Around Town – April 28

Orchids to …

• the pastors and the brothers at the church who pray for all the sisters who don’t have praying husbands.

• Janie Gordon for an outstanding concert with the North choral department, from the Perrys.

• The Rev. Wes Jones and his wife, Teri Jones, for being reappointed at Flintwood Wesleyan Church.

• Susie Weddle at The Republic for her help regarding delivery with my paper.

Onions to …

• those who support a tax plan that lowers taxes for billionaires.

• people who have nothing better to do than think of stupid things to put in the Onions.

• the family who jacked a water bill up to $70 by doing their laundry somewhere else other than their own home.

• the man who lived with my mother and never paid a dime until he moved into his little house.

• those who have forgotten that God chooses our gender.

• leaders who are continuously late to meetings that they have organized and who also waste time at those meetings by discussing their personal agenda items.

• those who support something that is not what the Bible tells us.

• the state legislators who are raising our taxes when we voted for them to keep our taxes down.

• parents who think driver’s education is a waste of money.

• the two houses in the neighborhood that need to clean up their filthy yards.

• Republican lawmakers for spending more of our money.

• the people who are trying to make things too difficult when there are only XX and XY chromosomes.

Happy Birthday to …

• Robert Baker Jr., Helen Pheral and JoAnna Velten, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Nicolas Wheeler, from your family and Donna.

• Joyce Garrison, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Ruth Mullis.

• Lainey Wallace.

• Ron Schaub, from Kay and Joe.

• Clara Claycamp, from Elsie.

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

Happy Anniversary to …

• Russell and Ellen Wilson on No. 71, from all the family.