Around Town – 03-07-2016

Orchids to …

• local Republican leaders for acting locally to reduce our city’s carbon footprint.

• Ken Fudge; your message is getting out and heard.

• all the volunteers at St. Peter’s date night. It was greatly appreciated, from Dunfee-Doughertys.

• the Sandwich Shop for good food, good service and great prices. Thank you for a wonderful breakfast on Saturday.

• whoever bought our dinner Friday evening at Sadie’s restaurant, from Sue Ann and Betty.

• Mayor Jim Lienhoop and his awesome city council members, from John Tinkey.

• my newspaper carrier for handing me my paper when I was on my porch today and for always putting it on the porch.

• Lee Watts on your 5K run. I’m proud of you, from Mom.

• Mayor Lienhoop for his proposed plan for the city to work closer with the economic development board to bring new and diverse industries to Columbus.

Happy Birthday to …

• Gunnar Erickson, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Connie Roeder, from Bob, Jeri and Max.

• Rebecca Hudec, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Lettie Harker on No. 30, from Franz, with love.

ANOTHER beautiful morning

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.