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


Bone-Headed Logo

Why is the new state logo orange and white?  To me, that says that all Tennesseans are Volunteer fans. How about blue and gold (UTC) or black and gold (Vanderbilt)?  Don't assume all who live here are Volunteer followers. Sells our state short. Ken Maury (click for more)

Reasons We Need The Clean Water Rule

Today, EPA and the Army are finalizing a Clean Water Rule to protect the streams and wetlands we rely on for our health, our economy, and our way of life. As summer kicks off, many of us plan to be outside with our friends and families fishing, paddling, surfing, and swimming. And for the lakes and rivers we love to be clean, the streams and wetlands that feed them have to be ... (click for more)

County Schools Going Back To Drawing Board On Budget After Tax Increase Rejected

The County School Board is going back to the drawing board on its budget after County Mayor Jim Coppinger and County Commission members declined to go along with a property tax increase. County Mayor Coppinger said he is planning to hold the line on taxes in the upcoming budget. Supt. Rick Smith had been pushing for a 40-cent property tax boost to fund an additional $34 million ... (click for more)

Erlanger Budget Foresees $29.4 Million In Revenue From Operations

Erlanger Health System officials said they anticipate income of $29.4 million from operations for the upcoming fiscal year.   The projection includes a 10.3 percent increase in outpatient surgeries, 11.9 percent increase in inpatient charges, and nine percent increase in net patient revenues.   Officials said bedside nurses will receive another ... (click for more)

Tull Named SoCon Athlete Of The Year

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive end Davis Tull has been named the 2015 Southern Conference Male Athlete of the Year, the league announced today (May 26). Tull will be honored as part of the league’s annual Honors Dinner on Wednesday night in Hilton Head Island, S.C.   Tull becomes the first Moc to win the Male Athlete of the Year Award. As a senior, he ... (click for more)

Soccer Abounds For Chattanooga FC

The Chattanooga FC soccer team continues it's busy schedule this week with games on Wednesday and Friday in two separate national tournaments.    Chattanooga hosts the Atlanta Silverbacks on Wednesday in the third round of the US Open Cup. The Silverbacks are a professional team that plays in the NASL.   The Silverbacks ended Chattanooga's run in the last year's ... (click for more)