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July 26, 2013 at 2:26 a.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Victoria Iron Works, and all those who came out to support the Fan Drive for the Elderly, on July 20. The fundraiser was a success due to the generosity of everyone involved.

Lynn, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Liz Harris, the new principal for Goliad High School. Congratulations on being chosen to lead your alma mater.

Thumbs-up to the opening of Laser World, Victoria's first laser tag arena. We are glad Victoria's young people have another place to go to have good, safe fun.

Thumbs-up to all the benefits being held to help pay for medical expenses and other needs. We are glad to live in such a caring community and region.

Thumbs-up to the opening of Wild Turkey Bar & Grill in downtown Cuero. We look forward to seeing a new business in our area.

Thumbs-up to the return of the Quince Girl Expo to Victoria on Sunday. We hope it provides plenty of ideas and inspiration for area Quinceanera parties.

Thumbs-up to the Calhoun County YMCA's plan for expansion. We are glad to see the center is working to provide more room.

Thumbs-up to comedian and actor Jimmie "JJ" Walker's plan to hold a show in the Victoria Fine Arts Center. Our community has hosted some big names recently, and we hope that trend continues.

Thumbs-up to the annual Moulton Town & Country Jamboree. We hope everyone enjoys this area festival.

Thumbs-up to the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge.

Thumbs-up to the Theatre Victoria performances of "Beauty and the Beast." We look forward to seeing the play. Break a leg!

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the lack of rain, which is forcing the city of Victoria to enact water restrictions. We hope Texas will get a good amount of rain soon so we can move past this drought and water restrictions.

Thumbs-down to the outbreak of the cyclospora stomach bug. We encourage everyone to wash their hands and take steps to avoid this awful illness.

Thumbs-down to the ongoing sweltering heat. It is entirely too hot, and we haven't even reached August yet.

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