ANDERSON, Ind. —
Each Monday, The Herald Bulletin publishes “You Said It,” a compilation of reader comments from www.theheraldbulletin.com coupled with responses by the newspaper’s editorial board.
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Court denies request to throw out demolition decision in Pendleton, future of building still in limbo. (Article published Feb. 25)
- “The building is going to make people sick? People will say anything to prove their point. Sad...
Our historic high school was torn down in the 1970s and those who were not born then, ask why that great building is gone... Don’t let this happen to your historic high school...”
- “This historic building has been the pride of the community and sheltering Pendleton children since it was built nearly 80 years ago, and deserves to continue to be a viable part of our community. It could be a beautiful headquarters for the school corporation, additional classroom space, a charter school, arts magnet school, among many other possibilities.”
THB: Once historical buildings are gone, they are gone and many can be re-purposed. On the other hand, what can be a very emotional issue has to be tempered with practicality.
Police: Two drug sellers, one buyer arrested in meth bust (Feb. 27)
- “So let’s just solve the problem and stop supplying the Sudafed-pseudoephedrine. It’s not a cure for anything ... I’m sure it has caused more death than it has prevented. Come on it’s a simple solution. The old saying is “Don’t give me the problem, give me the solution.”
- “Seems like the Madison County jail is full of meth dealers, makers and users. So full they are housing them in other counties. I don’t understand how or why anyone would risk losing their family and ruining their future for that crap.”
THB: This drug is highly addictive, cheap and easy to make; bad combo. Kudos to the Drug Task Force who are getting these criminals and their “cooking” skills off the streets. However, for each one that is busted there are probably three more that begin operating. See something suspicious? Report it.
Anderson University hosts series about Miller Chapel stained glass window. (Feb. 16)
- “I am so thrilled that the college is doing this series. The window in the chapel has a special place in my heart because it is a memorial to my mom and dad. They were great people who loved the Lord with all their heart. While I was at Anderson the window was a place for me to find peace. A great big thank you to all who have a hand in keeping the stained glass window a wonderful memorial.”
THB: What a wonderful memory for your family.
The city of Alexandria is looking to eliminate abandoned buildings and has a private investor looking to build an indoor skate park. (March 1)
- “What about the city donating the so called “park land” directly south of the tracks across from McClead’s service station for a skate park? Plenty of off-road parking and an ideal location.”
- “Or build an indoor skate park (or anything) where Broyle’s was. Love to see that there is an investor with cash in hand looking to do something in Alex.”
THB: With an investor with money in hand, the city should be able to make a deal.