Slight Price Drop For Electric Customers In Anderson

In Anderson, the monthly bill for customers using an average 800 kilowatts will drop by 29 cents in the second quarter of the year. The Anderson Board of Public Works approved the adjustment from the Indiana Municipal Power Agency this week. Currently, the average customer is paying less for electric than they did in 2016 and 2017.

Free Summer Film School At MPL

Muncie Public Library (MPL) will host free Summer Film School for teens in grades 8-12. This program puts professional equipment in students’ hands every day for three weeks as they gain video production and editing experience. To apply, teens can pick up an application/flyer at any MPL branch and return it by Sunday, June 2 to any branch. Students younger than eighth grade are eligible to apply and will be considered based on the application

Body Found In Muncie’s White River Identified

A death investigation is underway in Muncie after a body was found in White River. Police say a person walking near the river by Jackson Street spotted the body Tuesday.  Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell says it does not appear to be foul play in the death of 52-year-old Jerome L. Kendrick. An autopsy is scheduled for later today.

Davis Selected To Pendleton Town Council

Shane Davis has been elected to complete the term of Chad Wolfe on the Pendleton Town Council. The Herald Bulletin reports Davis won a majority vote of the precinct committeemen to fill the at-large seat that became open when Wolfe moved out of town. Davis has been a Republican Party precinct committeeman since 2013.

Senator Speaks Out On GOP Budget

The latest version of the state’s two-year budget has been released by Republicans, and money for adoption subsidies was completely removed. State Senator David Niezgodski (D-South Bend) says the budget does not do justice for our most vulnerable children.

Court Sides With DNR On State Park Deer Hunts

In a legal victory for Attorney General Curtis Hill and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed DNR’s authority to hold controlled deer hunts at state parks to control overpopulation. In 2017, a public interest organization called the Center for Wildlife Ethics Inc. went to court to challenge DNR’s authority to hold such hunts.