Around Town – March 27

Orchids to …

• County Paws for Angel’s haircut, from Barbara Herold.

• Ken Fudge for exposing the current administration about the dishonesty over-cutting capital budget for public safety at the city council meeting.

• Ryan Lauer for his good work as a former member of the County Council and as Kristen Brown’s first campaign manager.

• Harry McCawley for a great column on how Mayor Bob Stewart and Councilman Ab Schumaker demonstrated civility, humor and good government.

• Karen Shrode for her outstanding leadership of the Columbus Area Arts Council.

• Southwest Vol. Fire Dept. for bringing us the delicious breakfast, from first shift 911 dispatchers.

• Don and Janet McDonald for taking great care of Scout while we were away, from Jack and Rhonda.

• Mom for watching over our home while we were away during spring break, from Jack and Rhonda.

• all those who attended Holy Week services throughout Bartholomew County in 2016.

• Mike and Sandy Lovelace for being awesome people.

• WZZB Radio station for the awesome broadcasting and their programming.

• Carla for blessing me with your loyal friendship for the past 17 years. Know that you are loved, from Ma.

• The Rev. Scott Murphy for his wonderful football coach to Jesus metaphor in the paper.

• the lady paper carrier for leaving me the edible Easter candy bird nest and pretty butterfly for the refrigerator in Candlelight Village, from Estella Brooks.

Happy Birthday to …

• Nate West, from The Rev. Carl and The OutReach.

• Aditya Bhatnagar, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Theresa Risley, from The Rev. Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• our mother, Mary Belle Hines, on No. 91, from your family.

• Terri Treon.

• Dale Arnholt, from your children, in-laws and grandchildren.

• John Nickerson, from Dove Ministries.

• Paula Prather, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Jim Hamilton, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kelee Wright, from friends at the Moravian Church.

ANOTHER beautiful morning