Woman Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

A 19-year-old Muncie woman has pleaded not guilty to all charges connected with the shooting of a man she was with one week ago. Sierra Swoveland is charged with attempted murder, armed robbery, and carrying a handgun without a license. She is accused of shooting 29-year-old Timothy Lampkins of Marion in an incident just north […]

New Report Says Alec Schools In Good Shape

Additional maintenance would be good but, Alexandria Community Schools’ three buildings are in good structural condition, says a new study. It looked at the physical structures and how they’re used by and work for students. Also how they could accommodate future growth. Energy efficiency could be better. The high school is at 70 percent while […]

Smaller Schools Aren’t Keeping Up

Students in Indiana’s smallest school districts aren’t keeping up with their peers, according to a Ball State study. About half Indiana’s school districts have fewer than two-thousand students. Economist Michael Hicks says their S-A-T scores are 20 points lower than the other half, while their passing rates on the ISTEP are five-percent worse.