Around Town – December 2

Orchids to…

• …Skooters for being one of the best restaurants in town with great customer service and great food.

• …Brown County Highway Department for repaving some of their county roads.

• …the new fire chief for Southwest Volunteer Fire Department for taking charge and making changes.

• …Mission Resource International and Trades of Hope sponsoring the Poverty Inc. documentary screening at AMC theaters.

• …Jeff and Sandy Gassaway for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day, from Mom and Gary.

• …the great column about the former State Street school.

• …Bailey at Target for great customer service.

• …Brenda Oden for always being their for me in times of need, you’re such a great friend and cousin, from Vanessa Hearn.

• …the best sister-in-law ever, Loretta Coomer, for taking such good care of my mother, from Pam.

• …Columbus Police Lt. Dan Mister for helping a family member in a time of need, from an old retired officer.

• …Jana at Furlani State Farm Insurance for your patience in answering all my auto insurance questions Tuesday morning.

• …Maria Ward for all your help with those great deviled eggs, from Vanessa Hearn.

• …Tammy Hanner for the invaluable help with the party on Saturday because I couldn’t have done it without you, from Joyce.

Onions to…

• …people who don’t find it disconcerting when a politician sanitizes their social media of all past history.

• …those who hunt and kill Sandhill cranes.

• …those for not legalizing prostitution and marijuana.

• …the mailman who is parking in the middle of the street blocking oncoming traffic.

• …the auto and truck service that has poor customer service.

Happy Birthday to…

• …Roger Williams, from your family and Donna.

• …Brent Wirrick, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• …Roger Williams, from Browns Corner Chapel Church.

• …Darlene Burton, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• …Alberta Taylor, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• …Jason Rupp, from Marvin and Brenda Brown.