The Posey County Health Department, in conjunction with County Commissioners has made the move to call for closing what they call "non essential" businesses including hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, bowling alley, tanning salons, and fitness centers. According to a press release, the closures... Read More.
A Posey County man couldn’t out run the long arm of the Carmi Police Department Thursday morning. 32 year old Alex Ricketts, address listed as Munchoff Street in Mt. Vernon, Indiana was allegedly spotted by Carmi... Read More.
The 160th annual Posey County Fair gets underway in earnest this evening at the fairgrounds near New Harmony. Before folks can get down and dirty playing mud volleyball and pack the grandstands for Motocross, Tractor Pulls, and live music including Muscadine Bloodline, tradition calls... Read More.
A Posey County teen is seriously injured after an early morning crash involving a tractor-trailer. The incident happened Wednesday morning around 8 a.m. Police say 16-year-old Alexander Reynolds of Mt Vernon was driving southbound on Blackford Road when he stopped at William Keck Bypass and... Read More.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures on State Road 66 for a box culvert replacement. Beginning on or around Tuesday, July 3, contractors will restrict the eastbound lane of S.R. 66 near the intersection of St. Phillips Road for a large... Read More.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that a small structure replacement is scheduled for S.R. 165 in Posey County. S.R. 165 is expected to close on or after Tuesday, September 5, weather permitting. S.R. 165 is expected to reopen to traffic by... Read More.
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in the death of a seven year old child. Emma Clark (7) of Wadesville was a passenger on a Kawasaki Brute Force 750 ATV that rolled on top of her. She was transported to Deaconess... Read More.
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a hunting accident that sent two men to area hospitals after being shot. Timmy Burnett (26) of Mt. Vernon suffered injuries to his back and significant injuries to his upper arm. Cory Gregory (39) of Evansville suffered minor injuries to... Read More.
Posey County – Indiana State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint this upcoming weekend. The exact location, date and time will not be released. Motorists that are not impaired can expect only short delays of 2-3 minutes while passing through the checkpoint. Troopers encourage... Read More.
An Evansville man and woman woke up behind bars this morning after their arrest in Posey County last night on charges of possession of meth and pot. State Police in Indiana say they stopped the couple at Hucks in Mt. Vernon Tuesday evening... Read More.