Around Town – August 3

Orchids to …

• the awesome mystery person who left the fresh corn by our front door, from Linda Elmerick.

• Athens Animal Clinic, Dr. Kochert and staff for your caring and ability to extend Emperor Maximilian’s 16-plus years, from Marilyn.

Onions to …

• all of the slow drivers who make driving around town difficult and a burden to go anywhere.

• the elected official for not mowing his lawn.

• the restaurant with small booth space.

• people who call my house at 11 p.m. and do nothing but complain about work.

• the city for not having a breast cancer boutique.

• the lady in the black Toyota Highlander turning right at a four-way stop for not stopping.

• the lady in the dark gray van with no headlights on in the fog.

• those who complain about traffic lights because they improve the chance of having a safe trip.

• the city for not having the 30 mph speed limit on North Indianapolis Road.

Happy Birthday to …

• Vicky Flora, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kurt Heilman, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Dick Herndon, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Nichole Paetzel, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Jonathan Sweet.

• Carla Hartwell.

• Elizabeth Kempel.

• Jonah Newton.

• Jeanette Freeman, from Marian, Imojene, Papaw, the Kirbys and the Millers.

• Emily Phelps, from the Phelps family.

• Teresa Gaskins, from your family.

• Jana Jones, from your family.

• Karen Hammel, from Brown’s Corner Chapel Church.

• John Adams, from Cristi, Sarah, Gerald, Lenora, Melissa, Scott, mother and Dad.

• Max Washburn on No. 5, from G.G.

• Happy Belated Birthday to …

• Sandra Tucker, from your old friends at Como Plastics.

• Hilda Miller, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Pat Herron on No. 95, from all the patrons at the Hope Moravian Church meal site.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Pastor Charles Kennedy and Kim, from Columbus Baptist Church.

• Bufard, from Sharon.