Showing off science

The East Central Indiana Regional Science Fair is set for Saturday at Ball Gym on the Ball State University campus.  The public can check out exhibits from 8 – 9:15 a.m. and again from noon to 1 p.m.  The awards ceremony takes place at 2:30 p.m.  184 entries from 14 area counties will be on […]

NFL punter hopes for court victory

The punter for the Carolina Panthers and a Carmel resident could learn Friday if he’ll get a $2,000 court judgement against a former neighbor.  Jason Baker, a Fort Wayne native, sued after a family of feral cats got into his home’s crawl space and did some damage.  Baker claims the neighbor was feeding the cats, […]

Firefighter hurt during blaze

A Marion firefighter suffered a second-degree burn to one of his ears while fighting a fire Wednesday.  Jason Hale was taken to the Work Right center in Marion after the blaze at 1002 S. Bethlehem Road.  The blaze at the Debbie Derry residence was confined to the kitchen area, although firefighters had to tear down […]

Woman injured in Jay accident

A woman suffered back pain when her car collided with a semi in Jay County Wednesday.  Susan St. Clair, 52, was hurt when her car ran into a semi turning off Jay County Road 5-50 West onto State Road 26.  The semi driver, Billy Shepard, 26, wasn’t hurt.  Officials say the ice fog was a […]

Fire agreement gets hot, cold reactions

The Yorktown Town Council approved a fire protection agreement with Mount Pleasant Township Wednesday.  However township trustee Steve Fields says he won’t sign the agreement and firefighters are upset with the deal.  They believe town council members don’t want to listen to firefighters and township officials about their concerns.

Man admits guilt in stabbing death

A Muncie man accused with stabbing a man to death last spring has entered in to a plea agreement calling for no more than 15 years in prison.  Robin Schlusser, 44, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Riley, 25, during a street fight early last May.  Judge […]

Nunley's resignation made official

The Cowan School Board Wednesday night accepted the resignation of Cowan Junior-Senior High School physical education teacher and baseball coach Keith Nunley.  He picked up his third drunk driving arrest last November, and his guilty plea led to a felony conviction.  Meanwhile the board also approved a contract with an outside firm to conduct background […]