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

Jan. 11, 2013 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated Jan. 10, 2013 at 7:11 p.m.


Thumbs-up to Ann Murphy for her description of the ongoing, continual problem with Suddenlink's response to customer service calls, i.e. the waiting time and the exasperating messages while waiting to speak with a "live" person. Her description is to the point and factual.

Marle, Victoria

Thumbs-up to whoever is cleaning the right of way between the railroad line and the Brownson Park. It's made a very nice impact in our park and city.

Bobby, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the district-wide production of "The Wizard of Oz." We are glad to see students from different campuses working together to bring this popular story to Victoria.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Community Dental Clinic, run by the Community Health Centers of South Central Texas, which started taking patients this month.

Thumbs-up and good luck to all the students planning to show their artwork at the Victoria Fine Arts Center and Annex on Saturday afternoon as part of the Houston Livestock Show Rodeo Art Competition.

Thumbs-up to the recent rains in the Crossroads. We need all the help we can get to prevent another year of drought.

Thumbs-up to the return of Outlaw Monster Trucks to the Victoria Community Center on Friday night.

Thumbs-up to Marty Brophy, of Goliad, who makes cigar box guitars and other homemade musical instruments and plays them with his son.

Thumbs-up to the return of former Lavaca County Judge Ronnie Leck to the position of police chief in Shiner.

Thumbs-up to Dollar General's plans to open a 9,000-square-foot store on Laurent Street in Victoria.

Thumbs-up to Kerry McCan, a descendant of the McFaddin family who just released his third historical fiction novel at the age of 82.

Thumbs-up to the guided bird watching tours in Goliad State Park.


Thumbs-down to the recent rash of burglaries in Port O'Connor. We hope residents will take precautions to keep themselves and their property safe.

Thumbs-down to the struggle Texas rice farmers are experiencing as they try to find water to grow their crops.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit your comments. Be sure to include your contact information so we can verify you wrote the "thumbs." Only your first name will be used in the newspaper. You may email them to, mail them to Thumbs-Up, Thumbs-Down, Victoria Advocate. P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, or drop them off at our offices at 311 E. Constitution St.



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