Around Town – Nov. 17

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Nov. 17

Orchids to

St. Peter’s eighth-grade basketball players Tyler Dillingham, Gage King, Austin Perry, and Tucker Tower for making the boy’s grade school basketball tournament all-star team.

paper carrier Sherry who’s back on the job after some health issues.

the Bartholomew County Library director and staff for their work and the way they are handling those who object to some library material.

Hotel Indigo for being a great neighbor, from YES Cinema and Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center.

Dottie W. at Parkside Court for the tulip bulbs, can’t wait to see them come up in the spring! from Patrick Schumacher.

Dr. Richard Feldman’s column on Indiana’s long history of poor response to public health needs.

Onions to

those who don’t realize places going cashless is the result of COVID-19.

not knowing that people will decide for themselves what library books they want borrow (or not) no matter where they are located in the building.

religious “book watchers” who by their concerns about offensive materials in our libraries, will draw curious children there, or on line to see for themselves.

not having younger, more diverse, political leaders in the county.

writing a book about some of the terrible events for over four years, but staying tight lipped about all of it while it was happening.

the former federally elected official who just announced his candidacy for 2024.

people who are slamming folks for voting straight ticket when they’re doing the same thing, just line by line.

those who claim to have God on their side and think they are God.

the law enforcement officer coming through Petersville with no lights on and at excessive speed, isn’t he supposed to be setting an example?

Happy Birthday to

Elizabeth Carrigan, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Brooklyn Walker, from your family and Donna.

Dave Krueger, from your family and Donna.

Connor Hensley, love Mammy and Pappy.