Local News: Thursday November 16th 2023

Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 7:20 AM

Posey County Radio News and Sports


Froggy’s Restaurant and Sports Bar says they will be donating 10% of their sales to local fire departments on Thursdays this month. Today they will be donating to the Cynthiana Fire Department, and then next Thursday 30th will be for the Wadesville Fire Department. Froggy’s encourages the community to come out and help support the local volunteer firefighters.


In the monthly Posey County FOP meeting, nominations were made for the 2024 executive board. Appointed for next year were Brandon Deig as President, Isaac Fuelling as Vice President, Wes Kuykendall as secretary, Dustin Seitz at treasurer, Dan Montgomery, Korben Sellers and Colten Givens as Trustees and Tyler Ritzer as Sergeant at Arms.

The Posey County Community Foundation has awarded over $164,000 in grants to 35 local nonprofit organizations through its 2023 Community Good Grants program. This year’s grants provide flexible funding for a variety of charitable projects and organizations serving Posey County. You can see the list of recipients online in our local new story at Posey County Radio.com Funding for the program is provided by donors and organizations establishing and donating to the community good.

The Posey County Sheriff’s Office is warning the community of a scam being sent by text message. Officials say that the scam is of someone pretending to be from the sheriff’s office. The scammer is sending text messages that look like someone else trying to get in contact with the receiver. The message asks for you to respond with “ACCEPT” to receive more messages. The sheriff’s office says not to do it, it is fake and not from them.


Coming up on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm at the Mount Vernon Fire Department, there will be a car seat safety check. If your not sure if your child is in the right seat or if it is properly installed, come by the fire department at 311 College Avenue and let the certified technicians inspect them. Community Paramedic Amy Woodley, County Health Nurse Kelli Goedde and School Liaison Nurse Kayla Raber will be on site for the free checks. Appointments are Preferred and can be scheduled by calling 812-781-0300.


Tonight at the Poseyville American Legion, there will be a free Military Records Request Seminar from 6 to 8PM. This is a free event open to the public and will cover the process of properly requesting military records as a veteran or family member of veterans. The event will be taking place at 60 North Church Street in Poseyville.

Tomorrow night is the county Rivalry match up between the Mount Vernon Wildcats and North Posey Vikings Girls basketball teams. The game will be at 6:00 at North Posey High School and is a varsity only match. Mount Vernon is 0-3 on the season and North Posey 0-1. You can hear the game on Posey County Radio with the pregame starting at 5:50 with Chris Morlan on the call.

On Saturday , The North Posey Vikings Football team will host the Southmont Mounties for the Class 2A South Semi-State at 4:00 PM at Joe Gengelbach Field. Tickets are $12.00 each and can be purchased at the gate with cash. Gates will open at 2:00 PM. North Posey is 12-1 and Southmont is 8-5. Jordan Fisher and Chris Morlan will have the radio broadcast on Saturday on 98.9 FM WPIW, 106.7 FM WMVI, and online at poseycountyradio.com.

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