State Takeover Of MCS May 1st

May 1st will mark the beginning of the process which will lead to a state takeover of Muncie Community Schools. Superintendent Steven Baule says the five member panel will meet with school board members during a meeting, which is public, scheduled for 6:30 that night in the Muncie Area Career Center.

Muncie Central HS Threat “Resolved”

Police have questioned a former Central High School student who’s accused of making threats on social media to hurt people at the school. Police talked to the 16-year-old to determine the boy’s intent and whether the threats were actually something he planned to carry out. They have since labeled the situation, “resolved.”

DNA Delay Causes Trial Postponement

The trial of an Anderson man has been delayed. Court officials say the trial of Rario Clemons has been postponed until July 11, in part because of problems in getting the results of DNA testing. The Herald Bulletin reports that Clemons is accused of breaking into a home and molesting an 11-year-old relative early last […]

New Website Offers $10+ Hour Only Jobs

Three counties in the eastern part of the state are partnering on a program designed to link prospective employees with job openings. The Hoosier Opportunity website only displays available jobs in the region that pay at least $10 an hour. Registered employers in Jay, Randolph and Wayne counties can connect with interested applicants directly through […]

No Smoking At IMS Starting In October

The grandstands at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be entirely smoke-free starting this year. Beginning with the 2017 Red Bull Air Race on October 14-15, smoking will not be permitted in any IMS grandstands. Fans wishing to smoke will be asked to do so 20 feet away from buildings and reserved seating entrances. Smoking will […]