Around Town – April 19

Orchids to …

• Harry McCawley for a warm and thoughtful tribute to oft-courageous outspoken but now gone individuals who have contributed to our community.

• Jeannie Moon for opening your home when bad weather keeps me in Columbus, from Vivian White.

• the Bartholomew County Historical Society and our Spring on the Farm adult mentors: Ms. Julie Hughes, Ms. Anna Barnett, Mr. Adam Rediker, Mr. Chuck Baker, Mr. Jim Loesch, and Mr. Bill Stahl, for graciously sharing your knowledge, skills and time to help us prepare to be Student Educator Assistants at the Spring on the Farm event, from the 8th graders at Hauser Jr.- Sr. High School.

• Sande Hummel for her great letter to the editor.

• Friends, family and church for all the nice visits, calls and candies to make my 99th birthday so wonderful, from Jewel Lucas.

• Sande Hummel’s letter to the editor recalling situations exactly as they were.

• the gentlemen at Midway Winnelson for fixing my pump for me.

• Diana for the pizza Friday at work, from Judy, Sheila and Nathan.

• The Hartsville Volunteer Fire Department and all who were involved in organizing and preparing a very successful pancake breakfast for Ernie Ridner and for the many people who came and supported Ernie.

• the service staff at Bob Poynter for fixing my tire that had a nail, you were awesome, professional and efficient.

• Mill Race Players for a fantastic “Speak Easy, Sing Loudly” event last Friday at the Harlequin Theatre.

Happy Birthday to …

• Adam Schumm, from your family and Donna.

• Catherine Grott, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Charlie Bryant, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Kim Trefur, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Melanie Wisler, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Brandon Reeves, from everyone in the Allman and Maschino families.

• Victoria Shaw, from the Moravian Church.

• Kristin Harker Toole, from the Moravian Church.

• Matt Hill.

• Doretta Trent, from Elsie.

• Taylen Absher.

• Cathryn Dewees.

• Jackson Lee Walker.

• Jessica Pate.

• Patrica Hoard, from your family.

• Stevie Allman, from Mamaw Rennie.

Belated Wishes to …

• Mandy Fox, from Mamaw.