cottage cheese, roll, dessert and drink. Carry out is available. 812-682-3873.
Back to school carnival set A Back to School Carnival will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Apostolic Bible Church in Stewartsville, Ind. There will be game booths, bounce house, dunking booth, face painting, cakewalk, food, and the Poseyville Fire Dept. & Ambulance. Games, face painting, and cakewalk are .50/ticket and the inflatable is $1/ticket or $5 unlimited. It is great affordable family fun. Directions: In Poseyville turn beside the Feed Mill restaurant. Follow road to stop sign, turn left and then turn right at the next stop sign. Follow the road until it splits and take the left side. Go to stop sign & turn right. Drive to the next intersection. You can’t miss it. There are signs along the way.
Blankenship to lecture Aug. 23 The Friends of the Working Men’s Institute continues its lecture series with a talk by Sam Blankenship titled “ReDreaming Utopia: God, Freedom, and New Energy Processes.” He will speak at the Working Men’s Institute in New Harmony on Tuesday, August 23 at 7 p.m. Blankenship will emphasize “Paul Tillich’s concept of God as the ultimate reality frees us to think outside the box and will point out that the arrogance of knowing it all has foreclosed opportunities for advancement, and that open-minded research now allows visions of a world rid of many limitations that now afflict us.” Blankenship graduated from Mount Vernon High School. He received his Bachelor’s degree and his Master’s degree in physics and math from Murray State University. He has worked at General Electric, NASA, and IBM.
Smoke on the Ohio cooking at River Days "Smoke on the Ohio," in its third year, has become a crowd favorite with visitors to Mt. Vernon River Days. This barbecue cookoff is back again in 2011 with as many as 15 teams "Smokin’ & Serving." Darrin Seitz, well known to the barbecue competition community, is the coordinator for this festival event which will be located on Water Street just a few hundred yards from the "Beautiful Ohio." "The whole downtown area will be overcome by the sweet smoky aroma of slow cooked BBQ as these teams are competing for both cash and unique trophies; but, most of all, some will walk away knowing that they beat those that were up for the challenge," Seitz remarked. Judging will be in three categories: ribs, chicken and pork butts. Judging results will be announced on the main stage at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The teams are allowed to sell any type of BBQ to the public and are not limited to the three competition categories; teams in the past have sold slabs of ribs, half chickens, BBQ sandwiches, smoked pork chops...all of competition quality. Selling will take place on both Friday and Saturday. Seitz says that 11 teams have already signed up, with room for just four more teams between now and the August 20 cutoff date. Seitz may be reached at 459-1741 or by email: Darrin.Seitz@ Sabic-ip.com. Teams will move in on Thursday night, September 8 and be ready for competition and selling to the public by the time the River Days Festival opens at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 9. "Smoke on the Ohio" is just one of the many events that will be taking place on Mount Vernon’s Riverfront on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 9, 10, and 11.
Annual Masonic Fish Fry slated for August 13 On Saturday, August 13 Beulah Masonic Lodge #578 in Mount Vernon, Indiana will be hosting its 14th annual Fish Fry from 4 - 7 p.m. The Lodge is located on the west side of town on highway 62, just past West Elementary School. Donations are $10 for adults and $5 for children 3 to 12. Tickets are available from any Mason or they may be purchased at the door. Carry-
outs are available. In addition, free deliveries (in the Mount Vernon area) can be made for orders of six or more by calling 812-3051093. Everyone is invited to attend this special fish fry to raise funds to help support the work of local Masons. In the
past, local Masons have sponsored blood drives for our troops, helped needy children and sponsored other worthwhile community events. We hope to see everyone at the 14th Annual Fish Fry. Come enjoy some of the best fish in town. For information call 812-305-3921.
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Knowledge, hard work, provide year-round color in Parsonage garden
Above, The Parsonage front yard taken in the evening time from the west. At left, Mary Parsonage stands in the middle of her colorful yard. Parsonage has spent many years (about 40) and many hours reading and learning about the plants that adorn her Blackford Road home. The garden serves as a sanctuary for Parsonage and she spends endless hours keeping unwanted weeds from the showpiece with little assistance from pesticides. The Parsonage yard has become an annual showplace and an example of what can be achieved when you put your heart and soul (and a lot of time) into the garden in your yard. Story and photos by Pam Robinson
By Pam Robinson Bountiful blossoms burst with color to create an endless rainbow in both the front and back yards at the Blackford Road home of Mary Parsonage. Gold strikes the eye of visitors in the form of lemon-colored roses and delicate yellow daisies. The enchanting scene rivals any formal, public garden and stretches far beyond the narrow lens of any camera. Southern Indiana natives, Parsonage and her husband of 52 years, Edward, moved into their home 43 years ago when she worked for General Electric. She has spent 40 of those 43 years cultivating this one-half acre patch of ground until it has yielded an inexpressibly rich treasure. She says she started with one plant of each of the hundreds of varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers—a start of this, a sprig of that—and divided prolific shoots and tended seed pods each year. The result is a carefully designed plot featuring successive blooms from April through October. Even in the dead of winter, bright red winterberries still warm the heart with their glow. In early spring, azaleas and daffodils and tulips start the bright show surrounded by flowering cherry, crabapple, and dogwood trees. From early to mid-summer, in the shade of three magnolia trees, multi-colored roses line the yard fence and multiple pillars inside the yard along with daylilies, daisies, hydrangea and hibiscus. An assortment of annuals, such as petunias and vinca, provide their own splash of color. During the dog days of August, surprise lilies delight with their stalks of pink blooms. In the autumn, mum’s the word—maroon, orange, purple, yellow—for
the display. A self-inspired gardener, Parsonage says she sprouted a green thumb after turning the pages in many books and watching the occasional gardening show on television. She weeds and tends all her flowers, including seeding her own annuals. A member of the Arbor Day Foundation, she even grows her own trees from the small, typically six-inch shoots sent her. She transplants the trees when they are a few feet tall. Pesticides are only sparingly used in Parsonage’s garden. In fact, she lets some weeds thrive since they sustain her beloved butterflies. “I grow a lot of things just for the butterflies. Each butterfly has a host plant where they lay their eggs, so I keep a long list of host plants for different butterflies,” she says. “I grow milkweed for the monarchs. It’s not too pretty, but I love the butterflies.” Nearby, we watched the buckeye caterpillars suck the life out of yellow snapdragons, their host plant. “The snapdragons will straighten back up once the butterflies hatch,” Parsonage reassures. Butterfly bushes abound in her garden. “They love to feed on the butterfly bushes more than anything, I think,” she observes. Her two children and four grandchildren are too busy with managing careers and preparing for careers to share the Parsonage plant passion. So what provides Mary Parsonage with her flower power? “The beauty of it all keeps me going. I just love looking out the windows and seeing the beauty of the scenery,” she says. “It’s certainly not because it’s easy.”
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The Dance Cats are looking forward to another exciting season. Be sure and watch for the Dance Cats’ Car Wash at McDonalds on Sat., August 20 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hope to see you there.
Mount Vernon Dance Cats continue their tradition of excellence at camp only eight participants could receive the “Pin it Forward” award. The Mount Vernon Dance Cats had two members receive this award. Abbie Vanover and Taylor Schmidt. The “Special Recognition” award was given to five members of the MVSHS Dance Cats. Whitney Denning, Tristan Englert, Destiney Oeth, Summer Oeth, and Abbie Vanover. The Dance Cats were one of just four teams that received the Mega Spirit Stick award, and were one of the few teams that received a spirit stick every day. Dance Cat veterans: Whitney Denning, Demi Duckworth, Hillary May, DesMembers of the Mount Vernon High School Dance Cats are, in front, Whitney Den- tiney Oeth, Summer Oeth, ning, Demi Duckworth, Destiney Oeth, Abbie Vanover, and Summer Oeth. Second Sydne Postletheweight, and Row: Sydne Postletheweight, Mikeala Alessi, Taylor Schmidt, Hillary May, Bre Zoch, Abbie Vanover won the “Team Full Out” award for Tristan Englert, Alex and Collins. their team this year. routines along with a series The Mount Vernon Dance graphed by Ivy DeKemper. Captains Abbie Vanover The girls received supe- of military (drill down) comCats, coached by Becky and and Destiney Oeth received Ivy DeKemper, recently at- rior and excellent ribbons on mands. For the tenth year in a invitations to perform in the tended the Universal Dance their routines learned while row the Dance Cats won the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Association summer camp at camp. For this they were first place Team Drill Down Day Parade. Ivy DeKemper at the University of Southern awarded a Superior Trophy. Trophy. Whitney Denning a coach and choreographer Indiana. The dance cats tried Both of these awards gave was awarded first runner-up for the MVHS Dance Cats something new this year per- the Dance Cats invitations and Destiney Oeth won the received the “Coaches Leadforming a burlesque style to the 2012 UDA Nationals title and trophy of 2011 UDA ership” award. jazz number for their compe- Competition and to dance at Drill Down Queen. The Dance Cats only seTwo newer awards given tition home routine. It turned the 2011 Capital One Bowl nior Abbie Vanover had a again this year were the “Pin out to be a hit at camp with in Orlando, Florida. pretty successful start to her While at dance camp the It Forward” and “Special the dance cats placing third final year as a MVHS Dance in their home routine choreo- girls had to learn numerous Recognition” awards. While
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Lauren Spierer and have 10 people of interest. They emphasized that those individuals are not suspects. Investigators, who have obtained security video from the area where Lauren Spierer was last seen, are not planning to release the footage, Qualters said. Video evidence last shows Spierer between 3:15 and 3:30 a.m. on June 3 walking, he said. Qualters wouldn’t say whether she was alone or what else the video shows. Police have that the last time anyone saw Spierer, she was leaving a friend’s apartment to walk home alone around 4:30 a.m. Qualters said a representative of Texas Equusearch, a national search group, was in Bloomington on Saturday. Police plan to meet with the group, which provides horse-mounted search and recovery volunteers, to determine if it can provide any services in this case.
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‘Bucket’ List’ serves as impetus for Big Papa’s Pizza in Poseyville By Dave Pearce Thanks to a “Bucket List,” Poseyville-area residents will soon be able to enjoy a new style of Italian carry-out. Big Papas opened Monday in the former location of Viking Pizza at 11 S. Locust in Poseyville. While both served pizza, Big Papas owner Carol Brooks urges Posey County residents to be prepared for something new like they have never tasted before. She is hoping that the secret handmade-from-scratch dough will help turn some “dough” of another variety. After all, it has been handed down, originally from Italy and will be made on site. “My grandfather…everyone called him papa,” Brooks said with a smile. “It has just been a thing in our family that we call the grandfathers ‘Papa.’ This is a little salute to them.” The daughter of Poseyville resident Bill Norris, Carol and her husband, Charles, are originally from Wadesville and are long-time residents of the town now. But that went by virtue of a 10-year hiatus in California three years after they were married. “We’ve redone the inside and my sister did the freehand painting to give it a little Italian flare,” Brooks said. The “bucket list” reference is from the 2007 film where blue-collar mechanic Carter Chambers and billionaire hospital magnate Edward Cole meet for the first time in the hospital after both have been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Carter begins writing a “bucket list,” or things to do before he “kicks the bucket” (i.e. “dies”). After hearing he has less than a year, Carter discards the list. Edward finds it the next morning and urges Carter to do everything on the list (and adds more things to do), and offers to finance the trip for the both of them. The restaurant has been sending out samples for the past few days and Brooks said the response has been overwhelmingly positive, especially on the calzones and the ‘papa knots,’ a garlic roll that is tied in a knot. Her husband operates a high-rise window cleaning business. With Carol “semi-retired,” and the idea of owning a restaurant on her “bucket list,” she grew tired of staying at home and decided to take the opportunity when it presented itself. Brooks, who only a month ago was advised by her physician that she needed a titanium rod surgically placed in her
Carol Brooks takes a pizza from the oven at Big Papas Pizza now open in Poseyville. The phone number is 874-2800. back, decided to take the risk and open a restaurant instead. She said that becoming active again has already improved both her mental and physical health. While her experience in the kind of cooking she will be doing in the carry-out pizza business is limited, she is certainly no stranger to cooking. She has cooked for her husband and family (five children) and her favorite television time is spent watching The Food Network. “I love to cook,” she said adamantly. “Even my mother did that. My mother would always tell me about The Food Channel. Cooking is just something that has been in our family forever. We like to grill and cook. It might take me awhile to get the hang of it, but I know we can do it.”
