Around Town – June 7

Orchids to …

• New Hope Christian Church and Alvin Balmer for preparing the June 2017 newsletter for South Central Indiana Men’s Fellowship.

• Kevin Butler and First United Methodist Church for a wonderful musical service Sunday.

• The Republic for the great picture and article on the return of “Frog Pond” and the new sculpture, “Lilly.”

• the nice person who returned my wallet untouched and the Eagles Club for keeping it safe.

• Loretta at Thrive Alliance for getting my walker for me, from Ilene.

• Taylorsville Tire for such quick, fantastic help with our flat tire, from Donna.

• the state highway employee who took the time to really mow State Road 58, just west of the interstate.

• Lions Club International for 100 years of humanitarian service.

• Diane and Bertha for the thoughtful and appreciated birthday gift.

• Aleesa Dickerson, Hauser FFA adviser, for awarding FFA members for a good job with a camping trip to Brown County and for being a good, caring teacher to students.

• Bob Kasting for finding a pleasant way to wait for the train and taking the photo of the beautiful flowers.

• Hope Veterinary Clinic staff and doctors for helping us take care of Romeo and let him go, from Susie Prather and family.

Onions to …

• the homeowner’s association that ignores the lawn maintenance and upkeep needs.

• the Onion writer who thinks roundabouts are not safer during an accident.

• the lack of maintenance of the high weeds at the U.S. 31 South roundabout.

• people who are hurtful and cruel.

Happy Birthday to …

• Roger Baker and Joanne Rahn, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Lily Johnson, from Pat and Mike.

• Jayne Hege, from Elsie.

• Lynn Biggs Hassle.

• Marilyn Harris.

• Karyn Konetzke.

• William Thomas Crull.

• Kendra Sanders.

• Mary Reed and Maria Schaefer, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kent Cheever, from Catherine and Marty.

• Bob Green, from Sue.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Ed and Barbara Johnson, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Bryce and Lauren Bell, from friends at the Moravian Church.

Happy Belated Anniversary to …

• Butch and Mary Jane Beach on No. 51, from Tammy and kids.