“Personal computing would not have existed without him,” says Bill Gates of his childhood friend and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Allen has died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Allen also owned the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks.
East Central Indiana is waking up to the coldest temperatures of the season. Most areas are under a Freeze Warning with a Frost Advisory over the southern portion of the state. Although frost is normal this time of year, temperatures this week will remain below normal.
Three weeks before the midterm elections on November 6th and Republicans are pulling out the big guns. Former President George W. Bush appeared at a private fundraiser in Carmel Monday to campaign for U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun. So far, the polls are tight between Braun and incumbent Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly. Donnelly will be […]
Some sad news – JD Norman Industries – formerly Henman Engineering – is closing its doors. The Muncie metal components plant will lay off the entire workforce beginning December 15th and will close the Mount Pleasant Boulevard plant by December 31st. About 130 employees are expected to lose their jobs.
The Indiana State Board of Accounts is conducting a special audit of JobSource. According to the Herald Bulletin, a special team of auditors is reviewing the documents of JobSource, a Madison County government department that oversees job training programs and unemployment benefits.
A Muncie man is facing charges of attempted murder after he repeatedly rammed his pickup truck into an Eaton police officer’s patrol car while leading authorities on a high-speed chase. According to the Star Press, 56-year-old Jack Kevin Rhoades is also charged with burglary, criminal recklessness with a vehicle and two counts of criminal mischief.
The Anderson City Council recently approved funding for improvements at Edgewood Plaza. The Redevelopment Commission plans to refinance four bonds worth $28.2 million, and then issue two new bonds. The two bonds would be paid off by Feb. 1, 2030.
The City of Alexandria has been presented with the 2018 Excellence in Affordable Housing Award for The Mercantile, a low-income and senior housing community in downtown Alexandria. Three years in the works, The Mercantile, which opened earlier this year, is home to Horner’s Midtown Market and 26 housing units.
Ball State University’s Homecoming Week continues. On the agenda today is the annual Student Scholarship Talent Search. Students will compete for a $500 scholarship at 7:30 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. The week of festivities wraps at 3 p.m. Saturday when the Cardinals face Eastern Michigan University in Scheumann Stadium.
Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are expecting a baby, the royal household announced on Monday. “Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019,” Kensington Palace said in a […]