Around Town – June 22

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June 22

Orchids to

Ralph Jewell’s photo of Ayers Rock and magpie.

the Sunday guest column by Jay Ambrose.

finding and convicting every last person involved in the Jan. 6 coup attempt and riot.

the neighbors with the cement giraffe in your yard, thanks for making me smile.

Bud Herron for explaining the exclusive culture.

Dave Ketchum for sharing his story, from Luretta Clark and Beth Jones.

Axsom Plumbing for always great, prompt service.

Onions to

those who don’t appreciate concrete yard art.

social media “activists” continuing constant harassment and degrading of one family, find something better to do with your time.

the potential loss as fossil fuels are being eliminated and play a huge part in producing the plastic items we use every day.

the brothers with heart problems not recognizing this is God’s way of recommending retirement.

our representatives who do nothing to curb the ever increasing price of gasoline during record high inflation.

leaders who if they paid as much attention to the taxpayers as they do the sidewalk curbs, we’d be the happiest city in the U.S.

the political party continuing to look for ways to destroy voting rights.

people who will vote straight party tickets without paying attention to the candidates’ platforms.

the owners of the dog left out in the heat and the sun and the humidity while the owners are in an air-conditioned house.

people who complain about gas prices yet don’t want to tip delivery drivers who bring them what they want.

pastor’s long-coasting strategy simply waiting for a full Social Security check.

the former federal official who is a clear and present danger to the United States and the Constitution.

white pickup truck playing bass real loud seldom stopping at stop signs.

neighbors allowing their property to become a jungle.

Happy Birthday to

Chelci Talkington, from Mamaw and Papaw Simmons.

Dawn Rae Hacker, love your family.

Ryan Ritchison, from Mom, Kat, and the girls.