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    Snow-Removal Orchids…

    • Tony and Eric, maintenance at Eastlake Woods, from Ceil.

    • Dave Hardin, from the Snyder family.

    • Bartholomew County Highway Department.

    • Starr and Marty Atwell, from Dean and Suzanne Smith.

    • state, county and local agencies.

    • Frank Reed, from Anna Kurtz.

    • Richard Siefert, from Betty Holder.

    • Aeron, Matthew, Madison, Kevin, Eric and Dave, from a grateful neighbor.

    • Jim Nickoll, from Barb.

    • Dan and Deana Perry, from Jean Fogle.

    • Luke and David Cooper, from the Moores.

    • Ann Stevens, from the faculty at Richards Elementary School.

    • David Dwyer, from Lisa Moore.

    • Scott and Tyler Moore, from Settlers Crossing Baptist Church.

    • Dustin Fields, from Grandma and Leon.

    • Kevin and Devin Miller, from Tom and Linda.

    • David Harden and Thomas Shafer, from the neighbors.

    Orchids to…

    • Sue Wright, my daughter, for cooking my breakfast on Saturday, from Bea Badger.

    • Terry Sullivan for the beautiful Christmas lights, from the Bautes.

    • Dave from Johnny On The Spot cleaning service for the excellent job cleaning and sealing our ceramic tile, from Bob and Anita.

    • Heather, pharmacist at Kroger, for being so caring and coming to my rescue Thursday evening, from Lisa.

    • the management of Fairington Apartments for the great food and get-together, from the residents of building No. 2401.

    • Andrea for all your hard work on the holiday event on Tuesday, and for being a great manager, from Fairington residents.

    • Morris Jones for all your help, from Jack and Benita.

    • the outstanding articles and photos in Columbus Magazine.

    • Carol and Richard Potts for helping me get my Christmas tree up, from Lee Trapp.

    • the nice gentleman at east side Walmart who helped a handicapped lady get her frozen van door open, from Paula Rice.

    • Kindred Nursing Home for the delicious holiday dinner on Tuesday, Alice Purtlebaugh.

    • the crew at REMC for the quick cleanup of the tree that fell down in Scipio.

    • Kami Grimes for being the best therapist ever, from Jason.

    • Rebecca Hall for being a wonderful wife and mother, from Tyson.

    • Summer at Centra for being a very caring person and helping me when I wasn’t sure what to do, from Kathy Flohr.

    • Kindred Transitional Care for the awesome holiday dinner, from the Fields family.

    • Hope police, fire, EMTs and Larry Fisher for being there in the time of need, from Faye King.

    • city council members who vote against the smoking ban.

    Onions to…

    • stopping the parade and not putting it on another night when a lot of people have put time into it.

    • the vandals who are tearing up Wayne Township Park.

    • the owner of the two dogs who are left outside in the snow all day long.

    • not remembering the commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day other than two little columns.

    • customers who don’t realize that newspaper carriers put their lives in danger every day to deliver newspapers in bad weather.

    • the person who is driving a truck with the bumper hanging off and tearing up the streets.

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