Around Town – June 17

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June 17

Orchids to

Karen Sweeney on her letter, together we can help stop the horror of school shootings.

the local restaurant inspectors for their dedication to protect the public.

the local military facility for training hard and keeping us safe!

Jean Marr Wilkins for exposing the history of racism in our country.

Jean Marr Wilkins for her letter Thursday.

the Jennings County library board for doing the right thing!

Leo Morris for his column that news articles shouldn’t be opinions in disguise.

our previous president who had a great economy and made us feel safe.

Amy at Silver Oaks for taking such good care of me as I recover, from Joyce.

Timon at Kroger for his very generous assistance with the coffee purchase.

our county councilman Greg Duke for supporting the hard-working taxpayers.

the library for not taking a stand in political matters.

Onions to

insurrectionists and traitors trying to overthrow the government.

the party not in power spreading untruths.

the library bowing down to the complaints of the narrow-minded.

rich folks using their wealth to change us from a democratic republic to a plutocracy.

the store shoving their support of debauchery in customers’ faces as soon as they walk in the door.

the library not removing all “Pride”-identifying items from the display.

the nail salon that served three other patrons ahead of signed-in patrons causing a wait of over 90 minutes to receive less-expensive services.

the private group with nothing better to do than harass a farmer about his dog.

the administration not knowing the difference between new created jobs and people returning to work after the pandemic.

the official who, even though he stood for the Constitution, didn’t resign and continued to stand with the one who supported people who wanted to kill him.

the car going 50-60 miles an hour through the stop sign at 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday in Northbrook.

politicians who refuse to accept any blame for their incompetent actions.

the former federal official stealing $250 million from his supporters which was donated to an election defense fund that didn’t exist and then given to various people.

Happy Birthday to

Mackenzie Jones, from your family and Donna.

Keith Balzer, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Bryce McDonald, from your family and Donna.

Loryn Weddle, from Grandma Weddle and the Weddle bunch.