Around Town – January 22

Orchids to …

• East Columbus United Methodist Church for hosting and serving an awesome men’s breakfast Saturday.

• the Rev. Charles Aigner for helping a disabled person.

• Brandon Andress for boldness and truth and for not being conformed to the violence of our present world.

• the Speer family for the lovely Christmas gift, from John Tinkey.

• whoever took my medicine back in to Kroger that my husband left in the shopping cart, from Judy.

• Bartholomew County REMC for restoring power to the house on 400S on Friday night, Jan. 12.

• Lauren, the manager at Nike, for her kindness, generosity and help to the couple who bought five pair of tennis shoes for a needy family.

• Brandon Andress for beautifully testifying to the nonviolent, self-sacrificial way of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

• Cindy at Columbus Regional Lab for always being so courteous and helpful.

• all the girls in Centralized Scheduling at Columbus Regional Hospital for always being so helpful and patient with doctor’s offices.

• my newspaper carrier for placing my newspaper outside of my garage door.

• Marcus Speer for the white cheddar Cheetos, from John Tinkey.

• Marla for making my birthday special, from Nancy.

• Brandon Andress for encouraging us to love our enemies, instead of shooting them.

• Nancy Ray on your very good educational letter to the editor on the dog-breeding business and its risks and hazards.

Happy Birthday to …

• Ashley McDonald and Pam Konopa, from Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Alivia Kellems, from your family and Donna.

• Brenda Oden, from your family, Debbie and Donna.

• Aunt Granny Tammy Elkins, from the whole family.

• Karissa Bevis, from Grandma Jean.

• Duane Keller, from your buddy, James Dan.

• Ashley McDonald, with love from all of your family.