Around Town – May 18

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May 18

Orchids to

the Mill Race reflection pond photo by Tony Vasquez in the May/June edition of Columbus Magazine.

the kind and caring staff, Dr. Dwenger and Jackie at the Breast Health Center Columbus Regional Health, thank you, from Nancy.

the Succulent group at Mill Race Center for all their help last Tuesday.

Petersville United Methodist Church for the cookies and snacks for Teacher Appreciation Week, from Clifty Creek Elementary.

Texas Roadhouse for the potato bar lunch for Teacher Appreciation Week, from Clifty Creek Elementary.

Onions to

the local office person who after just listening to my need for a well pump replacement just said, not interested and hung up.

retired eye doctor that took all the medical records with him leaving patients with long-time eye conditions to have to start over somewhere else.

the cartoon in Wednesdays paper.

hypocritical House majority refusing to just take care of debt ceiling issue when 25% of the total debt accumulated over the last 250 years was added during the former guy’s term.

the coach who plays all the seniors but doesn’t bother playing the other girls on the bench even when they’re 20 to 0 ahead, bad sportsmanship.

those who worry about others taking a drink into church.

the street lights that have been out downtown for years.

the federal agency violating national law by punishing whistleblowers.

bicyclists on the People Trail who don’t announce their presence when they’re passing pedestrians.

the guest columnist with another attack on the state official.

guest columnist using their column to try to convince people to vote for their favorite political party which is unethical.

Happy Birthday to

Pat Beatty, from your husband Mike, family, coworkers at Dairy Queen and Ziggie’s, and friends.

Hailynn Kacie-Jo Broughton on No. 22, love always from Gary, Momma, Kevin, Tim, Kadence, Ny’Liah, L J, Steven, Courtney, and Kamryn.

Bill Rose, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Marlene Strietelmeier, from Ashley, Brent and Aiden.