Investigators believe a fire was intentionally set at a Marion business where a man was found fatally shot the day before. Investigators say crews were called to the blaze at Hop’s Blues Room at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. An investigation concluded that the cause of the fire was arson. The victim found fatally shot in […]
One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash west of New Castle. The male un-named victim was driving a pickup truck eastbound on Ind. 38 when he crossed the center line and sideswiped an SUV before crashing into a tree. The driver was taken to the hospital where he later died. No one was injured […]
Madison County will begin testing for hepatitis A in an effort to combat the recent spread of the disease. The Indiana State Department of Health says the will begin by vaccinating everyone in the Madison County Jail within the next three months. Madison County already has one of the highest rates of hepatitis C infections […]
Ball State University will host the “Spreading Our Wings” Community Forum from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Horizon Convention Center. The theme of the interactive forum is “Even Better Together.” The university wants recommendations from the community on how Ball State can work as a partner to make Muncie an even better place […]
He received a one-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to invasion of privacy. But that didn’t stop the Blackford County man from disregarding a protective order and violating the terms of his probation. 52-year-old Timothy Allen Hartley has been charged yet again with invasion of privacy, this time as a Level 6 felony carrying up […]
Tractor Supply announced an $11 million expansion to its Pendleton Industrial Park facility. The Pendleton City Council approved a 10-year diminishing tax abatement beginning at 100 percent and decreasing by 10 percent each year for the facility which will add at least 50 jobs to the distribution center.
The Anderson Municipal Airport has been awarded a $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for runway and lighting improvements. The project includes the refurbishing of the east-west runway with some elevation changes. That leg of the project should be completed in 2019.
June 26th – that’s when Yorktown starts replacing the deck on the Tiger Drive Bridge. Temporary stop lights will control one-lane traffic during the project. The first phase should be wrapped up in November with the second phase starting next spring.
Get ready for a project that may affect your commute. Starting June 25th traffic on the Muncie Bypass will be down to one lane in each direct while crews remove about two inches of roadway and resurface the bypass from State Roads 3 & 67 to State Road 28. The work is expected to be […]
The Anderson City Council is being asked to beef up the city’s fireworks ordinance. The current ordinance restricts the use of fireworks between 5 p.m. and two hours after dusk from June 29 to July 3 and from July 5-9. One councilman says some of what was being proposed is already included in the city […]