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May 10, 2013 at 12:10 a.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Marialena Martinez, 3, featured in Sunday's front page, on her participation in the Cinco de Mayo traditional celebration in Goliad. She is adorable!

Viola, Victoria

Thumbs-up to NVP Outdoor Signage for their patriotic billboard by the Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor.

Mary, Victoria

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the person in the pickup truck that hit and killed my neighbor's dog May 4, early afternoon, barely missing mine. Accidents happen, but shame, shame on you for stopping at the stop sign a brief minute then taking off at a high rate of speed instead of coming back to check on a harmless pet. Very sad.

Hope I taught my kids better! There are young kids who live on this street. People, please slow down!

Joyce, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to everyone who voted in the May 11 election. Thank you for doing your part and being responsible citizens.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Chamber of Commerce's first Newcomers Social held at The PumpHouse Riverside Restaurant and Bar.

Thumbs-up to the recent rains in the area.

Thumbs-up and good luck to all of the graduates from Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria. Congratulations on completing this chapter of your journey in life.

Thumbs-up to the five-member team visiting South Texas from Kerala, India, with Rotary International. We hope they enjoy their visit and take back an understanding of our South Texas culture.

Thumbs-up and thank you to NFL Hall of Famer and legendary Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith for coming to speak in Victoria.

Thumbs-up to St. Joseph High School for receiving a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant for $2.3 million to build a gym that will double as a community safe room.

Thumbs-up to Victoria's new ecofriendly stone welcome sign.

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