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    Snow Orchids to…

    • Bob Peabody.

    • Frank Reed, from Eleanor Rutan.

    • the great neighbor who plowed our driveway and street on Quan Wae Drive.

    • Denny, from the Campbell’s on Home Avenue.

    • Nate West, from your Grammer neighbors.

    • Tim Waggoner, from Pappy and Granny Fleetwood.

    • Scott Walls for being a fabulous neighbor, from Roger and Candace.

    • the city snowplow drivers, from a bicycle commuter.

    • Michael Phelps, from June and Charlie.

    • Ron Faith, from grateful neighbor, Maxine Snider.

    • the young man from Skaggs construction, from the Garwoods in Hartsville.

    • the man in the blue tractor in Northgate, from Mickey May.

    • Dave Weddle, from Lawrence and Norma.

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

    Orchids to…

    • Bob and Renee Kasting for sponsoring and hosting “The Bethlehem Star” at the Columbus East High School Planetarium, from the Harris and Villiger families.

    • Art Clark for his “right on” letter to the editor, from Sue Sellars.

    • Columbus Police Department Officer K. Holly for helping me right after my slide-off and for being so nice to me, from Shatawna.

    • Dr. Jared Brock and staff at PromptMed for being so kind and taking such good care of their patients.

    • Teresa Ferris for the scrumptious cinnamon bread that the whole neighborhood looks forward to every year, from the Satterfield clan and your Heights Court neighbors.

    • the city animal control employees who do a good job checking on concerns with our defenseless friends, from Jeanie.

    • Steve Green for buying our breakfast at IHOP on Friday, from Jerry.

    • everyone at Williams Brothers Healthcare who was so kind and helpful when I needed a nebulizer for my husband on New Year’s Eve.

    • Jeffrey Sanders for your help with the York Rite DeMolay, from Lee Harper.

    Onions to…

    • the altered stoplight timing at County Road 400S and U.S. 31 to force roundabout agenda.

    • whoever hit my fence in the alley by FFY.

    • people who drive in bad weather without removing the snow from their car windows.

    • city officials for leaving most of the streets in Columbus icy and treacherous.

    • coaches who overlook those who truly deserve awards.

    • the city for not clearing a subdivision but clearing the dead-end street next to it.

    • the horrible snow removal on Washington Street and other streets during the storm.

    • The Republic for not sponsoring a New Year’s baby.

    • the person in the clerk’s office for being rude.

    • parents who allow their children to kill helpless birds and leaving them dead in their yard.

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