"A special city council meeting will be held in February to determine the future of Barnett Arena and Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
Drive around any non-artery in our city streets and see for yourself that most need resurfacing at least. The streets around south Walmart like Enchantment Road and Parkview Drive are so wavy you'll probably get seasick driving them.
The problem with building a new arena is that we will be throwing all our money into one huge project instead of spreading it around where many things could be fixed. We've apparently already decided we're willing to spend quite a good amount of money. Let's now sit back and think about what best we could be spending that money on.