Meeting On MCS Emergency Manager

A meeting is happening Monday that is likely to shed light on an emergency manager for Muncie Community Schools.The Distressed Unit Appeal Board is having a sitdown in the Statehouse. There are four applicants for emergency manager of Muncie schools, one of them is Crowe Horwath, one of the biggest accounting firms in the country.

Muncie Cops Cleared In Shooting

Two Muncie police officers won’t face charges for shooting a man who they said tried to run them down with his car. Delaware County prosecutors say there was no evidence the two Muncie police officers committed any criminal acts when they shot 48-year-old Charles Kevin Dinkins in March. Dinkins was hospitalized for a few days […]

Word To The Wise About Wildlife

Wildlife officials are urging bird-watchers and other visitors to Indiana’s wildlife areas to steer clear of a federally endangered bird’s nesting sites. The state Department of Natural Resources says it’s important to give the interior least tern plenty of space. The rare birds are about eight inches long with a black “crown” on their head, […]

Upgrades For Westside Park Playground

A makeover for Muncie’s Westside Park. Work is underway to replace the playground equipment there. Slides and swings and other attractions are being removed and replaced with new equipment. City Parks officials say it should take a few days to complete. Also, four canopies are being up at Tuhey Pool.

Man Cuffed For Repeatedly Calling 911

Police say they arrested a Muncie man after he called 911, time and time again. 35 year old Jonothon Fyffe of the 800 block of West 11th Street made the calls after being cited for playing loud music late Wednesday night. Now he’s charged with misuse of a 911 system and was being held in […]

New Super For Yorktown Community Schools

Greg Hinshaw is the new superintendent for Yorktown Community Schools. The board there voted unanimously Tuesday to hire him. According to the Star Press the board was especially impressed with Hinshaw’s ability to handle a district’s finances. Hinshaw has been the superintendent at Randolph Central Schools for the past nine years.