• Illinois schools head named finalist for Muncie job

    The superintdent for the North Boone CUSD in Illinois has been named the finalist for the top job in Muncie Community Schools. Steven Baule was named Friday morning. He says he was looking for a challenge and saw in Muncie, a place where there’s the potential for a world class school district.

  • No body in car pulled from retention pond

    Police say there was no body in a car pulled from the retention pond off North Wheeling Avenue Friday afternoon. The Star Press reprots the vehicle had been spotted about three hours earlier and a passenger door on it was open. Police say the car had been stolen from Albany back in January.

  • Madison County Attorney Found In Contempt Of Court

    A Madison County attorney has been found in contempt of court and is facing the possibility of going to jail next week unless he turns over missing case files. The Herald Bulletin reports that Criminal Magistrate Steve Clase has given Stephen Schuyler until 4 p.m. Monday to turn over the files. Schuyler was removed from […]

  • NAACP Meeting Held Regarding Actions Of Marion Firefighter

    Several Marion residents want to make sure that a firefighter is properly disciplined for tying a noose during a training exercise and throwing it at a fellow firefighter — the only African-American in the room. A public discussion, organized by the NAACP, was held this week regarding the actions of former Assistant Fire Chief Rick […]

  • Report Says Casino Gaming Paying More Than Its Fair Share

    Casino gaming is contributing more than its fair share in support of local communities in Indiana. That‘s according to an Oxford Economics study, which found Indiana casinos generate nearly $1.5 billion in federal, state, local and gaming taxes, which pay for economic development and infrastructure and support local government budgets.

  • ALL IN Block Party Coming April 27th

    A celebration like no other happening in Muncie at the Delaware County Fairgrounds later this month: On April 27th, from 5 to 7 pm, the ALL-IN Block Party is happening at Heartland Hall to celebrate Muncie’s uniqueness. It’s free and will feature a variety of fun Muncie-related challenges and is funded by a grant from […]

  • FBI Agents Has Doubts About Hack At BSU

    An FBI agent doubts that the thefts of the Social Security numbers of dozens of high-paid Ball State University employees occurred as the result of an invasion of the university’s computer systems. The Star Press reports that Ball State as well as a third party found no evidence of computer intrusion at the school where […]

  • 80-Year-Sentence Upheld For Anderson Man

    An Anderson man who fired gunshots inside a church and then at two police officers had his 80-year sentence upheld Thursday by the Indiana Court of Appeals. The Herald Bulletin reports that in 1995, Clinton Davis went into the Gethsemane Temple Church of God in Christ where his wife was attending services. He fired the […]

  • Governor To Sign Repeal Of Common Construction Wage Law

    Indiana will become the ninth state to repeal its common construction wage law. The 54-40 vote was nearly identical to the tally when the House first took up the wage-setting law in February. Governor Pence has campaigned for the repeal and plans to sign it. The Indiana Chamber also supported the repeal.

  • Robber Of Dunkirk Store Gets 10 Years

    A Fort Wayne man who held up a Dunkirk variety store and tanning salon last November has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. 25-year-old Vincent L. Taylor had pleaded guilty to armed robbery as part of a plea agreement that saw three other charges stemming from the Nov. 24 holdup dismissed. A co-defendant, Colondra […]