At its peak, more than 50-thousand customers of Indiana & Michigan Power Company were without electricity Thursday, after freezing rain and ice coated trees and power lines. At this hour, about 100 I&M employees and contractors are working to restore power. Some Delaware County homes may not see electricity restored until late tonight. Some Anderson […]
Nate Jones has announced his bid to run for Mayor of Muncie on the Republican ticket. Jones, a combat veteran and Veterans Affairs officer, announced his campaign Thursday promising to be “a mayor for citizens.” His campaign’s focus will be fighting the drug epidemic, improving infrastructure and public safety. Jones said that he will work […]
An Anderson man will spend the next 12 years in prison. 26-year-old Kenneth McCormick admitted to pointing a gun at employees while robbing the Village Pantry on Raible Avenue on January 8. McCormick pleaded guilty in October to felony robbery, pointing a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.
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. Police found 27-year-old Robert Writtenhouse lying on the living room floor and had to kick in a back door to reach him.
Another Phone Scam: The Anderson Police Department says phone solicitors claiming to be with the City Utilities Department say if you don’t pay your bill immediately with a pre-paid Credit Card, they will send the police to your house to arrest you. The caller ID reads City Utilities so it appears to be legitimate. Anderson […]
The woman charged in last month’s deadly bus stop crash in Fulton County entered a preliminary plea of not guilty Thursday. Shepherd has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of passing a school bus with its safety arm extended and causing injury. Shepherd will have her pre-trial hearing Feb. 5.
Ball State University’s entrepreneurship program is the 12th best among undergraduate’s offerings in the nation. The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s 13th annual survey names the 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate schools best for entrepreneurship studies. Ball State moved up from 20th last year.
The holiday season revs up today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the opening of the third annual Lights at the Brickyard. Guests can drive around a 2-mile course that features 40 different scenes and dozens of colorful displays.
The Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza in Noblesville opens for the season tomorrow. The temporary ice rink will open at 11 a.m. this Saturday and will be open daily until January 7, except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Fun for the family this weekend as Muncie Civic Theatre presents Shrek Jr. at the Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre on East Main Street. The show opens at 7:00 tonight, with two shows on Saturday.