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

Sept. 23, 2011 at 4:23 a.m.


Thumbs-up to getting some much-needed rain.

Chiu, Victoria

Thumbs-up to Victoria College and its security for acting fast to resolve a terrible situation.

I think law enforcement's quick action has eased the fears and minds of a lot of students on campus.

Jane, Victoria


I know it is not against the law, but thumbs-down to people who talk on the cell phone while driving.

I was travelling down Navarro at the speed limit, and a young woman turned right in front of me at an intersection.

If I hadn't slammed on the brakes, I would have T-boned her.

She was on the d*** cell phone.

Cary, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the Victoria College Alumni reunion.

Thumbs-up to rain showers Victoria received.

Thumbs-up to Marguerite Griffin and Len Walker, Red Cross volunteers, who traveled to the Bastrop area to help victims of the fires.

Thumbs-up to Dillard's Fit for a Cure fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.

Thumbs-up to Roger Welder upon his appointment by Gov. Rick Perry to the University of Houston System Board of Regents.

Thumbs-up to the LCRA for allowing our rice farmers at least half the water they'll need for their crops.

Thumbs-up and welcome to Victoria's new Convention and Visitor's Bureau director - LaRue Roth.


Thumbs-down to the satellite that at this writing is going to fall on the Earth somewhere.

Thumbs-down to the continuing drought.

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