Around Town – May 24

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May 24

Orchids to

Hilton Garden Inn for a great time at the Fairytale and Princess Extravaganza, the girls and adults loved it.

the Richards School kindergarten teachers Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Harper, and Mrs. Park for the three Piggy Opera, from parents and great-grandparents.

Andy, Jonathan, Chuck and choir for special music at Parkside Baptist Church.

Judi Fall for her beautiful piano playing that adds so much to our worship services at Parkside Baptist Church.

Smith kindergarten students and staff for your sweet and lovely song and sign language presentation. You are the change.

the person who picked up the trash at the entrance to Woodland Parks.

people who recognize that riding a bike on the sidewalk is vastly safer than a bike lane five feet from speeding cars.

Alivia Rogers for a fantastic job power washing our deck and house, from Rick and Kay.

Onions to

people walking or running their dogs on hot asphalt.

the unobstructed passing of the debt ceiling after the no-limit spending during the previous administration.

whoever signed off on having Central Middle School’s field mowed at 8 a.m. on a Sunday.

all HOAs.

the state which is now openly hostile towards African American, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals and women.

the employees who won’t park in the company garage where they’re supposed to.

the governor of a state whose idea of freedom, for a lot of residents of his state, looks more like chains.

Happy Birthday to

Pat Wilkerson, from family and friends.

Pat Wilkerson, from your family and Donna.

Tracy Hunter, from Dirk, TD and Jordan Hunter.

Belated Happy Anniversary to

Ron and Nancy Murphy Speer, from all their Bartholomew County friends.

Klint and Jennifer Brown on No. 13, from Mom.