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

July 20, 2012 at 2:20 a.m.


Thumbs-up to Grimm Brothers MC & Victoria Iron Works for their Fan Drive for the elderly. Their hard work aided in the contribution of more than 60 fans to this much needed drive.

Lynn, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the Poco Bueno tournament and the fun, fishing and economic boom it brings to Port O'Connor every year.

Thumbs-up to Marc Hinojosa, the new Victoria Boys and Girls Club director.

Thumbs-up to Theatre Victoria's production of "Annie."

Thumbs-up to the recent rains and small relief from the heat.

Thumbs-up to Bloomington native Relisa Franklin, who will make her hometown debut in the inspirational play, "Only God Can Judge Me," on Saturday.

Thumbs-up to Dorothy Ray, who turned 101 years old last week.

Thumbs-up to the Dow Chemical Company Foundation, which has selected 13 community improvement projects to fund through its annual Dow Gives-Seadrift Operations Community Grant Program.

Thumbs-up to the planned expansion of Greek Bros. Bar 205 in downtown Victoria.

Thumbs-up to Gene's Machine for helping the Texas Zoo by donating the labor and equipment to make four transport crates for the zoo's two Barbary lions and two Bengal tigers.

Thumbs-up to the city of Victoria's plans to spray for mosquitoes.


Thumbs-down to the overwhelming mosquito population.

Thumbs-down to the vandalizing of 50 mailboxes in Hallettsville.

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