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March 7, 2014 at 5:03 p.m.
Updated March 6, 2014 at 9:07 p.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to Melissa Crowe's article about GOP growth in Victoria and Precinct 22 Chairwoman Janice Ohrt leaving the Democratic Party after it embraced abortion and Roe v. Wade. This is a common story in surrounding counties.

Mary, Moulton

Thumbs-up to the Crossroads Community Band's performance Feb. 25. It was a real musical treat - a fun-filled evening with Mr. Ken Peach's (the conductor) ability to involve the audience. Big thank-yous to the musicians for such a wonderful performance.

I am looking forward to their next concert April 8.

Dee, Victoria

Thumbs-up to my Dad, V. O. Martin, for celebrating his 90th birthday.

Joyce, Victoria

Thumbs-up to Homewood Residence for transporting residents to the Crossroads Community Band concert Feb. 25. The band appreciated their attendance, and the residents enjoyed an entertaining performance. Happy birthday to 91-year-old Homewood resident Fannie and 92-year-old Crossroads Community Band member Lynette.

Peggy, Victoria

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to all the mud-slinging during election time. Thumbs-down to the new Wal-Mart for not picking up trash in the parking lot - so tacky.

Joyce, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up and thank you to Alex Espinoza for taking part in the University of Houston-Victoria's American Book Review Reading Series and sharing his talents with our community.

Thumbs-up to everyone who voted in Tuesday's primary election. Remember to vote in the runoff election in May.

Thumbs-up to all of the community members and businesses who came out to support students in the Victoria Livestock Show auction.

Thumbs-up to Calhoun Air Center at Victoria Regional Airport for taking part in the Fly it Forward challenge during Women of Aviation Worldwide Week.

Thumbs-up to Victoria Ballet Theatre for bringing "Swan Lake" back to Victoria.

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