Around Town – January 1

Orchids to …

• the young girl who found a gift card and turned it in to the Walmart associate in the clearance aisle Thursday afternoon.

• Lauren at Zaharako’s for taking such good care of the Thursday night family party.

• the couple for their act of kindness and sharing by paying for our family’s lunch Thursday afternoon at Red Lobster, from the Willmores, Diebels and Moffatts.

• Stevie and Jenni Allman for hosting a beautiful, miraculous family get together for Christmas.

• Kathy Thompson, Zach Ellison, Pam Clark, Lynn Fleming and all others who attended the swearing in ceremony for democratic candidates Nellie Meek and Edward Johnson to the Hope Town Council.

• Pat Wilson for swearing in the democrat candidates to Hope Town Council, from Democrat Ladies League.

• the lady in the white car that was feeding the wild animals.

• Patty, our guardian angel, for all your do for us and for the video game for Carson, from Stephanie and Carson.

• the kind and honest lady who found the Christmas package in the downtown parking lot and turned it in.

• the lady in the white car at Starbucks who bought my coffee Friday morning.

• the person who found my checkbook at Old National Bank and to the bank for letting me know it had been found.

Happy Birthday to …

• Sarah Nasby, from the whole family.

• Brenda Todd and Jennifer Foster, from Pastor Lewis Burton and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Howard Houshour, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Gina Perkins, from Connie and Colleen.

• Abby Calendar, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Katheryn Henderson, on No. 21, from your mom, dad, sisters, niece, grandparents and the rest of your family.

Happy Birthday to …

• Jim Goddard, from Tom and Judy.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Billy and Lori Bryant, from Pastor Lewis Burton and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

ANOTHER beautiful morning