BSU To Announce MCS Board Monday

Ball State University will appoint the new Muncie Community Schools Board and the announcement on who that will consist of comes Monay. There’s a meeting happening Monday in the student center.
The seven-member MCS board will start July 1. Ball State’s Board of Trustees will approve five board members recommended by President Geoffrey S. Mearns. The President will also appoint one member recommended by the Mayor of Muncie and one member recommended by the Muncie City Council.

Complaint Against Alexandria Filed With State

An opponent to the establishment of new stormwater utility rates has filed a complaint with the state’s public access counselor against the City of Alexandria. Jennifer Ward’s complaint says City Clerk-Treasurer Jill Scott failed to respond to her requests for a copy of the financial report the city has based the utility rates on. Scott said she responded to the initial request, but denied it for being too vague. Public Access Counselor Luke Britt said an opinion on Ward’s complaint is expected by June 25th.

Second Harvest Food Bank Says Thanks

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana, Walmart and Feeding America are extending their thanks to everyone who helped raise more than 50-thousand-dollars. The funds from the 5th annual “Fight Hunger, Spark Change” campaign will help the nearly 70-thousand families who struggle with food insecurity in East Central Indiana.