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Already, Brooks has experienced some of the joys of owning your own small business. The signage, which was supposed to have been in place two weeks ago, is still not on the building. And the soft drink companies, when she was deciding on an opening day, were all busy supplying the Vanderburgh County Fair with what it needed so the importance of the small, family-owned business seems to have been “placed on the back burner,” until now. “We have had a lot of calls with people thinking we were already open and each time we have had to tell them that some of our suppliers have not yet come through,” she explained. “I am tired of telling people “no” so we are just going to go ahead and jump into it this week.” The owner of the building is a member of the family and when it came available, it seemed the perfect opportunity for the Brooks family. She is counting on sisters Melody Patton and Diana Barker for helpers until things settle down. “The food will be good and I am a clean freak so everything will be clean,” Brooks promises. “This is a new experience and I am 67 years old but I know we can do this.” Brooks is the mother of Kim Martin, now in Canada; a son, Charles, Jr., of Henderson, Ky., a son, Jeffrey Brooks of New Harmony, Danielle Germano of Wadesville, and her youngest, 19-year-old Taylor. For the present time, the store is scheduled to be open over the lunch hour from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The restaurant will reopen at 4 p.m. and be open until 9 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, the store will keep later hours, remaining open until 11 p.m.. On Sundays, at least for now, the store will be open from 4 until 8 p.m. To order food from Big Papas, residents may call 874-2800. Big Papas also has a Facebook Page established with a link on the Posey County News Facebook page.
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Farview Orchard Real Estate HUNTING PROPERTY FOR SALE - Deer Hunting Property for Sale on 100 Acre Timber, Griffin in SW Indiana. Great Deer, Turkey, Duck Hunting 618-375-2365. 8/9 1993 Mobile Home, East of Mount Vernon - Caborn Area. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. $7,000 or Best Offer. 812-781-1349. 8/9 Owensville. 3BR, 2BA ranch. 1500 + sq.ft. on 1.29 acres. LRG FR, mstr suite, $66,900. Call 812-455-5148 8/16
Real Estate FOR SALE ONE ACRE WITH BARN AND FINISHED WALKOUT BASEMENT 3 Bedroom 3 Bath walkout basement home on a beautiful one acre lot just minutes west of Evansville. House includes custom Kitchen cabinetry, covered rear patio, mature trees on lot and plenty of privacy. All this PLUS basement with 850 sq ft finished into family rm w/ wet bar , game rm and full bath, which makes over 2500 sq. ft. of living space. Also 40’ x 30 pole barn with 3 overhead doors. Concrete floor in barn with heat strips already installed for radiant heat. Only $248,500 Call Tony 457-2643
WADESVILLE AREA All brick home in Eastlake Subdivision. 3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 Bath with brick fireplace in livingroom. Backyard is fenced and includes a yard barn and Gazeebo. Well maintained and wonderfully decorated. Home is vacant and available for immediate possession. Only $122,900 Call Randy at 985-9072
WADESVILLE AREA- 7725 SHIREMAN RD Nice clean well keep home in rural private Country setting. 3 Bedroom 2 Bath. Lots of trees. 1.7 acre. Large asphalt driveway. 36’x25’ barn with two garage doors 12’ garage door has opener, Barn has wood stove, work bench and extra attic storage. Home has wood burning fireplace. Built in bookcases in living rm. Lots of storage cabinets in utility rm. Kitchen has Jenn Aire Range. $134,900 Call Tony 457-2643
NEARLY 11 ACRES!!! 1380 sq ft home with 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home and full basement. Lots of Privacy with this home on 10.99 acres of mostly woods on dead end private rd. nice home with large great rm very modern. 42 x 30 Pole barn with 8 x 30 covered patio on side. Full basement with bath roughed in. Beautiful Master bedroom in loft area overlooking Great Room. $205,000 Call Tony 457-2643
CHURCH ST. POSEYVILLE 2 Bedroom 1 bath home with over 1000 sq ft on a large 97x175 lot on a quaint street in Poseyville just blocks from Main St. House has full unfinished basement and attached carport on the rear of home. House has replacement windows, high efficiency heat and air, newer kitchen cabinetry, remodeled bathroom etc. $64,900. Call Andy 449-8444
7925 PETERS RD WADESVILLE Very nice country home on 3 acres with a pole barn. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Dining area, Den/Office, and all appliances included. Master bath offers a Garden Tub and separate shower with a double vanity. House is all electric with a wood fireplace in the livingroom. Pole barn has electric and has plumbing for a bathroom. This property is perfect for horses, riding ATV’s, or just enjoying the outdoors. Only $110,900 Call Randy at 985-9072
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1996 CHEVY BLAZER Red, 6 cylinder, 4WD. Recently serviced. Great mechanical condition, body decent. Only $3,400. Call 812-459-4206.
Now hiring experienced, dependable and drug free. Servers, liquor license required, and experienced cooks for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Apply in person at the Feed Mill Restaurant in Poseyville. 8/9 BUSY MEDICAL OFFICE SEEKING PT NURSE. Flexible Hours tailored around school schedule. Send resume to: 232 Walnut street in Mount Vernon, IN 47620 8/16
Furniture for Sale 2Pc QUEEN PILLOW TOP mattress set. Never Used. In plastic $139 Sacrifice 812598-3268
Help Wanted - Laborer with some knowledge of Machinery. Call 874-2723 8/23
FOUND Gray Male Cat with dark gray stripes. Found at Schneider Lane in Wadesville. 812-673-4353 8/16
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The solution to last week’s puzzle: 7Pc. Bedroom set. New. Cherry finish W/Queen Pillow Top mattress set. $629 Great deal 812-483-5029 3Pc King Pillow Top mattress set New! Still wrapped w/warranty $229 812-401-4675 3Pc Living Room set SOFA LOVESEAT RECLINER Stain resistant Micro-Fiber New! Can separate $599 812483-3570 tfn
Crossword of the Week CLUES ACROSS 1. Live in a tent 5. Capital of W. Samoa 9. Seer’s prop 12. Household God (Roman) 14. Leavened rum cakes 15. Swiss river 18. Deepsea fishing line 21. “Taming of the Shrew” city 23. Tapioca source 25. Stems used for wickerwork 26. Very bad in degree or extent 28. 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme 29. Enfeebles 31. Pops 32. Not a convenient time 38. Estimates 39. Making easier 41. Finished a skirt edge 42. Leprosy sufferers 44. Hasidic spiritual leader 45. Wife of Abraham 46. Runner used for gliding over snow 47. Not plain 52. Airport code for Gaborone 53. A mother’s summoning
words 58. London Modern Art Museum 59. Motorcar CLUES DOWN 1. Atomic #24 2. Pharaoh 1323-1319 BC 3. Mutual savings bank 4. Community school assoc. 5. Winglike part
6. NPR TV equivalent 7. Farm state 8. Atomic #13 9. Extended neck for a better view 10. Blood group 11. And gentlemen 12. Your store of remembered information (abbr.) 13. Father of Araethyrea
16. Your father’s sister 17. A scrap of cloth 19. Take as a wife 20. Killers Leopold & ___ 21. Breathe rapidly 22. ____ Frank’s diary 24. Made dry and brittle 25. Not inland 27. Ladyfish genus 28. Look at with fixed eyes 30. Wedding vow 32. Shakespeare’s pentameter 33. Deprived of feeling 34. Double curve 35. Employees 36. Type of palm or grass 37. Forceful exertion 38. Oddball computer expert 40. Grasp suddenly 41. Time units (abbr.) 43. Refers to a female 47. Federal excise tax 48. Ingested 49. Not yes 50. Awards org. for country music 51. Not me 54. Overtime 55. 1/1000 of an ampere 56. Montana 57. Atomic #42
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LEGALS Arrests July 29 Barbara Johnson--Riverdale, Ill.--Auto Theft, False Informing--ISP Jason Spieker--Mount Vernon--Domestic Battery, Criminal Mischief--PCS July 30 Ricky Bowman--Mount Vernon--Domestic Battery--MVPD Brandon Osborne--New Harmony--Operating While Intoxicated--PCS Michael Davidson--Mount Vernon--Burglary--PCS July 31 Alan Turner--Mount Vernon--Operating While Intoxicated--PCS
Zachary Higgins--Mount Vernon--Operating While Intoxicated--PCS Jessie Robinson--Cynthiana--WarrantOperating a Vehicle as an Habitual Traffic Violator--ISP Sandra Thomas--Evansville--WarrantCheck Deception--PCS August 1 Timothy Kester--Mount Vernon--Possession of Legend Drug--PCS August 2 Jason Gallaway--Evansville--Residential Entry, Public Intoxication--PCS August 3 Curtis Woodard--Mount Vernon--Burglary, Theft--MVPD
August 4 Derick Cobb--Evansville-Public Intoxication--PCS Bradley McKinney--Wadesville--Operating While Intoxicated--ISP Michael Batteese--Mount Vernon--Public Intoxication--MVPD Complaints July 26 2:49 a.m.--Reckless--Vehicle went by, possibly a truck, no description, loud muffler. Going very fast, possibly southbound into Mount Vernon. Caller advised we
