Cheers: To Party City in Watauga, especially Cindy. I purchased helium balloons the day before that were looking wilted. I went to the store to replace them myself, but Cindy insisted on replacing them at no charge. The second set of balloons was beautiful at my son's party. Many thanks!-- Caren Phillips, Fort WorthCheers: To the two women who helped my mother after she fell in the parking lot of Central Market on Hulen Street the Saturday before Mother's Day. We both really appreciate the kindness you showed that day. She suffered a minor fracture but is almost well.-- Kelly Coggeshall, IrvingJeers: To a Weatherford plumber. The city of Willow Park charges $70 for a water heater installation permit and the plumber charged me $30 to pick it up. When I complained, he said it was a fee for his time. If I had known that, I would have gotten it myself.-- Raymond G. Hovey, Willow ParkCheers: To Tracy Willis, case manager for Tarrant County Public Health Department, for facilitating the communicable disease class for adolescents at St. Andrews United Methodist Church-Fort Worth. Your class was fun-filled and informative. Cheers also to Pastor Carol Grant Gibson for providing the venue.-- Betty Anderson Simmons, Fort WorthCheers: To Steve Poole for speaking on the plight of teacher pay. Teachers' expenses continue to grow in and out of the classrooms in Fort Worth. Hopefully, with the work of Poole and United Educators Association, there will be a successful outcome for Fort Worth school district faculty and staff.-- Pamela Atchison, Fort WorthCheers: To the young man in the AT&T store on Central Drive in Bedford. He did not have a worldwide calling card to send overseas to the troops. He personally visited three nearby businesses for us while we rested in his air-conditioned store. Customer service at its best.-- Charlotte Hansen, BedfordCheers: To Cory at Holt Dodge in Arlington for a wonderful car-buying experience. He was very courteous and knowledgeable and went out of his way to make it enjoyable. Thanks also to Pam Goodwin for hooking me up with Cory. Thanks guys, I'm loving the new Challenger!-- Ruth Tarlton, Fort WorthCheers: To veterinarian Susan Gwynn for coming to our aid and suturing up our pit bull when someone else did a cheap glue fix. Gwynn took her time and did it right! It's a great feeling knowing our babies are in good hands!-- Cody Brown and Jaque Hinson, North Richland HillsCheers: To Metroplex Atheists and Randy Word for adopting Davis Boulevard in North Richland Hills for the Adopt-A-Highway program. It's a great program for our organization and I appreciate all the volunteers who clean the roads. Jeers to the litter bugs who carelessly toss their trash.-- Julio Rosario, BedfordCheers: To supervisor Carlstrom at the Fort Worth driver's license office who brought papers to two homebound senior citizens so that they could get state identification cards. He saved us driving 20 miles to return them.-- William Alexander Hatcher, Fort WorthCheers: To the two kind women cyclists at the Weatherford Peach Pedal who cut their rides short to rescue two kittens wandering in the middle of the road, one of which was very dehydrated. You two are my heroes!-- Kathryn Hansen, Fort WorthCheers: To the QuikTrip store on Altamesa Boulevard in Fort Worth for allowing us to keep the meals we prepared for our church homeless ministry in their walk-in refrigerator overnight.-- Russell Farris, Fort WorthCheers: To Bryan Davis and the staff at B&M Auto Specialists in Mansfield. They give the best service! They have come to my rescue several times. They are courteous, honest and reasonable. It's nice to have someone you can trust. They set the standard. Thanks guys!-- Rhonda Lynn, MansfieldCheers: To Otto and Monica Arslanovski of Our Place Restaurant in Fort Worth. You have always provided an excellent meal with great service in a "family restaurant" where the diner is really made to feel like "family"! May you enjoy your well-deserved "retirement."-- Keith Prendergast,Haltom CityJeers: To all who think the yield signs on the off-ramps from Spur 341 from Lockheed Martin and south Texas 183 to Interstate 30 east are just decorations. Your thoughtlessness has caused accidents and many near misses! Yield signs alert you to yield. Stop endangering yourselves and others!-- Sean C. Rafferty, Fort WorthCheers: To Bobby and Rita Smith for providing weekend bus service to Winstar Bingo for all these years. It is such a pleasure and fun to ride your bus. Thank You!-- Billy Slimp, ArlingtonCheers: To Mitchell and Rob of Witt Plumbing in Burleson. We needed to find a water leak in the slab at my father-in-law's house. It turned out to be the condensation line from the air-conditioning unit. The two men did a great job, explaining everything to my father-in-law, a senior citizen.-- Randy Geisel, ArlingtonCheers: To the couple in the Ford Escape that helped my husband push our Ford Expedition on Interstate 30 after we ran out of gas. Great to see such good people. They were in flip-flops and flat dress shoes and still stopped to help. Thank you!-- Nacole Rae Willis, Fort WorthCheers: To the driver of a rock hauler in a red cab that moved to the right allowing cars to pass while he/she was climbing the hill on Texas 114 in Aurora. Too bad other drivers can't be as courteous!-- Cyrus W. Farver, AuroraJeers: To the Kimbell Art Museum for not inviting its neighbor and Fort Worth landmark, Curley's Frozen Custard, to participate in the "Ice Cream Sunday." The Fort Worth Opera included Curley's in a performance before.-- John H. Pickett, Fort WorthJeers: To DirecTV and Viacom for leaving their good, loyal customers without most of their normal stations while they settled their money dispute. It's like one fat cat trying to outdo another while the paying customer suffers. Get it together.-- Carolyn and Joe Godsey, JoshuaCheers: To Parker Daniel, owner and operator of Fort Worth iPhone Repairs, who repaired my shattered iPhone screen quickly (while I watched) for $50. Daniel, much to my surprise, after fixing the screen, wrapped my white iPhone 3Gs in an extra used OtterBox he had at no charge. What service!-- Susan Brown, SpringtownCheers: To Weatherford's best veterinarian, Kevin Buchanan, for his skill and compassion in restoring "Hope," the abused dog. Also Cheers to his tech, Rhonda, for reminding us of the other Hopes out there who need our help as well. This vet is simply the best.-- Jesse and Natalie Dye, WeatherfordCheers: To Dr. Richard A. Nichols and staff at both the Keller and Grapevine locations. Their professional, caring, courteous service provided an awesome experience for a new patient dealing with an unfortunate injury. Jeers to the staff of another doctor for their unprofessional manner handling requests from a current patient.-- Kyra Reed McGlothing, GrapevineCheers: To the teachers and staff at Bethesda Christian School for making the 2012 graduation very touching and wonderful. It was uplifting to hear the students, teachers, principal and pastor praise God for these young adults and their accomplishments. The reception that followed was lovely. Thank you, Mrs. Vaughn.-- Mary Lovelady, Fort WorthJeers: To the Texas Department of Transportation for closing the North Richland Hills Iron Horse Boulevard bridge over a month ago. For the Meadowlakes community, your poor planning -- eliminating one route in and out of our neighborhood and reducing other lanes -- makes us virtual prisoners during rush hours.-- Cheryl Stewart, North Richland HillsCheers: To Julie, an honest and kind-hearted person who found and returned my wallet, even delivering it to my home. Hey, world, honest people are still here!-- Taherah Duncan, Arlington
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