A large water main break in Union City Monday. City crews and private contractors were able to drain the water and make repairs on the broken main. Because the water system had to be completely shut down, Union City will be under a water boil advisory for at least the next 48 hours.
Madison County deputies were searching for evidence in another case, when they stumbled upon something they weren’t expecting. Sheriff Scott Mellinger says the body of a deceased male was found shortly before 9 a.m. at the Rangeline Nature Preserve. The case is being investigated as a homicide and there is a “person of interest”.
Police were hot on his trail. It was a three hour chase through the woods and down a railroad track, but they got him. The man who took him down is Pendleton Heights High School resource officer Ryan Baker. The Pendleton police chief says any of their resource officers can be pulled out of the […]
39 contaminated sites leftover from industry that boomed across Indiana have been designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as Superfund cleanup sites. The EPA’s summary says that contamination has been found in three of eight water wells serving 13-thousand Anderson residents. Director of the Anderson Water Department, Neal McKee said that the water meets all […]
A Gaston man serving 60 years for murdering his ex-wife quoted the Bible in a bid for early release from prison. Tommy Ross quoted the Gospel of Matthew’s passage of turning the other cheek. Delaware County’s Chief Deputy Prosecutor Eric Hoffman wrote in his counter-motion, “Thou shall not kill,” and, “Whatever a man sows, that […]
The Anderson Redevelopment Commission has received appraisals for land adjacent to the Nestle plant. The 44 acres are split by a rail spur used by the plant where owner Walt Bagot says railcars are parked for days at a time, preventing any development. Richard Symmes of the Redevelopment Commission said no purchase should be made […]
Neighbors of the now-closed Halteman Village swimming pool complex are hoping the city will turn it into a park. Residents are asking the Muncie city council to work with the neighborhood to develop the land into a city park or similar public space. An online petition that had almost 50 signatures by the end of […]
Police say a Muncie woman was dealing meth with her four year old son present. 31-year-old Danielle Carter of West Eighth Street is being held on $60,000 bail, charged with dealing in meth and neglect of a dependent. She was arrested while walking with her son in tow near their home.
United Way of Delaware County kicks off its 2018 campaign next month with a downtown celebration and concert reunion of Voices United. This is the first time the full group has come together since it performed in front of a full-house at Emens Auditorium in late 2007. The concert will include two sets – the […]
Thinking of heading to the Indiana State Fair? One of the easiest and cheapest ways to taste your way around the fair is to take advantage of $2 Tuesdays -where all food stands offer a $2 option, fair admission is only $2 per person and Midway rides are only $2. Today is the final $2 […]