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

April 6, 2012 at 4:01 p.m.
Updated April 5, 2012 at 11:06 p.m.


Thumbs-up to business and professional offices whose staff answers their phones with the name of the business and the person answering.

Thanks to Dr. Tom and Dr. John.

Ray, Victoria

Thumbs-up to West Warriors Working the Puzzle. They raised $1,750.00 for autism awareness this month! Way to Go!

Yvonne, Victoria


Thumbs-down to the Union Pacific Railroad for leaving their old, rotting ties along the track and in the ditches. They are a fire hazard and unsightly as well as blocking drainage.

Ray, Victoria



Thumbs-up to Evelyn Miller, who celebrated her 103rd birthday this week.

Thumbs-up to the upcoming opening of Two Step Dance Hall & Lounge. It's good to see a new business step in to fill the void left by a closing and turn it into something positive.

Thumbs-up to the 12 people in Ganado who won a combined total of $250,000 in the Mega Millions lottery drawing.

Thumbs-up to Jamie Davila, who used the fighting spirit she learned in the boxing ring to beat back cancer.


Thumbs-down to the increase in the number of children living in poverty in Texas.

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