Around Town – September 11

Orchids to …

• Johnny’s Muffler Service for great customer service and trustworthy advice and repair.

• John Boldt on your great letter, as many of us agree with you.

• Commissioner Rick Flohr for speaking the truth about funding the county annex when it does not benefit all county employees and will burden county taxpayers.

• Anita Gauck for her excellent letter warning us of the emerging threat to our liberty, from Don Strietelmeier.

• Harold and Kathy Crim for all the exceptional continuing care given, from Mom, Dad and sister Tina.

• all the contractors who have done a fabulous job paving so many of our roads.

Onions to …

• our mail delivery people who leave our outgoing mail at other patrons’ homes.

• The Republic paper delivery driver in Lowell addition who consistently turns around in our driveway when asked not to on several occasions.

• the people who let their cats run wild and keep their dog locked up in its own filth 24/7.

• the people who have turned their city dwelling into a barnyard on the east side.

• the elected official who continues to hold the county hostage and never shows any leadership, passing the blame to others.

• the mother who claims to be cleaning all the time but actually has her children living in a house of filth.

• the person who shot 12 beautiful Canada geese on Long Road over the weekend.

• The Republic for reversing the photo with the Looking Back feature Tuesday, showing the boy throwing left-handed and all the signs unreadable.

• the sports writer who thinks Columbus North is the only high school in Columbus.

• the lousy paving job on Deaver Road between County Road 150 and the overpass.

• the officer searching a vehicle, damaging the radio and other contents and then just leaving.

• the group that caters to young professionals which is practicing age discrimination.

Happy Birthday to …

• Diane Smith, from your family and Donna.

• Jeanine Fisher, from your family, card club, the Reas and Donna.

• Kathryn Amos, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Andrew Burker, from your family and Donna.

• Edward Johnson, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Martha West.

• Joslin Martin, from your mother.

• Caulvette Kenney, from your friends, family and Posse.

• Pat McInter, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Connie Oliver, from Stacey, John and boys.

• Mattie Kendall, from Dad, Angie, Elizabeth and all your family.

• Joslin Martin, from Grandma Rhonda.

Belated Wishes to …

• Bob Webb on No. 83, from Nora and Jim.

• Junior Wall, from Sandy, Megan, Nick and Alexis.

• Ginger Jordan, from Mom, Dad, Natalie, Mollie, Frank and Reid.

• Clint Imel, from friends at Hot Meals.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Kimberly Milligan, from your husband.

• Rick and Sarah Jewell, from all of your family and friends.

• Paul and Kim Milligan, from all of your family and friends.

• Bob and Jo Childs on No. 61, from Marcella.

• Paul Milligan, from your wife.