Jay McCracken and Greg Kendall for doing such a wonderful job painting my house, from AJ.
April, Chris and Braelynn for the nice shirt from Gatlinburg, from Grandma.
Lexi Jackman-Wheitner for promoting diversity in the school system, from someone who supports her efforts.
Parkside School PTO ladies for the fantastic Italian Feast on Wednesday.
The Republic for publishing the time correction for the Arvin reunion, from Jeanie Gravins.
Elizabeth Feinbert for going the extra mile in sponsoring me in the annual Hope Ride, from a grateful employee, Paul Starks.
my family, friends and church friends for making my birthday special on Sept. 24, from Betty Lou Roll.
Roth Heating and Air for the efficient, fast and caring way it put in the new furnace for Noble Junior Southern.
Lana at Legends Beauty Salon for the beautiful perm, from Linda Williamson.
Clarion Hotel for the great coin show.
Colene Rich for the awesome trip to NYC, from Debbie Malone and Donita Butler.
Jackie and Andy Mann for changing my flat tire, from Sheila.
Larry Calfee for buying my breakfast, from Paula Fetter.
Central Middle School office staff for being kind and helpful to the people who drop things off for the students, from Noah’s grandma.
drivers who think school crossing guards are mind readers when it comes to using turn signals.
school system that does not follow its policies about bullying and leaves the kids to handle the situation themselves.
the doctor who won’t return phone calls concerning test results.
parents who let their baby sit on the counter of a fast-food restaurant.
for turning downtown into a muddy mess when it rains.
people who choose their faith based on license plates and the way people drive.
people who don’t mow their grass.
housing additions that do not put a limit on the number and size of dogs per household.
apartment complex that will not allow decorations or flowers on the porches.
newspaper carrier in Breakaway Trails that cannot get the paper delivered on time.
people who are encouraging the gay and lesbian movement knowing it is against God’s law.
The Republic for not recognizing other types of cancer and what those people have to go through.