Around Town – June 28

Orchids to …

• New Hope Christian Church, Jonathan Titus and the Mahoney’s for an awesome fish fry and speaker at the church.

• Lisa and Dave Porter for all you are doing this week for our cross-country runners, from grateful cross-country parents.

• BCSC middle school and high school band directors who provide a fun, educational and free three-week band camp every summer for sixth- through eighth-graders.

• Voelz Body Shop for its help in making a quick, on-the-spot fix for a 16-year-old’s first brush with the garage wall, from her grateful parents.

• the city for putting motorcycle parking on Fourth Street.

• Jarod Buchta for making straight A’s during his summer session at Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis.

• the woman who alerted me that my tire was leaking, saving me time, inconvenience and probably the cost of a new tire.

• the man who came and fixed the lock on the door into my garage at no charge.

• Crissy Stackhouse and her son for moving a big limb in my backyard on Sunday, from Brenda.

• the family for a great 65th anniversary for Dorothy and Manford Todd.

Onions to …

• all the people who have decided to park on the street in Bridge Point Estates.

• the person in the purple Sonoma pick-up for dumping a bag of trash on County Road 600N at 11:45 a.m. Monday.

• the manager of local store for being rude to employees in front of customers, badmouthing others and his overall arrogant attitude and behavior.

• people who support legislation that will take away health care coverage for 22 million Americans.

• doctors and hospitals who profit more if I have no insurance, no regular doctor, get sick and go to the emergency room.

• the Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District for not having a recycle truck in northern Bartholomew County.

• the county for re-chipping and sealing Nortonburg Road.

• the person who dropped off mattresses and box springs along County Road 725W.

• community for not helping low-income elderly with yard work.

Happy Birthday to …

• Adam Clark, from your family and Donna.

• Roy Stein, from your family and Donna.

• Brendan Boewe, from Mom, Dad and Jenna.

• Robert Johnson and Kim Rader, from the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Brendan Boewe, Ella Esch and Curtis Kilpsch, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Howard Mize.

• Amelia Stone.

• Vicki Whittington.

• Tim Gilpin, from Maw Miller.

• Cameron Jenkins, from Grandma Smith and the rest of your family.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Jesse and Wanda DeLoach, from the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

Happy Belated Anniversary to …

• Sondie and Clint Wiley on No. 35, from Laura, Larry, Rhonda and Tim.