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

Nov. 15, 2013 at 5:15 a.m.


Thumbs-up to all the departments of the Victoria Advocate for always being there for the military veterans and active soldiers - whether it is Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, etc.

We are proud of our Victoria Advocate.

John, Victoria



Thumbs-up and good luck to all of the area high school football teams that made the playoffs.

Thumbs-up to the city of Victoria's decision to lift water restrictions. We are glad to see all the rain is helping to replenish our water supply.

Thumbs-up to Carol Tippins and the three other community members who were honored by the African-American Chamber of Commerce on Thursday night.

Thumbs-up to H-E-B for donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross and for encouraging customers to give to an in-store checkstand donation campaign to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Thumbs-up to Justin Dixon, a 16-year-old archer from Fordtran who competed as a member of the U.S. three-man compound junior men's team in the 2013 World Archery Youth Championship in China.

Thumbs-up to the Color Up 5K, Victoria's first official color run.

Thumbs-up and thank you to New York Times science writer Nicholas Wade for taking part in the Victoria College Lyceum series and sharing his talents and knowledge with Victoria.

Thumbs-up to the second annual Great Art Scare independent art show Saturday in the Downtown Bar and Grill. We are excited to see all of the local talent being showcased.

Thumbs-up to the House of Bread grand opening Saturday morning. We are glad to see another business in town, and we look forward to trying that 100-pound cinnamon roll.


Thumbs-down to the vandals who caused $20,000 worth of damage to Victoria East High School.

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