Around Town – November 15

• Thought for the Day

• “The basis of democracy is the willingness to assume well about other people.”

• — Marilynne Robinson

Orchids to …

• the Ninth Street Neighborhood Crime Watch Team for being alert and calling in tips to CPD and to CPD for their quick response to our calls, from the Ninth Street Neighborhood Watch Captain.

• the nurses and staff at CRH ER and 3 Tower for taking such good care of me. I will never forget you, and I am so very thankful, from Gail Bryant.

• Dr. Dornfeld for coming to see me in the hospital and my family and friends for your thoughts, prayers and support, from Gail Bryant.

• Spring Bell for taking time out of your busy life and bringing supper and snacks to John and I when I was released from the hospital, from Gail Bryant.

• Tina for the kind words and beautiful flowers, from Marge.

• all of our friends and neighbors for all their help Friday evening on 400S. With everyone’s help we got our horses home safe and sound. I cannot say thanks enough. God bless you all, from the Millers.

• Nancy Warren for saying in print what much of Columbus citizens are saying to each other.

• The Republic for their exposure of secret dealings regarding development at the former Walesboro airport.

• the Columbus Salvation Army Corps for sponsoring two food trucks in Columbus and Bartholomew County during the month, from a participant.

• the lady and her son in the blue van for the lovely gifts to the crossing guard at Richards Elementary school.

• John Tinkey for being such a kind gentleman.

• Ruth at Kroger, who assisted me Friday in finding the water that I needed, from Wilma.

• Reliable Comfort for admitting they made a mistake and making it right, from a customer for life.

Happy Birthday to …

• Nancy Malan, from your family and Donna.

• Emmmeline Johnson, from Grandma Deb, Grandpa Terry and Donna.

• Bradley A. Stone.

• Joann Essex, from Pastor Carl and The OutReach.

• Caitlyn Banks, from Mommy, Daddy, Justin, Tina, Emily and Tyler.

• Derrick Smith, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Gabe Collins, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Joyce Walker, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Preston Grimes on No. 18, from all of your family and friends.

• Cortney Hagemeier, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Dannielle Fields, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Lindsey Hedrick.

• Elaina Trotter.

• Elizabeth Tedder.

• Emily Tedder.

• Mike Emmert.

• Rob Henry II.

• Dee Jessee, from your Jessee family.

• Judy Jackson, from your daughters from Isabella Sisters.

ANOTHER beautiful morning