Florence News 4-28-18


The American Cancer Society Relay for Life had a meeting last week. The next meeting will be May 17th. Please attend. We need you. Call Roy and Bonnie Duckworth at (812) 801-9509 or Glenda Sullivan at 427-3752 or Patty Chase at 594-2289 for information. The event will be at Ogle Park Saturday June 25th from noon to 6 p.m. It will be different this year. Call with your ideas to make it better. Thank you.

Eleven year old Ethan Hussong of Patriot has an art display at the Art Center in Vevay. It will be there through April. Try to see it. Its very good. Happy Birthday Ethan.

Margaret Lee Weidmann company was Earl and Jerilyn VanWinkle, Kay O’Neal, Randy, Lorraine and Ryan Brown. Sunday afternoon Margaret Lee visited with Kay O’Neal and Dickie Jones in Vevay.

Patty Chase had a nice visit by phone with Linda Scott Harrell of Madison. They talked about the good times they had at the Hoosier Theater a “few years” ago as kids. The are looking for a picture of the theater that has the “Hoosier Theater” Marquee. If you have one let us know, thanks.

Johnny Dale and Kim Lock came in from West Lafayette to visit John L and Nina Lock. John L. has spent some time in the hospital and is recovering slowly at home. Keep him in your prayers. Johnny Dale and Kim also visited with Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan in Vevay before going on to Dearborn County to meet more friends and go to Gold Star Chili. They do not have a Gold Star in West Lafayette so that was a treat.

Glenda Sullivan has been released from her therapy sessions – we call it her “house arrest”. She is doing very well. Patty visited her and they went to Madison Saturday and had lunch in Kentucky with the church bunch Sunday. About 21 enjoyed K.F.C. Glenda’s other company was Richard and Janet Sullivan, Donna Hughes, Rahe Jean Griffin, Mary Leo Archer, Alberta Pickett. Patty and Glenda had a nice visit with Misty Simpson, Debbie Aldred and Joann McFadden and Debbie Simpson at Frisch’s and later with Gayle and Alma Boldrey while shopping. Alma will be having surgery soon. They want to say ‘hi’ to all their Indiana friends and that they miss them. Keep Gayle and Alma in your prayers.

It is nice to see Kay Cook back bringing Patriot news. I also always enjoy Rick McClellan’s and Pat Miller’s articles. I was feeling kind of lonesome for a while. Now, I have buddies.

Roy and Bonnie Duckworth and Verle Truitt visited Genevieve Truitt at the Waters of Dillsboro Sunday. Two Sundays ago Roy, Bonnie and Verle visited with Genevieve along with Kendall Patter and Dylan Potter, Roger Truitt and Barbara Finley and got to enjoy Kendall playing the banjo and piano for Genevieve. Kendall and Dylan are Barbara Finley’s grandchildren. The music was very good.

The Gallatin County Homemakers want to invite their Indiana friends to the ‘Hats Off To Mom’ Mother’s Day Tea on May 7th from 1-4 p.m. at the Gallatin County Extension Office, 395 US Highway 42, west of Warsaw, Kentucky. It will be $5 per person. Reserve your seat by calling (859) 567-5481. Call Debbie at (859) 567-2182 for information.

Faye Lewis is spending some time with the family of Annette Sandidge Deno. Her 98th birthday will be May 15th. Lets all send cards to Faye at: 1853 Man O War Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana, 47906.

We had a nice visit with Ginny Leap while out voting. The traveling voting team have voted at Moorefield, East Enterprise and Patriot. Thursday and Friday they will vote at Florence, Saturday and Monday at the Vevay Tech Building and Tuesday is the big voting day at the TEC Building and Courthouse in Vevay. Take advantage of your right to vote.

Our get well prayer list includes: John L. Lock, Jack Chase, Buster Chase, Gayle Rayles, Cindy Geis, Tracey Seale, Lorraine Brown and many many more.

Amy Norfleet and Joe Getz were married April 2nd near Cumberland Falls in Kentucky in a lovely ceremony. Many friends and family made the trip to enjoy the celebration. Congratulations Amy and Joe.