Around Town – August 30

Orchids to …

• Marvin Sabatino for his service in aiding wounded soldiers, which makes receiving the French Legion of Honor medal well deserved.

• Cummins Child Development Center Staff for all of their care and support every day, especially to Lydia and Taylor, Cindy, Victoria and Kathy, from the Pandits.

• the medical technicians at the Athens Animal Clinic for taking care of our baby, Ariel.

• the manager in the photo department for assistance scanning the pictures.

• John for his help with the labels at the stationary store.

• the cardiac rehab staff at Columbus Regional Hospital for your skills and pleasant ways.

• Brian Howey for his column and to The Republic for the editorial cartoon about how we need to do something and have common-sense gun laws.

• the CRH emergency room for having a toy box, which is great for scared children.

Onions to …

• Democrats for tempting Republicans to change their stripes with special deals.

• Republicans that love Trump more than they do America.

• the school that charges $6 for a 4-year-old child to get in at a sporting event.

• those who love Trump more than they love our country, because he’s not good for us.

• those who went through Everroad Park throwing eggs at vehicles.

• the cop who ran the red light at 10th Street and Marr Road on Wednesday and got honked at.

Happy Birthday to …

• George Blanchard, from your family and Donna.

• Yvonne Franz, from your family and Donna.

• Joan Chelton, from your family and Donna.

• Richard Dodd, from Brenda and Rosa.

• Pat Emerson, from Jean Patrick and Kim Schoettmer.

• Jeffrey Bailey on No. 58, from Debbie and Justin.

• Amanda Brown, love, Dad and Brenda.

• Zacara Devore, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Belated Happy Birthday to…

• Travis Hays on No. 40 from Kim, Bri and Emili.

ANOTHER beautiful morning