Around Town – July 12

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July 12

Orchids to

Toyota Material Handling team who helped at Orphan Grain Train packing boxes for Ukrainian refugees.

Pastor John Cordrey for his powerfully encouraging message this weekend at St. Peter’s Lutheran.

Onions to

the local representative for his feeble attempt to justify his ludicrous comments on the Uvalde shooting as a false flag.

the local representative trying to justify his Uvalde shooting comments, maybe he should get the facts before spouting off on social media.

making excuses for the lawless behavior of our former leader.

not recognizing the truth about the 2020 election, and the attack on our democracy on Jan. 6, because they’ve been duped by a con artist.

obscene flags being displayed by right wingers for our children to see, patriots need to stand up.

those who constantly jam their debauchery down everyone elses’ throats, you already had your “month!”

the representative explaining away twisted words and personal thoughts he spews about race, guns and the deaths of children, as if he’s been misunderstood.

lawmakers forcing their religious preferences on constituents, even though 70% of the population supports a woman’s right to choose.

our state representative who can dish it out, but can’t take it.

a former federal leader who cannot speak at a rally without the extreme use of expletives, how have we come to this?

the representative whose statements inflame suspicion, racial hatred, and fear that guns will be taken away in order to be re-elected.

the big dog owners who let their dog poop on the sidewalk, they never bag it up, causing walkers have to walk around it.

the representative using a school massacre as propaganda to keep him in public eye, and further his political and personal gains.

the tragic consequences of the federal leaders misrepresenting and not supporting our Supreme Court.

the arrogance of not admitting the design fault of the roundabouts.

officials for never thinking of the taxpayers who are enduring inflation and shouldering the burden of their endless and excessive tax and fee increases.

the congregation who obviously is not vaccinated since everyone attending has COVID.

any person who tells nothing but lies.

calling abortion “health care” — tell that to the baby.

enriching drug cartels who are sending in loads of fentanyl which is killing our young people.

Happy Birthday to

Devin Day, from your family and Donna.

Fran Carman, from your family, Paul and Donna.

Reda Wickens, from your family and Donna.

Peggy Cash, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

Torrie Wagner, from Lillian, Madelyn, Tom, Dad, Sherry, Mamo, and the McClintic family.

Jordan Thomas, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

Adam Sproup, from Dad and family.

Becky Zeigler Curry, from all the cousins.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Jodi Clark, from Karen and Kathy.

Happy Anniversary to

Teresa Deppe on No. 47, love Bob.

Don and Penny Gilham, from Carolyn.