Muncie police continue to investigate a late-night shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Police were called to a neighborhood east of the Ball State University campus just before midnight last night where they found a man who had been grazed by a bullet. Police say the shooting may have been drug-related.
Muncie’s newest grocery store opened its doors on Thursday. Kroger’s new Pay Less held a ribbon-cutting and welcomed hundreds of shoppers to its Wheeling Avenue/McGalliard Road store – the site of a former Marsh Supermarket. The new store is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. until midnight.
A water main break in downtown Pendleton caused traffic tie-ups Thursday. While the street wasn’t completely closed, it certainly made travel difficult along Indiana 38 in the downtown area. Town officials said few homes were without water and they did not anticipate a boil order because of the break.
A Muncie man whose battering of his former girlfriend resulted in the loss of her left eye has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Star Press reports that 54-year-old Robert Lawrence Williams Jr. was found guilty of aggravated and domestic battery in the February attack.
A sports company out of Texas is apparently trying sell businesses items ranging from t-shirts to mini basketballs in exchange for having their business’ name announced at Yorktown High School basketball games. School officials say the offer is a scam and that there is no agreement with that company.
The city of Anderson has renewed a contract and at a cheaper price. The Anderson Board of Public Works has approved the renewal with the Corporation for Economic Development for another year. A spokesperson says the contract is $50,000 less than the 2017 contract.
It’s new equipment for the Howard County EMA Fire Department. The ‘light & air’ 13 truck has been upgraded from a 1988 step van to a 2003 Ford F550. The department provides support to area volunteer and professional fire departments. The light and air truck allows empty air tanks to be refilled on scene.
It looks as if a third brewery is coming to downtown Anderson. The Revolving Loan Fund board has approved a 100-thousand-dollar loan for Creatures of Habit brewery and restaurant at 10-31 Meridian Street. The brewery hopes to open by the end of the year.
The fundraising goal for this year’s Salvation Army holiday campaign in Muncie was set at $160,000, and now that total is within reach. The total so far between red kettle and mail in donations is $66,000. There are 10 days left in the effort and those tend to do well, plus, Townsend Tree Service has […]
The 87th annual Muncie Mission free Christmas dinner for residents and community guests will be held this Sunday. A Christmas celebration service will begin at 11:30 a.m., dinner will follow at 12-noon. Everyone is welcome. A Christmas party for the Mission residents will also take place December 22nd.