Cheers: To Ike Gallop and the volunteers at the Veterans Memorial Air Park in Fort Worth. Ike is a wonderful tour guide to this gem of an aviation museum. I didn't know this museum was there, but I will definitely be back again. Great job preserving our aviation history!-- Lisa Jones, AustinCheers: To John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth for finally -- after I was misdiagnosed several times by other medical establishments -- figuring out that my gallbladder needed to be removed. JPS gets a bad rep for being a county hospital, but they treated me with the best care and kindness.-- Javier Fernandez, Fort WorthCheers: To our Star-Telegram carrier, who got out of his car, traversed the road construction and personally handed me our newspapers at 5 a.m. in the pouring rain. We truly appreciate your daily personal care and service. You're a star!-- Kiki and Mark Jacob, Fort Worth Cheers: To Brian Bellamy, associate pastor of Arborlawn United Methodist Church, for a great service Sunday, June 22. He is such a great asset to our church staff.-- Mackilee Martin, Fort WorthCheers: To veterinarian Mack McClister and the entire staff of Mansfield Animal Clinic for saving my puppy's life twice within one month. The first time for ingestion of a foreign object and the second for Parvo disease (yes, he had all his vaccinations). Cole and I are very grateful.-- Sandy Dias, MansfieldJeers: To the Star-Telegram for an editorial on action by President Obama regarding immigration. It's true that action on immigration is needed, but not a piecemeal action by an unauthorized person. Two wrongs never make right.-- Harold Schump, ArlingtonCheers: To the gentleman and two kind ladies who assisted me to get back on my feet after I fell at the Aldi store Sunday, June 15. It is wonderful to know there are still those who care and are ready to assist those who can't help themselves.-- Dorothy M. Phillips, Fort WorthCheers: To AAA Auger for the great job they did at my house! Dan was first-rate -- A-One! Thanks to the rest of the crew, too. A very satisfied customer!-- Shirley Heller, Fort WorthCheers: To the lady who found my bag that was stolen out of my car June 15. She found it in Oakbrook Park with everything in it and turned it in to the police. Thanks to this wonderful woman! It's nice to see there are still honest people in the world.-- Barbara B. Wood, FriscoCheers: To The Ashton Hotel, catering manager Cindy Vazquez and the staff, who met every detail to perfection for the rehearsal dinner we hosted. The chef prepared a delicious meal. Our servers took care of us all evening. A memorable time for all. We'd highly recommend The Ashton for any event.-- Jerry and Denise Cobb, AzleJeers: To the Granbury air-conditioning company that refused to respond to our telephone calls for additional repair work after they installed our heat pump system. Cheers to the Arlington company that responded and completed the work efficiently and economically.-- Ann Moore, GranburyCheers: To the nice woman at Central Market who paid for my gelato Father's Day afternoon. What a wonderful surprise! I will certainly pay it forward! Thank you again.-- Alicia Ribble, Fort WorthCheers: To Desmond Adger, service consultant at Freeman Toyota, for his courteous, efficient and effective assistance in resolving a servicing issue on my vehicle.-- Joseph DePaola, EulessCheers: To the generous woman behind my daughter and me at the ticket booth at the Concert in the Garden Sunday night, June 17. She surprised us by giving us two tickets to the concert. My daughter and I enjoyed the concert and especially felt treated by this unexpected gift.-- Mary Grethen, ArlingtonJeers: To a major telephone and Internet provider for lying to me yet again, putting me on hold multiple times, ping-ponging me around to three different people. And I have yet to receive a satisfactory answer or service update, after being on the phone more than 43 minutes. There will be other competitors in our area some day!-- Pat Weems, BurlesonCheers: To the man who found my driver's cellphone in a shopping cart in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on Collins Street and Randol Mill Road across from Cowboys Stadium June 15. You were God-sent!-- Jo Beth Tiernan, ArlingtonJeers: To educators who apparently are spending more time teaching students how to pass a test before graduating than teaching them grammar. I heard a recent graduate say, "Me and her [referring to his sister] are going to the mall." The adults are just as bad.