Cheers & Jeers

Cheers for the F-35, teachers and S-T carriers, but jeers to bad deals

Cheers: To the British Royal Air Force’s massive 100-airplane fly-by for the Royal Family to commemoriate the RAF’s first 100 years. Saving the best for last was a formation of three Fort Worth/built Lockheed F-35 Lightnings.

—Griffin T. Murphey,

Fort Worth

Cheers: Thanks to Mindy Kershaw, personal banker at Wells Fargo Hulen/Bellaire, for quickly and efficiently ietting me a new checking account when mine was potentially compromised.

—Michael Harris,

Fort Worth

Cheers: To Diana Smith and her staff at Trinity Lutheran Church Children’s Center. “Ms. Diana” has been loving and teaching children!

—T.J. Ladusky,


Cheers: To Sutton Printing in Azle. They made two self-inking stamps that were exactly what i wanted.

—Mary Martin,


Cheers: To Cindy Shepard on winning the Hurst council runoff. Hopefully she can expedite completion of the fiasco on Pipeline Road.

—Eugenia Reuss,


Cheers: To Discount Tire on Harwood Road. Perry’s customer service was superb. I miss previous manager Brian.

—Barbara St. Germain,


Cheers: To Jeff Smith, who delivers my Star-Telegram. I’m 85 with limited balance and Jeff makes sure my paper is right outside.

—Julie McDonald,


Cheers: To the wonderful lady who bought our dinner at Cousins BBQ. This Vietnam vet was truly blessed.

—Gary Roberts,

Fort Worth

Jeers: To an auto dealership that refuses to honor the last owner’s maintenance agreements. These agreements were made in good faith.

—William Lawrence,

North Richland Hills

Cheers: To Dr. Dominguez, on call July 4, and the Banfield Pet staff at Lincoln Square. Your care for Kobey during his last days was appreciated.

—Brenda Harris,


Cheers: To doctors William Guthrie, Kevin Connelly, Robert Anderson, Dan Willis, C. Bradley Bowman, Kassim Kahn and their staff for taking such good care of Tommie H. Sanchez. We’re grateful for your dedication.

—Cecilia and John Lunt,

Fort Worth

Cheers: To the Hurst police and Officer Ceja. He assisted my parents with car trouble on Texas 183, controlling the danger and summoning assistance.

—Craig Carlson,

North Richland Hills

Cheers: To Aya’s Trading Inc. for restoring a Tiffany lampshade, a gift from my late sister. The lamp was heavy and broke the table glass. Joe Alame, Lhen and crew did a wonderful job.

—Barbara and Jack

Thetford, Saginaw

Cheers: To all who respect octogenarians. I went to City Hall and didn’t have change for parking. I was given change by two gentlemen who wouldn’t take my $1 bills.

—Willie M. Green,

Fort Worth

Cheers: To Lake Worth Walmart employee Matthew in electronics. He was very patient and helpful and solved our problem.

—Dale and Mary

Martin, Lakeside

Cheers: To the young couple who paid for dinner at The Bangkok Thai Cooking on Heritage Trace Parkway. Kindness abounds.

—Karen Bird and Jayne

Burnett, Fort Worth

Cheers: To Marine Jamiez and his wife for helping me with my flat tire in the Walmart parking lot on Precinct Line Road in Hurst. It was over 100°.

—Pat Kee,


Jeers: To whoever stole the authentic wagon wheel and milk can from beside my house. The wheel had been here almost 40 years.

—Kathryn Cales,


Jeers: Arlington citizens should be told why their water bills Increased. My bill went from $81 to $224. This happened to a lot of people with no explanation.

—Joyce Hail,


Cheers: To Julie Fisher, computer teacher at South Hills High School, for taking three students to the Future Business Leaders of America in Baltimore where they placed fourth in the nation in computer animation design. We need to hear more about amazing teachers like Julie.

—Melanie Tate,

Fort Worth

Cheers: To Medical City North Hills Hospital for going above and beyond in care. The nurses in the ER , fifth and seconds floor were great.. Dr. Christopher Houston in the ER and surgeon Dr. Travis Foster did a great job.

—Danny S. Fowler,

North Richland Hills

Cheers: To Dr. Johnson and Neighborhood Pet Health Center in North Richland Hills. Their caring and sympathy were appreciated during the passing of our beloved dog Holly, who was a family member for almost 17 years.

—Curtis McJunkin,

North Richland Hills

Cheers: For our Star-Telegram carrier. She saw me having discomfort walking and she started putting our paper on the porch.

—Sidney Wallace,


Jeers: To toll lanes on Interstate 35W. Aren’t poor commuters being gouged enough?

—Thomas F. Harkins Jr.,

Fort Worth

Cheers: To Ms. Carney at J.L. Boren Elementary for being nice, letting us use the instruments, and preparing us for our music shows.

—Ethan Sullivan,