Around Town – February 15

Orchids to …

• The Republic for tailoring and changing the font and presentation of articles in the newspaper, making it much easier to find, read and follow the stories now. Great job, from an e-reader.

• Eric at White River Broadcasting for going above and beyond for your clients from the girls at Ashlynn Leigh Cakes.

• the kind lady in self-checkout at Walmart who reminded me I had left behind a bag of groceries.

• Columbus Regional Hospital for being such a positive place for healing.

• Columbus North and Columbus East high school football team volunteers for braving the brutally cold weather to volunteer as valet drivers for the annual kidscommons Carnivale fundraiser, from kidscommons.

• everyone who came to celebrate the 56th wedding anniversary of Cecil and Maxine Jackson Saturday at Otter Creek.

• the nice waiter in the bar area of Riviera Maya for being so patient and accommodating my diet.

• Cindy Setser and her staff at Columbus Transit for being awesome and concerned for their riders and drivers.

• Deer and Co. for an awesome meal.

• Howard Bud Herron for all of his help throughout the years, from a disabled person.

• Jacobi’s of Seymour.

• Nurses, Dr. Conti and Dr. Davis on sixth tower for their care and treatment of my brother during his illness. Also to the nurses at the cancer center, nurses and drivers of Silver Oaks and those who attended him in the ER, from Darla Brown.

• the Hope Moravian Youth group and their leaders for their beautiful Valentine’s dinner, from one of the senior citizens.

Happy Birthday to …

• Teresa Cox, from Patti, Lisa, Linda, Ashley, Amanda, Vicki, Melissa, Tina, Juan and Dallas.

• Annette Butler, from Carl, Shawn and family, co-workers and Donna.

• Shirley Ray, from your neighbors, Dee Dee, Marilyn, Mary Beth and Donna.

• Jane Kennedy from your family and Donna.

• Hanna Hodson, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Laycen Schaffer, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Jim Pursley, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Ben Hoene, from Mom and Dad.

• Tom Coon, from Mom and family.

• Cathy Simmons, from the entire family.

• Ronnie Clark, from your friends at AT&T.

• Emma Watkins on No. 16, from Grandma and Grandpa Deaton.

• Dave Parks, from Dove Ministries.

• Belated Birthday to

• Jeff Grindstaff, from your sister, Cathy, and family.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Pic and Sheila Hadley, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Alice and Allen Heck, from your family.

• Happy Belated Anniversary to…

• Dana and Carolyn Stickans, from Scott Hardin.

ANOTHER beautiful morning