Braydon Gill, for earning the first-quarter Gold Honor Roll rating at Columbus Signature Academy Fodrea, from Grammy and Papaw Gill.
valet parking staff at CRH for their great courtesy and service regardless of the weather conditions.
the Fisher family and Liberty Christian Academy for your dedication since 1981 to great Christian education, from Teresa Arthur.
the East band and guard for a great finals finish at Mid-State.
everyone who volunteered to work a shift, bring in bake-sale items or donated items for another successful W.D Richards Fall Festival, from Richards PTO.
TJ Fisher, Destiny and Samantha Foley, Kelsey and Jayden Spray, Jaylin Ballard, Brilynn Martin and Gavin Elkins for excellent report cards, from Uncle Puggy, Aunt Linda, Dalton and Logan.
the Cummins team that raked the dog park, from the Dog Park Association Board.
Jeff Ping from Vioxx Services for always doing a professional job at the COB, from a COB employee.
Jill at Daily’s Farm Market for the warm brownie and everyone at the market for having wonderful fresh food.
Olympian Spirit marching band for placing fourth out of 13 bands from three states at the Mid-State Finals in Ohio, from an alumni parent.
The Republic for returning Sharon Randall, an outstanding columnist, to the Sunday edition, from Susan and Bill.
April Wolfe Scott for her truthful Letter to the Editor, from Mike Hundley.
Chasney Ward for helping bake cookies and decorate, from Donna Henderson.
Becky Moats for everything, from Linda Mitchell.
the girls at the BMV for being so friendly, from Donna Henderson.
Smith’s Row for an elegant dining experience on our 55th anniversary, from the Lamberts.
my Mennonite friends for singing the beautiful hymns, from Dorothy.
Tony Clark for being the best baby brother a girl could have, from Jackie Evans.
Haven Eudy for making honor roll, from Memme and Mike.
Haven Eudy for making honor roll, from Mom, Ron and Halley.
Haven Eudy for making honor roll, from Dad and JoAnne.
Madison Arnholt for making Silver Honor Roll, from Mamaw, Papaw and Grandma.
Jennifer Kang for making Gold Honor Roll, from Mrs. Driver.
Lyndsay Cool for donating $20 when the car broke down, from Tim and Sandy.
the thoughtful lady in the Starbucks drive-thru for buying my coffee two weeks ago, a coffee drinker.
Zach Rixmann for making Gold Honor Roll, from Grandpa and Grandma.
three servicemen who helped to change a tire along State Road 252, from Ron and Eileen Dehnke.
the gentleman at Community Church of Columbus for making sure I was legal to vote, a happy voter.
northbound motorists entering Hawcreek Boulevard who veer from the right lane to the left lane when crossing State Street.
the fast-food place selling hamburgers at room temperature.
department store for closing one hour earlier than advertised.
the rude woman who came to my line when I offered to help her and still had a bad attitude.
the person who was complaining that the soccer team was mentioned twice in the paper when other sports teams were mentioned far more.
the doctor’s office that failed to turn off its weekend message on Monday.
a health care facility for booking a colonoscopy five weeks in advance.
the school corporation for removing writing from the curriculum.
people who drive like there is no one behind them.
nursing home staff who park in visitors’ parking spaces.
The Republic for covering Columbus North marching band that placed eighth out of 10 bands in a state competition three days in a row when it did not cover the Columbus East marching band that placed fourth out of 13 bands at a multistate competition.
The Republic for being biased toward one of the marching band programs.
the paper for not covering the Columbus East marching band during finals.
the town that lets its residents drive around without mufflers.
The Republic for the lack of coverage of Columbus East marching band.
churches that failed to turn their heat on Sunday.
the hospital that doesn’t have any numbing spray.