Around Town – June 13

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June 13

Orchids to

the kids in Sims Homestead for their Fun Run on Saturday morning, with donations going to the food pantry.

Claudia Thomas for speaking out about gun control and how to bring about change by voting in people who really care.

passing expanded background checks, requiring gun purchase permits, raising the age of purchase to 21, and outlawing assault weapons except for the military.

understanding the Constitution drafters never envisioned every citizen having easy access to an AR-15 which should be banned for everyone except the military.

Happy Birthday to

Steve Pinkston, from your family and Donna.

Ryan Putnam, from your family and Donna.

Martha Knott, from the Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.