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

March 14, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Updated March 13, 2014 at 10:14 p.m.


Thumbs-up to whomever fixed the Cimarron brick sign at the entrance of the subdivision.

Cathy, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the students from Texas Christian University who chose to spend their spring break helping to build a home with Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity.

Thumbs-up to Goliad State Park's Spring Break Celebration for giving students a place to go and have fun while learning.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to Victoria Advocate columnist Aprill Brandon and Ryan Huddle for the birth of their son.

Thumbs-up to Home Depot for offering a class to women at Northside Baptist Church to help them learn how to work around the house.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Public Library for offering spring break programs, including a video-making session and an after-hours lock-in.

Thumbs-up and thank you to Army Master Sgt. Jesse C. Alderete for his years of service and to Calhoun County for its extra effort to welcome a soldier home.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to Patty Shafer for being named the Region III Education Service Center's new executive director.

Thumbs-up to the Goliad County Library for opening a new 1,200-square-foot addition.

Thumbs-up to Adan G. Chavana Sr. and his wife, Bertha Chavana, for their decades of service through their business in Port Lavaca.

Thumbs-up to The Club at Colony Creek for offering a free ladies golf clinic program.


Thumbs-down to the recent robberies of Sonic Drive-In businesses in the area. We hope the culprits are caught.

Thumbs-down to the theft of $600,000 in checks and cash from a safe at Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch, Lakewood Church.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit your comments. Be sure to include your contact information so we can verify you wrote the "thumbs." Only your first name will be used. You may email them to, mail them to Thumbs-Up, Thumbs-Down, Victoria Advocate. P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, or drop them off at our offices at 311 E. Constitution St.



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