Around Town – July 14

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July 14

Orchids to

Donna for keeping the Happy Birthday section of the newspaper running!

Paula Jarrett for her letter.

the Columbus Police Department for monitoring the community gardens at Bakalar, from all the gardeners.

the gas prices going down at the pump, thank you President Biden!

Jim Ogilvie and Gary Galbraph bringing the Uh1 Huey from California and allowing us to see it, from Joe, Jean, and John.

Onions to

the new home construction in a nice neighborhood, creating an eyesore of an overgrown weedy mess at the building site.

thinking people who have never smoked pot have no stake in the argument when those who smoke pot often drive when they’re high.

self-centered residents who want everything, gripe about everything and appreciate nothing.

the association posing one of the greatest threats to our school children and our democracy.

columnist pushing for higher education but no solution on how to make it affordable for more students.

Happy Birthday to

Robin Knoef, from your family and Donna.

Jerry Klingler, from your family and Donna.

Kathy Sprague, from your family and Donna.

Linda Forster, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Karen Oquist, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

Terry White, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

Kathy Sprague, from Jan.

Mason Turner, love Papaw and Mamaw and family.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Roger Moore.