Its status quo for the officers on the Muncie Board of Public Works and Safety. The board voted Wednesday to maintain Betty Devoe as president, Sara Shade vice president and Richard Ivy as secretary.
There wont be any changes at the top of the Fishers Town Council. Scott Faultless was re-elected president this week. Faultless has been on the council for eleven years and has been president since 2001.
A formal charge of murder has been filed against a Selma man as a result of an incident December 23. Justin Suits, 27, is accused in the strangulation death of Marva Rhea, 26, formerly of Logansport. Suits is being held in the Delaware County Justice Center without bond.
The Legacy Development goes to the Carmel City Council next week. The 1,300 home and retail town center development would form a northeast gateway to the city. Officials say it would also have a bicycle-friendly design.
The Westfield Town Council will add a seventh member during its meeting Thursday night. The additional member is needed due to redistricting done last year. The changes will lead Westfield from town to city status next year.
The Indiana Attorney Generals office will likely receive complaints about the gift card situation at the now-closed Vinces Restaurant at the Delaware County Airport. Officials say these types of situations are typically resolved through mediation or legal action.
The Alexandria City Council is looking to convert a section of Church Street into one-way traffic. Councilman John Dockrey says some residents have expressed concern that the current two-way configuration is unsafe due to how narrow it is. The affected section is only a block long between Lincoln and Walnut streets.
The number of Armed and Famous entries on the Internet continues to grow. There are now at least three web sites related to the show, including www.armed-famous.com, www.armedandfamous.net and www.armedandfamous.org. The latter two also have several discussion boards.
The Delaware County Salvation Army has extended its Christmas fund drive through January. The organization has raised about $200,000 toward a $250,000 goal so far.
The Indiana Better Business Bureau says you need to be careful with your money as the holiday season winds down. President Linda Carmody says that if you get a call from an organization calling itself the Paralyzed Hoosier Veterans selling light bulbs or American flags, don’t buy! Carmody says it’s unclear where the money is going. The PHV claims money was givne to Wheelchair games and the Purdue University Center for Paralysis Research. However, the only documented grant to either of those organizations was $2,000 given nine years ago. Carmody says claims by the PHV that they turned down a request to join the BBB are also false since they never received an invitation.