Afternoon News: Wednesday September 21st 2022

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 1:00pm

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News:

Posey County Emergency Management posted on Facebook yesterday that due to a problem at the Mt. Vernon Water Plant with Turbidity levels in the water, all Mt. Vernon water users are now under a boil order until further notice. Any concerns, contact the Mt. Vernon Water Department.

 

The Vanderburgh County Health Department is planning to host a drive-through influenza and COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic on Saturday, October. 1st. From 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM on October 1st, the drive-through style vaccination clinic will take place in the large parking lot on the north side of Ivy Tech Evansville. Anyone attending the drive-through event behind Ivy Tech should enter off from Tremont Drive. During the clinic, the health department says that both season flu vaccines and COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer) boosters will be offered. The Vanderburgh County Health Department says that flu vaccines are recommended for all people ages 6-months-old and older. They accept children and adult clients with no insurance, Medicaid, and some private insurances. Insurance is not required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

 

It’s Homecoming week for North Posey Football as the 4-1 Vikings play host to 5-0 Tecumseh this Friday night. Over the course of the next several days, there will be events tied to Homecoming week at North Posey. Tonight at 7:00 PM is the Powder Puff Football game at the football field. You can head out and watch the Freshman take on the Seniors. Tomorrow, there will be tailgating at the Boys and Girls soccer games. It is bring your own chairs, food, and games as nothing will be provided. The tailgating will start anytime after 4:30 PM. On Friday, the Homecoming Parade will start at 6:15 PM, Homecoming Ceremony at 6:40 PM, and once again the North Posey against Tecumseh game kicks off at 7:00 PM. The Homecoming floats will also be in the Autumnfest Parade this weekend.

 

The Poseyville Autumnfest will be at 60 North Church Street this weekend. On Friday night from 6:00-11:00 PM there will be a bierstube with music and food. Then, Saturday 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.

 

Yesterday, the updated AP Polls were released for High School Football ahead of Week 6 this Friday. In Class 5A, Castle is 6th and North is 13th. Class 4A has Reitz 9th and Memorial 11th. Class 3A has several tri-state teams with Gibson Southern 2nd, Southridge 12th, Vincennes 15th, and Mt. Vernon 18th. Class 2A features Mater Dei 5th and North Posey 13th. In Class 1A, Tecumseh is 9th.

 

Local Sports Tonight:

- Mt. Vernon Volleyball plays at Memorial. The JV match starts at 5:30 PM with the Varsity match to follow around 7:00 PM.

- Mt. Vernon Tennis is home against Tell City at 5:30 PM. 

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