Patriot and Posey Township News 2-8-18


Unfortunately, I slept this past week away. A new prescription from the surgeon put me down and out.

Mark your calendar: Ash Wednesday this year falls on Valentine’s Day (February 14th) and Easter falls on April Fool’s Day (April 1st). Ash Wednesday services will therefore be held at 4 p.m. at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church on February 14th. There will be no Saturday mass on March 31st in Vevay. Mass schedule for Easter has not yet been finalized.

Prayers of healing for Fritz Korn, Teresa Winters, John Campbell, Jake Rader, Pam Hutchinson, Colton Schirmer, Erin Schmitt, Leona Ware, Travis Griffith, Wayne Dawson, Sondra Stave, Peggy Higgins and June Lack.

The next meeting of the Red HOT Hatters is scheduled for Mo’s Restaurant in Vevay on Thursday, February 15th at noon and will be a “Red HOT Valentine Extravaganza”. This is a deviation from the normal meeting time so please take note of the later hour. Everyone is invited – bring a friend and/or a relative. Wear a red hat or no hat at all. Wear purple, pink or bright green. We don’t care, we just love to have fun! Feel free to bring a gift for exchange valued between $5 and $10 but not required. Just come! Anyone with questions, may contact Kay Cook at (812) 594-2281.

The Switzerland County Republicans will hold their 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa on Saturday, March 24th. Tickets will be $50 per person, $90 per couple and $450 for a table of eight. Information about advertising and purchasing tickets is forthcoming.

As always, I encourage people to contact me with their local news. You may contact me several ways: by leaving a note or message inside the cat mailbox in front of 1995 Front Street in Patriot; or by calling my home at (812) 594-2281; or dropping me a note at P.O. Box #01, Patriot, Indiana, 47038. In addition, contact KAY E COOK on Facebook or online at If you have anything for me to include in this article, please send it to me. Information can be received any day of the week but normally my deadline is Sunday at noon for that week’s issue of the paper. Any news received later will appear in the following week’s article. If you need something in a particular issue, please be sure and give it to me early.