Around Town – Feb. 23

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Feb. 23

Orchids to

the organizers of the Black History Month program in Columbus for presenting an exhibit, films and various programs that have been both educational and entertaining.

Airport Director Brian Payne and team for their excellent work!

the spot-on letter in Wednesday’s Republic.

the excellent editorial about the library survey.

Marilyn Hayes for her right on target letter expressing a view held by many readers about attempts to censor the public library.

the editorial outlining the lessons learned from the library survey.

Harry Litman for his column about former elected officials delaying tactics to avoid a just reckoning.

President Joe Biden for the increase in jobs, working on our infrastructure, getting us out of Afghanistan, trying to even out taxes and also Ukraine.

Marilyn Hayes for her excellent letter to the editor against the ban of books in our library.

Nancy at Mayor Jim Lienhoop’s office for all your help, from West Grove Garden Club.

Onions to

drivers who think stop signs are suggestions because they are not.

hiring people based on race in the name of diversity.

the book banning bill proceeding through Indiana Legislature right now, more government overreach.

the councilman who only shows up in his district for local events during election year.

all the abuse of the old and the weak.

no mail delivery twice in one week, no mail equals no newspaper.

Happy Birthday to

Cathie Martin, from your family and Donna.

Katia Hatter, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.