Around Town – May 30

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May 30

Orchids to

Thomas at AT&T for providing excellent customer service and showing patience during a lengthy phone replacement, from Lauren and Nancy.

Leo Morris’s Sunday column.

the entertainment committee for the farmers market as we enjoyed listening to the HiWay 46 band.

Lynn and HiWay 46 at the farmers market in Columbus this last weekend.

small town school that played the national anthem and “I Pledge Allegiance.”

the Republic’s Born Loser classic comic strip in Monday.

Onions to

drivers who disregard “one way” and “no parking” signs because they are enforceable.

the local swim team that has practices for 7-, 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds at 7:30 in the morning, they need to get up earlier than they did for school.

the lack of a first-class competitive swimming facility in Columbus.

immature players who argue balls and strikes and embarrass their teammates.

city officials who focus on growing Columbus while ignoring the fact that it will make it a more dangerous place to live and not a better one.

landlords who become slumlords.

those who do not realize that doctors are not above the law.

the lumber company that said my order is fully here, when it’s not and they don’t know where the rest of it is at.

the politicians who are outraged by the debt limit bill that they haven’t read.

school corporation that did not play the national anthem at either school.

neighbors that have dogs that bark constantly upsetting the neighborhood.

our government wanting money given for defense of Jan. 6 defendants.

Mustangs that have loud mufflers drag racing in front of shopping center.

person or organization that thought it was OK to run go-karts at the fairground until 3 a.m. Saturday keeping everyone awake.

Happy Birthday to

Dave Groves, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Eleanor McQuery, from your family and Donna.

Ella Wainscott on No. 11, from mom, dad and family.

Monica Hoang Mathis from family and friends.

Lisa Simmons from Mom and Dad.

Sawyer Dougherty, from Mom, Dad, Kellen, Sophie and Zane.