Around Town – June 28

Orchids to …

• Pam and Tiffany Craig for help in decorating our Vacation Bible School room, from Pat and Sandy.

• Columbus Fire Department for coming to Ninth Street Park on Sunday evening to play basketball and provide entertainment to residents after a long night of fighting a fire Saturday, from the Ninth Street Park Neighborhood Watch.

• Allyson Loper and Jean Parker for the special music, from Petersville United Methodist Church.

• Phil Weick for his excellent letter to the editor Sunday.

• the letter in Sunday’s paper stating that the school board must revoke the transgender bathrooms.

• the lady who motioned me over when my tire was wobbling, from the lady in the white Buick.

• all who volunteered from Enkei, CRH and Cummins to help with sorting at Sans Souci for “Day of Caring,” from Sans Souci.

• my neighbor Suzie for providing dinner after a hot day of painting on Saturday, from Todd and Cheryl.

Onions to …

• the organizers of Saturday’s event for not doing better.

• doctors who refuse to refill your prescription unless you come into the doctor’s office every three months.

• the restaurant that has extremely high coffee prices.

• the city for not removing the “no parking” signs after a block party.

• The Republic for putting advertisements on the front page.

• the gas station that has gas for $2.52 when the station in town has gas for $2.07.

• The Republic for having advertising on the front page when more local news would be better.

• unqualified people trying to discourage helping people who lost their homes so they can take all the credit.

Happy Birthday to …

• Adam Clark, from your family and Donna.

• Roy Stein, from your family and Donna.

• Robert Johnson, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Kim Rader, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Brendan Boewe on No. 16, from Mom, Dad and Jenna.

• Howard Mize on No. 85, from all your family.

• Brendan Boewe, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Ella Each, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Howard Mize.

• Amelia Stone.

• Vicki Whittington.

• Loretta Katterhenry, from Dan and Mary.

• Joan (Loretta Mae Katterhenry), much love from Angela, Brandon and Jaclyn.

• Loretta, my sister and my best friend, love, Win.

• Gerald Adams, from Lenora, Melissa, Scott, John, Cristi, Sarah, Mother and Dad.

• Curtis Kilps, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Happy Belated Birthday to…

• Ethyn States on No. 18, from Dad and Mom, Emylee, Uncle Greg, Hayden, Adyson, and Grandma and Grandpa States.

• Alex Anderson, from Dove Ministries.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Jesse and Wanda DeLoach, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Jarod and Katie Gearhart, from friends at the Moravian Church.

ANOTHER beautiful morning