Around Town – June 1

Orchids to …

• Luretta Clark for being my guardian angle this afternoon, from Linda.

• Tom Booher for being so thoughtful and considerate for taking the time to find and read a personal prayer for my well being, from your appreciative and thankful neighbor.

• Lt. Alan Sladek and Lt. Jodi Sladek for your hospitality on Saturday, from a friend.

• Columbus Transit for awesome care of its riders.

• the Cherlin family.

• Columbus Fire Department for a quick response on Tuesday morning on Ninth Street.

• Paul Otte, Randy Euty, Dennis, Justin, Ruth, Cathy, Pete, CRH Emergency Room, Tower 3 staff and Silver Oaks for all of your help to me and Jenny, from Al Sheller.

• Grant Hensley for his outstanding grades and making the president’s list at Trine University, love Meemaw and Peepaw.

• the very sweet lady in the grocery store who bought me an apple pie on my birthday.

• Ed Stone for providing the chairs for the memorial service in the Hope Cemetery.

• musician Nick Hogan for his thoughtful letter to the editor promoting honor of those who died for the freedoms all of us enjoy.

• Columbus for trying to get more solar power into our country.

• Dr. Tyson Hall at Hope Clinic and all the staff who helped this morning with Cleopatra, from Susie Prather.

• Sara and Jonathan Galbraith for all you do for our family, from Mom.

• Edward Stone, Edwin Stone and Jon Dillman for providing the chairs at the Memorial Day veterans ceremony in Hope.

• A.C. Reeves for all he does for the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard, Hope American Legion, the community and the church.

Onions to …

• The Republic for the article on the Salute! concert that was more coverage of an elected official than it was about the concert and the veterans.

• the newspaper for leaving out a number 6 on the scramble and leaving out a letter on the No. 15 business.

• the place that does not have cleaning supplies to give to the poor.

• a group of people who disrupt other people’s lives at a restaurant on Wednesday mornings.

• the city for not re-striping the pedestrian right-of-way in front of the sheriff’s department.

• school officials for keeping a coach that should have won more tournaments.

• the city for not having stricter rules and regulations about pit bulls.

Happy Birthday to …

• Louise Murray, from Pastor Carl and The OutReach.

• Ann Ellis, from Katy, Missy, Greg, Jake, Maggy and Paul.

• Scott Puffenberger, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Easton Bradley Peterman, from Grandma Hege.

• Morgan Stone.

• Carol Ashbrook.

• Stephanie Meek.

• Jerry Bragg.

• Kevin Batt.

• Emily Flack.

• Alyssebeth Stewart.

• John Ruble.

• Amanda Bryant, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Lana Miller, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Nataline Weddle, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Rick Wade, from Carol Wade.

• Elaine Cheever, from Mom and Marty.

• Olivia Humes, from your Dad.

Belated Wishes to …

• Jessica Eggleston, love Granny.

• Bill Jenkins, from Tonia, Ashlyn, Braxton, Caison, Mom and a Marine in California.

• Dad (Dill Jenkins), from Cameron, Caleb and Maxium (the dog).

• Ella Dean Wainscott on No. 4, from your family and friends.

• Gene Parkinson, from Mom and Dad and all the family.

Happy Anniversary to …

• David and Bobbi Gates, from Mom, Kaydence, Steven, Easton and family.

• Jeremy and Jackie Martin, love your family.