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 […]
In its fourth year, Old National Bank’s 100 Men Who Cook event raised a mountain of money for the Community Champions Fund. $90,000 will head to the fund to help support not-for-profits, civic, business, and government groups aimed to making the community a safer place to live, work and play. The event has raised more […]
A man police tried to pull over Monday, took off on foot, leading to a lockdown at nearby schools in Yorktown. It happened near the Pizza King on S. Tiger Drive. The man hasn’t been apprehended. There was a report of a man with a gun, but that turned out to be a police officer […]
Dollars from Ball Brothers Foundation will assist Ball State University and Muncie Community Schools in their work together moving forward. BBF is giving them $1 million to support the placement of BSU faculty liaisons to help teachers with professional development, to integrate BSU teaching candidates into classrooms, and to research new methods of teaching and […]
A new report says Indiana’s tourism and recreation industry will have to adjust as climate change makes the state warmer and wetter in the coming decades. Monday’s report by Purdue University’s Climate Change Resource Center says the timing of outdoor recreational activities will shift by mid-century because Indiana’s winter season is expected to shorten by […]
Cornerstone Center for the Arts is participating in Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, November 27. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide day dedicated to strengthening communities, encouraging giving and celebrating generosity. For this year’s Giving Tuesday, Cornerstone has set the goal to raise at least $3,000 to cover the organization’s visual arts supply costs for the entirety […]
Ball State University’s College of Health will host a lecture by a visiting faculty member on November 13 on “Advancing Public Health, Advancing Indiana.” Presenting the lecture will be associate dean for practice and clinical associate professor of health and policy administration of Indiana University’s Richard M. Fairbanks. School of Public Health. The lecture, which […]