Around Town – September 1

Orchids to …

• Joni Degner for working so hard to support teachers.

• Dena Shively and all the lovely ladies I worked with the past four years at the diamond store for being my second family and showing so much support, from Christina.

• Ronnie and Rachel Wetherald for the delicious tomatoes, from Bobby.

• Dr. Aaron Strickland at White River Dental for the free dental day for those in need, from grateful patients Dee and Tony Vincent.

• whoever mowed the grass in the median at U.S. 31 North and County Road 400N.

• H&K Automotive for taking such great care of us and being so kind, from Jena Glick.

• all the liberals.

Onions to …

• the girls who keep telling me I ran over the neighbor’s dog.

• those who went to the civil rights hearing to criticize the school board for protecting students in need.

• the sandwich maker who curses when customers are in the restaurant.

• people who keep large campers and tents in their front yard.

• people who will call you just to complain about work.

• the law enforcement officers who treated me like a convicted felon when I unknowingly passed a fake $10 bill to the fast-food restaurant.

• the restaurant that called the police on a middle-aged lady who unknowingly tried to pay with a counterfeit $10 bill.

• those who are complaining about the marathons because it will bring in a lot of money for Columbus.

Happy Birthday to …

• Cassandra Smith, from your family and IOB family.

• Jorge Morales, from Melinda and Donna.

• Ken Wilson, from your family and Donna.

• Edith Marthin, from your family and Donna.

• Abby Smith, from your family.

• Helen Carter, from your family.

• Jack Allman, from everyone in the Allman and Maschino families.

• Chase Harker, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Lindsey Wilson.

• Stephanie Glick.

• Conner Holcomb.

• Gordon Thayer.

• Shane Ellison.

• Andy Long.

• Dani Drysdale, from Greg, Xavier, Cambry, Dad, Mom and all your family.

• Judy, love Scott, the Skinners and the DuLongs.

• Betty Dodd, from Rosa and Brenda.

Happy Anniversary to …

• James and Theresa Risle, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Ron and Janet Bierlein on No. 60, from your family.

• Ron and Janet Bierlein on No. 60, from all your friends at St. Bartholomew Catholic Parish.

• Veston and Connie Roberts, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Happy Belated Anniversary to …

• Dave and Pat Baldwin.

• Bob and Sheila Snively, from Jimmie and Reba McGaha.