Around Town — Jan. 18

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Orchids to

the person with the Oklahoma license plate who paid for my McDonald’s breakfast Sunday, I will pay it forward.

Donna Keogh for the very interesting picture of the church.

Kroger customer who found my driver’s license and returned it to employees who called me.

superintendents in other states who are stepping into classrooms to help alleviate teacher shortages.

Onions to

parents dropping off their kids at school in the road instead of the lane to make sure they don’t get hit.

the school for attendance records that aren’t recorded correctly and children are being marked absent when they aren’t.

not postponing the large gathering of educators during this current height of COVID cases.

the administrative leader requiring educators to combine classes rather than following his mandates of social distancing and small class sizes.

federal officials setting aside the filibuster during the former administration to help the rich and court appointments, but not for voting rights.

favoring more spending on government, rather than tax cuts.

the condo community charging homeowners extra money to use their own pool and clubhouse, on top of HOA fees.

the political party sending in falsified slates of electors to certain states.

the hospital allowing employees to work a shift with a cough and running a fever.

the coach for giving up on his team with over 3 minutes left of the game.

the party that can’t pass a spending bill, so let’s change voting rights.

those seeking donations to put their kid through a baby pageant so they don’t have to pay for anything.

not realizing which party is really suppressing voters.

dishonoring Dr. King’s legacy by falsely charging everyone they don’t agree with with racism.

Happy Birthday to

Russell Brown, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Opal Winters, from Peggy.

Donna Glick, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Cathleen Lampton, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Happy Anniversary to

Bob and Charlotte Condon on No. 64, love all your family.

ANOTHER beautiful morning

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