OLIVER OUTLOT 35-5-13 5712 HAUSMANN ROAD 6511011 65-06-21-484-002.700-006 $ 296.85 Woolington, Richard I Well 484 Lease 1993 Septer-bailey Community S21, T8, R14 OIL 6511012 65-06-21-484-006.700-006 $ 295.50 STODART, DEREK Well 484 Lease 1993 Septer-bailey Community S21, T8, R14 OIL 6511013 65-07-08-100-001.001-006 $ 784.94 CREEK, DOUGLAS DUANE PT NW/4 NE/4 8-5-13 5.954A BAILEY RD 6511014 65-08-12-100-026.000-006 $ 651.96 COOPER, STEVEN E. & CHERYL J. PT SW NE 12-5-14 .2568 4619 OLD PLANK RD NH 6511016 65-90-90-950-154.900-006 $111,587.88 GENERAL OIL FIELD SUPPLY CO. BLDGS ON LEASED LAND OF D K PHILLIPS 29-4-13 1825 HWY 68, NEW HARMONY TAX SALE 1992,1993,1999 & 1999B 1825 HWY 68 6511018 65-25-36-332-027.001-007 $4,933.26 OSBORNE, TERESA G ARTHURS WESTERN E1/2 LOT 104 316 1/2 W STEAMMILL STREET STEAMMILL STREET NH 6511019 65-25-36-430-021.000-007 $ 599.32 MCCARTHY, VINCENT WILSEY PT LOT 21 826 GRANARY STREET 6511022 65-07-05-578-018.700-008 $ 106.50 STRICKLAND JOHN WELL 578D SPRINGFIELD WEST UNIT #21543 S5, T6, R13 S5, T6, R13 OIL 6511023 65-07-06-565-015.700-008 $ 158.57 Willowbrook Resources Inc WELL 565 LEASE 5331 RICKETTS-VAIL S6, T6, R13 S6, T6, R13 OIL 6511024 65-07-06-567-025.700-008 $ 109.18 Willowbrook Resources Inc WELL 567 LEASE 5328 SMITH-ALDRICH S6, T6, R13 S6, T6, R13 OIL 6511027 65-07-27-300-010.002-008 $1,501.00 FUHS, DAVID ALLEN & ANGELA E. PT N1/2 SW 27-5-13 1.A 3251 S SE 31-5-13 16.28A 420 HWY 69 N NH PRINGFIELD RD 6511029 65-07-31-564-012.700-008 $ 106.50 Willowbrook Resources Inc WELL 564 LEASE 5338 PERRY UNIT S31/, T5, R13/ S21, T5, R13 OIL 6511030 65-07-31-564-017.700-008 $ 120.60 Willowbrook Resources Inc WELL 564 LEASE 5338 PERRY UNIT S31/, T5, R13/ S31, T5, R13 OIL 6511031 65-07-31-568-022.700-008 $ 197.80 Willowbrook Resources Inc WELL 568 LEASE 5330 STALLINGS S31, T5, R13 S31, T5, R13 OIL 6511032 65-07-36-569-069.700-008 $ 106.50 Willowbrook Resources Inc WELL 569 LEASE 5334 WILEY S36, T5, R14 S36, T5, R14 OIL 6511033 65-08-24-121-011.000-008 $ 341.44 SIMPSON, TIMOTHY COUNTRY MANOR WEST SUBD LOT 11 2924 REBECCA CT 6511034 65-08-24-121-023.000-008 $ 697.43 CLEVELAND, JAMES & COUNTRY MANOR WEST SUBD LOT 23 2821 LOREN DR NH 6511035 65-08-24-121-024.000-008 $11,102.17 HUBNER, FREDERICK WILLIAM III COUNTRY MANOR WEST SUBDV LOT 24 2811 LOREN DRIVE 6511037 65-12-07-100-006.002-008 $ 484.00 LONGENBAUGH, KEVIN L. & LEANNE PT SE NE 7-6-13 .616A 910 FRENCH ROAD 6511038 65-11-05-838-055.700-010 $ 106.50 WOOD, REBECCA WELL 838D LEASE 1888 ROY REWMAN/HALF MOON POND UNIT S5, T8, R14 S5, T8, R14 OIL 6511040 65-11-11-873-018.700-010 $ 81.50 Burgher, John H Jr. WELL 873 LEASE 41755 SOUTH SPENCER S11, T8, R14 S11, T8, R14 OIL 6511041 65-11-11-909-001.700-010 $ 65.50 Burgher, John H Jr. WELL 909 LEASE 41040 S11, T8, R14 S11, T8, R14 OIL 6511043 65-11-16-812-001.700-010 $ 204.29 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 812 LEASE 11811 GRAY OCC LIME S16, T8S, R14 S16, T8S, R14 OIL 6511044 65-11-17-827-001.700-010 $2,219.63 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 827 LEASE 11317 GRAY OCC SAND S17, T8S, R14 S17, T8S, R14 OIL 6511047 65-19-05-200-002.005-010 $ 216.00 WALTON, DONNA PT SW NW 5-8-14 .250 A 1200 ZOAR CHURCH RD 6511048 65-19-05-300-024.002-010 $ 217.11 JOHNSON, ROBERT M ETAL JTRFS PT SW SW 5-814 5.298A 4900 SLIMS BOTTOMS RD 6511050 65-04-18-200-003.002-011 $ 121.51 RUEGER, DELBERT H ETAL PT SE NW 18-4-13 .53 A. GRIFFIN RD GRIFFIN RD 6511051 65-04-18-230-025.000-011 $ 697.63 SCHMIDT, RICHARD D. PT NW 18-4-13 FORCUM CAMP .59A. 9509 GRIFFIN RD 6511052 65-04-18-240-023.000-011 $ 216.00 SCHMIDT, RICHARD & SHIRLEY PARCEL 23 18-413 .33A. GRIFFIN RD 6511053 65-05-31-120-003.000-011 $3,720.75 HAPPE, RAYMOND J. & EUGENIA K. REV. MIDWAY MANOR PT LOT 1 0.06A 6916 MIDWAY MANOR 6511054 65-05-31-120-003.001-011 $1,413.49 LYELL, PAUL D & KATHY REV. MIDWAY MANOR PT LOT 1 (.44A) 6915 MIDWAY DR 6511055 65-05-31-120-005.000-011 $2,765.84 HAPPE, RAYMOND J. & EUGENIA K. REV. MIDWAY MANOR PT LOT 3 0.04A 6813 MIDWAY DR PV 6511056 65-05-31-120-005.002-011 $ 735.06 LATHAM, HENRY A JR & SHANNON C REV. MIDWAY MANOR PT LOT 3 (.39A) MIDWAY DR 6511057 65-05-31-120-005.008-011 $ 667.95 HOFFMAN, BRIAN REV. MIDWAY MANOR PT LOT 3 .43A (AKA/LOT # 19) 6805 MIDWAY DR 6511058 65-23-18-430-013.000-012 $1,973.76 BOYD, DOLORES J I. FLETCHALL S1/2 LOT 13 21 WALKER ST PV 6511059 65-23-19-116-002.000-012 $ 229.08 F & M COIN LAUNDRY, INC CALES PT LOT 48 OAK ST 6511061 65-22-11-400-046.000-015 $7,192.57 POLEY, PAUL R & MARCIA K PT SE SE 11-4-12 .58A EVANSVILLE ST 6511062 65-22-11-400-053.000-015 $8,299.19 ROGERS, WILLA RUTH PT SE SE 11-4-12 .62A 10200 EVANSVILLE ST 6511065 65-22-11-412-035.000-015 $ 638.70 WILDER, DANNY & MARIJON ORIG. LOT 15 10919 MAIN ST 6511067 65-22-12-300-001.000-015 $ 242.43 KRULL, BRIAN K PT NW SW SW 12-4-12 2.20A CHURCH ST 6511068 65-22-12-311-025.000-015 $1,103.32 JOHNSON, MICHAEL & NORMA S WILKINSON 2ND ADD. CORR. LOT 30 11300 NORTH St 6511069 65-22-12-322-001.000-015 $6,817.68 KRULL, BRIAN K L. J. WILKINSON LOT 6 & 11 CHURCH ST 6511070 65-22-12-323-004.000-015 $4,230.46 ELLESER, GREGG A & ROBINE M MONTGOMERY 1ST ADDN. LOT 19 11024 NORTH STREET 6511071 65-22-12-332-013.000-015 $1,223.66 KINMAN, CHRISTOPHER A EMERSON ADD. LOT 13 11022 LOCUST ST 6511072 65-06-13-110-009.000-016 $ 156.83 KEMPF, LINDSEY H & LISA A WALNUT HILLS ESTS. LOT 9 1.A EMERALD LN 6511073 65-06-21-100-026.000-016 $2,243.58
POAG, EDWARD & BONNIE BLAIRSVILLE LOTS 1 & 2 BLK 22 8621 OLD BLAIRSVILLE RD 6511075 65-06-23-300-018.002-016 $1,344.53 WALKER, MYRA S. PT NW/ WE/ 23-5-12 6.22 10201 DAMM RD 6511076 65-13-02-200-001.000-016 $1,701.29 FISHER, MARTY J. & MISTY M. PT NW 2-6-12 2.A 10120 BOBERG ROAD 6511078 65-02-02-327-008.700-017 $ 101.00 Bachman, Barbara Ann WELL 327, MV CONSOLIDATED UNIT S2, T7, R4 S2, T7, R4 OIL 6511079 65-02-05-323-024.700-017 $ 106.50 HULTS ALICE WELL 323, LEASE 51204 JW MANN S5, T7, R14W S5, T7, R14W OIL 6511080 65-02-14-195-002.700-017 $ 106.50 AKESTRI, LORI L WELL 195, LEASE 81021 A.S. COX S14, T7S, R14W S14, T7S, R14W OIL 6511081 65-02-14-195-003.700-017 $ 106.50 ALESTRI, TONI WELL 195, LEASE 81021 A.S. COX S14, T7S, R14W S14, T7S, R14W OIL 6511082 65-02-14-195-004.700-017 $ 106.50 ALESTRI, LISA A WELL 195, LEASE 81021 A.S. COX S14, T7S, R14W S14, T7S, R14W OIL 6511083 65-02-14-195-012.700-017 $ 108.11 STADER, JUDITH B WELL 195, LEASE 81021 A.S. COX S14, T7S, R14W S14, T7S, R14W OIL 6511084 65-02-14-195-013.700-017 $ 106.50 BEHRENS, JOHN D II WELL 195, LEASE 81021 A.S. COX S14, T7S, R14W S14, T7S, R14W OIL 6511086 65-02-16-217-023.700-017 $ 106.50 WALLACE, ALFRED J & VALTA E WELL 217D, LEASE 41388 BUFKIN WEST WF UNIT S16, T6S, R13 S16, T6S, R14 OIL 6511089 65-02-20-339-015.700-017 $ 106.50 BRASS JOHN DAVID WELL. 339D, LEASE 1298 JAMES BUNDY-SPENCER VOGEL UNIT S17, T6, R14 S20, T6, R14 OIL 6511092 65-02-21-256-010.700-017 $ 101.00 KERR MCGEE CORP. WELL 256, LEASE 11767 LUCY HEMPFLING S21, T6S, R14W S21, T6S, R14W OIL 6511093 65-11-35-300-025.000-017 $ 107.50 EVANS, JOE W JR PT SW 35-6-14 .586A 5715 UPTON RD 6511095 65-15-07-300-032.001-017 $1,044.41 CHOATE, SHANNON PT E/2 W/2 SE SW 7-7-13 .734ACRES 2003 E MACKEY FERRY RD 6511096 65-16-01-200-003.003-017 $2,997.28 REDMAN, KEVIN & SHANNON PT NE/ NW/4 0.725A 520 UPPER UPTON RD 6511097 65-16-12-100-030.009-017 $ 114.95 PACE, THOMAS N & SHARON E PT NE NE 12-7-14 0.303A UPTON RD 6511098 65-16-14-300-030.001-017 $ 694.73 DAVIS, PATRICIA A SE COR SW SW 14-7-14 .53A 1725 HOLLER RD 6511099 65-16-24-300-015.000-017 $ 547.47 SPILLMAN, ALAN DALE PT SW FRAC 24-7-14 1.A HWY 69 S 6511101 65-27-05-342-007.000-018 $ 463.34 HOMESOLUTIONS PROPERTIES LLC BROWNS ADD LOT 3 214 BROWN 6511102 65-27-05-345-004.001-018 $45,480.36 AAMES, HOME LOAN LOWRYS ADD PT LOT 3 918 MILL 6511103 65-27-05-345-004.003-018 $26,871.69 AAMES, HOME LOAN LOWRYS ADD PT LOT 3 & PT 4 920 MILL 6511105 65-27-05-400-064.000-018 $3,520.39 ADAM, BRIAN K OUTLOT 5-7-13 .23ACRES 501 E LINCOLN AVE 6511106 65-27-05-400-068.000-018 $ 145.60 ADAM, BRIAN K. OUTLOT 9’X165’ 5-7-13 501 E LINCOLN AVE 6511107 65-27-05-420-009.000-018 $ 225.50 JOHNSON, PAUL E. MANN & BARTER RESURVEY S/2 LOT 7 1322 N CANAL 6511108 65-27-05-420-013.000-018 $1,596.43 STOROZUK, JOSEPH A. & ROGER JR M&B RESURVEY PT LOT 12 1308 LOCUST 6511109 65-27-05-421-011.000-018 $4,403.61 GOODWIN, JAMES LUTHER & CRYSTAL COMPANYS N/2 S/2 LOT 1 BLK 21 1215 MULBERRY ST 6511110 65-27-05-421-022.000-018 $5,288.34 ROWLAND, ROBERT L COMPANYS OUTLOT LOT 2 BLK 22 1217 N LOCUST 6511111 65-27-05-421-023.000-018 $1,376.66 ROWLAND, ROBERT COMPANYS 25’X45’ LOT 2 BLK 22 1217 N LOCUST 6511112 65-27-05-421-024.000-018 $5,384.06 KESTER, HAROLD WAYNE & MARTHA JEAN COMPANYS SW PT LOT 2 BLK 22 1218 N MULBERRY 6511113 65-27-05-421-034.000-018 $2,914.22 TURNER, VICKIE COMPANYS S PT E/2 LOT 1 BLK 25 1309 N LOCUST 6511114 65-27-05-422-023.000-018 $9,927.08 WALLER, YOLANDA G. ETAL COMPANYS LOT 5 BLK 19 1100 N CANAL 6511115 65-27-05-430-060.000-018 $ 531.14 NATION, ROBERT L SR COMPANYS N/2 S/2 LOTS 3 & 4 BLK 8 PROP ADD 924 N MULBERRY ST 924 MULBERRY STREET 6511116 65-27-05-430-086.001-018 $ 627.06 BENEFICIAL INDIANA, INC. DBA 12FT S SIDE LOT 5 BLK 9 COMPANYS ENLG E 10TH St 6511117 65-27-05-430-088.000-018 $58,582.74 RUSSELL, MICHAEL & BETH COMPANYS LOT 1 BLK 10 831 MULBERRY 6511118 65-27-05-430-104.000-018 $5,049.24 LAHMANN, ROBERT C & ELIZABETH D COMPANYS BLK 10 LOT 8 805 MULBERRY STREET 6511119 65-27-05-432-012.000-018 $5,854.50 PAYNE, TOBIAS COMPANYS SARLLS LOT 12 819 NORTH CANAL STREET 819 N CANAL 6511120 65-27-05-442-003.001-018 $ 369.07 ANDERSON, CHARLES A. III J A MANN PT LOT 10 BLOCK 18 BACK LOT E 10TH 6511122 65-27-07-410-028.001-018 $4,015.23 WALKER, JANNIE P. OWENDALE LOT 34 1125 W 2ND STREET 6511123 65-27-08-110-003.000-018 $1,979.30 SMITH, ROBERT K RABEN & FUELLING LOT 28 618 E 6TH St 6511124 65-27-08-110-018.000-018 $2,589.37 HARGROVE, JACOB D. RABEN & FUELLING LOT 16 623 E FIFTH ST 6511125 65-27-08-112-069.000-018 $1,186.70 SANCHEZ, FERNANDO N OWENS E SIDE LOT 144 607 E 2ND ST, MT VERNON 607 E 2ND St 6511126 65-27-08-140-072.000-018 $1,061.77 HANMORE, RICKY A & ANDREA B N OWENS E PT 40’ LOT 48 529 E SECOND ST 6511127 65-27-08-211-006.000-018 $25,655.78 BEBOUT, ROGER D & TONYA G JAMES & HOVEY LOT 60 404 W 9TH 6511130 65-27-08-211-096.000-018 $1,846.54 RICKETTS, JEREMY D. JAMES & HOVEY S/2 LOT 17 608 MILL ST 6511131 65-27-08-217-049.000-018 $2,663.70 PHILLEO, THOMAS J & VICTORIA WILLIAMS 37’ N PT LOT 110 515 COLLEGE AVE 6511132 65-27-08-217-050.001-018 $ 169.30 PHILLEO, THOMAS J & VICTORIA WILLIAMS 20
Tara Hancock--Mount Vernon--Operating While Intoxicated--ISP