-- Harry Conn, AzleJeers: To defense attorneys who know their clients are guilty and prosecutors who do not know defendants are guilty. They make a mockery of the search for truth and justice.-- Don Ponder, Fort WorthJeers: To bicyclists who don't obey the rules of the road. You run red lights and stop signs, you ignore yield signs and you ride on the sidewalk. You even ride the wrong way on the new bike lanes!-- Lee Rogers, Fort WorthCheers: To Moritz Chevrolet on Camp Bowie West Boulevard, where I bought a new car. Special thanks to Joe Rentfrow and Luciano Gamillo for making this my best car-buying experience ever. And to Mitch Montville for keeping my old car running until I was ready to buy a new one.-- Peggy Carr, Fort WorthCheers: To the wonderful people at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington. What a fabulous asset to our community!-- Janet Stephens, ArlingtonJeers: To the fast-food restaurant in Rendon for allowing the manager's wife to cut in front of everyone else in line. Others in the line also only ordered a drink.-- Tammie McDowell, Fort WorthJeers: To the independent home repair contractors who don't return phone calls, don't show up as scheduled or show up late and then leave your home worse than when they started the job. Shameful. Shame on the city and county for allowing these contractors to stay in operation.-- Scott Willingham, Fort WorthJeers: To all banks and others sending billing and notice statements. The printing is good until "Terms and Disclosures," then you just about need a magnifying glass. Jeers also to the Star-Telegram for small printing the sports "Score Board" and "Peanuts" cartoon!-- George J. Anthony, Fort WorthCheers: To the drivers on Precinct Line Road in Hurst who stopped both directions to let a family of geese cross four lanes of traffic to safety on June 10th. It really put a smile on a lot of faces to see that people cared about God's creatures!-- Dorothy Shadden, SpringtownCheers: To Crescent Senior Care in Weatherford and Alpha Omega Hospice for the loving care they gave our mother, Wilma, during her stay. She is in God's tender care now.-- Aaron and Elizabeth Brewer and family, ArlingtonJeers: To a softball complex in Mansfield for not having security in place when unruly fans and players get into an all-out brawl. Where alcohol is sold, the complex should be held responsible. Jeers also to the umpire who lost control of the game and the fans.-- Gary Dorsey, ArlingtonCheers: To Joy Hope, Greg Doss and the Granbury High School Choir. They just came back from performing two concerts in Italy and singing mass at the Vatican. I was so proud of these kids, and all their hard work paid off. Great job!-- Suzanne West, CressonCheers: To the nurse, military man and the excellent first-aid team and CareFlite at the June race at Texas Motor Speedway. You started CPR on my ex and went on from there. The results were nothing short of miraculous. He will have bypass soon. God bless you all!-- Marilyn A. Rudd, Fort WorthCheers: To Charles Barker, manager at Spring Creek Barbecue on South Cooper Street in Arlington, for always being helpful. On Father's Day, we had a group of 16 people and he made sure we had seating together. The restaurant was already busy, and we really appreciated his efforts.-- Margaret Parker, ArlingtonJeers: To whoever dumped their 15-year-old Dachshund off at Dallas Animal Services. Outrageous! He was terrified. People don't realize "owner surrender" animals are euthanized first. Seniors deserve so much better than spending their last days in a shelter. Shame on you.-- Stacy Barjuca, Fort WorthCheers: To the staff of Alzheimer's Association, Timarron Country Club and Charles Coody for a well-run golf tournament in support of the association. It was a great day of remembrance of those loved ones we've lost to this tragic disease. Your efforts will help contribute to a cure someday.-- Josh Tipton, ArlingtonCheers: To the guys at A Premier Automotive on White Settlement Road. You rescued me from a weekend of heat late on a Friday afternoon. Thanks for always taking care of my "aging" vehicle. -- June Hoffman, Fort Worth Cheers: To the doctors and nurses at Community Hospice of Texas and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for the wonderful, compassionate care given our brother and son during his final days. Also thanks to everyone at Shelley's Swan for help with the daily visits and wonderful fundraiser.-- Dale and Cindy Butler and Peggy Budde, WataugaCheers: To the city of Colleyville for the wonderful evening of music by the Vocal Majority.-- Ellen Boston, Colleyville
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