BSU Public Health Lecture

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.

Tense Moments As Unmarked Package Is Found Near Justice Center

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.

Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day

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.

Ball State Receives Honors

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

Former County Auditor Dies In Crash

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 Man Held On Charges After Chase

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.

Hamilton County To Increase Patrols

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.