Around Town – July 15

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July 15

Orchids to

Leo Morris for his outstanding column.

law enforcement who courteously serve and protect with no other agendas.

the city of Columbus for providing complimentary feminine hygiene products in the public restroom.

Joe Blair and his crew at MFG Furniture for going above and beyond to help an old lady over the weekend.

Cedric in the photo shop at the big box store on the west side, much appreciated.

the Rent-A-Center with the kind employee who helped me with the phone.

Ralph Jewell for the great shots in Thursday’s edition, from Sheila.

Onions to

gasoline price gouging at the city’s convenience stores.

the public meeting about solar farms where you could not hear discussion because of no microphones.

the utility whose bill is 30% higher than the mid-month “projection,” leaving me to wonder whether my refrigerator is on the fritz again.

those who voted for the destruction of America because of some unappealing social media posts.

those who don’t recognize the health hazard of smoking, regardless of what you’re smoking.

the former guy who desecrated the office and legacy of the presidency, past time to lock him up!

Happy Birthday to

Marilyn Hinton, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Alan Watanabe, from all your coworkers at Columbus Internal Medicine.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Clurie Hyden, love Mom.

Happy Anniversary to

Kimberly Thompson, from Brian.

Scott and Cara Chitwood, from your family and Donna.

Tanja and Eric Gilpin, from your family, Pat and Donna.

Brian Thompson, from Kimberly Thompson.