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

Feb. 14, 2014 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated Feb. 13, 2014 at 8:14 p.m.


Thumbs-up to the Warrior's Weekend project and all those who worked so tirelessly to make the Korean War veterans' parade and luncheon a success.

Thanks to my fellow veterans for their service.

Ray, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the Victoria County Sheriff's Department. Some starving animals were discovered north of Victoria on Sunday. On Monday, I called the sheriff. Ten minutes later, I called Animal Control. My message to the sheriff's department had already been relayed to Animal Control with instructions to view and investigate the very sad problem. We now have a system in place.

Shirley, Victoria

Thumbs-up and compliments to the best salad bar, in my opinion, located at The Corral on the Houston Highway. The selections are fresh and varied, also offering soup and Jell-o-type desserts.

Paul, Victoria


Thumbs-down to bad TV programming. I am a great fan of "Jeopardy!" but tired of it being repeated, the same show the very next day. This happened again Feb. 7 as well as in the past. It is currently on channel 9 with Suddenlink, which is not the best station but the only one available - it goes black for a few minutes but then comes back on. On channel 5, KENS, it shows for five minutes then switches to infomercials. But thumbs down.

Margie, Victoria

Thumbs-down to Victoria's Channel 25 and the Victoria Television News Group for not covering the Korean War veterans' parade. Veterans and Victorians deserve better.

Ray, Victoria



Thumbs-up and thank you to Wes Moore for taking part in the Victoria College Lyceum Lecture Series. Thank you for sharing your story with Victoria.

Thumbs-up to the 75th annual Yorktown FFA Stock Show. We are glad such a long tradition of awarding excellence in agriculture is continuing.

Thumbs-up to the Boys and Girls Club of Victoria for providing a vital source of support and a safe place for young people in our community to go to learn and have fun.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to all of the United States athletes who made it to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Keep going for gold!

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