Around Town – September 9

Orchids to …

• Sean Cutrell for the good job you did fixing our roof in the hot sun, from Joe Zamarripa’s mom and sister.

• all conservatives.

• Mickey Kim for serving as emcee for our second annual Not-So-Newlywed Game on Oct. 6, from Turning Point Domestic Violence Services.

• Larry at Panera Bread for your tremendous work ethic and great customer service.

• Barbara Jasper for helping with our yard when my husband was sick this May, from your neighbors.

• Wendy Ritz for helping me learn how to ride the city bus, from Nikolai Johnson.

• people who take pride in their homes and keep things tidy.

Onions to …

• conservatives who are scared from watching Fox News nonstop, because everyone else knows the country has improved in the past eight years financially, militarily and with more freedom for all.

• those who think someone who flees law enforcement should be given a free pass.

• planners for certain traffic signals that still need turn arrows around the city.

• the city cop who pulled someone over and blocked a lane Wednesday evening on Third Street instead of pulling the person over to the curb.

• detectives who try to figure out who put the Onion in the paper and report people falsely to their leaders.

• people that think everyone has or can afford to have a smartphone to make digital coupons easier.

• the abandoned cars parked on the wrong side of the road with weeds up to the headlights.

Happy Birthday to …

• Amanda Klei.

• Jim England, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Steve Ketner, from Raquel, Abbi and family.

• Benita Goldman, from Browns Corner Chapel Church.

• Jean Freeman, from Janet, Susan and Charlotte.

• Debbie Ayers, from Pam, Cheryl, Brenda, Tim and Terry.

• Debbie Ayers, from Janet, Veronica, Ashley, Sandy and Jennifer.

• Daniel Morrow, love Dad, Mom and Michael.

• Steve Lane.

Happy Belated Birthday to

• Joan Wilson, from your daughter, Gail.

• Joan Wilson, from Sue Bing.

Happy Anniversary to

• Mitchell and Linda Dial, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Greg and Stephanie Hensley, love Mom and Dad.

Happy Belated Anniversary to

• Shane and Tiara Kirby on No. 1, from Mom, the Millers and the Kirbys.