From the safe distance of Jeffersonville, the ‘Bune’s editor peels away no layers, asks no questions, and accepts a council expenditure at face value. Sounds almost like a corporate policy … or a council habit.
… to the New Albany City Council approving $75,000 to help restore Second Baptist Church, another important part of black history in New Albany.
Commonly called Town Clock Church, the building served as a link in the Underground Railroad during the Civil War.
Preserving it will help tell a vital lesson for the city and its residents and visitors.
— Editor Shea Van Hoy
Here’s a clue, albeit it one outside the box of the ‘Bune’s business as usual: Future site of church steeple viewing zone.