Anderson Songwriter Honored By State

Anderson songwriter Steve Wallace, who has gained worldwide recognition for the songs he has written, has been honored by State Rep. Terri J. Austin and the Indiana House. Austin proclaims, “Steve is one of those heroes who gives back to the place where he lives, and he is worthy of this type of recognition.”

New Castle Man Busted For Kiddie Porn

A child porn probe led police to a New Castle man. 40 year old Timothy Aaron Donoghue, of the 100 block of Cherry Street, is charged with eight counts of possession of child pornography. Authorities say the case came to light after a business realized its internet connection was being used to access porn last November. That activity was reportedly linked to Donoghue’s iPhone.

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Feb. 21, 2019 1:59 PM CST
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New Castle Man Cuffed In Kiddie Porn Case

A child porn probe led police to a New Castle man. 40 year old Timothy Aaron Donoghue, of the 100 block of Cherry Street,, is charged i with eight counts of possession of child pornography. Authorities say the case came to light after a business realized its internet connection was being used to access porn last November. That activity was reportedly linked to Donoghue’s iPhone.

New Owner For Former Marsh Properties

New ownership for two properties that used to be Marsh grocery stores. One is at 3910 W. Bethel Avenue. The Other is at 1920 S. Hoyt Avenue. Both were purchased by NSI Investments LLC, for $100,000 and $475,000, respectively. Stuff left behind is being cleaned out at both properties and then they’ll look to secure tenants. NSI says it will have some other uses for the buildings if tenants aren’t found in a timely manner.

Muncie Y Hopes To Build Equality, Close Opportunity Gaps

The YMCA of Muncie hopes to build equality and close opportunity gaps through its annual campaign. The goal, say officials, is to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
At the Y’s annual campaign launch, sponsored by Mutual Bank, more than $119,000 was pledged to create opportunities and access for all. With 100% of board and leadership staff having made their gifts, the Y is committed to reaching its goal of $265,000.

Jay Schools Takes ‘Active Shooter’ Precautions

What started as a bold idea is now a reality for the Jay School Corporation. The district has now placed several biometric safes with guns inside at each of its eight schools. A select group of teachers and staff at each school was vetted by the sheriff’s office and trained on how to use the guns. Now, that group has access to the firearms if an active shooter situation arises.

ISP Trooper Recovering After Cruiser Rear-Ended

An update to a story we told you about first, just moments after it happened. ISP State Trooper Andrew Atwell is recovering from injuries sustained in a crash early Wednesday morning – after a pickup truck rear-ended his cruiser. Atwell was conscious and alert but complaining of back pain. The other driver was not injured, but he was ticketed for Failure to Yield to a Stationary Emergency Vehicle.