Jeers: To the U.S. Supreme Court, a pathetic bunch. If they'd had the privilege of being shot at while protecting our freedom, they would have a lot more respect for our military and the Stolen Valor Act. I now use my freedom of speech to express my honest opinion.-- A.L. McCluney, HurstJeers: To the people who drive across our lawn in Edgecliff Village to get to Altamesa Boulevard by cutting through the field. There is no road there; find another route instead of tearing up our yard.-- Mae Nix, Fort WorthCheers: To K-9 Groomers for taking such great care of all our dogs for all these years, especially those at the ends of their lives. Your kind care made their transition across the bridge more comfortable for them and us.-- Jerry Findley, Haltom CityJeers: To the Colleyville City Council for voting against the wishes of the residents regarding the Heritage Farms development during three council meetings.-- Amanda Wallace, ColleyvilleCheers: To the Lockheed Martin security guards who worked gate W-2 the morning of June 21 during the International Association of Machinists strike. The professional way they went about their duties was above and beyond. Thank you for being a part of our lives. Cubby and J.J., you rock!-- Dean Harrison, BedfordJeers: To Fort Worth for failing to maintain the vacant property it owns next to our house. Grass and weeds were in code violation and trash and recycle bins weren't removed in a timely manner. My husband placed them behind the fence. Fort Worth, please set a better example for residents!-- Belinda Scholl, Fort WorthCheers: To the gentleman at the plaza information desk at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth who pushed me in a wheelchair to my doctor in the Pease Tower when I couldn't walk that distance without my walker. He recently had knee replacement surgery himself. Don't know how he did it.-- Marty Akers, Fort WorthJeers: To people who use the word "Obamacare." A more appropriate term would be "ObamaBoehnerPelosiMcConnellReedetc.care." This better characterizes the healthcare plan created by our elected representatives of both major parties.-- Carole Underwood, ArlingtonCheers: To the nurse who had just completed a shift the night of June 26 and took the time to leave her car and walk me to the Harris Heart Center rather than simply giving me directions. You are an angel and appreciated so much.-- Barbara Black, BurlesonJeers: To the Arlington pool company that didn't clean my pool because it "ran out" of chemicals. So, instead of rescheduling, they told me I had to wait until the next week. When I complained, they told me, "We don't need you, we have 120 customers." Make that 119.-- Jenny Kerzman, Fort WorthJeers: To my neighbors who haven't maintained their sprinkler system. Part of my yard floods each time their sprinklers run. I've repeatedly let them know that it is broken. I could help them fix it, but they insist that it isn't broken. I wish they'd let me help.-- Karen Ruff, North Richland HillsCheers: To Chief Justice John Roberts for putting the Constitution above ideology in upholding Obamacare, particularly after his flubbing the oath of office at the inauguration.-- Windolyn D. Mosely, Grand PrairieCheers: To Family Pet Clinic of North Richland Hills for accepting a baby owl found in our pool. When retrieved, it was injured and shivering. We called the DFW Wildlife Coalition at 8 a.m., and by 8:15 the folks at the clinic agreed to take the little baby and rehabilitate it.-- Ross and Lauren McCoy, Fort WorthCheers: To all the "angels on patrol" when my husband fell in the doctor's office parking lot on Rosedale Street last month. Special thanks to the young man who lifted him up on his feet and to the ladies with the Band-Aids. Your genuine concern was very much appreciated!-- Carol Caudill, CrowleyCheers: To Marion Raines for the random act of kindness at Pulido's Restaurant on Matlock Road in Arlington. Your kindness will be remembered and appreciated by that unknowing couple for a long time. Those of us who know thank you!-- Jody Puente, Fort WorthCheers: To Sandi Patty, who sang reverently a patriotic song during the seventh-inning stretch of a Texas Rangers game the last week of June. She sang as it should be sung: beautifully, simply, without trills and frills.-- Val Borum, Fort WorthJeers: To the TV reporter who attempted to question children who had just witnessed a deadly violent crime. Fortunately she was stopped by a Fort Worth detective. Traumatizing an already traumatized child is beyond cruel.-- Jeannie Paschall, Fort WorthCheers: To the ladies of the Oak Cluster Garden Club in Oakhurst who are maintaining the yard of a neighbor who is a member of our armed forces deployed overseas. Thank you!-- Rita Wilson, Fort WorthCheers: To Fort Worth police officers Cartsens and Mask for their exemplary actions the night our WinStar bus was inoperable. We were stranded on Interstate 35W and traffic was not heeding the bus's emergency lights. They came to our rescue and ensured that all vehicles slowed down and moved over.-- Delores Mendoza, Fort WorthJeers: To a Cleburne company hired to cut down trees. The employee wasn't prompt and demanded cash, and on the third day, a limb went through the bathroom roof. Although he promised to repair it, when I called three days letter he was rude. I had to hire someone else to do repairs. Beware.-- Julia A. Durda, BurlesonCheers: To the wonderful nursing staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth (third floor of Richardson Tower) for taking such great care of my wife. They really went the extra mile to make sure she was comfortable while recuperating from pneumonia. God bless you all.-- Don Thornton, Fort WorthCheers: To Steve Webb of Durant Toyota and Mike Pedigo of Jerry's GM Ltd. for helping me buy a 2011 Corolla. My son's 1997 Corolla was totaled near his Florida university; he needed my 2003 Corolla for summer school. Thanks, guys, for filling the void!-- Jerry Youngblood, WeatherfordCheers: To Weir's Furniture for your witness and reminder that "Blessed is the Nation whose God is the LORD" (Psalm 33:12). Our nation was founded on his word, his principles and his laws. Turn back, America, to the Lord God. He is rich in mercy.-- Sandra Lewis, JoshuaCheers: To military Judge Col. Greg Gross for denying Nidal Hasan's lawyers more time to "prepare." This radical Muslim is accused of killing 13 innocent people at Fort Hood in 2009. How much more time do they need?-- Dale Zimmerman, Fort WorthCheers: To the nurses at Baylor All Saints Andrews Women's Hospital who cared for me before and after a very difficult surgery June 18. Diane, Pamela, Paula, Karen, Desiree, Stacy and Jane were my "angels." Baylor All Saints is lucky to have such caring, compassionate and competent employees.-- Nancy J. Henson, SaginawCheers: To Dr. Adam Smith and nurses Andy and Tina at Baylor Medical Center at Trophy Club. A recent hospital stay was made a lot easier because of their care and concern for my recovery process. They went above and beyond, and I am forever grateful.-- Dalynn Cross, Fort WorthCheers: To Danny Balis, who, at the Nada Surf show at the Granada Theater on June 28, spotted my T-shirt sporting the aforementioned band's name and logo and handed his private box pass to my companion and me. Hexibah and I felt like royalty!-- Forrest Gibson, Fort WorthCheers: To Fort Worth for keeping Paz Hernandez Park well-maintained all these years. This park is dedicated to my grandfather, a man who died serving in World War II.-- Mike Scott Hernandez, Chicago, Ill.Cheers: To Colleyville for a wonderful evening of "Red, White and Sousa" featuring the fantastic Vocal Majority. The food trucks were great, and the concert was excellent.-- Mary Utley, Colleyville
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