A Real Life Hero

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Okay, so I'm reaching down this morning to get my billfold to give Rob Klassen some money for lunch and yes, you guessed it, my wallet is gone.  Last time I had it was at McDonald's on Gunbarrel at lunch yesterday. 

I went to work, not there, go home, again not there, take Robby some lunch money, no one at the school has seen it.  Yesterday I went to McDonald's on Gunbarrel Road to get lunch and dropped it in the parking lot.  I called this morning for hours the line was busy, then I finally get a lady on the phone and they have it.    

I got there to find out that Robert, a sweet maintenance man, found it right after I dropped it and nothing was missing. I was in tears as was he.  I went to get him a Visa gift card to show how I appreciated his kindness.  

I couldn't believe people like him still existed.  Please pray for this man, his name is Robert and if you go to the McDonald's on Gunbarrel please tell him thank you too.

I contacted the corporate McDonald's and they assured me they too would be contacting the franchisee and they would also contact Robert and his manager and I just want to make sure people knew that there are really true heroes. 

Cindy Klassen

Hopscotching On North Market Street

I work in the North Shore area.  North Market Street looks like children's hopscotch markings all the way from the bridge up to the light at Mississippi.  You need a trained dog to figure out all the markings. Traffic was already crawling since the addition of townhomes, apartments and a busy Publix in the area.  Really, you have to stop and study it or just follow ... (click for more)

The Peasants Want Our City Back - And Response (3)

Re: Roy Exum: We Want Our City Back  When local government makes decisions that defy common logic, it frustrates we the peasants that do not have a meaningful voice in how our money is spent.  Roy Exum articulated to the very core of how we the peasants are marginalized by local government, completely ignored.  I am amazed at how regular ... (click for more)

Baylor Student, 16, Dies After Cardiac Incident At Pool

A 16-year-old Baylor School student died after a cardiac incident at a pool on Monday afternoon. Sumner Smith died in the incident on campus. The student was taken by ambulance to Erlanger. Baylor's Barbara Kennedy said it happened during a routine swim practice. He was found unresponsive in the pool. Counselors were being provided on the Baylor campus on Tuesday. ... (click for more)

Bradley County Commission Decides Not To Provide Animal Pickup Service

Bradley County Commissioners on Monday finally put animal control to rest. It was not easy and it was not without confusion, but in the end, the county will not provide animal pickup service. Confusion began when commissioners were asked to approve the agenda, which included two options for animal control pick up. Item “D” provided for the SPCA of Bradley County to pick ... (click for more)

Lady 'Canes Beat Bradley, Set Up Showdown With Ooltewah

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – East Hamilton and Bradley Central had played four times before their District 5-3A volleyball tournament opener on Monday. The two teams split the series. Monday’s match was clearly more important than the previous four, since the winner advanced in the district tourney and the loser went home. The No. 4 seed Lady Hurricanes (21-15) rallied impressively ... (click for more)

UTC Women's Basketball Team Ranked No. 22 In Preseason Poll

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team is receiving preseason recognition with a No. 22 ranking in the Athlon Sports 2015-16 Preseason Top 25.   2015 Southern Conference and Tennessee Sports Writers’ Association Coach of the Year Jim Foster returns nine players from the 2015 Southern Conference championship team including four starters. Senior ... (click for more)