Around Town – May 23

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May 23

Orchids to

Jay C Bakery Westhill for wonderful service and fresh amazingly-decorated graduation cake!

Sherry and Mike Burkman.

team at Noble Roman’s for taking such good care of a regular customer!

Bud Herron for another wonderful column on Sunday.

Wayne and Jim for the amazing job power washing our patio.

the NAACP for issuing a travel advisory in Florida because it is now openly hostile towards African American, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals.

Onions to

complaining about the new HOA when all the old one was a single person doing what he wanted, now we at least have a voice.

taxpayers paying the bills for money-losing golf courses, shopping malls and churches.

the coach who didn’t play seniors on senior night and for not understanding the meaning of high school sports.

not seeing the easy solution of telling employees “you park here or you’re fired.”

the loudest cars in the community using Marr Road as their personal drag strip at 5:15 a.m., 5:19 a.m., 5:30 a.m. and 5:45 a.m. waking dozens of people daily.

the unused bike lanes on Rocky Ford Road.

the gentleman at the Farmer’s Market whose dog tried to bite me.

those who think providing debased reading material to kids is acceptable, and try to disguise it by calling it “educational material.”

those who try to include deviant behavior under the term “diversity” in a community.

thinking paid parking will stop Cummins employees. It will just stop downtown customers.

the political party holding the Social Security and Medicare programs hostage over the debt ceiling.

the two female EMTs on the grass smoking cigarettes outside of a fire station.

the people who called the police on my teenage son for simply sitting outside his uncle’s house waiting for me to pick him up. Mind your own business.

constantly jumping on the racism train before the facts are known is causing untold damage to our society.

the manager for allowing a registered sex offender to run the park while she was on vacation.

the car coming down 10th Street and running the red light, just about hitting my car in the side.

the local school leaving their window shades looking bad and giving a bad impression to visitors of Columbus.

the former drive-in restaurant for disappointing so many loyal customers by hosting a private event when we thought they were reopening.

Happy Birthday to

Jane Plummer, from your family, Goodart’s, Sanders and Donna.

Tracy Baker, from Pat and Mike.