A man cuffed in Winchester this morning admitted to police that he’s been selling his wares to more than a dozen people regularly for about five months in the community. 28 year old Andrew Ellis was arrested at his residence on the 200 block of West Franklin Street. He said the money helped pay his […]
Emens Auditorium will be host two spectacular holiday shows this Christmas season. Noel the Musical will be on Tuesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. Following that Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis will be November 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. In partnership with the Muncie Fire Department’s Toys for Tots, bring a toy donation to […]
Feed My Sheep Muncie is ready to feed about 1,500 people a hot meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and corn on Thursday. But with the numbers of meal requests still rapidly rolling in, organizers say there is still a need for cash donations and food items for its 23rd annual Thanksgiving Day Community […]
33 year old Nate Jones has announced his candidacy for mayor of Muncie. He is Delaware County’s veterans affairs officer and is running on the GOP ticket. He and others will look to unseat Democrat Dennis Tyler. Jones tells the Star Press he’s running to provide a community with which his children can be proud.
Ball State undergraduates Maddie Clark and Kaitlin Gavenda are in their senior year of college as winners of the prestigious Udall Scholarship, a $7,000 award that celebrates student leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to the environment or to Native American nations. Clark is a senior landscape architecture major from Shelbyville, Indiana. Gavenda […]
Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN, will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, on the campus of Ball State University. His presentation is titled “Truthfully Reporting in the ‘Fake News’ Era.” The event is free and open to the public. Stelter, 33, is the anchor of “Reliable Sources,” which examines the week’s top […]
An 18 year old from Muncie has been charged with attempted murder. Police say David Lankford shot his roommate in the abdomen with a shotgun. It reportedly came about during a dispute. 27 year old Robert Writtenhouse was shot at 802 E. 25th Street. Police found him laying on the living room floor and had […]
Ball State University’s entrepreneurship program is the 12th best among undergraduates offerings in the nation, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The Princeton Review’s 13th annual survey names the 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate schools best for entrepreneurship studies. Ball State moved up from 20th last year.
For the eighth time in four years, Muncie Community Schools has a new CFO. Bradley T. DeRome was approved for the hire by the school board Tuesday night. He has been business manager and treasurer of Jay School Corporation in Portland, which has an enrollment of 3,130, since 2000.
The head of the Muncie animal shelter is out of a job after a recent run-in with the law. Phil Peckinpaugh had been appointed by Mayor Dennis Tyler in 2012. Peckinpaugh was arrested last month for invasion of privacy concerning a woman from Yorktown. He was cuffed on a similar charge in May. The county […]