Elwood Mayor Ron Arnold is currently under investigation for alleged misuse of campaign funds to pay for personal expenses. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings says thereâs an allegation about gasoline use in the campaign account for personal vehicles. Thereâs also allegations by his treasurer to pay for personal trips for his childrenâs sporting events and […]
About 1,800 Ball State University students take introductory astronomy courses each year, which is higher than the number taking such classes at IU, Purdue and Notre Dame combined. Ball State professor Ronald Kaitchuck says the planetarium has a lot to do with it. The planetarium will cease operations after Saturday. It will be replaced in […]
The City of Indianapolis will not be hosting the Democratic or Republican National Conventions in 2016. Marc Lotter, spokesman for Mayor Greg Ballard says the city wonât be submitting bids for either convention. Lotter says the city is already committed to hosting the NCAA Menâs Final Four and NCAA Womenâs Olympics Trials among other events.
The Anderson woman who pulled a gun while meeting with a school principal is catching heat again – this time from the parents of the kids she coaches in the Brooklyn Little League. Some parents taking sides on the issue after the board decided to allow Bonnie Trahan to continue coaching the children. Some support […]
Officials are inspecting the Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Monument in downtown Indianapolis for damage after a man was caught climbing the statue. 26-year-old Osmer Meza was arrested after he scaled the monument and refused to come down. Meza only returned to the ground after an officer started climbing up after him.
For the first time in nearly four decades the Madison County Republican Party has endorsed candidates in the May 6 primary. The Herald Bulletin reports the slating of candidates in a number of local races is a result of the ongoing dispute between the party chairman, and a former county council member who has been […]
Ball State University will host a presentation Friday from NASA about the International Space Station from 3 to 5 p.m. in Pruis Hall. NASAâs Driven to Explore exhibit will be outside of Pruis from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both the presentation and exhibit are free and open to the public.
An Indiana Youth Institute forum will take place from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The forum will take an in-depth look at Delaware Countyâs trends in child well-being and how to find resources to help local children. As part of IYIâs Youth Worker CafÃ© program, the forum is free […]
After no objections from surrounding property owners, the former Elks Lodge at 1803 Broadway has been rezoned for a planned banquet hall and catering service. The Anderson Plan Commission has voted unanimously to rezone the building from residential to industrial use. Dave Wilbur, senior zoning administrator, says the residential zoning permitted the Elks, a fraternal […]
A new partnership has been announced between two organizations that are committed to children receiving the most efficient, effective medical care possible. IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians, located at 205 North Tillotson Avenue in Muncie will begin collaborating with Meridian Health Services later this summer and will be renamed Meridian Health Pediatrics. The partnership with […]