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

May 11, 2012 at 12:11 a.m.


Thumbs-up to Myra Starkey for the refreshing, enlightening and inspiring article about her week spent at the Homestead Heritage Farm. She started my day beautifully!

Pat, Cuero

Thumbs-up to Barack Obama for being the first sitting President of the United States to openly support full marriage equality. Love is love!

Victoria, Cuero

Thumbs-up to Mexican rookie horse jockey Mario Gutierrez and his Kentucky Derby winning horse, "I'll Have Another."

John, Victoria


Thumbs-down to individuals who use 'foul language' in a public place. And to Kentucky Fried Chicken for having a broken sprinkler head for over a month and water constantly gushes out in the street daily.

J. Joan, Victoria

Thumbs-down to the couple who used our neighborhood to drop off the dead kitten in a box on May 2. I saw you do it and will eventually get your new car license number and turn you in. There are laws against littering in Victoria!

John, Victoria



Thumbs-up to Darrell and Linda Jaynes for 50 years of marriage that started in the waiting room of DeTar Hospital.

Thumbs-up to all the college and university graduates getting ready to make their mark on the world.

Thumbs-up to the transplant center coming to Victoria.


Thumbs-down to all the weather-related damage in the Crossroads.

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