Around Town – March 3

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March 3

Orchids to

our mail carrier, Holly, from Mead Village residents.

local federal official who does not support further military aid to Ukraine.

the editorial in Thursday’s paper regarding the removal of the comic strip and for clarifying the First Amendment and free speech.

Eli Lilly for dropping the price of most of their insulin products by up to 70%. Let’s hope the other companies follow suit.

Karen Werner, happy volunteer anniversary, thanks for beautifying the flower beds since 2015, from Turning Point.

Dr. Vermillion and staff at Columbus Animal Hospital for the loving care you always gave Pearl, Holly and T-Bone, from the Krause family.

Brook Speaker, CRH volunteer coordinator, for such a great job in working with all of us.

Jamie from North Park Medical Offices for her help getting me to the correct office and then, after my appointment, taking me home, truly a blessing.

Wednesday’s editorial.

Sharon Mangus for the great column.

the Columbus Baptist Church and Pastor Chuck Kennedy.

Onions to

not knowing that a 2,000-year-old book is not the end-all guide for living our current lives.

those who believe the previous leader cares about the EPA disaster in Ohio after he dismantled 100 or more EPA policies during his time in office.

the state legislators who are afraid of books.

the bad actors/legislators pretending to be patriots while working feverishly to deconstruct our democracy and who defend the Jan. 6, 2021 coup attempt.

the sheriff’s department vehicle on U.S. 31 North, weaving across lanes driving 50 mph and the car in the passing lane that wouldn’t go by it, backing up traffic.

positive behavior intervention and support for lower graduation rates.

more government overreach by the party so dead set against it, this time in the form of book banning.

individual who stole a coat, CDs and various other items out of my car Sunday.

the committee person continuing to espouse baseless claims of “dead voters” voting by the thousands when she has no proof — recounts and audits prove that statement to be wrong.

people who believe they’re entitled to their own set of facts, not only their own opinion.

passing on a double yellow line at a high rate of speed in town.

Happy Birthday to

Rita Schaeffer, from your family and Donna.

Brian McClintic on No. 60, love from your family.