Rushville Republican

Letters to the Editor

April 10, 2013

Multiple acts of kindness don’t go unnoticed

RUSHVILLE — Dear Editor:

My son Josh goes to Milroy Elementary. He is my special boy who is autistic. He is also the Salvation Army’s bell ringer with a big heart.

I wanted to share one of my recent experiences in the Milroy community. We don’t often see or hear positive things about kids so it’s important to me that I share this.

The following is my Facebook post from March 30:

Had an amazing experience today. The kids and I had our day planned out. We were going to see baby Landon and his proud mommy and daddy at the hospital. Next, we stopped at CVS to pick up last minute Easter goodies. We stayed a little too long. Our last stop was at Milroy Methodist Church Easter egg hunt. It was 11:25 and we had 35 minutes to make a 45-50 minute trip. I couldn’t screw this up because Josh had been talking about the big hunt for a week. I broke sound barriers getting us there. We got there at 12:03. As Josh and Sis walked toward the hunting grounds, kids were passing us saying, “There aren’t anymore eggs.” The look on his face broke my heart. “We tried so hard mom, and its too late.” I was trying to console him the best I could. The next thing I knew, we were surrounded by kids. Kids were walking back to us. They were taking eggs from their baskets and bags to fill my babies baskets. I broke down in tears. These children were saying, “Here Josh, I got too many, have these..” For a solid hour children were approaching Josh to give him eggs and a smile. The kindness of these kids to my kids filled my day with unexpected happiness. Thank you, Milroy residents, schoolmates, staff and Milroy Methodist Church for giving us a blessed experience.

Basically I want to thank all these people for being so incredible. Our community has so much good in it and I hate to see the bad overshadow it.

Sarah Foreman



Text Only
Letters to the Editor
  • Letter to the Editor Thank youDear Editor,My sister and I wish to offer our most sincere and grateful thanks to those family and friends who’s kindness and thoughtfulness donated to the Alzheimer’s Association and sent cards in honor and memory of our Mother: Sarah Lou M

    August 19, 2014

  • Letter to Editor Thanks to Staggs Dairy TreatsDear Editor,We want to take this opportunity to thank Stagg’s Dairy Treats for their ongoing support to the Rush County Community Foundation. Each year, the Stagg’s family and staff voluntarily dedicate 10% of their proce

    August 12, 2014

  • Letter to Editor Thanks to RMHDear Editor,Several weeks ago I suffered the symptoms of a stroke while traveling. I called my family doctor’s office, to be sure someone could see me upon my arrival. Immediately I was advised to go to the nearest hospital emergency roo

    July 29, 2014

  • Letter to the Editor Thank youDear Editor,I would like to thank the Mays-Raleigh Fire Dept., Rush Memorial Hospital and ambulance service, St. Vincent Rehab Unit for their excellent service. Also I want to thank Rev. Gries, my wife who stayed at my side for 18 long days

    July 22, 2014

  • Letters to the Editor

    Thank youDear Editor,The family of Earl Reynolds would like to express their sincere appreciation for all the prayers, cards, flowers, donations, food and assistance. We thank you for all your kindness to help us through the very difficult time of lo

    July 15, 2014

  • Letter to Editor No excuses for Milroy crashesDear Editor,With consternation and disbelief, I read of yet another crash at the intersection of SR 3 and SR 244 at the west edge of Milroy.There could not be a more clear, seemingly safe, intersection anywhere in the wor

    July 8, 2014

  • Letter to the Editor Thank youDear Editor,The Bacon family would like to thank friends and family who gave flowers, thoughts and prayers during the passing of Bille last month. Don Bacon and his family appreciate all that was done during a great time of need. Thank you s

    June 24, 2014

  • Letter to the Editor Thank youDear Editor, We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who attended the annual Rush County Community Foundation Day at Stagg’s Dairy Treats and Restaurant on Sunday, May 4. Without the continued support of the Rush County community

    June 17, 2014

  • Letters to the editor Thank you Dear Editor, We at Flatrock River Lodge would like to thank everyone for making the 2014 Area 9 Senior Games a great success. A special thanks to Amanda Capps, activities director; Vicki Williams, dietary manager; our staff; volunteers; May

    May 27, 2014

  • Letters to the editor Thank you Dear Editor, We would like to thank everyone for all their help and kindness during my husband and our father's illness and death. Especially, Flatrock River Lodge, Decatur County Hospice, the Arlington Church, Mosters and Darrell Cooper of

    April 29, 2014