Afternoon News: Friday September 23rd 2022

Friday, September 23rd, 2022 12:55pm

Posey County Radio News and Sports


Newlife Rescue and Adoption is having a cookout tomorrow from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM in the parking lot of Old Gottman Electric, which is located on 4th street in Mt. Vernon. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, and brats. Also, there is a cash raffle where you will have a chance to win 5,000 dollars. Cash raffle tickets will be sold for 10 dollars each.


Poseyville Autumnfest is this weekend at the community center, which is located at 60 North Church Street. This evening from 6:00-11:00 PM there will be a bierstube with music and food. Then, tomorrow morning there is the Poseyville Pumpkin Run/Walk 5K. Registration will be from 7:00-7:45 AM, followed by the kids dash at 8:15 AM and the 1 mile and 5K starts at 8:30 AM. Hot Rod Lincoln Band will be playing at the Autumnfest from 5:30-8:30 PM Saturday. Also, at 7:30 PM Saturday there will be fireworks. The Autumnfest will wrap up with a parade on Sunday at 3:00 PM.


An Evansville plastic fabrication company is closing up shop after more than seven decades in business. Officials with Crescent Plastics, Inc. say that the facility on East Diamond Avenue in Evansville will cease production on December 2nd, and permanently close on Dec. 31, 2022. Crescent started manufacturing operations in Evansville back in 1949, but after 73 years in business, officials say several reasons were behind the decision to close. A news release from the company says that the closure impacts 62 union and non-union employees in the Evansville factory, but that officials are doing what they can to help ease the transition. They say the tough decision to close in no way reflects the dedication and performance of affected employees.


Starting tomorrow, spooky family fun is kicking off at Holiday World. The park is open Saturday and Sunday for the start of their “Happy Halloween Weekends.” Officials say there will be lots of fall events like Holidog’s 3D Adventure Fun House, the Scarecrow Scrambler, and the Monster Mash Show. There are special fall menu items as well. Visitors can enjoy this Halloween event every weekend now through Oct. 31.


With the Fall season arriving, Mayse Farm Market in Evansville is preparing for its seasonal activities. Starting tomorrow, Mayse Farm Market will kick off its fall season. Activities this fall include wagon rides, pumpkin picking, a five-acre corn maze, duck races, and new this year, an inflatable obstacle course and 20-foot corn field slide. In total, Mayse Farm Market says there are nearly two dozen activities and attractions. General admission is $12 per person. Kids ages 2 and under get in for free. Rides to the pumpkin patch are free but picking a pumpkin to take home will cost $5. They are located at 6400 North St Joseph Avenue in Evansville. You can see a full list of fall activities and more on

Tonight, is Week 6 of the High School Football season and Homecoming for both the Mt. Vernon and North Posey Football teams. Mt. Vernon who is 4-1 on the year welcomes Boonville to town at 7:00 PM. The Pioneers are 3-2 on the season. You can hear the game on the radio on 106.7 WMVI and online at Mt. Vernon will have their Homecoming Dance for students tomorrow evening from 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM.


North Posey Football who is 4-1 on the season will play host to the 5-0 Tecumseh Braves tonight at 7:00 PM for their Homecoming game. Jordan Fisher will have the radio call on 98.9 WPIW and online at The Homecoming Parade will start at 6:15 PM, Homecoming Ceremony at 6:40 PM. The Homecoming floats will also be in the Autumnfest Parade this weekend.

Other Week 6 Games Across The Tri-State:

- Pike Central (0-5) at North Knox (2-3) 6:00 PM

- Harrison (1-4) at Vincennes (3-2) 6:30 PM

- Jasper (2-3) at Central (0-5) 6:30 PM

- Forest Park (1-4) at South Spencer (2-3) 6:30 PM

- Southridge (4-1) at Tell City (1-4) 6:30 PM

- Washington (1-4) at Princeton (0-5) 6:30 PM

- Castle (4-1) at Reitz (5-0) 7:00 PM

- Bosse (1-4) at Memorial (3-2) 7:00 PM

- Mater Dei (3-2) at North (3-2) 7:00 PM

- Gibson Southern (5-0) at Heritage Hills (3-2) 7:00 PM

Local Sports Tonight:

- UE Volleyball is home against Illinois State for their MVC opener at 6:00 PM.

- USI Volleyball travels to Tennessee Tech at 6:00 for their OVC opener. 

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