Around Town – March 30

Orchids to …

• all those in and around Mead Village for helping us safely recover our two Jack Russell Terriers.

• Lynn at Kroger for helping find items so Mrs. Buchanan’s Smith Elementary second-grade class could make their costumes while studying folk tales.

• Tom Talbert for his letter highlighting the recent law providing massive tax cuts to the wealthy and crumbs to the middle class.

• Legacy Health Care employees Brenda, Sam and Patrick, from Paul Holtzlider.

• the honest person who turned in my purse at Kroger.

• Joe Willy’s for Cheeseburger Day, from a regular customer.

• the service technician at Hubler Honda for setting the clock in the white CRV.

• Online Construction of Columbus for the wonderful job remodeling our master bathroom, from the Jacksons.

• John Hale for always letting me use your truck to deliver food, from Rick.

• the Indiana University women’s basketball team for making it to the NIT finals vs. Virginia Tech, 3 p.m. Saturday at Bloomington.

• Leo Morris for his Thursday column on speaking facts.

Onions to …

• the local organization using the county in its name when their views aren’t representative of everyone.

• anyone calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment or “common-sense” gun control.

• the nonprofit organization that bought a time clock for hourly employees, when they’re not causing the problem — it’s the salaried people.

• police for not enforcing the 45 mph speed limit on County Road 525W, where vehicles travel at 55 to 60 mph daily, including commercial vehicles.

Happy Birthday to …

• Curt Fulp, from your friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

• Lois Kaplanoff, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Ethan Serrett.

• Ava Wade.

• Lee Dickey.

• Shawn Dorsett.

• Dean Burton, from your family.

• Misty Cross, from Grandma Jean.

• Charisse Garwood, from Mom.

• Anna Liimatta, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Margaret Goodin, from your sister Nancy.

• Angie Brown, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.