Around Town – Feb. 1

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Feb. 1

Orchids to

the Republic for putting hard-working people on the front page for accomplishing great achievements.

Minnesota for passing new legislation guaranteeing a woman’s right to make her own reproductive decisions without government intervention.

Shawn Dickmeyer at TMH, congratulations on your achievement.

Doris Childers for her beautiful photo of an older summer form Question Mark butterfly / Polygonia interregationis (Fabricius, 1798), from Doug J.

studies showing cannabis promotes neurogenesis, reduces inflammation after traumatic brain injury and stroke, inhibits the plaque causing Alzheimer’s and other medicinal benefits.

Colson and Jack for repairing my run-over mailbox, neighborhood kids are great!

BCSC bus driver #202 for picking up a student missed on his route and ensuring he was able to be at school, even though he was not on your route. From Richards Elementary School staff.

all the nice people at Menard’s for helping me with my husband Saturday, greatly appreciated.

the city for the lit trees on Washington Street, they are gorgeous.

Onions to

the elementary coach for yelling extensively at his players during Monday’s game.

coaches that scream and yell at their players during a game.

the county elected official who is a bully, narcissist, and too proud to say when he does not know the answer—all to the detriment of his constituents and the taxpayers.

re-appointing the same animal control officer for Bartholomew County.

county officials for their continued disregard for animal welfare within Bartholomew County.

those who think speed limits are merely a suggestion.

drivers continually running red lights throughout the city.

those who don’t realize the income tax will be eliminated if the 30% sales tax is passed.

newly-elected representative for being the embodiment of what his once proud party has become.

the federal leader lying about two former members of the House intelligence committee being security risks.

the red car that blew through the light at U.S. 31 and Taylor Road on Monday.

Happy Birthday to

Barbara Hjelter, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Steven West on No. 12, from Nana.