would be paging Black Township Fire Department to get this vehicle off of a tree-Blackford Road, Mount Vernon 3:02 a.m.--Impaired Driver--Small truck all over the roadway, have been following it for awhile--I 64, Griffin 9:35 a.m.--911 Hang-up--On callback, female subject advised she was trying to dial 411 and she tried to hang-up before it went through. Everything is okay--Old Blairsville Road, Wadesville 7:40 p.m.--Suspicious--Advised 20 yearold male subject asked her 14 year-old son to come to an abandoned trailer. Advised subject has been doing this to several children in the neighborhood--Elk Trail Dr,
Legal Ads 2011-082 NOTICE OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SALE Posey County Indiana Beginning 10:00:00 AM, 9/12/2011 Hovey House, Commissioners’ Room Time Posey County Pursuant to the laws of the Indiana General Assembly, notice is hereby given that the following described property is listed for sale for delinquent taxes and/or special assessments. The county auditor and county treasurer will apply on or after 8/26/2011 for a court judgment against the tracts or real property for an amount that is not less than the amount set out below and for an order to sell the tracts or real property at public auction to the highest bidder, subject to the right of redemption. Any defense to the application for judgment must be filed with the Posey County Circuit Court and served on the county auditor and treasurer before 8/26/2011. The court will set a date for a hearing at least seven (7) days before the advertised date of sale and the court will determine any defenses to the application for judgment at the hearing. The county auditor and the county treasurer are entitled to receive all pleadings, motions, petitions, and other filings related to the defense to the application for judgment. Such sale will be held on 9/12/2011 at the Hovey House, Commissioners’ Room and that sale will continue until all tracts and real property have been offered for sale. Property will not be sold for an amount which is less than the sum of: (A) the delinquent taxes and special assessments on each tract or item of real property; and (B) the taxes and special assessments on the real property that are due and payable in the year of the sale, whether or not they are delinquent; and (C) all penalties due on the delinquencies, and (D) an amount prescribed by the county auditor that equals the sum of: (1) twenty-five($25) for postage and publication costs; and (2) any other costs incurred by the county that are directly attributable to the tax sale; and (E) any unpaid costs due under IC 6-1.1-24-2(b) from a prior tax sale; and No property listed below shall be sold if, at any time before the sale, the Total Amount for Judgment is paid in full. If the real property is sold in the tax sale, the amount required to redeem such property will be 110% of the minimum bid for which the tract or real property was offered at the time of sale, as required by IC 6-1.1-24-5 if redeemed not more than six (6) months after the date of sale, or 115% of the minimum bid for which the tract or real property was offered at the time of sale, as required by IC 6-1.1-24-5 if redeemed more than six (6) months after the date of sale, plus the amount by which the purchase price exceeds the minimum bid on the real property plus ten percent (10%) per annum on the amount by which the purchase price exceeds the minimum bid on the property. All taxes and special assessments upon the property paid by the purchaser subsequent to the sale, plus 10% per annum interest on those taxes and special assessments, will also be required to be paid to redeem such property. In addition, IC 6-1.1-25-2 (e) states the total amount required for redemption may include the following costs incurred and paid by the purchaser or the purchaser’s assignee or the county before redemption: (1) The attorney’s fees and cost of giving notice under IC 6-1.1-25-4.5. (2) The costs of title search or examining and update the abstract of title for the tract or item of real property. The period of redemption shall expire on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 for an initial offering. The period of redemption may expire Tuesday, January 10, 2012 for certificates not sold. If the tract or item of real property is sold for an amount more than the minimum bid and the property is not redeemed, the owner of record of the property who is divested of ownership at the time the tax deed is issued may have a right to the tax sale surplus. The Auditor and Treasurer specifically reserve the right to withhold from the sale any parcel which has been listed in error, or which otherwise becomes ineligible for sale either prior to 9/12/2011 or during the duration of the sale. This notice of real property tax sale, and the tax sale itself are undertaken and will be conducted pursuant to the requirements of the laws of the State of Indiana which regulate the sale of land for delinquent taxes, pursuant to I.C. 6-1.1-24-1 et seq. The County does not warrant the accuracy of the street address or common description of the property, and a misstatement in the key number or street address does not invalidate an otherwise valid sale. Dated: August 2, 2011 Registration For Bidding On the Tax Sale: If you are interested in bidding on the tax sale for an Indiana county, you may register online at http://www.sritaxsale.com/Tax/Indiana/Registration/. This registration is good for all counties that SRI services. You need to register only once for all counties. If you do not have access to a computer with internet service you may register the morning of the sale. Please arrive the morning of the tax sale at least 30 minutes before the beginning time to be assured you will receive your bid number before the start of the sale. Please bring your registration form and W9 form with you the morning of the tax sale. You will be able to print these forms from the registration web site. 6511001 65-06-08-301-013.000-005 $ 697.80 WADE, REBECCA M. WADESVILLE ORIG. LOT 7 & 8 PROP ADD WADESVILLEMAIN 7282 MAIN STREET WV 6511002 65-06-08-301-017.000-005 $5,725.76 BEACH, K.L & WOODS , MARGRITE L WADESVILLE LOT 11 MAIN & HIGH ST WV 6511003 65-07-35-310-004.000-005 $1,618.76 COCHRUM, CHARLES CAUSEY’S ENLG OF OLIVER LOT 9 310 OLIVER ROAD 6511004 65-07-35-340-010.001-005 $ 106.50 JOHNSON, J A & BETTY J CAUSEY’S ENLG PT LOT 3 (4’ X 75’) 282 OLIVER ROAD N WV 6511005 65-07-35-400-001.000-005 $ 304.26 COCHRUM, CHARLES OLIVER LOT 1 OLIVER RD 6511006 65-07-35-400-002.000-005 $ 623.62 COCHRUM, CHARLES E. & OLIVER LOTS 2 & 3 OLIVER ROAD 6511007 65-07-35-400-015.000-005 $ 581.05 COX, CAROLYN S. PT NW SE 35-5-13 .25A OLIVER & WALNUT RD WV 6511008 65-07-35-400-016.000-005 $4,271.26 COX, CAROLYN S. PT NE SE 35-5-13 .40A
FT OFF N PT LOT 110 15 COLLEGE AVE BACK LOT 6511133 65-27-08-222-001.000-018 $2,820.24 VILLINES, MEGAN A & JASON PT OUTLOT LOT 1 .185A. 529 W 6TH 6511134 65-27-08-222-002.000-018 $ 425.68 VILLINES, MEGAN A.& JASON BOLIN SUB 15’E SIDE LOT 2 526 W 6TH 6511135 65-27-08-231-014.001-018 $3,695.97 WALKER, JANNIE P. NORTHWESTERN LOT 29 628 W 6TH 6511136 65-27-08-233-005.000-018 $2,960.49 DBNR INVESTMENTS LLC ACUFF MID PT LOT 3 609 WOLFLIN 6511137 65-27-08-235-011.000-018 $2,652.09 KESTER, HAROLD WAYNE & MARTHA WM. NETTLETON ENLG E PT LOT 13 801 W 3RD 6511138 65-27-08-236-007.000-018 $9,527.88 WALKER, MARY LOU N G NETTLETON E/2 LOT 33 701 WEST THIRD STREET 6511139 65-27-08-246-010.000-018 $3,483.33 JWE PROPERTIES, LLC GIVENS N PT LOT 12 430 W 2ND 6511140 65-27-08-320-016.000-018 $8,597.02 WATERS, LAURIE HIGHBANKS LOT 23 110 BARTER STREET 6511141 65-27-08-326-017.000-018 $5,965.28 CHAPMAN, JUDIE L. NG NETTLETON 46’E SIDE LOT 43 621 W 2ND 6511142 65-27-09-142-016.000-018 $ 530.97 MOYE, AVIS BERNICE OWENS ENLG LOT 134 WOOD STREET WOOD St 6511144 65-27-09-210-067.000-018 $8,323.25 PHILLIPS, ALVIN E. & MARY L. MT. VERNON REALTY LOT 70 1125 E 2ND 6511145 65-27-09-211-035.000-018 $9,067.78 WATERS, LAURIE N KIMBALLS PT 27 & 28 212 KIMBALL 6511146 65-27-09-214-015.000-018 $1,745.61 KING, BRETT A & JANE A BENNER-WEBER LOT 13 1205 E WATER STREET 6511147 65-27-09-215-055.000-018 $3,968.75 BURTON, EDWARD KIMBALLS ENLG 50’ N SIDE LOT 38 1015 E WATER St 6511148 65-27-09-225-021.000-018 $4,936.50 ADAMS, FRANK P. KIMBALLS 22’ E SIDE LOT 18 25’ W SIDE 17 923 E SECOND St 6511149 65-27-09-225-043.000-018 $9,754.92 BUTLER, BENE KIMBALLS LOT 30 & W/2 LOT 31 918 E 2ND St 6511150 65-27-09-230-101.000-018 $3,166.41 ENGLEBRIGHT, MELVA J KIMBALLS LOT 77 900 SYCAMORE St 6511151 65-08-01-656-001.700-019 $1,000.96 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 656 PLAINS LEASE 01-476177 S1, T7, R12 S1, T7, R12 OIL 6511152 65-08-01-658-001.700-019 $ 317.30 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 658 LEASE 41996 MANN S1, T7S, R12 S1, T7S, R12 OIL 6511153 65-08-01-752-001.700-019 $ 639.63 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 752 LEASE 01-476194 EAST HUESLER S1, T7, R12 S1, T7, R12 OIL 6511154 65-08-01-755-001.700-019 $ 317.30 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 755 LEASE 01-476178 SCHUESSLER S1, T7, R12 S1, T7, R12 6511155 65-08-01-756-001.700-019 $1,377.09 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 756 LEASE 51001 WELBORN S1, T7, R12 S1, T7, R12 OIL 6511156 65-08-01-790-001.700-019 $4,198.76 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 790 LEASE 01-476833 WELBORN 5-A S1, T7, R12 S1, T7, R12 OIL 6511157 65-08-06-674-003.700-019 $ 443.16 PLAINS PETRO WELL 674 LEASE 451895 WITTOETH S6, T7S, R12 S6, T7S, R12 OIL 6511158 65-08-12-657-001.700-019 $ 948.69 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 657 PLAINS LEASE 01-476176 S12, T7, R12 S12, T7, R12 OIL 6511159 65-08-12-780-001.700-019 $1,340.29 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 780 LEASE 01-476175 HEIL MURPHY S12, T7, R12 S12, T7, R12 OIL 6511160 65-08-19-710-009.700-019 $ 106.50 Johnson, R Eugene WELL 710 LEASE 51423 WINIGER S19, T7S, R12 S19, T7S, R12 OIL 6511163 65-08-36-753-001.700-019 $ 310.40 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 753 UNIT 51003 N HESSLER S28, T6, R12 S33, T6, R12 OIL 6511164 65-08-36-754-001.700-019 $ 579.40 Flowline Specialties Inc\working Interest WELL 754 LEASE 01-476242 N HEUSLER TAR SPRINGS 36-6-12 OIL 6511169 65-14-01-100-004.000-019 $4,929.86 JUNCO, INC. E/2 NE 1-7-12 58.53 A 11820 BROADWAY AVE, EVANSVILLE BROADWAY AVE 6511171 65-14-02-332-014.000-019 $1,101.49 KINGSBURY, WILLIAM R. PT NW SW 2-7-12 LOT 14 .29A 10329 EASTGATE NORTH 6511172 65-14-02-332-015.000-019 $1,101.49 KINGSBURY, WILLIAM R. PT NW SW 2-7-12 LOT 15 .29A EASTGATE NORTH 6511173 65-14-03-130-031.000-019 $3,626.81 DRAGONFLY INVESTMENTS, LLC MARRS MANOR PLAT B LOT 31 9706 MANOR LANE 6511174 65-14-03-200-016.005-019 $ 332.95 RUPP, G. DANIEL PT NW NW 3-7-12 .46A FORD ROAD 6511175 65-14-03-220-024.000-019 $ 314.00 RUPP, G. DANIEL SARTAIN PLACE SUB PT LOT 24 .03 FORD ROAD 6511176 65-14-03-220-029.000-019 $ 314.00 RUPP, G. DANIEL SARTAIN PLACE SUB PT LOT 29 FORD ROAD 6511177 65-14-03-220-030.000-019 $ 426.04 RUPP, G. DANIEL SARTAIN PLACE SUB PT LOT 29 & PT SARTAIN DRIVE FORD ROAD 6511178 65-14-12-300-050.001-019 $ 566.92 OHNING, RODGER D & THERESA G PT SW SW 12-7-12 1.55A 7945 S WEST FRANKLIN ROAD 6511179 65-90-90-950-267.901-019 $2,221.56 CTA,LLC ON LEASED LAND OF WALKER, ELMO & SYLVIA (PT SW SE 33-6-12 39A) BARTER RD 6511181 65-02-35-400-015.000-020 $2,569.35 CLEMENT, WYLMAGEAN PT SW SE 35-3-14 .90A. CONTINENTAL CAMP RD Total Properties: 140 I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true list of lots and land returned delinquent for the nonpayment of taxes and special assessments for the time periods set forth, also subsequent delinquent taxes, current taxes and costs due thereon and the same are chargeable with the amount of tax, etc., with which they are charges on said list. Given under my hand and seal this 2nd day of August, 2011. Nicholas Wildeman, Auditor, Posey County Indiana.
Published in the Posey County News August 2, 9 & 16, 2011
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AUGUST 9, 2011 • PAGE B8
LEGALS Court News, Continued 2011-081
Consolidated School Town of New Harmony and Harmony Township NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS OF TAX LEVIES Notice is hereby given the taxpayers of Consolidated School Town of New Harmony & Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana, that the proper legal officers of said School Corporation at School Media Center, New Harmony, Indiana, on August 25, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. will conduct a public hearing on the budget. Following the meeting, any ten or more taxpayers may object to a budget, tax rate, or levy by filing an objecting petition with the proper officers of the political subdivision within seven days after the hearing. The objection petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate, or tax levy the taxpayers object to. If a petition is filed, the political subdivision shall adopt with its budget a written finding concerning the objections filed and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned hearing the School Board will meet at the School Media Center on September 8 at 6:00 p.m. to adopt the following budget: BUDGET ESTIMATE Complete details of budget estimates by fund may be seen at the School Administration Offices.
General Referendum - Exempt Operating Debt Service Exempt Debt Service Retirement/Severance Bond Debt Services Exempt Retirement/Severance Bond Debt Service Referendum Debt Exempt Capital Capital Projects School Transportation School Bus Replacement Rainy Day TOTAL
1,167,277 2,007 -
Maximum Estimated Funds to be raised (including appeals) xxxxxxxxx
Excessive Levy Appeals included in column 3
Current Tax Levy
344,519 70,382 700,000
Net Assessed Valuation of taxable property for the year 2011 payable 2012. $ 40,000,000 Taxpayers appearing at the hearing shall have an opportunity to be heard. COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF TAXES COLLECTED AND TO BE COLLECTED: (Property tax to be collected in current year and actual collections for the previous three (3) years) Fund Name Collected 2008 General Referendum - Exempt Operating Debt Service Exempt Debt Service Retirement/Severance Bond Debt Services Exempt Retirement/Severance Bond Debt Service Referendum Debt Exempt Capital Capital Projects School Transportation School Bus Replacement Spec. Ed. Preschool TOTAL
To Be Collected 2011 xxxxxxxxxxx
240,765 50,818 23,201 1,606
245,117 52,789 20,746 xxxxxxxxx
242,909 54,760 33,558 xxxxxxxx
NOTICE In addition to the annual budget, the proper legal officers of Consolidated School Town of New Harmony & Harmony Township will meet at the School Media Center on August 25, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. to consider the establishment of a Capital Projects Fund Plan. The following is a general outline of the plan: ACCOUNT NO. 2012 2013 2014 CURRENT EXPENDITURES: (1) Land Acquisition and Development 41000 2,000 2,000 (2) Professional Services 43000 25,000 5,000 5,000 (3) Education Specifications Development 44000 5,000 5,000 (4) Building Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements 45100 107,000 71,200 71,200 (includes 45200 and 45300) (5) Rent Of Buildings, Facilities and Equipment 45500 4,500 10,000 10,000 (6) Purchase of Mobile or Fixed Equipment 47000 57,636 50,000 50,000 (7) Emergency Allocation (Other Facilities Acquisition and Construction) 49000 25,000 25,000 25,000 (8) Utilities (Maintenance of Buildings) 26200 38,966 40,000 40,000 (9) Maintenance of Equipment 26400 15,000 15,000 15,000 (10) Sports Facilities 45400 6,000 10,000 10,000 (11) Property or Casualty Insurance 26700 20,000 20,000 20,000 (12) Other Operation and Maintenance of Plant 26800 (13) Technology Instruction - Related Technology 22300 45,417 117,600 117,600 Admin Tech Services 25800 SUBTOTAL CURRENT EXPENDITURES 344,519 370,800 370,800 (14) Allocation for Future Projects (Cumulative Totals) 200,000 400,000 400,000 (15) Transfer From One Fund to Another 60100 TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND ALLOCATIONS 544,519 770,800 770,800 SOURCES AND ESTIMATES OF REVENUE (1) January 1, Cash Balance 43,664 (2) Less Encumbrances Carried Forward from Previous Year (3) Estimated Cash Balance Available for Plan (Line 1 minus Line 2) 43,664 200,000 400,000 (4) Property Tax Revenue 470,819 544,800 343,800 (5) Auto Excise, CVET and FIT receipts 30,036 26,000 27,000 (6) Other Revenue (interest income) TOTAL FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR PLAN (Add lines 3, 4, 5, 6) 544,519 770,800 770,800 ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX RATE TO FUND PLAN 1.1770 1.0896 0.5730 BASED UPON AN ASSESSED VALUATION OF: 40,000,000 50,000,000 60,000,000 TAXPAYERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE MEETING FOR A MORE DETAILED EXPLANATION OF THE PLAN AND TO BE HEARD ON THE PROPOSED PLAN. This notice includes Future Allocations which have not previously been subject to taxpayer objections. Allocation Allocation Project - Location Year 2012 Year 2013 ________________________ $ ________ $ ________ ________________________ $ ________ $ ________ ________________________ $ ________ $ ________
Allocation Year 2014 $ ________ $ ________ $ ________
*Future Allocations as specified above will be subject to objections during the period stated of the Notice of Adoption to be published at a later date. TO BE PUBLISHED IN YEARS AFTER THE FIRST This notice includes Future Allocations which have not previously been subject to taxpayer objections. Allocation Allocation Allocation Project - Location Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2014 ________________________ $ ________ $ ________ $ ________ ________________________ $ ________ $ ________ $ ________ ________________________ $ ________ $ ________ $ ________ *Future Allocations as specified above will be subject to objections during the period stated of the Notice of Adoption to be published at a later date. Taxpayers are invited to attend the meeting for a detailed explanation of the plan and to exercise their rights to be heard on the proposal. If the proposal is adopted by resolution, such proposal will be submitted to the Department of Local Government Finance for approval. Dated this 14th Day of July, 2011 BOARD PRESIDENT Jim Scarafia VICE PRESIDENT Brenda Butman SECRETARY Jason Wilson MEMBER Jim Eagan MEMBER Curt Schmitt NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS OF SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN FOR THE YEARS 2012-2023 In addition to the annual budget the proper ofﬁcers of Consolidated School Town of New Harmony & Harmony Township will meet at School Media Center August 25, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. to consider the School Bus/Vehicle Replacement Plan as summarized below for the twelve (12) year period between 2010 and 2021. The levy required to fund this plan will be raised as indicated in the Notice to Taxpayers of Budgets and Levies to be collected in 2012. Detail of the proposed plan is on ﬁle in the ofﬁce of the Superintendent for inspection from the date of this notice. Taypayers shall have the right to be heard on the plan summary as listed below at the public hearing. I. SUMMARY OF PLANNED REPLACEMENTS AND ACCUMULATION FOR FUTURE YEARS A No. of buses owned
B No. of buses to be replaced
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
D Total of Replacement Cost 83,043 83,043 83,043 -
E *Amount to be Accumulated in 2012 for future purchases -
*The above only reflects allocations to be raised in 2012. Such amount will be added to Accumulation raised from prior years. Total Accumulations are reflected on Line 11 of the Budget Form 4B, available for Inspection in the office of the Superintendent. II. ADDITIONAL BUS NEEDS FOR YEAR 2012 (INCLUDING CONTRACTUAL COSTS PER IC 20-40-7-7) Number
BUS CONTRACTS PER IC 20-40-7-7
Type of Bus/Vehicle per DOE “TN”
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012
Published in The Posey County News on August 9 & 16, 2011.
