The Herald Bulletin

April 7, 2013

You Said It: About Athletic Park, stolen ambulances and roundabouts

The Herald Bulletin

ANDERSON, Ind. — Each Monday, The Herald Bulletin publishes “You Said It,” a compilation of reader comments from, coupled with responses by the newspaper’s editorial board.

The Anderson Morning Rotary Club has proposed a $3.7 million renovation of Athletic Park (Article published April 3).

THB: Such plans have been proposed for Athletic Park several times in recent years. It could add recreation options and improve the city’s image. Now, something has to be done. What grants can be secured?

Anderson fire Chief Phil Rogers says that medics followed protocol when they left an ambulance unlocked and running. The ambulance was stolen and then crashed into a tree. Joseph L. Sandlin faces related charges. (April 4)

THB: Perhaps, if he’s convicted and later employed, Sandlin’s future work checks could be garnished to pay for the costs of repairing the damage from the accident.

Shawn Hunter, 37, was arrested on a warrant for methamphetamine-related charges, the latest in a recent litany of arrests for meth. (April 4)

THB: Meth manufacturing and use has become a scourge in this community. Let police know if you suspect the volatile drug is being produced and used in your neighborhood.

A roundabout near Pendleton will be among the first of its kind in Madison County. (April 4)

THB: Roundabouts can be a good way to keep slow traffic moving at congested spots. Let’s see how this one in Pendleton works out.