Around Town – February 16

Orchids to …

• Anna Carmon for buying her students desserts Thursday, from your Communication and Conflict class.

• Pastor Tim McNamee for being very generous, from an appreciative great-niece and her friend.

• the Grimes family for the Valentines candy, from the Richards Elementary School crossing guards.

• the nice Kroger employee that gave me a lovely red rose on Valentine’s Day because I was not going to get anything.

• The Republic for a good chuckle in the Happy Anniversaries from Mike and Ben, from the Wilkersons.

• Pastors Ray and Della Jones at Covenant Family Worship Center for the fun Valentines party from the congregation.

• Wilford Lutes for his letter to the editor, from a reader that agrees.

• WYGS and Parkside Court for the nice Valentines luncheon, candy, CD and rose, from Kim and Andrea Stringer.

• Eddie Loweth, our grandpa, from Bronson, Carter, Hunter and the rest of the family.

Happy Birthday to …

• Elijah Roberts on No. 3, from Mommy, Daddy, Tanner and Charlie.

• John David Harker, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Cody Clouse, from Mary and Elsie.

• Pauline Huntington, from Jean Patrick.

• Debbie Newsom, from Beck and Momma.

• Carla Finke Cole.

• Dorinda Sneed.

• Jason Gearhart.

• Alex Justus.

• Marla Finke Stone.

• Matthew W. Harker.

• Tim Knox, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Paula Sturgeon, from Pastor Carl Greene and The Outreach.

• Arnold Madden, from Peggy, Belinda, Paul, Lisa and Jimmy.

• Teresa James, from Dirk, George, Ruth, Bryant and Donna.