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

April 11, 2014 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated April 10, 2014 at 11:11 p.m.


Thumbs-up to the Cuero couple, Floyd and Evelyn Boedeker, who allowed people to enjoy the bluebonnets in their yard.

Elayne, Victoria


Thumbs-down to people who leave their dog tied to a tree or post with little to no interaction with its humans, forcing it to eat and sleep in the same area it pees and poops in. Give the poor, lonely animal to someone who will love and play with it.

Joyce, Victoria



Thumbs-up and congratulations to the University of Houston-Victoria for earning good marks from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges auditors during an on-site inspection.

Thumbs-up to all of the community members who helped make the 2,700 ribbons to go on the flags for the Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor in front of Faith Family Church in Victoria.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria City Council's decision to extend the contract with Goatscapers and Susan and Terry Hatfield to continue clearing brush in Riverside Park.

Thumbs-up and thank you to the Scott Taylor Band for hosting its third annual Eat Tail Suck Head Crawfish Fest to raise money for Warrior's Weekend.

Thumbs-up to the release of the plans for the new public pool in Victoria that will be built in partnership with the YMCA. We're looking forward to it.

Thumbs-up to the Crossroads Autism Network for holding its first walk in Riverside Park to raise funds for activities, lessons and therapies to help Crossroads kids with autism.

Thumbs-up to Brandyn Burris and others involved in the Look Good, Feel Better program for cancer patients.


Thumbs-down to the return of allergy season.

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