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Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice

By Victoria Advocate
Nov. 1, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.


THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the parents who try to avoid the long car line and pull into Belltower subdivision and do illegal turnarounds on the street. You are making it more congested for the actual residents who live there and are endangering the kids who ride/walk to De Leon.

Dennis, Victoria

Thumbs-down to all who replied "no" to if they were involved with agriculture. If you eat, you are involved with agriculture. If you wear clothing, you are involved with agriculture, etc. One hundred percent of the population is involved with agriculture. Just because you live in the city, does not exempt you from participating in agriculture.

Daniel, Shiner

Thumbs-down to the individuals who bring dogs into public stores. Animals are not meant to shop in public stores.

Jennifer, Victoria

Thumbs-down to the Victoria DA Stephen Tyler and Police Department for allowing one of their officers to refuse a breathalyzer test. Then they claimed they couldn't obtain a warrant to draw blood. But I bet if it was a citizen of Victoria, they would have had us on the ground, doors propped open and charged.

Cordell, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to another fun, safe Halloween in the Crossroads. Thank you to everyone who offered events and activities for families to take part in during this holiday.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to Victoria College for being awarded $186,236 by the Texas Workforce Commission to help with training for Eagle Ford Shale job needs.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Police Department for releasing a crime prevention app that can be used to report anonymous texts and tips to law enforcement. We hope residents will use it.

Thumbs-up to the dedication of the Military Working Dog Teams National Monument at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Thumbs-up to the drop in temperatures. Autumn is here!

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit your comments. Be sure to include your contact information so we can verify you wrote the "thumbs." Only your first name will be used in the newspaper. You may email them to letters@vicad.com, mail them to Thumbs-Up, Thumbs-Down, Victoria Advocate. P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, or drop them off at our offices at 311 E. Constitution St.

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