Latest high school leak washes up bad memories
Last week the Journal's top headline read: "Pipe cracks, school floods." Déjà vu, anyone?
Back in 2001-02 new school superintendent Boyd McLarty had to deal with a laundry list of construction flaws at the just-opened high school.
A front-page Journal photo from Oct. 4, 2001, shows a spectacular leak -- more like a cascade -- in progress. Just after 3 a.m. on a Saturday the joint of a hot-water line in a hallway ceiling burst.