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Nov. 8, 2013 at 5:08 a.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Victoria's Parks and Recreation Department for promptly cleaning up the graffiti that was done to the walking/biking trail.

Peter, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up and congratulations to the four special needs students who completed the four-week Building Communities workforce preparation training program at La Villa Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

Thumbs-up to the recent cold front. It's nice to get some relief from the months of sweltering heat.

Thumbs-up to the city of Austwell for holding a fundraiser to help pay for repairs and improvements to the Austwell City Park.

Thumbs-up to Christopher Howell, the latest speaker in the University of Houston-Victoria's American Book Review reading series. Thank you for bringing your talent and knowledge to Victoria.

Thumbs-up to the Czech Cultural Weekend event at the Victoria Mall.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to the Shiner Comanche Marching Band for winning the UIL Texas State Marching Band Contest.

Thumbs-up to the rain over the past few weeks. We are glad to see moisture is returning to our area. We hope the drought cycle will end soon.

Thumbs-up and thank you to Invista and the Port of Victoria for donating $300,000 each to rebuild Canal Road and Old Bloomington Road. Thank you for continuing to invest in the community.

Thumbs-up and thank you to Gary's Care Packages for making sure American soldiers overseas are not forgotten.

Thumbs-up to Bryan Hons for his plans to hold the first Victoria Comic Con at the Victoria Community Center on Jan. 11.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria premiere of the zombie movie "Buck Wild" on Thursday night.

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the the continued killings of the barbado sheep on the property of Wayne and Karen Daggs.

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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