The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update


November 10, 2013

You Said It: About a new solar park, pedestrian death and AU cuts

About a new solar park, pedestrian death and AU cuts

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

An Anderson man was killed crossing Scatterfield Road last week. (Article published Oct. 6)

◆ “There is not a single crosswalk on Scatterfield Road, and no sidewalks for pedestrians either. Something needs to change before more of these tragedies occur. This town is extremely pedestrian and bicyclist unfriendly.”

THB: According to police, a street light was non-functional at the time of the accident also.

Frankton absorbs new energy with new solar park. (Nov. 6)

◆“ These are the projects our local/state government should be pursuing. These projects will support local economies long into the future.”

THB: Agreed, kudos to Frankton for being receptive to this project. Maybe other communities should be looking into these solar parks. How about it, Anderson?

Anderson University to cut theater, French and philosophy majors, (Nov. 5)

◆“ I majored in French at Anderson. I became a French teacher and was an educator for 33 years before retiring. I took graduate level courses at IU and Purdue, and in France, and my ability to use the French language that I acquired at Anderson allowed me to be successful elsewhere. This is sad.”

THB: Sign of the times.

Former Elwood park official found not guilty on charges over how he handled public funds. (Nov. 7)

◆ “Finally Dan has cleared his name. Politics railroaded a good man from a mayor who just cannot stand a honest man. Dan the park man cleared of all charges.”

THB: Justice served.

Anderson High School star Troy Lewis profiled by Big Ten Network. (Oct. 30)

◆ He made going to AHS worth it. He was an amazing basketball player and it was fun watching him play in the Wigwam.”

THB: A nice honor for the Anderson High School and Purdue University standout.

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