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Patoka Village Board Discusses Upcoming USPS Meeting, Swears in New Patrolman

By Will Doolin, WJBD News

More questions were raised regarding the Patoka Post Office at Tuesday's Village Board Meeting.  The Board received a letter from the U.S. Postal Service regarding how residents should answer the questionnaire in order to keep the post office open.  There will be a meeting on Thursday, October 11th at 3:30 p.m. at the Patoka Post Office to show support to keep it open, and to answer any questions that citizens may have in order to keep the Patoka Post Office open.  All businesses and residents are encouraged to attend.  

Patoka Mayor Stacy Hood swore in new patrolman Dennis Perez.  Andy Westman resigned from his position and was thanked for his service by the Board.

The Board discussed with Village Attorney Trent West the licensing of kennels within the village.  However the issue was tabled until the next board meeting when more information could be gathered.

Treasurer Annette McNicol is reminding all hunters that the remaining Firearm and Muzzleloader Deer County permits will be sold all over the county only beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16th.  Also her office will be closed while she is on vacation.  

The Patoka Village Hall Utilities Office will be closed Monday, October 15th through Tuesday, October 23rd.  In case of an emergency, residents may call the Utilities Superintendent at 432-5855 and get the emergency phone number from Cory Hassell.  

The next Village Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 13th at 7 p.m. due to Veteran's Day being on Monday, November 12th.  The village hall will be closed on Veteran's Day.  

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