Around Town – November 27

Orchids to …

• Karen and Bill for the awesome sign we came home to congratulating Klayton on winning the State Championship, from the Brummetts.

• Parks Department staff for all of their help to make the exhibition work so well, from Exhibit Columbus.

• the receptionist at Columbus Optical on Black Friday for being so helpful and friendly and for making my day.

• doctors who will do a complete physical before ordering addicting anxiety medications that sometimes are not needed.

• Diana, Ryan, Reagan and River Mann for hosting a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, from your family.

• The Republic for placing my newspaper outside my garage door again.

• Columbus East High School Olympians for winning the 5A Class football state title, from a Columbus East fan.

Happy Birthday to …

• Linda Kidwell and Martha Shaffer, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Destiny Lonaker.

• Katie Daniel.

• Elijah Downey.

• Timmy Simmons.

• Martha Shaffer on No. 96, from Carol, Joann and Gloria.

• Fred Stadtmiller, from all your friends at St. Bartholomew Catholic Parish.

• Mechelle Ritchison, from Mom.

• Mike Mullis, from the Matlocks

ANOTHER beautiful morning