The Herald Bulletin

May 19, 2013

You Said It: About the wheel tax, Ravens softball and cold beer sales

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.

Testimony split over wheel tax reinstatement during a public session last week. (Article published Tuesday, May 14)

THB: If the wheel tax is put back into effect, the money collected must go for road repair and road repair only.

Anderson Community School Corp. has altered policy after a student was left alone for several hours. (May 16)

THB: The good news is that the child was not hurt and policy has been changed to make sure this will not happen again. A sweep of the entire building should be done every afternoon before staff leaves.

AU softball team makes history with NCAA regional championship. (May 14)

THB: Way to go, Ravens! Despite two losses — Friday and Saturday — in the NCAA Div. III Softball World Series, you had a magical season.

Convenience stores sue for right to sell cold beer. (May 15)

THB: There are some odd liquor laws and hoops that establishments must jump through, but at the end of the day the convenience store is just another retail business trying to make a buck. Any retail business that adheres to the laws of selling beer and liquor should be able to offer cold beer whether it be a convenience store or grocery store.