Around Town — Dec. 2

Editor’s Note: Submissions to Around Town are opinions submitted anonymously by readers, not factual representations, and do not reflect the viewpoints of The Republic or its staff.

Orchids to

the Oncology Infusion Center at Columbus Regional Hospital for the wonderful care of my wife, from a grateful husband.

the volunteers at the front desk at Columbus Regional Hospital for your friendly greetings and getting people to the right location.

the staff at Hope Vet Clinic for all the years of great care for the good dog Bob, from Steve Knott.

the newspaper carrier on Hillcrest Drive for putting my paper on the porch, greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness.

Billy Shrum and crew for the great job cleaning up lots of leaves and making my yard look good, God bless you, from the old lady on Hunter Place.

Bob and Claudi for picking up my leaves, from a grateful neighbor.

Hospice of South Central Indiana for the loving care and compassion shown to our family, we appreciate all that you do! from the family of Guy Hudson.

Onions to

the company that isn’t allowing holiday gatherings among employees unless they’re all vaccinated.

the state official endangering us all by lifting COVID rules on a day when more than 4,000 new cases were reported and concern about the Omicron variant.

the after-school program not being open on a Monday, the beginning of a work week for hardworking, tax-paying parents.

those who let a habitual offender out, later resulting in a child’s death.

the political party exhibiting carnival-like behavior.

the park for charging so much that people that who have lost their jobs can’t take their kids to enjoy it.

not getting vaccinated which prolongs the pandemic and increases what all people pay for health insurance.

the hackers and spies helping the former elected official’s campaign and the campaign that lied about those connections.

Happy Birthday to

Brian Schaefer, from your family and co-workers.

Darlene Burton, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Alberta Taylor, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Faye Groves, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

ANOTHER beautiful morning

Around Town numbers: Orchids: 812-375-5280, Anniversaries: 812-375-5281, Birthdays: 812-375-5282 and Onions: 812-375-5283, email [email protected]. For next day publication of birthdays, anniversaries, Orchids and Onions, please call or email before noon. Onions are not published on Sundays or Mondays. First and last names must be used for birthdays and anniversaries. Funeral-related Orchids not accepted.