Patriot News 03/18/2021



by Ryan Whitely

Walk away from people who put you down,

Walk away from fights that will never be resolved.

Walk away from trying to please

people who will never see your worth.

The more you walk away 

from things that poison your soul,

the healthier you will be.


  Anyone interested in taking over the Patriot/Posey weekly column, please contact Pat Lanman at the Vevay Media Group, (812) 427-2311.

  The First Annual Egg Hunt with McKay Family Farms will be held on Sunday, March 28th, at 19247 Highway 250 in Patriot. All ages are welcome! There will be a charge of $10 per child and guardians are free. One guardian will be required for every two children. Masks are required, and social distancing for precaution is appreciated, for the safety of all families involved. The admission fee includes: Petting zoo, Exotic animal show, One pony ride per child, Egg Hunt and a picture with the Easter Bunny. Payment will be due at time of arrival. Scheduled event times are: Starting at 1 p.m., the Petting zoo with farm animals and exotics, and pony rides. The Exotic Animal show is scheduled for 2 p.m. and will involve individual introductions and interactions with each animal. The Egg Hunt with prizes for each age group will begin at 3 p.m. There will be designated areas for the different age groups to be fair and one hidden egg in each group with a prize. This event is not affiliated with the Town of Patriot.

  Prayers of and love and comfort for the family of World War II Hero Gerald “Bush” White who passed recently.

  Aunt Bea (Sharon Levell) and I love these easy-peasy recipes and this one is pertin-eer perfect.  




Servings: 10

2 – 21 oz. cans –

Apple pie filling

Half of 11 oz. bag –

Caramel bits 

(found in the baking section by the chocolate chips)

1 15 oz. box –

Yellow cake mix

1 C. or 2 Sticks –

Melted butter 

  Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick spray.

Spread both cans of apple pie filling onto the bottom of your prepared dish.

  Sprinkle about half of the bag of caramel bits evenly over the top of the pie filling.

  Evenly distribute the dry cake mix over top.

  Pour the melted butter evenly over the cake mix covering as much of it as you can.

  Bake uncovered in the center rack for 30-40 minutes or until the buttery cake mix turns a deep golden brown.

  Allow it to cool for about 5 minutes and then serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

  Prayer List: Everyone affected by COVID-19, the patients and staff of Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehab; Eylah Leppert, Eric Simon, Jan Rayles, Ken and Sylvia Byars, Tony Christiani; Posey Tappers Stasia Wiseman, Alanna Smith, Brigetta Hetzel, Kathryn Turner, and Lulu Belle Thomas; Bill and Sharon Levell — who remain at home; Firefighter Ron Brunner, Pam Minch and Barbara Barnhill.

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