Around Town — Nov. 13

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Orchids to

Montana Mikes for showing appreciation to American veterans on Veterans Day.

the Bartholomew County Library for a wonderful display honoring our veterans.

Jan Meek for the wonderful volleyball photo books.

the vaccinated folks who are performing their duty to society and showing their love for mankind.

Shirley and Tom Brown for their beautiful veterans cards.

kind man walking two dogs on the People Trail who carried my groceries to the porch for me.

Brendan at Neal Auto for all of your help on my headlight issue.

Columbus North Athletic Director Brian Lewis for finding a wonderful coach for the Bull Frogs.

Onions to

Not realizing the $18 million dollar public gathering place was a waste of money and now are funneling $35 million into an abandoned mall.

city and county governments that need to take their foot off the throttle when it comes to drunken sailor spending.

office workers with a reasonably safe environment working from home while the rest of us work among the public during the pandemic.

landlords for their upkeep of their properties, Columbus is a prideful town, why can’t you be?

parents using their kids as pawns keeping them from their grandparents.

the unvaccinated who are the vast majority of hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19.

administration telling businesses to ignore the federal court order that halted the federally elected leader’s vaccine mandate.

federal official who showed up at the program to toot his own horn, and then left.

having to pay for a poster of the college basketball players.

local businessman who was loud, rude and disrespectful to the front office staff, we didn’t deserve it, hope you don’t treat customers that way

city with two money pits to spend hard-earned taxpayer dollars on.

nearly 1,300 mostly unvaccinated people dying daily of COVID-19.

people running around acting like this is the first time we have ever had to take a vaccine or take precautions to keep from spreading a deadly virus.

Happy Birthday to

Jeff Niebrugge, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Karen Sloan, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Ernie Davis, from your family and Donna.

Brenda Goss, from your family, Rita, Bonnie and Donna.

Deanna Simmons, from your coworkers at Columbus Internal Medicine.

Rose Pfister, from Marge, Karen, Dave and Peyton.

Happy Anniversary to

Ryan and Mechelle Ritchison, from Mom.

ANOTHER beautiful morning

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