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

Sept. 13, 2013 at 4:13 a.m.


Thumbs-up to Victoria Air Tech and Tyson for coming and repairing our central air conditioning the same day we called. South Texas without air conditioning is not fun.

Deborah, Cuero

Thumbs-up to the emergency room services at Yoakum Community Hospital. I had a severe bleeding problem because of a number of tooth extractions Sept. 11. The next morning, I went to the hospital. Dr. John Whisenant and his staff did a wonderful job. After taking care of the problem, they called both my dentist and my doctor.

Geneva, Hallettsville



Thumbs-up to Cajun Cowboys Seafood & Sports, another restaurant, preparing to open its doors to the public. New businesses gives residents in the area more to choose from.

Thumbs-up to another year of DeTar Healthcare System's Healthy Women Conference, which brought kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart as its keynote speaker.

Thumbs-up to Invista for announcing the possibility of a $500 million additional unit. Growth like this continues to promote the city's push for economic development.

Thumbs-up to the community for giving United Way a strong start to its $1 million campaign with $251,987 in donations.

Thumbs-up to a Yorktown woman who successfully gave birth en route to a Victoria hospital. What a story.

Thumbs-up to an increase in rain this week and the potential for more in the coming days.

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