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    Snow Removal Orchids to…

    • whoever plowed the alley between 17th and 19th, Caldwell Place and Keller Avenue.

    • Ted Campbell, from Virgie.

    • Cory on Flintwood Drive, from grateful neighbors.

    • Monica Morris, from

    • Carol Webb.

    • Frank Reed, from

    • Joyce Piercefield.

    • Orchids to…

    • Southside Elementary

    • for being a co-champion and

    • an excellent host of the

    • Elementary Bowl.

    • Aunt Dorothy who helped me when I became ill, from Pam.

    • the director of nursing at Four Seasons and transportation coordinator Denise Hill for making sure I was transported to the hospital when my daughter went into emergency care, from

    • Mary Fenske.

    • the Browns for the beautiful flower arrangement, from Marilyn.

    • Gary Reynolds for a fantastic letter to the editor.

    • Sterling Garage Door serviceman Jesse for excellent service for installing our new garage doors, from a grateful customer.

    • Nancy at Arby’s for the awesome service you always give your customers and the help you give the people you manage,

    • from Steve.

    • Britney and Renne at Kmart for their patience in helping me retrieve my reward points, from Marilyn Cheek.

    • my children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all my friends for my surprise birthday party and all the birthday wishes, gifts and cards, from

    • Barbara Herold.

    • the Rev. Anne Marshall of Fairlawn Presbyterian Church for emailing prayers and her sermon to her parishioners on Sunday when we had to close church, from Wilma Doup.

    • Brad and Cindy for taking my dog out for me in the cold weather, from your grateful neighbor.

    • the agency responsible for putting the brine on 25th Street between the city limits and the junction, from a happy city resident.

    • Brandon, Trans Care van driver, for showing genuine

    • care for the patient, families

    • and his job.

    • The Republic carrier in Parkside for bringing the paper all the way up to the door, from Linda Pruitt.

    • the substitute Republic carrier who delivered our papers on Monday in the area of North Indianapolis Road.

    • the anonymous person who bought our pizza Saturday night, from the older couple.

    • Onions to…

    • downtown employees who park in parking spaces of other businesses, making it hard for customers to get there.

    • yogurt shops that do not have sugar-free items for diabetics.

    • contractors who charge

    • too much.

    • people who run red lights.

    • the restaurant that gave me steak that was unsatisfactory and never gave me a refund.

    • calling places to help you with fraud, and instead of helping they ask what you want them to do about it.

    • city officials for hiring a lawyer twice as expensive as the one the City Council was criticized for.

    • the leaders of our community.

    • the driver of maroon SUV that ran the stop sign Monday morning at Sunset Drive and Washington Street without hitting the brakes.

    • the store that would not honor the coupon book.

    • the newspaper that published an Around Town comment in favor of the Daylight Saving time but refuses to print one in favor of the central time zone.

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