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

Jan. 3, 2014 at 6:02 p.m.
Updated Jan. 2, 2014 at 7:03 p.m.


Thumbs-up to Cindy Cornish and staff members of the Victoria Golden Crescent Regional Planning, Area Agency on Aging for their services and assistance in helping those less fortunate in our Victoria community.

John, Victoria


Thumbs-down to my inconsiderate neighbors for their loud New Year's Eve party again this year with the music loud enough for half the county to hear. Your parties have made living here hell.

Debbie, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the Victoria County Master Gardener Association for its plan to expand free, educational offerings for those who want to learn.

Thumbs-up to 6-year-old Emily Strieff for her decision to give her allowance money from a year to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and to Habitat for Humanity.

Thumbs-up to Sue Furman, of Victoria, for giving canine massage therapy and teaching others how to do the same.

Thumbs-up to Ayden Dean Gillette, the first baby of 2014 born in Victoria.

Thumbs-up to everyone who is still keeping his or her New Year's resolution.

Thumbs-up to Goliad's Fannin Street United Methodist Church, which will receive a historical marker from the state.

Thumbs-up to the Cuero Masonic Lodge for its plans to host its annual swine prospect show Jan. 11 at the Friar Ag Building inside Cuero's city park. Thank you for teaching kids how to prepare for the livestock shows.

Thumbs-up to Susannah Porr, executive director of the National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors, for her work helping women in Liberia make a living for themselves and their families.


Thumbs-down to the strong flu season Texas is experiencing. We hope everyone takes precautions to avoid getting sick.

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