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Dec. 28, 2012 at 6:28 a.m.


THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the person(s) who took the gift card I mailed to my grandson. It was sent through regular mail. He was waiting for it anxiously. That's OK; I was able to send his mother a check, and she purchased another one for him.

This time of year be careful what you send through the mail.

Thumbs down to Christmas Grinches!

Nancy, Hallettsville

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Juan Medellin and everyone involved in the creation of the Wall of Honor in the Victoria Veterans of Foreign Wars post. Thank you for honoring our veterans.

Thumbs-up to Jason Miller, a Shiner man who participated in and finished the Baja 1,000, a 1,121 mile, 45-hour siege along Mexico's Baja California Peninsula.

Thumbs-up to the arrival of the whooping cranes. We are excited to see how many made it this year.

Thumbs-up and good luck to Mission Valley resident Ronnie Albrecht, who retired from his job as Easley Roofing Co.'s sheet metal superintendent after working with the company for 47 years.

Thumbs-up to Clay Sallis and Pro-Care Collision for giving away three cars this Christmas season - two in San Antonio and one to Christina Navarro, of Victoria.

Thumbs-up to the city of Victoria for scheduling an extra trash pickup after Christmas. Thank you for helping clear away all that extra trash from the holiday festivities.

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the unusually hard West Nile season in Texas.

Thumbs-down to strong winds that blow down power lines, causing power outages.

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