• ADM donates to BBBS serving Posey County

    Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently donated $1,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley serving Posey County. The donation will go toward ADM’s platinum-plus sponsorship of the 2015 Bowl for Kids’ Sake event to be held at Posey Lanes on March 15, 2015.

  • Local entrepreneur scares up global sales

    Kevin Alvey credits nuns with helping him develop both the artistic and organizational skills that allow him to make his haunt business work. Alvey is naturally left-handed, but the good nuns didn’t believe such a thing was possible, or maybe that it was evil, so they forced him to do everything right handed. 

  • Valero to begin $2 million expansion at port


    Valero isn’t wasting any time in getting the ethanol plant up and running. After it formally introduced itself to the community with its recent open house, the company already has plans to make a $2 million investment in the community with plans to construct a new office and minor maintenance building. 

  • Up and Coming

    A 2005 MVHS graduate, Jace Redman is perhaps best known to the community as the founder and organizer of the annual “Miles for MV,” a 2K and 4K run and walk to benefit Mount Vernon Athletics. Certainly, the success of the event, now in its third year, is a worthy accomplishment for the son of recently retired MVHS Athletic Director Gary Redman and his wife, Geralyn. So far, “Miles for MV” has raised a little over $14,000 to supplement the athletic department budget.

  • In Good Company: MAI is proud of Mount Vernon community

    For almost 30 years, Moore and Associates, Inc., better known as MAI, has held to its motto and worked toward “engineering the future” for the Tri-State. In 1986, the firm started in offices at 208 Main Street before moving to 1262 N. Main in 1995. Now, it is located at 702 West Fourth, its address since 2007.

  • SABIC recognized for improving energy efficiency

    SABIC’s Mount Vernon, Indiana plastics manufacturing site has received two energy efficiency awards from the American Chemistry Council as part of their Responsible Care® program for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and energy usage at its site.

  • Tucker Sporting Goods gunning for growth

     After seven years in business, Tucker Sporting Goods has expanded to use the front as well as the back of the old Toler’s Supermarket. The front of the store had been home to B & B Antiques, owned by Bill and Beverly Tucker along with Tucker Sporting Goods. 

  • Midwest permit can be viewed online

     Anyone interested in the air quality permit process for Midwest Fertilizer may view the pending 900-page permit document by first connecting at www.in.gov/idem/airquality/. 

  • In Good Company: Two Old Friends feels like home

     Shelly McConville, owner of Two Old Friends, opens the door to a cozy place at her new 214 Walnut Street business in Mount Vernon. Her goal is to bring out the “inspired you” with furniture refinishing ideas and supplies.

  • In Good Company: Van Haaften and Farrar move, renovate their corner of downtown Mount Vernon

     Since December 1, 2011, VanHaaften and Farrar Attorneys At Law have served Mount Vernon, Posey County and all of Southwest Indiana. Trent VanHaaften and Adam Farrar became partners after working together previously at Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald & Hahn law offices, once in Mount Vernon.