Around Town – April 2

Orchids to …

• the honest gentleman who turned in the lost iPhone to the administration building on 12th Street, from the Waggoners.

• Lee Hamilton for another spot-on letter.

• Nick Hickman of Chevrolet of Columbus for his humor and honesty while providing exceptional service, making our car buying experience very pleasant, from Chris and Holly.

• those who use the city’s website,, to submit pothole complaints and help our great Department of Public Works find them all.

• Bartholomew County Indivisible group for advocating positive change in our government that ensures accountability and justice for all.

• Bob Orben for his leadership.

• Cate Hyatt, Jean Wilkins and Sandra and Rick Crawford for going to Messer’s, Donnelly’s, and Young’s offices to lobby for protecting and improving the ACA for Sachiko.

• pharmacists Tim and Adam at the local Kroger pharmacy, who both go above and beyond to accommodate patients, from a grateful nurse.

• Barry Kastner for his letter to the editor explaining the importance of defeating Senate Bill 309, which discourages the use of lower cost renewable energy.

Happy Birthday to …

• Noreen Gaynor, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

• John McLachlan, from your family and Donna.

• Sharon Brown, from Ian, Vickie, Marc, Krista and the rest of your family.

• Madison London.

• Bret Mize, from Grandpa and Grandma Mize and family.

• Ruby Helen McKinney.

• Valerie Archer.

• Joann Cline.

• Jacob Hunnicutt.

• Phillip Galbraith.

• Steve Robertson.

• Wayne Fleetwood, from Katrina Fleetwood, Kris, Jace and Jaime Jones.

• Franz Burton, from Pastor Lewis Burton and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Tony Blair, from Pastor Lewis Burton and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

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

Happy Birthday to …

• Mike Lacefield, from Trish, Haleigh, Shirley, Dale and Betty.

ANOTHER beautiful morning