Around Town – Sept. 29

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Sept. 29

Orchids to

John Krull for his excellent column about Sen. Todd Young and Ben Franklin.

Laura Dodd for her letter regarding the attacks to people who are against book banning.

the lady that paid for my lunch at the CRH cafeteria on Wednesday, much appreciated, thank you again.

Ogilville Church and all that made a wonderful meal.

the U.S. Senate for at least trying to prevent a government shutdown.

written history, as the proof that book banning led to book burning events, which took place in early 1940s Germany.

the gentlemen in the yard waste truck for helping me change a flat tire on Laurel Drive Thursday morning. It helped get my grandkids to school on time!

Laura Dodd for her letter to the editor.

John Krull for another excellent column.

Laura Dodd’s letter in support of librarians and good parenting to manage a child’s reading choices.

Onions to

whoever organizes events in Columbus for scheduling at least three important events all at the same time.

freedom hating book banners.

the neighbor who keeps stealing my packages from the common area of the apartment building.

all the people who want to downplay the insurrection and the group that led it.

judges who make rulings based on their politics rather than on the law and the Constitution.

Happy Birthday to

Shelly Bell, from your family and Donna.

Davin James Wood on No. 17, from Nevaeh, Amiah, Mamaw and Papaw, and Uncle Booper.

Davin James Wood on No. 17, love from Mamaw and Papaw Byrd.

April and Amber Seifert, from Jay Baker.

Nick and Olivia Baker, from Jay Baker.

Jacob Bunch on No. 28, from Dad, Tiffany, Sue, Donnie Wayne, Rodger Sr., Wilma, Rodger Jr., Dawn, Linda, Michelle, Derek, Brianna, and family and friends.