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Business

  • 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.

  • Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handles record 735,000 tons

    The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled 735,000 tons of cargo in December, the highest ever single-month total at any of Indiana’s three ports, and also produced the highest fourth-quarter shipments by any port in Ports of Indiana history.

  • Serving the community with suds

    By Madison Snodgrass
    Mount Vernon certainly needed a new laundromat, but the Bubble Bank Express is more than just a place to wash your dirty laundry. The Bubble Bank Laundromat is open 7 days a week from 7:30 a.m.-11:00pm. The last cycle will be at 9:30 p.m.. It is located at 901 Wolflin St.

  • Defense project brings 30 new skilled jobs to B&W

     

    Babcock and Wilcox’s Mount Vernon facility has received a contract from General Dynamics Electric Boat to manufacture nuclear submarine missile tubes, which will result in the addition of 30 skilled labor jobs to its local roll.

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  • 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.