Around Town – Jan. 9

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Orchids to

President Joe Biden for his speech honoring the fallen heroes of Jan. 6.

the opinion letter written by Bob DeWeese.

the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), which represents West Virginia coal miners, for supporting the Build Back Better plan.

true Republican Bob DeWeese for the letter.

Bob DeWeese, for his excellent letter to the editor.

the Terre Haute basketball team coaches and players, thanks for respectfully wearing their masks at Friday’s basketball game!

Indiana State Police for being against a bill sponsored by House Republicans to do away with permits to carry concealed guns in public.

Bob DeWeese, thank you for your spot-on letter.

Shirley Holmes for her excellent letter.

Ron at Advanced Auto Parts, thank you so much for your kindness and help. We need more people like you.

John Krull’s column.

Bob DeWeese for his straightforward letter to the editor.

Richard Crawford’s letter to the editor.

two drivers who drove the ambulance to Just Friends on Friday for the great work you did and your understanding.

saving our democracy from the crazies.

John Krull for finally writing something worth reading.

those who know that anyone who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

Happy Birthday to

David Chavez, from your family and co-workers.

Mike Ross, from your clients.

Patsy Cardinal, from your family, Tammy and Donna.

Angie Owens, from your family, Leta and Donna.

Doris Watkins, from your family and friends.

Shelby Skinner, No. 20, from Mom, Dad, Shana, Shane, Judy, Buttercup, Bayli, Bella and Benji.

ANOTHER beautiful morning

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