Around Town – October 17

Orchids to …

• Adam at Kroger Pharmacy for taking the time to call my insurance company in regards to a very important prescription and getting it all worked out.

• Sherry Grimes for your excellent letter Thursday, especially the last sentence, from someone who very much agrees, from Sheryl Foist.

• the people who drive the decorated hearse providing Halloween fun for everyone.

• Sherry Grimes for her excellent letter to the editor which was spot on, from Bill Lazzell.

• 4 Paws Palace for taking such good care and pampering our dog Mr. Puck while we were on vacation, from the Shull family.

• the five members of the Bartholomew County Council who voted against the income tax hike, from an appreciative and struggling taxpayer.

• Marlene and Larry at Sans Souci for always having a friendly smile, a great positive attitude, always excited with our purchases and auction wins and making shopping so much fun.

• Dr. Janelle Schroeder at Athens for your compassion, care and concern during the recent treatment and visits for our dog Puck, from the Shulls.

• Bruce and Sherry Query for hosting the annual party to remember our dear friend Steve Rice, from your friends.

• Jessie for taking me home from the hospital, from Sharon.

• the nice gentleman who helped us pay for our groceries at Walmart on State Road 46 West, it was so kind of you we will pay it forward, from the grateful older couple.

• all who watched the parade and recognized and showed honor to the POW/MIA unit, from we who care.

• Sherry Grimes on your excellent letter in reference to ignoring the Constitution, from Roberta England.

Onions to …

• the sister who won’t help take care of her sick mother but instead puts her boyfriend first.

• the local company that charged an 87-year-old senior citizen $85 to turn her AC fan off.

• the scammer who called me from 206-900-9175 and said they were with the U.S. Magistrate and that I was in big trouble.

• the girl in Chili’s on Thursday evening who canceled a Friday morning appointment by lying to someone over the phone telling them she was in Chicago with her mom.

• those for calling for higher taxes.

• Republicans in government who act like tax-and-spend liberals.

• the person in the lab who gives a play-by-play of what they are doing all of the time.

Happy Birthday to …

• our mom, Winona Simmons, from Sonya and Gary.

• Audrey Boss, from Jean Patrick.

• Ariel McFarland, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Sandra Huffman, from Bethel Baptist Church.

Belated Wishes to …

• Cindy on a big one.

• Kevin S. Schuette.

• Wilma Houshour, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Lorene Marshall, from Bethel Baptist Church.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Alan and Tammy Magner, from friends at the Moravian Church.

ANOTHER beautiful morning