Fort Hood story deserved more prominent play

2014-04-15T00:00:00Z Fort Hood story deserved more prominent play
April 15, 2014 12:00 am

It is hard for me to express my outrage at your April 3 edition. The front page headline is about the Gary schools, also a large article with three pics about local golf course, and an article with big block head line about a school brawl.

There nested on the bottom right is a little article about the Fort Hood shootings. This exemplifies the problems with our society when a golf course or a brawl takes precedence over a tragedy such as what happened at Fort Hood for the second time.

My son was in the Army and had just left Fort Hood prior to the first shooting, and this second one hits deep. The fact that your paper seems to take it so lightly is sacrileges to me and I am sure to others.

Maybe your editor should take a long hard look at themselves since they think the “frostbit fairways” is a bigger more important story than dead and wounded soldiers!

- Ed Soltys, Whiting

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