Around Town – June 24

Orchids to …

• Milla at McDonald’s on National Road for helping make Carnival for the Cure a huge success

• the Wischmeier family for their honesty in the nursery business in Columbus, from John Tinkey.

• Steak ‘n Shake on National Road for donating ice to Carnival for the Cure.

• Jimmy Williams for helping me after I fell on the porch Tuesday, from a grateful old man.

• Sadie at Sadie’s Family Dining for getting Paul a loaf of banana bread.

Onions to …

• the driver of a dark red Camaro who repeatedly pulls out of Indian Hills subdivision without stopping, runs stop signs and speeds with no regard for other drivers.

• women who get mad at family members and do not allow their children to see or talk to them again, scarring them for a lifetime.

• The Republic for raising the price when there is hardly anything in the paper to read.

• the chicken owners who don’t understand their neighbors don’t have a problem with them having chickens in their own yard but do have a problem with your free-range chickens being allowed to wander into other people’s yards.

• people who yell at children when they play badly and make it impossible for others to hear what the coach is saying.

• nosy neighbors who think they need to know where you’re going every time you leave your house.

• the city office responsible for the deplorable conditions of streets in Columbus.

• the Indiana politician who believes he has a halo over his head.

Happy Birthday to …

• Warren Hinton, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Dave Turpin, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• David Turpin, from your family.

• JoAnn Blevins, from your co-workers and Donna.

• Paula Pyles, from the retiree bunch.

• Joey Dixon.

• Helen Zebell, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Lloyd Smith, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Florette Lemley on No. 100.

• Lyndal Patterson, from Browns Corner Chapel Church.

• Edna Hawley, from Janet.

• Kevin Brown, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Bill Lazell from Chris and Billy.

• Mom from Jeff, Grant and Preston.

• Teresa Hensley from Betty and Pete.

• Memphis from Haylen, Chuck, Stormy, Paul, Janet, Donnie, Judy and Don.

• Lisa Coombs and Michele Sweet from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Hallie Grace Hege from Grandma Hege.

• Randy Wood

• Regann Jessee

• Joseph Harker

• Adam Newman

• Karl Forster, on No. 89, from Marilyn and Gary Brown.

• Jason Pike from Mom, Dan, Mamaw McClintic, Natasha, Tony, Benny, Bailey, Brian, Aurora, Kayleigh, Torrie and Tom.

• Jamie Thixton from Mom, Dad, Jeremy, Brittney, Kaylin, Morgan, Jeff, Amy, Tye, Trey, Tammy, Dylan, Kendra, Carrie and Tyler.

Belated Wishes to …

• Chad Sturgeon

• Dylan Harker

• Bryan Trotter

• Casha Whittington

Happy Anniversary to …

• Carl and Annette Butler, from your family and Donna.

• Bobby and Judy Newkirk, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Richard and Betsy Herndon from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Bill and Mary Sproessig.