Cheers & Jeers

07/11/2014 6:24 PM

07/11/2014 6:25 PM

Jeers: To America for accepting illegal abandoned kids. They are breaking the law. Accept them and expect more to come. Cheers to California protesters for blocking the buses. When you get them on buses drive them back across the border where they belong.

— Tuesday L. Peacock,

River Oaks

Jeers: To the tall, blond woman who was the first officer to respond to an accident in which my car was rear-ended. She was rude, had zero compassion and never asked for my side of the story. Luckily, officer Worth #4167 arrived, spoke with me and gave me his card.

— Carolyn Gruensfelder,

Fort Worth

Cheers: To a Fort Worth cryotherapy business off of South Hulen Street for having wonderful owners that are very nice and flexible! I have excellent experiences every time I go!

— Ashley Cox, Fort Worth

Jeers: The Fort Worth Water Department for allowing any variances to business and residential customers under the current restrictions for watering. All customers should follow the rules, none of which are detrimental but necessary to conserve.

— Nelda Martin, Fort Worth

Jeers: To folks who use the paper and cardboard recycle containers found at schools and churches for their household trash and tree limb disposal.

— Susan Wilson,

North Richland Hills

Jeers: To the city of Fort Worth for not providing permanent trash receptacles in the Panther Island parking and District #1 areas. The litter is a disgrace for an otherwise pleasant city in which to live.

— Joanne Jones, Fort Worth

Cheers: To the McDonald’s on West Pipeline Road in Hurst for their donation of sodas and bottled water for some tired, hot, thirsty firemen, policemen, and others who had worked a house fire on Fanning Drive early the morning of June 8th. We won’t forget you or your generosity.

— Carol Pohorenec and Teri Pate,

Hurst

Cheers: To Andrea, manager at Regal Cinema Fossil Creek for being so gracious to a couple of dorks that failed to check their ticket stubs and wound up in the wrong theater showing a movie we did not want to see. You rock.

— Nancy Watkins, Haltom City

Cheers: To our Benbrook “Ann” for buying our dinner at Pulido’s on the evening of June 25. That was so thoughtful and much appreciated. You the girl!

— H.H. and J.M. Johnson,

Benbrook

Cheers: to The Texas Porch Lizards (Mike Sonntag, Beth, Gary, Raphael and Angus) for a wonderful and intimate concert held on July 5 at the annex of the White Settlement Historical Museum. These talented musicians shared their passion for historical music and gift of musical ability for a small, but appreciative, crowd.

— Judy Judd, Benbrook

Cheers: to the nice couple in Wal-Mart at Part Vista and Basswood boulevards for paying for my groceries on my July 4 - 91st birthday. You made my day.

— Christine Tipton, Watauga

Jeers: To the woman in Sam’s Club parking lot on Bryant Irvin Road driving a Honda Element who left her dog in the car when temperature was 92 degrees on July 2. Neither she nor her friend showed concern when confronted. Jeers also to policeman who didn’t help.

— Melinda Black, Weatherford

Cheers: To Patrick at The Sprinkler Repair Man & Sons. On time, brought parts for the job, brought his own tools for the job, was very polite and personal, and did a great job. Sprinkler works great

— Betty Harris, Fort Worth

Cheers: To Dr. Griffin Murphey for meeting me at the emergency room on a Saturday evening when my abscessed tooth required additional attention. Having Dr. Murphey speak with the ER doctor certainly made me feel better. I came to him because my dentist was not available and I plan on staying!

— Amber Hughes, Fort Worth

Cheers: To Austin MacLean, Park Place Mercedes Fort Worth, for excellent service during my visit to get my vehicle serviced. Your courteous, welcoming service was very much appreciated.

— Brenda Harris, Arlington

Jeers: To the two TV stations that advertise the electrical repair service over and over and over.

— Rita Meyers, Hurst

Cheers: To Fort Worth Code Compliance, especially to code compliance officer Carman Ventura for getting a Greenland mowing problem solved in Villages of Sunset Pointe. Thank you Ms. Ventura for not giving up, and getting this high weed problem solved. Good job.

— Margaret Fletcher, Fort Worth

Jeers: To an Arlington car dealership. We’ve dealt with them twice, same results! Lied to, put on long holds ,hung up on, passed from person to person. Took one month, over 20 calls and finally went in person, to get a refund owed to us. Never again.

— Sue Dukes, Mansfield

Cheers: To Sgt. J. Rhodes of the Arlington Police Department for stopping and saying hello and shaking the hand of a senior citizen in southeast Arlington who was standing on her front porch. Made my day. God bless APD.

— Carline Thomas, Arlington

Cheers: To the downtown Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, the emergency room, Harris Progressive Care Unit, Alpha Omega Hospice, Cityview Care Center and all the caregivers that helped make mother’s last days comfortable.

— Val Hunnicutt, Fort Worth

Jeers: To the employees at the Cats’ stadium for not preparing for all the traffic this Fourth of July. We were stuck in traffic for two hours. Where are all the police officers to help direct traffic? This really put a damper on a great evening and we won’t be doing this next year.

— Wendy Parker, Fort Worth

Jeers: To Jon Daniels for forcing Nolan Ryan out of the Texas Rangers organization and giving us a 1980’s version of the Rangers, a sub-par team and near cellar in the standings. Don’t expect to be here long, Jon.

— Robert Mehalick, Sr., Arlington

Cheers: To Target Corporation for “asking” law-abiding citizens not to bring legal long guns into their stores. Jeers to Target for not having the backbone to tell everyone, “This is private property so you will just have to leave your guns, legal-or-otherwise, outside against the bicycle rack.”

— Terry Schmidt, Fort Worth

Jeers: To the parents that refused to control their children’s behavior during the K-9 presentation at the Watauga Library on July 2. It was very rude that people were talking and kids were climbing all over each other. Cheers to the police officer for working through it.

— Denisha Ivey, Watauga

Jeers: To the Arlington Fourth of July Parade for including an entry from the Sons of Confederate Veterans, complete with Confederate flags. The July 4th holiday’s purpose is to celebrate the patriots of 1776 who sought to establish a new, free country, as opposed to celebrating those in 1861 who sought to destroy that country.

— Walter Slaven, Arlington

Cheers: To Phil Collins for sharing his Texas Revolution artifacts with us.

— Jeff Hamilton, Granbury

Cheers: To the Fort Worth Parks and Community Service Department for exemplary maintenance of Trinity Park. Jeers to those individuals who discard their trash along the trails and roads of Trinity Park, rather than in the trash bins provided.

— Sue King, Fort Worth

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