Florence News 5-3-18

  Charles Pickett was released form King’s Daughters’ Hospital on Friday after having a couple of days of tests. He is feeling better and taking doctors orders. On the way home he had to stop at Granny’s for supper with Alberta and Casey and Tiffany Rininger. Saturday Charles and Casey came back to Granny’s for breakfast with Roy and Bonnie Duckworth, Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan. They all had a nice visit with Stan Whalen and his sister form Ohio and another sister from Texas. It was a nice visit as they were spending a few days at their place on Log Lick. Alberta missed that visit as she had to go back to Lawrenceburg for another treatment. She is improving from an infection and needs a few more treatments.

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  Charles Pickett was released form King’s Daughters’ Hospital on Friday after having a couple of days of tests. He is feeling better and taking doctors orders. On the way home he had to stop at Granny’s for supper with Alberta and Casey and Tiffany Rininger. Saturday Charles and Casey came back to Granny’s for breakfast with Roy and Bonnie Duckworth, Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan. They all had a nice visit with Stan Whalen and his sister form Ohio and another sister from Texas. It was a nice visit as they were spending a few days at their place on Log Lick. Alberta missed that visit as she had to go back to Lawrenceburg for another treatment. She is improving from an infection and needs a few more treatments.

  Kenny Clements missed breakfast with the bunch as he was in the hospital at Lawrenceburg with a breathing problem and was hoping to get out in a day or two. Joan Scott Wright is also very ill in the hospital at Columbus and may be moved to a convalescent home at Mooresville according to Evelyn Davidson. John Archer is very ill. He has been in the hospital but I think he is back at Swiss Villa. Lulu Belle Thomas is recovering from back problems. Alicia Fritter will have out patient surgery on her leg this week. Keep all these fine people in your prayers.

  Roy and Bonnie Duckworth visited her dad Verle Truitt. He had been in the hospital at Lawrenceburg but is back at Ross Manor at Dillsboro. Other company were granddaughters Dorothy Rose Duckworth and fiancee Cooper. Also, a nephew from North Carolina and a nephew from Evansville. Melissa Duckworth called him as she was driving to Texas from Mississippi. Keep Verle in your prayers.

  LeAnn Lozier and Nancy Johnson visited Judy and LoriAnn Lozier last week. LoriAnn visited LeAnn in Lexington, Kentucky and went on a police ride along with LeAnn’s coworker.

  Ethan Hussong of near Patriot had his 13th birthday on the 25th. He was also inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. He is in the seventh grade at Switzerland County Middle School. Laurie and Cheryl Hussong are his parents and want to wish him a happy birthday and congratulate him for the National Junior Honor Society. We all congratulate him and hope he had a happy birthday.

  We will miss seeing and waving at Donnie Cunningham when he left our Madison paper and wish him good luck as he moves on and we will be waving to the new person.

  Cindy Geis from Greensburg visited Greg and Grace Earl at Madison Sunday and came on to Vevay to vista Carolyn Lowe and Glenda Sullivan then back to Clifty Nursing Home at Madison to visit Tracy Seale.

  Margaret Lee Weidmann’s company was Kay O’Neal, Kathleen Carter, Randy, Lorraine and Ryan Brown, Bryan and Paul Messmore also Sarah from Edelweiss brought a beautiful Spring bouquet. Margaret Lee had a nice conversation by phone with Ronnie Ackerman. Ronnie said he waits for the Vevay paper each week to see who visited Margaret Lee and other friends. He lives in Cincinnati.

  Call me with your Florence or area news.

  The Kentucky Derby is Saturday. Tell us a good horse to bet on. I haven’t heard any names yet. We always try to pick out the winner even if we don’t bet. We get in touch with Loretta Westrick for hats as we have for 30 years. She lives in Louisville now.