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.
A crash involving a semi tractor-trailer and three vehicles claimed the life of a motorist Monday, June 23, just south of the 223 mile-marker on Interstate 69 in Madison County. (June 25)
• “When are local authorities going to raise hell with the state in regard to the constant accidents on I-69? Trooper patrol needs increased and citations handed out routinely and consistently until drivers know to slow down.”
• “That’s right by my house. The far right northbound lane in that area is horrendous. Steady potholes all the way to Daleville. I actually lost a close friend in the same section of 69 under different circumstances. I hope they get it fixed and then get out of the way.”
THB: Just because the speed limit is 70 doesn’t mean you have to go that fast, especially if road conditions are less than ideal. Time of day, rain, snow, fog and other drivers are all things to take in consideration; everyone on the road needs to take some personal responsibility.
The Indianapolis Colts announced the camp schedule for training camp, which begins July 24 at Anderson University. (June 24)
• “I love the section they have for the disabled because our son can actually have room for his walker and get a chance with the players even though I believe some people take advantage of the area and pretend. Would love if they held a session for only the Special Olympians of Madison County since they are using the same facilities as they do at AU.
THB: Welcome back, Colts and fans! A great opportunity for the city to shine and get some national publicity.
The state’s gay-marriage ban was struck down last week enabling hundreds of gay and lesbian couples across Indiana to wed. (June 26)