To be Owned or Leased
Year 2012 Cost of Additional Buses (Including Bus Contracts being shifted to the Bus Replacement Fund)
Evansville 8:10 p.m.--Suspicious--Advised while male, bald head, no shirt and blue jeans, is attempting to get into her home. Advised she has told male subject several times to leave and he keeps returning--Deer Run, Evansville 11:34 p.m.--Disturbance--Caller advised his neighbor, male subject, is outside, possibly intoxicated, throwing stuff, banging on stuff and causing a lot of commotion--Elk Trail Dr, Evansville 11:44 p.m.--Information--Caller is requesting deputy to come to her residence. It started out as a medical call with her complaining about her breathing problems but advised she didn’t want an a.m.bulance since she was in the hospital earlier today and she can’t afford to go. Her son is on his way to her residence--Upper Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon July 27 12:03 a.m.--Accident--Male subject in the median, semi truck, pinned in truck. Caller is having difficulty breathing. A truck driver called, saw a semi on it’s side, not sure what happened. Airevac called and advised they had to turn the run down due to weather. Need an air a.m.bulance asap. Subject is going to be trapped for awhile. Checked with Washington chopper. Airevac called back and advised that Paoli is also declining for weather, low visibility. Next unit Greenville, PHI. Can’t fly due to low visibility. Tri State Towing called, they are enroute and have the air bags--I 64, Griffin 12:58 a.m.--Threatening--Caller is at his cousin’s house and who have been having issues with their son. Son is at a residence in Evansville but is making threats to his family. He has been known to carry out threats in the past so they would like an officer. Caller has called back and advised the son has called approximately 5 minutes from the son, is possibly enroute to this residence threatening to come kill his father. When asked why the people actually involved aren’t calling he advised that the father is injured and the daughter is too scared. Caller advised he was assaulted by the son’s fists. He advised the son seems to be intoxicated and on drugs--Juanita Av, Wadesville 2:38 a.m.--Information--Caller advised they were traveling eastbound on I-64 and around the 9mm a vehicle that is going westbound is stopped in the area and flashed their headlights at the caller. Subject couldn’t tell what kind of vehicle and doesn’t know if they needed help but thought maybe someone should go help them--I 64, Poseyville 3:35 a.m.--Wanted Person--Caller wants to turn himself in. Has been to the jail and they don’t have a warrant. Caller is going to wait for an officer at the 12mm at I-64. He is on foot. Caller was told to turn himself in by his attorney--Poseyville 5:21 a.m.--Information--Caller advised she wants to speak with deputy because she thinks she needs to go to the hospital because of medicine they gave her yesterday. She also advised she’s dealing with medical problem, the death of her husband and really wants to speak with the deputy--Upper Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon 6:15 a.m.--Reckless--Black Chevy SUV, female driver, all over the roadway. Not sure if she is on the phone or what. Has crossed the center line and goes off the side of the road--Hwy 62, Mount Vernon 9:22 a.m.--VIN Inspection--Travel trailer--Middle Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon 9:30 a.m.--Medical--Caller advised she needs an a.m.bulance because she is dying from a lung disease--Upper Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon 9:49 a.m.--Wanted Person--Male subject--Posey Circuit Court 11:03 a.m.--Fraud--Wants to show officer that someone is trying to get into their account. It is someone from New York and they are wanting to send them Medicaid cards--Highfield, Evansville 12:10 p.m.--Fraud--Wants to speak with officer about possible fraud scam--Wilsey Road, New Harmony 12:54 p.m.--Fraud--Subject from Nevada Gaming Commission said he has won $5.5 million and a 2011 Mercedes Benz if he went to CVS and bought a $2,000.00 reloadable Visa card-Bigge Ln, Mount Vernon 3:09 p.m.--Alarm--Stateline Sales Fireworks--Matz Road, Griffin 3:13 p.m.--Missing Person--17 year-old daughter, last saw her yesterday around 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.. Has not heard from her since. Was suppose to go out with a friend of hers and he was suppose to bring her back before 8:30 p.m. last night. She never returned--Winternheimer Road, Wadesville July 28 7:24 p.m.--Accident--18 year-old son had someone run him off the road last night and now Mother wants report done because of the damage--Watertank Road, Poseyville 7:59 a.m.--Information--Wants to speak with deputy again about the scam he told him about yesterday. These people are suppose to call back today--Bigge Ln, Evansville 8:57 a.m.--Escort--10:00 services--Schneider’s to St. John’s, Mount Vernon 11:16 a.m.--Accident--2 car. Avenger and Toyota Camry-Schroeder Ct, Mount Vernon 2:35 p.m.--Animal Problem--Caller needs a dog picked up-St. Wendel-Cynthiana Road, Poseyville 4:36 p.m.--Information--Officer advised manager out at the Twin Lakes trailer park called and advised the male subject that was escorted off of Elk Trail the other day is back out there. Received several calls on the subject for acting suspicious in the area--Elk Trail, Evansville 8:35 p.m.--Reckless--White Ford Fusion swerving all over the roadway--I-64, Griffin 11:22 p.m.--Accident--One vehicle accident, overturned. Subject flipped his truck, is out walking around. Seems okay at this time--Givens Road, Mount Vernon July 29 1:44 a.m.--Agency Assist--Caller advised she received a call from Illinois State and they have a semi on the bridge. Unknown what the problem is and unknown direction of travel-I-64, Griffin 3:37 a.m.--Suspicious--Out at Hawg n Sauce, unsecured door--Mount Vernon 7:03 p.m.--Accident--Caller advised they came over a hill and hit some gravel and lost control and went into the ditch and flipped the vehicle. No one is injured--Wildeman Road, Mount Vernon 7:18 p.m.--Information--Officer advised subject was picked up for a driving while intoxicated, who came back as a missing person from Posey County. Advised her ex-husband reported her missing. She advised he was physically abusive so she left-Vanderburgh County 7:20 p.m.--Missing Person--Female subject is 14 years old and has been missing for the last 3 hours. Was seen with a male subject in a 99 red Beretta. She will not answer her phone or texts--Reich Ln, Evansville 11:49 p.m.--Threatening--Caller advised she was threatened at Burger King in Evansville. She advised male subject pulled her up out of her vehicle, threatened to punch her if she didn’t leave her fiance. He also said if she didn’t leave her fiance he would kill them both and himself in front of her 8 month old baby. She advised he’s in a black Ford F 250 diesel with tinted windows and has been following her since Evansville--Mount Vernon July 30 12:19 a.m.--Information--Caller advised there is a subject asleep in his personal vehicle, dark Chevy truck. They can’t get him awake and he is breathing. Requesting a deputy out there because he can’t be sleeping on the plant site. Call back, advised this subject is gone, he was waiting for his wife to get off work--Sabic, Mount Vernon 12:35 a.m.--Disturbance--Requesting to speak with officer in reference 2 subjects that were on her porch causing a disturbance. Advised they’ve left now but would like to speak with an officer because she knows they will be back--Blackford Road, Mount Vernon 3:04 p.m.--Information--Would like to talk to officer about
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Metropolitian School District of North Posey County Annual Financial Report EXPENDITURES COMPARISONS Calendar Year 2010 2010 2010 Approved Budget Actual Expenditures Expenditures
Expenditure Accounts GENERAL FUND 11000 Instruction/Regular Programs 12000 Instruction/Special Programs 14000 Instruction/Summer School 16000 Remediation Programs 17000 Pay Other Govt Units W/I State 21000 Support Services/Students 22000 Support Services/Instructstaff 23000 Support Services/General Admin 24000 Support Services/School Admin 25000 Central Services* 26000 Operate & Maint/Plant Services 30000 Operate Noninstruct Services 40000 Facilities Acquist & Construct 50000 Debt Services 60000 Nonprogrammed Charges TOTAL DEBT SERVICE 50000 Debt Services 60000Nonprogrammed Charges TOTAL RETIREMENT/SERVICE BOND FUND 50000 Debt Services 60000 Nonprogrammed Charges TOTAL CAPITAL PROJECTS 22000 Support Services/Instructstaff 25000 Central Services* 26000 Operate &Maint/Plant Services 40000 Facilities Acquist & Construct 60000 Nonprogrammed Charges TOTAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATING 23000 Support Services/General Admin 27000 Student Transportation 60000 Nonprogrammed Charges TOTAL TRANSP. BUS REPLACEMENT 27000 Student Transportation 60000 Nonprogrammed Charges TOTAL SPECIAL ED PRESCHOOL Rainy Day Fund 40000 Facilities Acquist & Construct TOTAL GRAND TOTAL
5,908,182.05 696,714.00 20,988.00 18,000.00 35,000.00 486,640.00 159,423.00 339,756.00 626,055.83 10,000.00 984,464.63 161,650.00 .00 18,000.00 .00 9,464,873.51
4,981,126.14 746,710.87 7,974.00 3,230.73 31,700.96 459,877.63 128,871.56 367,396.82 773,873.29 1,448.75 752,023.17 166,597.88 21,000.00 1,978,000.00 6,000.00 10,425,831.80
660,421.01259,717.73 .00 448.41 .00 28,953.42 5,606.18 92,235.84 163,098.66 1,448.75 65,196.76 22,715.26 21,000.00 .00 .00 .00
1,331,435.00 .00 1,331,435.00
1,166,574.96 363,880.71 1,530,455.67
.00 .00 .00
353,586.00 .00 353,586.00
353,585.75 237,599.12 591,184.87
.00 .00 .00
343,519.65 20,397.99 367,370.00 979,805.82 .00 1,702,093.46
217,858.65 10,804.02 376,891.35 479,288.80 873,416.49 1,958,259.31
108,639.209,593.979,821.35 108,411.82 .00 .00
20,000.00 813,418.00 .00 833,418.00
.00 671,098.05 512,940.67 1,184,038.72
15,937.6315,937.63 .00 .00
85,000.00 .00 85,000.00
78,746.00 253,374.62 314,120.62
.00 .00 .00
100,000.00 100,000.00 13,870,405.97
.00 16,003,890.99 16,003,890.99
CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE In Effect June 30, 2011 YRS BS NBR OF BS +15 NBR OF MS NBR OF EX W/O TRF PEOPLE W/O TRF PEOPLE W/O TRF PEOPLE 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
32,009.00 32,887.00 33,308.00 33,958.00 34,613.00 35,258.00 35,907.00 36,556.00 37,203.00 37,855.00 38,503.00 39,149.00 39,796.00 40,445.00 41,095.00 41,743.00 42,390.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00 43,164.00
32,237.00 32,887.00 33,535.00 34,186.00 34,841.00 35,487.00 36,135.00 36,784.00 37,431.00 38,082.00 38,732.00 39,376.00 40,023.00 40,673.00 41,324.00 41,970.00 42,619.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00 43,392.00
4 4 5 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
