The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update


March 24, 2013

You Said It: About Project Oasis, more on meth and a respected educator


THB: Step back, take a deep breath, think and listen.

Leaders mull meth laws while police fight problem (March 16)

  •  “Just stop selling pseudoephedrine altogether. Marijuana, cocaine and most illegal drugs have legitimate purposes, but we don’t take that into account. Anyone who allows pseudoephedrine to be sold, and the purchaser uses it for meth ... the person who sells it should be charged with dealing in meth. You are part of the problem. Quit selling it.”

THB: That sounds pretty harsh, since there is a legitimate use for this ingredient. The system that tracks the purchase of these drugs needs to work better.

John Boyer, teacher, coach, and principal for more than 32 years before retiring from Anderson Community Schools, died March 20. (March 21)

  • “I always had great respect for Mr. Boyer. He was strict but fair. What a great man. HHS and the school district were fortunate to have him and all students were blessed to have him as a teacher, coach and principal.”
  •  “John was a good man and a great educator, whatever his role. He supported me at a difficult time and I’ll always admire him and honor his memory.”

THB: Nice tributes to this educator, coach and principal. Teachers make a difference.

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