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

June 6, 2014 at 1:06 a.m.


Thumbs-down to the City Council and mayor for allowing a fly-by-night carnival to rent Riverside Park, thereby shutting down the park for the citizens of Victoria. Hopefully, we are not that hard up for money.

Paul, Victoria

Thumbs-down to the person who stole my two blue velvet side chairs from my driveway Friday. I hope someone who reads this is a friend of yours. When they come to visit, they will know you stole them.

BJ, Victoria



Thumbs-up and congratulations to all of the high school students who are graduating or have already graduated this year. We wish you the best as you take your next steps in life.

Thumbs-up to the last day of school. It's time for students and teachers to enjoy a few months of rest and recuperation to prepare for next year.

Thumbs-up to the return of the Yoakum Tom-Tom Festival. We hope everyone enjoys the live music and activities.

Thumbs-up to Cuero High School valedictorian Hunter Fales' graduation selfie. What a fun, creative way to look back on this day.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to the unidentified Lotto Texas $36.25 million jackpot winner who bought his or her ticket in Cuero. We hope you make the most of your good fortune.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to the Victoria East High School baseball team for making it to the Class 4A state title game.

Thumbs-up to Flatonia baseball for making it to the Class 1A state championship.


Thumbs-down to the resurgence of the mosquito population after the recent rains. Take precautions if you plan to go outside.

Thumbs-down to the return of 90-degree temperatures. Texas summer is settling in.

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