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Orchids & Onions (April 4, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• Christina and Kayla for

• their wonderful job volunteering and moving WIC into the United Way building, from Volunteer Action Center.

• Downtown Dairy Queen for your donations to the Bill Rogers Classic concessions, from Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Board.

• the ladies of Family and Social Services of Bartholomew County for helping me with the complications with the insurance for my son, from a thankful mother.

• the local radio stations, the Hope Star Journal, The Republic, Jewell-Rittman Funeral Home and the Clay Township Fire Department for their help with publicity for our recent fish fry, from Petersville United Methodist Church.

• The Republic carrier, Tina, for the kitty treats for our cat who greets her every morning at the window, from the Mihaljevics.

• Roxena at the bank for all your help, from Alisha and family.

• Yats Restaurant downtown for the great food, friendly service and accommodating our large lunch group, from the Girls

• Lunch Bunch.

• Dustie at Thomasson Thomasson Long & Guthrie

• for being so helpful, from

• Kayla Bryant.

• Cathy for a deserving promotion and Geneva for great customer satisfaction at the west side Walmart, from Gary Smith.

• our sons, Tim and Kenny, for the 50th anniversary party at the Pines, from Ronnie and Sharon.

• Michelle at Laura Bracken’s dental office for being so kind, patient and doing an amazing job, from Brittany Siegelin.

• Erynn Shaw for winning and the double home run and the school record, from Bonnie, Leslie, Lexi and Bryce.

• Karl Eichel for being so kind in the process of fixing my electrical problem, from Carol.

• Duke Energy for trimming a dangerous tree.

• Steve Shafer for a doing a wonderful job on my yard, from Terry Trimpe.

• Onions to…

• the plant manager and the production manager who allow their supervisors to harass employees and do nothing about it.

• parents that block traffic by parking at the bus stop, blocking traffic at a busy intersection.

• the city for not fixing the flooding problem on Central north of Rocky Ford.

• the landlord who has not cleaned up debris from renters who moved out months ago and the city for not doing anything about it.

• the county for not taking care of the burned house on Deaver Road after several complaints.

• the fast-food restaurant for running out of breakfast

• 45 minutes early.

• bossy women that whine about being bullied.

• all the people who throw their trash out along county roads southwest of Columbus.

• those littering Sawin Drive with plastic wine bottles.

• The Republic for no front page mention of the happenings at Fort Hood, Texas.

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