Ball State University’s College of Health will host a lecture by a visiting faculty member on November 13 on “Advancing Public Health, Advancing Indiana.” Presenting the lecture will be associate dean for practice and clinical associate professor of health and policy administration of Indiana University’s Richard M. Fairbanks. School of Public Health. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Cardinal Hall at 5 p.m.
The Delaware County Justice Center is closed Monday due to Veteran’s Day, but there were some tense moments when an unmarked package was found near the building. That package was spotted at about noon by a Delaware County sheriff’s captain and member of the department’s explosive ordinance disposal team. Turned out the package contained ink cartridges and had dropped off a delivery truck.
Cardinal Greenways’ annual Turkey Trot is Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd from 8:00 am – 11:00 am, with registration beginning at 7:30. The walk/run route is along beautiful Cardinal Greenway and the scenic White River Greenway. The event begins and ends at the Cardinal Greenway Depot.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has named Ball State University the winner of the 2018 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award during a ceremony at the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ball State received the award for its Schools within the Context of Community (SCC) program, which takes a unique approach with teacher education to help prepare culturally responsive and community-engaged teacher
The City of Muncie’s Veterans Day Program will take place today at 6:30 pm at the Muncie Central High School Auditorium. Special guest speakers, a color guard, America’s Hometown Band, and Muncie Central Band members will be a part of the free event which is open to the public.
Former Madison County Auditor Jane Lyons has died. Investigators say her vehicle was hit head-on in a three-vehicle crash Friday in Brown County. The 53-year-old Lyons was returning from a training seminar in Nashville when the crash occurred. Lyons started working in the Auditor’s office in 1987 and was elected to the position in 2012.
Muncie Police have charged a suspect after not one, but two police chases. 33-year-old Daniel Len Montero is accused of shooting at officers in a high-speed pursuit. He has been booked into the Delaware County Jail on charges including Resisting Law Enforcement in a Vehicle, Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon and Reckless Driving.
Two Madison County crashes in the I69 construction zone Friday lead to the repairing of the guard railing…twice. The first time it happened in the morning when a semi jack-knifed, leaving sections of the rail demolished. Crews repaired it but later that same day another crash with a different semi wiped out the guard railing again.
Now through December 3, Hamilton County law enforcement is bumping up random patrols, saturation patrols and checkpoints in search of violations to Indiana’s seat belt and impaired driving laws. Millions of Americans will travel the nation’s highways this Thanksgiving holiday and with more vehicles on the road, the chances of being involved in a crash increase greatly.
The Anderson Board of Zoning Appeals has approved a special exception for the construction of a new $8 million City of Anderson Transit System bus terminal. The three-story building, at 13th and Jackson streets, will have space for retail and commercial properties.