Cheers: To Chief Jeff Halstead for holding your police officers up to the high standards that reflect upon the department and maintain the public's trust. No one is above the law.-- Darrell D. Bartell, Fort WorthCheers: To the first Tarrant County College "Toro Dash." Well-organized, fun, great door prizes and better food than other big Fort Worth races. The 10K route was easy and highlighted the great Trinity Park trails. I am looking forward to next year's run.-- Ricardo Schulz, Fort WorthCheers: To the couple who paid my bill when I had my three young grandsons at Mimi's in Grapevine on Oct. 25. What a kind gesture, and what a nice surprise!-- Nita Cobb, EulessJeers: To NFL sports commentators who cannot figure out how to close the windows in the broadcasting booth. It makes it extremely difficult for those of us with impaired hearing to hear the announcers over the crowd noise. We can still hear the crowd but would like to hear you.-- Sherri Spindor, SaginawCheers: To the young mother in front of me at Big Lots in Keller. I had left my wallet at home and asked the clerk to hold my items so I could go get it. The woman offered to pay for my items. When I protested, she insisted, leaving a $20 bill!-- Rebecca Jameson, KellerCheers: To North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills. Thanks for the delicious lunch served to all Dec. 5. This hospital is vital to this community, and this is more evidence of a caring concern shown on a daily basis. Santa was "icing on the care." Thanks for the turkeys, too.-- Sherie O'Pry, North Richland HillsJeers: To the female passenger in a white car at Central Market on Dec. 8 who yelled at my daughter for leaving a basket in the parking lot, not knowing that the guy waiting for our parking spot had stopped my daughter and offered to take it back.-- Lindie Lawrence, ArlingtonJeers: To the mom with two small children in line at the Colleyville post office. As she announced that all three had colds, her coughing kids touched everything they could reach, spreading germs everywhere. Shame on you for exposing me and several others to a cold.-- Patricia Ballenger, ColleyvilleJeers: To a national nonprofit organization that robocalls our house four or five times a day soliciting donations. We come home from work to numerous voice messages stating, "If you would like to make a call, please hang up and dial again." We'll not be donating to your organization!-- Lynne Harmon, Fort WorthCheers: To Jerry's of Weatherford for the extreme kindness shown recently to an employee and his family. He was the husband of our church's children's minister and the father of three girls.-- Brenda Gresak, BurlesonCheers: To ServPro, which cleaned up the oil spill in my garage after I broke my hip trying to clean it myself. They were most courteous and prompt and charged us nothing. We recommend them to anybody with a remediation problem.-- Homer Davis, Fort WorthCheers: To Gary McMillon and the Men's Golf Association at Meadowbrook Golf Club for your support. The Meadowbrook Golf Team won the North Texas Golf Association Fall Series Championship. Thanks to the 14 players in the Team Play Matches. The series was about the most fun you could have playing golf.-- Tom Marzoni, ArlingtonCheers: To the Brahmas hockey team returning "home" to NYTEX Sports Center. It's a great atmosphere for the fans! -- Glenda Bradley, Burleson Cheers: To the owners and management of the Park Plaza Building for the fabulous Christmas luncheon for their tenants, and for making it possible to donate to the Disabled Crime Victims Assistance (DCVA), helping them with their families with their Angel Tree. We're one big happy family at our building.-- Linda Little, Fort WorthCheers: To the gentleman who stopped on Church Road in rural Azle on Dec. 2 to help me with my husband, who had a seizure while driving. Your kindness and willingness to help was very much appreciated. God bless you, and we wish you and your family a very merry Christmas!-- LeaAnn Moore, AzleCheers: To Julie from Fellowship Park Church (Keller) for sharing her Honda coupon with me. Such a kind and sweet Christian spirit. Just what I needed to uplift me on the one-year anniversary of my husband's passing. Much thought and prayers to a fellow Christian.-- Myrl Watson, HurstCheers: To Stacy Scarborough, former assisted-living director at Heartland, Bedford. Stacy has always been there for the residents and their families. I have appreciated the loving care she gave Mom while she was alive and Dad in assisted living. She will be greatly missed. Good luck wherever she goes.-- Kim Blake, HurstJeers: To the Dallas Cowboy arrested on a DWI charge who had an accident that killed his college friend. It's a real shame that so many public icons get a sense of invincibility and make bad choices. This inappropriate behavior makes them poor role models for the young people who look up to them.-- David T. Willey, ArlingtonCheers: To Dr. Cole and staff at Cityview Family Physicians for their excellent service and professionalism. A special cheer to Sandy, one of the nurses, for her outstanding patient service. We are grateful for her dedication, courtesy and thoughtfulness. We appreciate her very much.-- Haskell and Janice Dotson, Fort WorthCheers: To the anonymous man eating at the table next to us at Raising Cane's on Hulen Street who, out of the blue, purchased and gave my 6-year-old daughter a Cane's stuffed animal (100 percent of proceeds go to local animal shelters in our area), simply saying "Merry Christmas!"-- Linda Wadsworth, Fort WorthCheers: To Betty in Haltom City for contacting my mother regarding a blind and deaf dog that I found abandoned at a soccer field one evening. We will never be able to thank you enough for the love you showed him by wanting to make him a part of your family.-- Gary Cope, EulessCheers: To Tony Smith, North Oaks Middle School band director. Our two granddaughters have benefited musically, academically and in character from his leadership. The enthusiasm and care he shows to all his band students is genuine. The Birdville Fine Arts Department is blessed to have such an individual.-- Nancy and Randy Green,BedfordJeers: And advice to people who want my business. Your messy, hand-printed signs on street corners are the only indication I have of your pride and craftsmanship. If you want to perform work on people's homes, hanging Christmas lights or doing repairs, consider the appearance of your street-corner advertisements.-- Lisa Tunzi, Fort WorthCheers: To the TCU women's soccer program and coach Eric Bell for your awesome finish to the season. Making it to the Big 12 Championship game was a huge accomplishment. Wins over West Virginia and Texas on the way to finishing runner-up in the tournament were a big step for the program.-- Richard Sybesma, Fort WorthCheers: To my great neighbors, Lois and Don Cromwell! They are always there -- to mow, chase loose horses and for moral support!-- Patricia Farns, WeatherfordCheers: To the St. Andrew Knights of Columbus. Once again, they stepped up to help provide side dishes for the "Home for the Holidays" turkey feast for formerly homeless people at University Christian Church. Special thanks to Jim Phillips and his wife for preparing the dishes and staying to help serve.-- Luan Ibarra, Fort WorthJeers: To the person who left a note on my truck. When van-accessible parking is taken, I use two spots to park so the wheelchair lift on the driver's side is not blocked. Otherwise, I would scratch your ride trying to get in mine.-- Michael Torres, Fort WorthCheers: To Darryl Stauffer, who works at Stratoflex on Roberts Cut Off Road. Last August, he was driving by when my house was on fire. Without thought to his safety, he followed me into the house to get my pets, found me on the floor and got me out safely.-- Cecelia Ellison, Fort WorthCheers: To dentist Laurence Oliver for donating his personal time to help people fix their teeth, who otherwise wouldn't be able to. Go Doc!-- Sandra Guthrie, HurstCheers: To the Lake Worth Police Department. I lost my iPhone at Wal-Mart, and someone picked it up and kept it. The "find-my-phone" app was used to locate it. There was handy work done by officers Benningfield, Sloan and Rietfort. Thanks for caring enough to follow through and help.-- Steve Henton, Lakeside
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