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Oct. 15, 2010 at 5:15 a.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to the great picture by Marie de Jesus of Shiner's No. 10 catching the TD pass against Ganado in the 10/9/10 sports section.

Thanks for capturing that moment for us!

The article written, well that's another story.

Robbie, Shiner

Thumbs-up to the Victoria West High School Marching Band for all of their hard work everywhere they are.

Tom, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the high school seniors at Shiner Catholic School for showing amazing compassion and understanding to fellow students. You all are a true inspiration. Keep setting a wonderful example for those around you.

Robyn, Victoria

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the Advocate for publishing a story on small town festivals and their quarrels on the eve of Yorktown Western Days. What better way to "tear a town apart" on the eve of a normal "small town reunion." What story angle were you looking for? Small towns "don't know anything"? What about "Macaroni Fest"?

Paul, Victoria

Thumbs-down to Captain Kangaroo (Wade Phillips) for ruining the Dallas Cowboys.

Emilio, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Cuero's Turkeyfest and the Great Gobbler Gallop.

Too bad Ruby fell behind, but there's always next year.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria East and Victoria West football teams and their recent victories.

Thumbs-up to the Habitat for Humanity Sweat Equity Challenge with all proceeds going to the organization that helps to build homes for those who might not have the means to own one.

Thumbs-up to the rescue of the Chilean miners.

Thumbs-up to the recent E-Waste Day. The collection of electronic materials was deemed successful with more collected than previous years.

Thumbs-up to the Fabulous Ginn Sisters, Schulenburg natives, who have met with musical success. They recently appeared on "Late Night with David Letterman."

Thumbs-up to Claire Elizabeth Goforth, who was born 10/10/10 at 10:10 a.m.

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