Around Town – February 28

Orchids to …

• Jonesville Christian Church for hosting the South Central Indiana Christian Men’s Fellowship and meal, and to the Rev. Michael Hogg for the message.

• corporations that dare to distance themselves from the NRA.

• Beth at Steak ‘n Shake for her kindness Saturday.

• Art and Dorothy Winkler and Dave at the laundromat in Taylorsville for your help when my basement flooded over the weekend, from Paula Winkler.

• students, mentors and volunteers who made Dance Marathon 2018 a success, from Turning Point.

• Dave Barker on your retirement, from your friends at SIHO.

• Edinburgh street department for the quick response to the pothole situation on County Road 900N near Edmunson’s RV Sales.

• Marcella for helping me get the food for my animals.

• Matt at Penske Truck Rental for his excellent instruction and help with the CANstruction pick-up.

• Jenny Heichelbech, Dr. Robert Forste and Pat Walkos for their letters to the editor, which offer solutions to gun problems in our country.

Onions to …

• the writer who believes that social and political ills of the state will be cured by a switch to the Central Time Zone.

• the city that has no convention center, but is planning to have a new Riverfront.

• the NRA for representing gun manufacturers instead of the majority of responsible American gun owners.

• the school district for allowing me to walk into a high school to purchase tournament tickets without anyone asking for a visitor’s pass.

• schools that demand respect from students but don’t show respect to students.

• those who compare banning of motor vehicles to the gun rights debate, yet rebuke any attempt to require a license, registration or insurance for gun ownership.

• those who think they’re enlightened enough to determine what firearms people need.

• people who abuse power chairs for their entertainment while bothering shoppers and others.

Happy Birthday to …

• Margaret Darnell, from Bethel Baptist Church and friends.

• Mary Elliott, from Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Ohmer Miller, from Alma.

• Mandi Calhoun, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Hannah Gladden, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Daniella McNeill, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Katelin Gephart, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Jessica Sarber.

• Chris Holwager on No. 22, from Nana and Papa Holwager.

• my wonderful wife, Sandy Cantrell, from Wally.

• Amanda Fleener.

• John C. Long.

• Ohmer Miller.

• Colton Cox on your second birthday, from Aunt Sue.

Happy Birthday to …

• Charles Lynn Whittington, from Aunt Elsie

• Ashlee Greene Harker.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Tom and Joy Lux, from friends at the Moravian Church.