Around Town – April 12

Orchids to …

• the neighbors who fly the anti-Trump flag.

• Electricians Fred King and Karl Eichel, and to John Hall, who made time in their busy schedules to help a grateful couple with an emergency.

• Edie Logston’s fifth-grade Parkside Elementary class for an excellent Board of Works presentation.

• Ryan Burchfield at Edward Jones for helping me with my flat tire, from Cindy.

• Brandon of Plumbing Solutions for a job well done, from Larry.

• the city department responsible for replacing the historical marker at Azalea Drive, from the DAR.

Onions to …

• Republican candidates for Senate that support trade wars that hurt Indiana farmers and tax giveaways to the rich that increase the deficit and threaten cuts to Medicare and Social Security.

• the school board and superintendent who continue to delay taking action to protect our kids from gun violence.

• candidates claiming they’re pro-life and pro-gun, thus proving they’re pro-birth and that pro-gun is how they deal with life.

• Doomsday-prepper stores that mislabel gun-control activists as gun grabbers in order to increase their own sales.

• the government agency responsible for not having a speed-limit sign on 550N between U.S. 31 and Marr Road.

• the person who is constantly complaining on Facebook about other people’s driving when hers is extremely faulty.

• owners of local shopping centers who do nothing to fix the large potholes that are all over their parking lots.

Happy Birthday to …

• Caitlyn Banister, from your family and Donna.

• Jim Newell, from your family and Donna.

• Bev Stein, from your family and Donna.

• Ryder Morrow, on No. 1, from Mom, Dad, Mason, Grandma Jenny, Stephanie, David, Bobbi, Kaydence, Steven and Easton.

• Jewell Arthur, from the Joseph Hart Chapter of the DAR.

• Tom Lux, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Zachary Maddy.

• Ryder David Ray Morrow.

• Dana Stone.

• Melissa Rockhill.

• Aaron Villiger.

• Debra Donica, from Mom, Justin, Josh and the rest of the family.

• Melinda Schwering, from Chester, Patty, Mary, Brad and Britt.

• Natalie Clark, from Ginger, Mollie, Reid and Dad.

Belated Happy Birthday to …

• Leilah Littiken, from Mommy, Greg, Nana, Grammy, Skyler and the rest of family.