Around Town – October 30

Orchids to …

• those who took the time to send me a greeting or call me on my birthday, from John Tinkey.

• Denny and Bonnie Ayers for the birthday lunch, from John Tinkey.

• the day-staff of National Road KFC, especially to April and Rachael, for fixing our order and for being so nice and helpful about it.

• Webb’s Auto Service for going above and beyond with our service Friday, from Marvin and Pat Scroggins.

• Russell Poling and Phil Weick for their letters to the editor and their courage in the face of a retaliatory elected official.

• Dennis White for being the first school board candidate to actually advocate on behalf of students regarding making classes for difficulty.

• neighbors for all the help blowing leaves and mowing, from the Carvins.

• the Halloween guy for making Halloween special with your nightly displays, from a grateful neighbor.

• Ken Fudge and Sharon Scobel in Saturday’s Republic who said the things all of us felt the last four years.

• Scott, the IT guy at The Republic, so I can read the newspaper online too, from Nancy.

Happy Birthday to …

• Vicente Bartolo, from your family, co-workers and Donald.

• Zach Gearhart, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Alice Weddle, from your family and sisters, Joan, Emily and Charlene, and brother Robert.

• Alice Weddle, love your husband and family.

• Rachel Fulp on No. 8, from Grandma and Grandpa.

ANOTHER beautiful morning