Around Town – February 27

Orchids to …

• Veterinarian Joy Dvorak and tech Amanda for the excellent care of Tiger and Ramona.

• Colyn at Steak ‘n Shake for helping the gentleman Thursday morning with his breakfast order as you are an awesome young lady.

• Jennifer at Tina’s Nails for always doing such a great job and you are a ray of sunshine.

• the man and his young son who helped me in the dairy aisle at the west-side Walmart on Wednesday afternoon and thank you Dad for teaching your son to help others, from the lady in the rider chair.

• Michael Freed for the wonderful dinner music for our Valentine’s Day dinner, from Wilson Chapel Church.

• the person who put my weekly newspaper at my door on Sunset Drive in Edinburgh on Thursday as it was left in the wrong mailbox.

• Hauser FFA, FFA Adviser Aleesa Dickerson, all FFA members and parents and all who came to the awesome pancake breakfast at Hauser High School on Friday morning.

• Roger and Ella Jean Gillespie for your kindness.

• the UPS store, from the Lasting Impressions.

• the wonderful couple in the white van who bought my glasses frames on Friday, from Marcia Sebastian.

• The Republic for the wonderful section on the Columbus North girls basketball team and good luck to the girls, from a grandmother.

Onions to …

• those responsible for the trash along Interstate 65 starting at the Walesboro on-ramp.

• the elementary school that served ravioli Wednesday instead of spaghetti that was on the menu as this is not the first time this elementary school has not followed the menu.

• the city for not enforcing the noise ordinance on trash trucks which run at 5 a.m. in residential areas.

• doctors who take your blood and money but still don’t do anything for you.

• the city for untimely repairs of Rocky Ford east of Taylor Road, which is a danger for walkers, bikers and constantly flooding.

• people who try to bolster their own self importance by saying they’ve raised awareness of a subject.

• those who know of drug dealers using food stamps but do not turn them in.

• people who just love to talk about themselves.

• those who call in Onions for neglected dogs and horses when you should call Animal Care Services at 812-376-2505 or the Bartholomew County Humane Society at 812-372-6063.

• the school corporations that can’t get teachers when there are so many unemployed teachers looking for jobs.

Happy Birthday to …

• Rose Mary Chippen, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• John Kerns, from Pastor Carl and The OutReach.

• John Kerns, from Kari Kerns and kids.

• John Kerns, from Mom and Dad Willis.

• Jessica Sezier, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Charles L. Whittington, from Aunt Elsie.

• Bryan Clay.

• Euna Hartwell Riddle.

• Ashlee Harker.

• Emma Bennett, from Mamaw Linda.

• Dan Burton, from the Emmert family.

• Lily Kuhlman, from Pat, Mike and family.

• Sharon K. Moat, from your husband Ernie Mote.

Belated Wishes to …

• Cindy Thompson on No. 16, from Ginger Huff.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Tony and Kim Blair, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Bill Maggard on No. 26, from your wife Paula.