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At last night’s town hall meeting of Muncie Community Schools, Superintendent Tim Heller cited the tax cap, charter schools and a drop in enrollment as part of why MCS is in financial bind and needs to restructure. At the last meeting, those in attendance repeatedly asked for facts and figures and that’s what they got last night. One new option introduced was one “grade 7 through 12” facility, allowing for both middle schools to close. The next MCS town hall meeting will be September 11th at 6:30 at Wilson Middle School. Another comes October 8th. A final decision is expected sometime in November.
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Today is Good Friday. All federal offices will be open. All state offices will be closed. Muncie City offices and county offices and courts in Delaware and Madison counties and town offices in Yorktown, Daleville and Chesterfield will be closed today. The bank will be open, but the license branch will be closed. The post […]18.04.14
With a capacity crowd looking on, Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler delivered the State of the City address at the Horizon Convention Center. He spoke of triumphs and challenges facing his city, in his more than one hour presentation. Tyler also noted the incredible increase in costs for snow removal, pothole repair and road de-icing material. […]18.04.14
A baby girl – born the same day a deadly accident claimed her father’s life – has been released from the hospital. Autumn Marie Sperry, who was born the night of April 6, spent the past week at Riley Hospital for Children receiving specialized care. The infant’s mother, Rebecca Sperry, faces physical therapy after suffering […]