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

April 27, 2012 at 6:01 p.m.
Updated April 26, 2012 at 11:27 p.m.


Thumbs-down to the city of Victoria for not offering a way for residents of select apartment complexes to recycle. Those who use Waste Management cannot use the recycle station. I am putting all of my newspapers and cans right into the dumpster for the landfill because that was what I was told.

Julie, Victoria

Thumbs-down to Little League T-Ball Coaches who only teach the kids how to win, versus teaching them the fundamentals of the game.

J. Joan, Victoria



Thumbs-up to Jenny Fisher for taking a chance and creating her own local animal show "Fur Real TV."

Thumbs-up to Adams Extract & Spice Company for giving us 125 years of flavor.

Thumbs-up to Bloomington baseball coach Edward "Hodie" Garcia for reaching his 600th career victory. Also thumbs-up to the Bobcats for making it happen.

Thumbs-up to Victoria East students who collected shoes for Barefoot Saturday and helped load them for transport.

Thumbs-up to administrative assistants who make our work lives so much easier.


Thumbs-down to the pot holes on Red River Street that rattle our teeth on the way to Riverside Park.

Thumbs-down to allergies.

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