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For East Central Indiana residents searching for volunteer opportunities in the region, yesterday’s Converge event at the Horizon Convention Center helped connect local non-profits with volunteers ready to give of their time. Described as a “job fair for volunteers”, Converge has helped to recruit a total of 150 volunteers in the last three years. Yesterday, 48 agencies had representatives on hand to address any questions visitors had about their programs.
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Muncie Community Schools has increased its graduation rate for the fourth year in a row. The Indiana Department of Education says the overall graduation rate for the district in 2013 was 91.8 percent, up by more than a percent over 2012. Central High School’s graduation rate remained the same from 2012 to 2013, while Southside […]22.04.14
After seven years and an average of 250-thousand miles each, the City of Anderson Transit System is looking to replace the fleet this year. CATS plans to purchase eight medium-duty buses and three Nifty Lifts. Rick Garrett, CATS operating manager, says the federal government will provide 80 percent of the funding for the new buses. […]22.04.14
A New Castle man is facing several charges after allegedly spitting possibly-tainted blood on a police officer. 27-year old Anthony Hopkins was allegedly involved in a fight at a New Castle home but left before police arrived. Officers found him outside a nearby home. That’s when he spit blood into the officer‘s face and screamed […]