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March 11, 2011 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated March 10, 2011 at 9:11 p.m.


THUMBS-UP

A big double thumbs-up to Victoria West Winderguard. They took second place out of a field of nine in Bryan last month. These students have worked hard for this and deserve our support entirely.

MeMe, Victoria

Thumbs-up:

I want to thank Jeff Williams from Bible Book Store for changing my flat tire on a cold and windy Saturday morning.

You really practice what you sell. Thanks again.

Sherry, Seadrift

Thumbs-up to the people who spay/neuter their pets. This reduces the number of pets who don't have a home.

Cindy, Victoria

Thumbs-up to Alisa Villarreal. What a wonderful person she must be.

Trish, Port Lavaca

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the NFL and players; they need to get out in the real world and try to make it on regular wages, not the millions they make for playing a game. Also, to Charlie Sheen, get him off every magazine, newspaper and TV show - just let him get lost.

Billy, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Tejano star Reuben Ramos, Grammy award winner.

Thumbs-up to the 1986 state championship Stingarettes team, coached by Jan Lahodny.

Thumbs-up to Tamer Lee Brooks Gwens who celebrated her 109th birthday this week.

Thumbs-up to the new IDX plant in Cuero.

Thumbs-up to Katrina victim David Waller for being voted 2010 Victoria County Employee of the Year.

Thumbs-up to the Great Pyrenees guard dogs who keep unwanted critters out of the zoo.

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to escalating fuel prices when Libya represents a very small portion of U.S. oil needs, and Saudi Arabia already has increased production to close the gap.

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