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

April 13, 2012 at 3:05 p.m.
Updated April 12, 2012 at 11:13 p.m.


Thumbs-up to the three perfect strangers who rushed into traffic on Guy Grant Road when the back of my SUV popped open on acceleration, spewing my Easter groceries all over the road. They were awesome Samaritans.

Donna, Victoria

Thumbs-up to Chick-fil-A for being one of the only businesses in Victoria to offer military discounts.

Teresa, Victoria

Thumbs up to Sulema Saenz at the Department of Public Safety's Drivers' License Office. She has a lovely smile and a matching disposition and made my driver's license renewal visit a great experience.

Robert, Victoria


Thumbs-down to the driver of a white pickup truck, towing a boat, parked in a manner that blocked two handicap spaces. This was early Monday morning at H-E-B Plus, just across from the main entry. I watched an able bodied man hurriedly enter the truck.

Betty, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the students at Dudley Elementary putting their creativity to work with a daily school broadcast.

Thumbs-up to Officer Eric Poulton and the others who visited children in the hospital this Easter.

Thumbs-up to the 400 volunteers honored for serving VISD.

Thumbs-up to the merger of First Victoria National Bank and First State Bank-New Braunfels.

Thumbs-up to all the beautiful photos of wildflowers submitted by our readers.


Thumbs-down to unreasonably high gas prices.

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