Around Town – June 10

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

Centra Credit Union, Edinburgh office, for helping me create an international wire at the last minute, quickly and without an appointment.

parents who allow their children to get out in the fresh air and play basketball in the street.

the thoughtful, well-written column in Thursday’s Republic.

family members who care for their aging parents.

the many volunteers at Love Chapel who continue to serve those in need in our community.

the mayor and city council for discussing advancing Columbus by becoming a second class city.

Gene Lyons, guest columnist on Thursday.

the city garage employee who did an excellent job of picking up storm debris Wednesday during the thunderstorm.

those responsible for repaving the streets in McCullough’s Run, because they are so nice and much appreciated.

Gene Lyons for the excellent factual letter.

Dr. Adam Clock of Tipton Park Dentistry for calling on Sunday and to check on Tim.

Onions to

the political party that continues to love their guns more than children’s lives.

Taylor Road still not being completed after almost three years.

talking about most teachers don’t want to be armed, remember it only took one sky marshal per plane and no more hijackings.

the high grocery and gas prices causing people to be angry.

government overreach via solar regulation.

lack of realization if you become second class, you add to the goverment and also add to the burden of an already taxed-to-death taxpayer.

those who do not educate themselves on what an AR-15 actually is, a modern sporting rifle which is not fully automatic.

not knowing AR-15 stands for ArmaLite rifle which is not an assault rifle or fully automatic like a machine gun.

those who believe an AR-15 is for anything other than slaughtering the largest number of people possible, including defenseless teachers and children, in the least amount of time.

refusing to enforce federal laws which prohibit the harassment of judges.

the local business that advertises one thing but does something else entirely.

Happy Birthday to

Linda Ebel, from your family and neighbors.

Russ Hess, from your family, DeLay’s and Donna.

Bobbi Gates, from David, Kaydence, Steven, Easton, Jenny, Stephanie, Jessica, Skyler, Mason and Ryder.

Kyle Battin, from Mamaw Jan.

Jennifer Wheeler, from dad.