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Sept. 8, 2012 at 4:08 a.m.


THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the "Pray for Obama" sign. I like how it says "Pray for Obama," because we should pray for our leaders, whether they are local, state or nation.

However, after you read the Psalm 109:8, it is mean-spirited and should be removed. Shame on Mr. Neitsch for allowing the sign to be erected on his property. I guess it's about money for him. Also, shame on the ones responsible for spreading the venom and unchristian message. I thank the Rev. Amy Danchik for petitioning for the sign to be removed.

Viola, Victoria

Thumbs-down to the new billboards erected Thursday along Zac Lentz Parkway. Unneeded eye pollution.

Bill Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to all the fun pictures of cool pets trying to beat the Texas heat.

Thumbs-up and good luck to retired Moulton Police Chief Mark Zimmerman as he takes his next step in law enforcement. Thank you for your years of service.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Emergency Management's "tour bus catastrophe" drill, which tested area first responders. It's good to see our responders will be ready for future emergencies.

Thumbs-up to the repairs being made to the Victoria County Bridge Street Annex.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Police Department's crime prevention unit. Thank you for providing a free service showing residents how to protect their homes from burglaries.

Thumbs-up to September being National Voter Registration Month. We hope area residents will register to vote and go to the polls this year.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria County Sheriff's Office and VISD for working together to make sure Victoria schools are safe.

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down and a sad goodbye for the closing of the Cultural Council of Victoria. Thank you for your years of bringing culture to the community.

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