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

May 27, 2011 at 12:27 a.m.


Thumbs-up to Faith Family for having Warrior's Weekend inside the church - great to see all the soldiers and everyone else inside, instead in the heat outside. Thanks.

Billy, Victoria

Thumbs way up to Van Paen for bringing a new flavor to Victoria at Tru Thai.

Linda, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the Advocate delivery team for route No. 306. Your wonderful service is appreciated very much.

Janet, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the Nave Museum, Jim and Ann Harithas and the Manhattan Art Program for sponsoring the Art Car Exhibit and Photography Exhibit by Irv Tepper. See it at the Nave Museum, now.

Maggie, Victoria


Thumbs-down to any business that has its sprinkler daily watering the roadway, cars and gutters. There is a drought going on now - turn it off!

Mary, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the Field of Honor and Warrior's Weekend recognizing our veterans for their sacrifices.

Thumbs-up to the increase in sales tax for Victoria County, which means the county will have more in its budget.

Thumbs-up to Troy Howard upon his receiving his high school diploma after 58 years. Howard, 74, joined the Air Force before graduating high school.

Thumbs-up to Refugio Mayor Rey Jaso for his mayoral longivity and community-minded service.

Thumbs-up to falling fuel prices. Keep going, please.

Thumbs-up to Future Problem Solvers.


Thumbs-down to all the misfortune many of our residents have experienced, including injuries and death from wrecks and fires.

Thumbs-down to the Joplin, Mo. tornado and other tornadoes that killed hundreds of people and caused an inestimable amount of property damage.

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