Around Town – Jan. 18

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Jan. 18

Orchids to

Kim Douglass at Toyota Material Handling. Congratulations on your achievement!

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church for the great message given Sunday.

Barr Plumbing Service for all your help getting my kitchen back together in a timely manner, excellent service, thank you from Kathy.

Hot Box Pizza for great food and customer service.

Onions to

the business for being infested with COVID, then sending employees who become infected home without pay.

the mom for interfering inappropriately in high school life.

parents who race through the library parking lot like a NASCAR track while taking their kids to school.

the representative who voted against the CHIPS Act, which is vitally important to our national security and unambiguously good for Indiana.

the really crooked political dealings in town that would make a qualified candidate suddenly not run for office.

people that need to remember the bungling of the water contamination crisis in 2017.

everyone who cannot leave politics out of the Arount Town column.

the people that park in front of my house to drop off their kids for the school bus but do not have the common courtesy to shut off their noisy cars.

the political party trying to suppress military votes by changing the mail-in ballot dates.

the basketball coach that loses game after game, year after year with no changes.

the two white automobiles that made U-turns at 17th Street, Marr Road, and U.S. 31.

Happy Birthday to

Russ Brown, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Cathleen Lampton, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Mary Beth Wert, from Billie, Chris, Lori, Karen, Deborah, Donna and Dave.

Glenda Tays, from your family and Donna.

Happy Anniversary to

Bob and Charlotte Condon on No. 65, from all your family.