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

Nov. 18, 2011 at 5:18 a.m.


Thumbs-up to First Baptist Church in Victoria for its outstanding program to honor their veterans on Nov. 6. It was first class and done to honor each and every veteran. Thank you.

Ray Pilsner, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the Advocate for the migratory bird special - my children and I enjoyed identifying the birds we've seen here. Also, a great thumbs-up to the Advocate for the front page story on Korean War veteran Demetrio Gutierrez and for having the pictures of other veterans in another section on Veterans Day.

Mary Ann, Moulton

Thumbs-up to the awesome owners and staff of Victoria Harley Davidson for all of the support they gave to the Victoria West Band of Warriors with their raffle fundraiser.

Kenda, Victoria


Thumbs-down to businesses that don't allow their employees to enjoy Thanksgiving. I won't be shopping with you.

Angie, Victoria

Thumbs-down for Bruce Ure resigning.

Sunny, Cuero



Thumbs-up to all of the Veteran's Day ceremonies.

Thumbs-up to Victoria College for being named a finalist for the 2011 Star Award from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Thumbs-up to Akeitha Green, 10, and Avery Jewell, 11, for drawing dream houses that won them a bicycle in the Steve Klein art contest.

Thumbs-up to Texas Drive Inn's 55th anniversary.

Thumbs-up to Matthew Bruns, a sophomore at Goliad High School, who will be traveling to England and France over the summer as a part of the Texas All-Star International Wind Symphony.

Thumbs-up to Victoria's Woodhouse Day Spa upon its 10th year on Thursday.

Thumbs-up to the eagles returning to the Fennessey Ranch near Bayside.


Thumbs-down to the continuing drought.

Thumbs-down to no substantial rain.

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