32,985.00 34,374.00 35,770.00 37,156.00 38,545.00 39,937.00 41,327.00 42,718.00 44,106.00 45,497.00 46,886.00 48,282.00 49,667.00 51,059.00 52,453.00 53,839.00 55,231.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00 62,378.00
MS+15 W/O TRF
1 3 2 4 2 5 4 4 3 4
2 1 3 2 1 1
33,439.00 34,829.00 36,225.00 37,610.00 39,001.00 40,393.00 41,781.00 43,171.00 44,560.00 45,952.00 47,341.00 48,737.00 50,123.00 51,514.00 52,908.00 54,294.00 55,686.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00 62,834.00
NBR OF PEOPLE
1 1 1
TOTAL NUMBER OF CERTIFIED PART-TIME EMPLOYEES TOTAL NUMBER OF CERTIFIED FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES
TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
STUDENT ENROLLMENT October 1, 2010 GRADE LEVEL PreKindergarten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kindergarten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elementary Ungraded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grade 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Secondary Ungraded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Post Graduates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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PAYMENTS IN EXCESS OF 2500.00 MADE TO VENDORS Calendar Year 2009 General Fund Captial Projects Transportation Oper Transp. Bus Replace Amount Amount Amount Amount
ENROLLMENT 8.00 80.00 83.00 82.00 92.00 90.00 98.00 112.00 .00 106.00 102.00 138.00 124.00 130.00 107.00 .00 4.00 1,356.00
RECEIPTS COMPARISONS Calendar Year 2010 Receipt Accounts
2010 Approved Budget Receipts
Receipt Accounts GENERAL FUND 1000 Revenue from Local Sources 10,000.00 2000 Intermediate Sources .00 3000 State Sources 8,189,341.78 4000 Federal Sources 78,680.67 5000 Bond. Transfers, and Loans .00 TOTAL 8,378,022.45 DEBT SERVICE 1000 Revenue from Local Sources 1,782,832.73 TOTAL 1,782,832.73 RETIREMENT/SEVERANCE BOND FUND 1000 Revenue from Local Sources 622,627.69 TOTAL 622,627.69 CAPITAL PROJECTS 1000 Revenue from Local Sources 1,922,187.71 6000 Other Sources* .00 TOTAL 1,922,187.71 TRANSPORTATION OPERATING 1000 Revenue from Local Sources 1,136,273.72 5000 Bond, Transfers, and Loans .00 6000 Other Sources* .00 TOTAL 1,136,273.72 TRANSP. BUS REPLACEMENT 1000 Revenue from Local Sources 210,834.09 5000 Bond, Transfers, and Loans .00 TOTAL 210,834.09 SPECIAL ED PRESCHOOL Rainy Day Fund 5000 Bond, Transfers, and Loans 200,000.00 TOTAL 200,000.00
STATEMENT OF INDEBTEDNESS Calendar Year 2010 INDEBTEDNESS PRINCIPAL OUTSTANDING Temporary Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . School Bonds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emergency Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . School Bus Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Holding Company - Public & Private . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7,885,000.00 Veterans Memorial Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Common School Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Indiana Bond Bank/Anticipated Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Retirement/Severance Bond Debt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,505,000.00 Other Dlgf Approved Debt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Qualified School Construction Bonds (ARRA). . . . . . . . Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (ARRA). . . . . . . . . . . . . TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,390,000.00 Outstanding Encumbrances - All Funds . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38,790.76 (include purchase orders, vendor contracts, letters of commitment, leases)
ASSESSED VALUATION AND TAX RATES Year 2010
Assessed Valuation.......................................... 365,083,598.00 372,100,647.00 Tax Rate-General Fund................................... .2191 Tax Rate-Debt Service Fund........................... .2955 .3321 Tax Rate-Capital Projects Fund...................... .3337 .1935 Tax Rate-School Transportation Fund............ .1975 .1401 Tax Rate-School Bus Replacement Fund....... .0342 Tax Rate-Special Education Preschool Fund.. Tax Rate-Referendum Fund........................... .0852 Tax Rate-Pension Fund................................. .1144 CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATION STAFF IN EFFECT JUNE 30, 2011 Lowest Highest Average Number Salary Salary Salary Personel Administrative Staff 73,663.00 110,000.00 83,022.33 6
I hereby certify that the financial report is true and accurate in every respect to the best of my knowledge and belief. I further certify that all contracts, vouchers, and bills for all payments made by the school corporation are in its possession and open to public inspection. Date August 1, 2011
Larry O. Lewis
M.S.D of North Posey County 101 N Church Street Poseyville, IN 47633 Signature
2010 Actual Receipts
86,770.62 277.30 8,208,942.74 178,680.67 1,984,000.00 10,458,671.33 1,800,040.49 1,800,040.49 629,291.09 629,291.09 1,941,620.78 799.98 1,942,420.76 1,148,750.96 4,500.00 175.00 1,153,425.96 212,825.42 6,000.00 218,825.42
NONCERTIFIED EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATIONS AND RANGE OF PAY RATES Lowest Highest Classifications Salary Salary 01 Instructional / Pupil Services 14 Instructional Assistant 8.68 10.23 27 Substitute Employee 60.00 75.00 28 Library Media Tech Asst. .00 .00 36 Occupational Therapist 33.94 33.94 38 Special Ed Aide 11.23 11.23 51 Interpreter 18.73 18.73 02 Cafeteria / Food Services 43 Food Service Director 19.92 19.92 44 Cook 8.79 10.90 45 Food Service Sub 7.54 7.54 46 Cafeteria Treasurer .00 .00 47 Cafeteria Clerk 10.90 11.06 83 Cafeteria Dishwasher 7.25 7.25 03 Health Services 24 Nurse 17.43 18.25 04 Office / Clerical / Secretarial 17 School Secretary 11.04 13.92 18 Extracurricular Treasurer 13.45 13.45 29 Guidance Dept. Secretary 13.93 13.93 30 Activities Coordinator 17.77 17.77 34 Bookstore Manager 14.05 14.05 40 Registrar .00 .00 05 Executive / Administrative 15 Corporation Secretary 15.59 23.36 16 Corporation Treasurer 21.56 23.59 07 Maintenance / Custodial / Transpor 19 Transport. Garage Supervisor 18.33 18.33 20 Mechanic 16.50 16.50 21 Custodian Supervisor 17.73 17.73 22 Custodian 15.08 15.51 25 Bus Driver 54.19 86.68 39 Maintenance Assistant .00 .00 41 Grounds Worker 9.37 9.37 48 Bus Assistant / Aide 7.54 7.54 49 Bus Garage Summer Worker 7.29 7.29 26 Sub Bus Driver 26 Substitute Bus Driver 51.00 51.00
Larry O. Lewis
Published in the Posey County News on August 9, 2011. Continued on page B10
Total number of noncertified part-time employees Total number of noncertified full-time employees
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LEGALS missing daughter--Winternheimer Road, Wadesville 7:35 p.m.--Breaking and Entering--three male subjects in a red Trans a.m. attempted to break into caller’s home. Took off heading towards 66. Car had a temp tag. 2 white males, 1 black male. Armed and dangerous--Dianne Dr, Wadesville 7:41 p.m.--Missing Person--Request to speak with
officer about a missing person--Winternheimer Road, Wadesville 8:27 p.m.--Theft--Caller’s billfold was stolen out of her vehicle sometime last night or early this morning. Caller advised she called and got her credit card canceled. Request to speak with an officer-Lower Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon 9:20 p.m.--Information-
-Caller would ldd li llike ike ke tto o ta ttalk alk tto o an officer about bout ut tthe he iincident he ncid nc iden id entt en that just occurred on Dianne Dr--Holler Road, Mount Vernon 10:14 p.m.--Theft--19 year-old male subject is advised his parents will not give him the keys to his car. He would like a call from a deputy to see what can be done--Joest Road, Wadesville 10:22 p.m.--Restraining
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NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION WITHOUT COURT SUPERVISION IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF POSEY COUNTY, INDIANA In the matter of the estate of ROBERT W. SCHNEIDER, Deceased. Estate Docket 65C01-1107-EU-48 Page 364 Notice is hereby given that MARCIA A. SCHNEIDER was on the 28th day of July, 2011, appointed personal representative of the estate of ROBERT W. SCHNEIDER, who died on 18th day of March, 2011, and is serving as Personal Representative of the decendent’s estate, and is authorized to proceed under unsupervised administration. All persons having claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the office of the clerk of this court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent’s death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred. DATED at Mt. Vernon, Indiana, this 28th day of July, 2011. Betty B. Postletheweight Betty B. Postletheweight, Clerk Clerk, Posey Circuit Court Jamie L. Simpson Deputy MARC E. HAWLEY BAMBERGER, FOREMAN, OSWALD & HAHN, LLP 309 MAIN STREET P O BOX 716 MOUNT VERNON, IN 47620 Published in the Posey County News on August 2 & 9, 2011.
2011-076 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT COUNTY OF POSEY STATE OF INDIANA Vinod C. Gupta Plaintiff
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Vs. Jerry L. Arnold, Shellye R. Arnold, American General Financial Services Inc., Centex Home Equity Corporation, Medical & Professional Collection Services, Inc., PennyMac Corp., MSD of North Posey County, and their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, successors and anyone claiming by, through or Under them Defendants NOTICE OF SUIT TO: Jerry L. Arnold, Shellye R. Arnold, American General Financial Services Inc., Centex Home Equity Corporation, Medical & Professional Collection Services, Inc., PennyMac Corp., MSD of North Posey County, and their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, successors and anyone claiming by, through or Under them. A complaint to Quiet Title to Real Estate has been filed against you. The real estate that is shown in the complaint are described as follows: Parcel No: 6565-06-12-400-064.000-016 Beginning 25 rods 4 5/6 feet east of the Northwest corner, of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast quarter of Section 12, Township 5 South, Range 12 West, Thence South 18 rods 16 feet, thence East 12 rods 10 2/3 feet, thence North 18 rods 16 feet, thence West 12 rods 10 2/3 feet, to the place of beginning, containing 1 ½ acres more or less. Subject to easements, restrictions, and covenants of records of record, if any. You must answer the Complaint in writing within thirty (30) days after the third notice of suit, and if you fail to do so, judgment by default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Betty Postletheweight Clerk of POSEY County Vivek V. Gupta Attorney for Plaintiff 17962 Foxborough Lane Boca Raton, FL 33496 Tel: 561-487-2742 Published in the Posey County News on July 26, August 2 & 9, 2011.
