Donnelly Staff Hosting Vet Event In Kokomo

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s staff will host a Veterans History Project event at Jackson Street Commons in Kokomo on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT. The Veterans History Project is an effort by the Library of Congress to preserve the historic experiences of those who served in the United States […]

Free Music In Muncie

Acclaimed Bluegrass group Balsam Range will be performing in a FREE outdoor concert as part of the 2018 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Friday, July 13th at Canan Commons (500 S. Walnut St.) in the heart of downtown Muncie, IN. Indianapolis-based Flatland Harmony Experiment will open […]

BSU Offering New MSW Program

From the opioid epidemic to aging baby boomers, new and emerging societal challenges have created a dire need for licensed clinical social workers in Indiana and across the nation. To help meet this demand, Ball State University has created a new Master of Social Work (MSW) program. The recently approved program in the Department of […]

Man To Remain Behind Bars For Attack On Woman

The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a Muncie man should remain in prison for an attack that cost a woman her eye. The Star Press reports that the appellate court rejected arguments by Robert Lawrence Williams Jr. He was sentenced to 12 years last fall for aggravated battery and domestic battery. Appellate Chief […]

New Playground For Burris Laboratory School

Next semester, kids will be playing on a new equipment at Burris Laboratory School. The current playground has about a 20 year life expectancy and was put up in 1996. The new playground builds off of the appearance of the existing playground and provides new features: more slides (including a 14-foot high 720-degree spiral slide), […]

Impressive Retention Rate For Ivy Tech ASAP

During the 2017-2018 school year, Ivy Tech Community College’s Associate Accelerated Program (ASAP) achieved a 90 percent student retention rate. Through the program, 154 students were able to earn an associate degree in less than one year’s time. Ivy Tech’s ASAP program provides at-risk high school students facing life and family issues the chance to […]

Fort Wayne’s Mayor Throws Hat Into The Ring

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will be seeking a fourth term as leader of Indiana’s second-largest city. Henry is a Democrat who was first elected mayor in 2007. He announced Monday that he would seek a new four-year term in the 2019 municipal elections. City Councilman John Crawford and businessman Tim Smith have announced bids […]

Hill Has No Plans To Resign As AG

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he has no plans to resign amid accusations that he drunkenly groped a lawmaker in a bar. The Republican said in a statement Tuesday that he will “continue to honor my commitment to the citizens of this great state.” An eight-page internal legislative memo that was leaked to the […]

Young To Visit Area Nursing Home

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) will visit the Marion Veteran’s Nursing Home Thursday to receive an update on the facility’s low ratings uncovered by an investigation from USA Today and the Boston Globe. According to the reports, VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System home received a one-star ranking at the end of 2017. Last month, Senator […]

One Campaign Ends, Another Begins

A man who was named a week or so ago to fill a vacancy on the Democratic Party ballot has now withdrawn from the race for District 3 Delaware County commissioner. Brock Reagan citing time and money as concerns for mounting a campaign, according to party officials who spoke with the Star Press. Local business […]