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    Orchids to…

    • Laurie Booher and Wayne Hanrattie for their true and eye-opening letters.

    • Tyler Mann for making the honor roll, from Grandma and Grandpa Gerbig.

    • Martha Shelton for the pumpkin pie and for being a great neighbor and friend, from Matt Buzzard.

    • John Quick for a well-written and truthful article concerning the plight of our public schools in Indiana, from Steve Gossman.

    • Hazel at Kroger who was kind enough to watch my cart and even start loading my items at the checkout for me while I ran to grab a last-minute item,

    • from Paula.

    • all our cheer clinic students for an awesome performance at the varsity basketball game Saturday night, from Columbus East cheerleaders and coaches.

    • City Council for doing an excellent job keeping the city going in the right direction.

    • Columbus East student government for the great job putting on the dodge ball tournament to benefit Love Chapel, from happy parents.

    • Gary Forkert for parking my car Sunday when it was slick and bringing my car to me after church.

    • The Republic for the front page article “No Walk in the Park.”

    • Paige Harden and Josh Marshall for the wonderful job with the pictures and write-ups about Duck Creek Gardens and Elsbury’s Family Greenhouse in Farm Indiana, from the Hensley family.

    • Taylor Cruz for making the dean’s list for the fall semester, from Mom, Dad, Delano and Brittany.

    • Paul Hart and Sarah Mathis for trying to help with the newspaper problem, from Betty B.

    • Tim Shoub for being a good mailman, from Bobby R. Woodall.

    • Dr. John Quick for his column in Sunday’s Republic.

    • Onions to…

    • co-workers who pay bills, play on Facebook and shop online all day on company time.

    • the driver of the Porsche who took up three parking spaces.

    • the fast-food drive-thru that can never get an order correct.

    • The Republic for having the mayor in the paper every single day.

    • the owner of the extremely  minutes and then revs the engine before driving off at all hours of the night.

    • whomever is responsible for all the lights to be red at

    • 4 a.m. on the east side of

    • 25th Street.

    • the school that charges to get into an elementary school basketball game.

    • city officials for ignoring the boarded-up and contaminated strip mall since the flood of 2008.

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