Violation--Caller Vi ollat ati tio ionion n--C Cal alle ler has a restraining order stra st tra raiin inin ini ing or ing ord de aagainst male der subject. He drives a white Chevy Silverado. Caller has noticed a white truck in the area, has gone by her residence a few times. Would like a deputy or the town marshall to check the area--North Street, Cynthiana 11:14 p.m.--Alarm--No information--Westridge Dr, Mount Vernon 10:49 p.m.--Information-Would like to speak with an officer in reference his previous call--Joest Road, Wadesville August 1 9:30 a.m.--Information-Request an officer asap. Advised has a subject with a controlled substance on person--Posey Circuit Court, Mount Vernon 3:18 p.m.--Illegal Dumping--Brown Chevy pickup, 2 subjects throwing shingles out of the back of a truck into an empty lot right off the road. Caller requests a call from an officer--Welborn Road, Mount Vernon 3:37 p.m.--Reckless--Red Ford pickup driving erratically at a high rate of speed and advised this subject does not have a license--Hwy 62, Mount Vernon 11:19 p.m.--Agency Assist--Request a city officer for help with an inmate--Posey County Jail, Mount Vernon 11:34 p.m.--Extra Patrol-Request extra patrol in the area because the house is vacant--Lower Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon August 2 12:31 a.m.--Welfare Check--Caller advised her children are at their father’s house alone. Her daughter is 14 and her son is 10. Caller stated her daughter called her upset and scared to be alone. Caller is requesting to speak to a deputy to see if she can pick her kids up--Wildeman Road, Mount Vernon 5:04 a.m.--Impaired Driver--Semi all over the roadway, pulling a white tank, possible sleepy driver--I-64, Poseyville 10:42 a.m.--Extra Patrol-Request extra patrol for area. Advised a hose was found taped to one of the tanks this morning from last night. Advised subject did not get any product, the tank was empty. Does not need to speak with a deputy at this time--Lockwood Street, Poseyville 2:53 p.m.--Miscellaneous-Incident between 2 male subjects a few weeks ago. Caller advised she was told to give her statement--Middle Mount Vernon Road, Evansville 10:25 p.m.--Suspicious-Caller advised there is a dust cropper she believes is out of control. Caller advised he is flying very low over caller’s house. Would like an officer to head out there--Lee Road, New Harmony 4:54 p.m.--Alarm--Garage motion--Blake Road, Wadesville 4:56 p.m.--Information-
2011-084 Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Posey County, Indiana that the proper officers of Posey County at the Hovey House at 8:00 a.m. on August 17, 18 & 19 will conduct a public hearing on the year 2012 budget. Following the meeting any ten or more taxpayers may object to the budget, tax rate or tax levy by filing an objecting petition with the proper officers of the political subdivision within seven days after the hearing. The objecting petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate or tax levy that taxpayers object to. If a petition is filed, the political subdivision shall adopt with its budget a finding concerning the objections filed and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned meeting, the fiscal body will meet at the Hovey House at 9:00 a.m. on September 13, 2011 to adopt the following budget: BUDGET ESTIMATE Net Assessed Valuation 1,618,339,749 Complete details of budget estimates by fund and/or department may be seen in the office of this unit of government.
General Reassessment (2009) Motor Vehicle Local Roads and Streets Cum Bridge Health Mental Health Cum Cap Dev Pros Infrac Def Surveyor’s Fund Clerk’s Perpetuation Plat Book Maint Sales Disclosures Juv. Probation Adult Probation Juv. Informal Adj Pre-Trial Diversion Master Tobacco Stmt Local Health Maint Total Pros Incentive Pros Law Enforcement E911 Wireless E911 Landline Local Emerg Plan Co ID Sec Protection EDIT Tax Reassessment (2015) Fed Forfeiture Total Grand Total
$10,351,337 $378,500 $2,772,934 $275,000 $1,556,400 $203,044 $300,000 $361,610 $30,210 $22,400 $3,000 $7,000 $10,000 $1,320 $87,397 $1,320 $4,500 $19,140 $33,139 $16,418,251 $2,500 $1,000 $97,395 $312,434 $18,000 $10,000 $1,679,800 $0 $8,500 $2,129,629 $18,547,880
3 Maximum Estimated Funds to be Raised (including appeals and levies exempt from maximum levy limitations) $6,400,000 $150,000 $0 $0 $2,000,000 $300,000 $340,000 $400,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,590,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150,000 $0 $150,000 $9,740,000
Excessive Levy Appeals (included in Column 3)
Current Tax Levy in Column 3)
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$6,180,260 $0 $0 $0 $1,798,155 $303,888 $334,457 $354,237 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,970,997 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $107,889 $0 $107,889 $9,078,886
The 2012 estimated maximum levy limitation is 9,531,720. The Propety Tax Replacement Credit used to reduce the rate for this unit is $ 0 Taxpayers appearing at the hearing shall have an opportunity to be heard. Date July 29, 2011 Published in the Posey County News on August 2 & 9, 2011
Nicholas J. Wildeman, Auditor
-Request a call from officer in reference to a missing person--Winternheimer Road, Wadesville 6:19 p.m.--Abandoned Vehicle--Caller advised at second entrance to subdivision there is a red Mustang on the right that has been sitting there since Saturday. Has not seen anyone around it. Request an officer to check the vehicle--Waterford Subdivision, Mount Vernon 7:16 p.m.--Miscellaneous-Caller advised he was at a residence that has been abandoned for five years. Caller advised he owns the house but has been in prison. Caller advised he went to the house last week and there were some items in the residence he wanted to speak to an officer about--Welborn Road, Mount Vernon 7:33 p.m.--ATV--3 fourwheelers going up and down St. Phillips Road at high rate of speed. Now parked in parking lot of St. Phillips Church--St. Phillips Road, Evansville
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Metropolitian School District of North Posey County Annual Financial Report Continued from page B9 MSD of North Posey County Extracurricular Salary Schedule In Effect June 30, 2011 Position Retirement Elementary Schools Basketball Boys Coach 5th Basketball Girls Coach 5th Wrestling Coach Elementary Basketball Boys Coach 6th Basketball Boys Coach 5th Basketball Boys Coach 6th Basketball Girls Coach 6th Basketball Girls Coach 5th Basketball Girls Coach 6th Middle School Activities Coordinator JH Basketball Boys Coach 8th Basketball Girls Coach 8th Cheer Coach JH Cross Country Coach JH B/B Football Coach JH (3) Track Boys Coach JH (2) Track Girls Coach JH (2) Volleyball Coach 8th Wrestling Coach JH Wrestling Asst Coach JH Academic Coach Science JH Academic Head Coach JH Beta Club Sponsor JH Removed 07-08 Counselor JH Inst Music Director JH Vocal Music Director .JH Spell Bowl Coach JH Student Council Sponsor JH Academic Coach Lang Art JH Academic Coach Soc. St. JH Academic Coach Math JH Basketball Boys Coach 7th Basketball Girls Coach 7th Volleyball Coach 7th Yearbook Sponsor JH High School Athletic Coord W/O Assist. Athletic Coord W/Assist. Athletic Assistant Director Baseball Coach Baseball Asst Coach Basketball Boys Coach Basketball Boys Asst Coach (2) Basketball Girls Coach Basketball Girls Asst Coach Cheer Coach Cross Country B/G Coach Football Coach Football Asst Coach (4) Golf Boys Coach Golf Girls Coach Soccer Boys Coach Soccer Girls Coach Softball Coach Softball Asst Coach Tennis Boys Coach Tennis Girls Coach Track Boys Coach Track Boys Asst Coach Track Girls Coach Track Girls Asst Coach Volleyball Coach Volleyball Asst Coach Volleyball Freshman Coach Wrestling Coach W/O Asst Wrestling Coach W/Asst. Wrestling Asst Coach Band Director Winter Guard Coach Play/Musical Director Vocal Music Director Academic Head Coach Academic Coach Fine Arts Academic Coach Lang. Arts Academic Coach Math Academic Coach Science Academic Coach Soc St Club Sponsor Art Club Sponsor Cr Writing Club Sponsor Forensics Club Sponsor German Club Sponsor History Club Sponsor Indust Arts National Honor Society Club Sponsor SADD Club Sponsor Spanish Club Sponsor Varsity Debate Coach Department Head Business Department Head English Department Head Math Department Head Science Department Head Social Studies Junior Class Sponsor (2) Senior Class Sponsor (2) Spell Bowl Coach Speech Coach Student Council Sponsor Vocational Sponsor BPA Vocational Sponsor FFA Vocational Sponsor FCCLA Yearbook Sponsor Sound/Light Technician Band Asst Director Cheer Assistant Coach
Amount 1,941.75 1,392.00 1,392.00 529.00 1,392.00 1,392.00 1,392.00 1,392.00 1,392.00 1392.00
3,902.00 2,346.00 2,346.00 596.00 1,172.00 2,199.00 734.00 734.00 1,465.00 881.00 529.00 1,027.00 1,368.00 585.00 503.00 503.00 2,199.00 338.00 1,027.00 1,027.00 1,027.00 2,346.00 2,346.00 1,456.00 586.00
6,594.00 5,275.00 1,319.00 3,663.00 2,199.00 6,594.00 3,663.00 6,594.00 3,663.00 1,354.00 2,199.00 6,594.00 3,663.00 2,199.00 2,199.00 3,663.00 3,663.00 3,663.00 2,199.00 2,199.00 2,199.00 3,228.00 2,199.00 3,228.00 2,199.00 3,663.00 2,199.00 1,172.00 4,721.00 3,663.00 2,199.00 3,663.00 881.00 879.00 1,465.00 1,368.00 1,027.00 1,027.00 1,027.00 1,027.00 1,027.00 338.00 338.00 338.00 338.00 338.00 338.00 734.00 338.00 338.00 338.00 1,027.00 673.00 673.00 673.00 673.00 673.00 1,648.00 557.00 2,199.00 2,199.00 734.00 734.00 734.00 734.00 1,172.00 1,319.00 2,103.00 814.00
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Helping friends, family bring joy to Michele Tepool Michele Tepool wears a couple of different hats as the customer service representative for Expressway Autoworld in Mount Vernon. Needless to say, she handles complaints, striving to earn customers’ complete satisfaction and continued business. Best of all, though, she organizes the company’s fundraisers. She provides the special touch whenever Expressway lends a hand in the community. “I like to do anything that helps people and the community,” Tepool says. In addition to spearheading annual fundraising efforts for the Shriners’ Hospital
and Riley Children’s Hospital, Tepool is the Expressway team captain for the annual Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure to fund cancer programs and research. Tepool says she loves to help Susan B. Komen since a large portion of the donated funds go back into the local community. This year, she is excited to have been included on the three-member committee to organize the Expressway Golf Scramble on Sunday, August 14, which will also benefit Susan B. Komen. She is proud of the 80 hole sponsors and 28 teams involved. Two additional local fundraisers support children in Posey County: the Clothe-AKid Christmas Raffle and the
North Posey Raffle. ClotheA-Kid does just what its name says, making sure kids have a Christmas to remember with clothes they need. The North Posey Raffle provides the winning ticket holder with the choice of a new vehicle from an Expressway lineup or a large cash prize. Proceeds in the neighborhood of $30,000 benefit North Posey academics and athletics. Originally from Poseyville, Tepool lives in her husband Tony’s hometown of Wadesville now. She stays busy with her two children: a 21-yearold daughter, Britini, attending the University of Southern Indiana and a 9-year-old son, Cameron, starting fourth grade at North Elementary
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2003 Dodge Ram SLT quad cab, local trade
2002 Ford F-350 Reg Cab flatbed, diesel, local trade
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 reg cab, 2WD, local trade
2007 Ford Edge SE
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 3rd row seat, local trade
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this fall. She enjoys her extended family also and spending time with her younger brother Danny of Wadesville and older sister Tammy of Evansville. “One of my biggest joys in life is being an aunt,” Tepool adds. She has been graced with eight nieces and nephews. In turn, those nieces and nephews have blessed her with five great nieces and nephews. When Tepool isn’t involved with her own family, she’s helping her church family. She just finished working with the children during five nights of Vacation Bible School at Poseyville Christian Church.
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2006 Jeep Gr. Cherokee Ltd. 2005 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 local trade
2004 Ford Freestar SEL V6, wagon, local trade
2007 Ford 500 SEL 4 door sedan, local trade
2006 Chevy Impala LT auto, air, local trade
2008 Ford Taurus SEL
V6, local trade
4x4, roof, local trade
2009 Chevy Impala LT 4dr, auto, air, local trade
2009 Ford Escape XLT
2006 Chrysler Sebring touring, 4 door, local trade
2003 Ford Escape XLT 2WD leather, moonroof, local trade, white
V6, FWD, local trade
2006 Ford Taurus SEL
leather, roof, low miles, local trade
2008 Toyota Camry LE
sunroof, local trade
2006 Ford Escape XLT 4x4 leather, roof, local trade
2007 Cadillac Escalade
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