They are all blooming this week.

Rose: Sondry Dreitzler of Cridersville, whose idea was featured in the Oct. 5 nationally syndicated cartoon Pluggers. In it, a woman finds two varieties of ice cream in the freezer with the inscription: “To make a happy plugger.

Rose: Kesha Drake, director of the Bradfield Community Center for the past seven years. She announced her resignation last week. The center has really grown under her leadership and she will be missed.

Rose: To Lima natives Kevin Hawley, Charles Jones and Clint Roberts who recently summited Granite Peak in Montana.

Rose: To Robert Coley, the new Shawnee City Police Chief. He has been with the department since 2002 and was promoted to sergeant in 2012. He replaces former Chief Michael Keith, who retired after 44 years in law enforcement.

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