Ivy Tech Receives Ten Year Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed the accreditation of Ivy Tech Community College. The last accreditation was in 2009. The College received a full ten year reaffirmation of accreditation – the longest term granted by the Higher Learning Commission. The affirmation is an indicator that the College provides quality education and services to its students and stakeholders.

Fall Property Tax Collections Coming Due

Fall property tax collections for Delaware County residence are due Tuesday, November 12, 2019. This letter is to notify you that November 12, 2019 is the deadline for Fall Property Tax Payments. Taxes may be paid at the Treasurer’s Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Payments may be made at local banks, sending the installment through the mail, or by visiting www.co.delaware.in.us/taxpayments.

Red Ribbon Breakfast Attracts Record Crowd

656 – that’s the record number of attendees at this morning’s Red Ribbon Breakfast at the Horizon Center in Muncie. Coordinating Council Board members Carol Ammons said that people had to actually be turned away, there were so many requests for tickets! The event is sponsored in part by Woof Boom Radio.

Police Say Drunk Driver Struck Boy

Muncie police say a drunk driver struck a boy with his pick-up truck. 49 year old Gary Lee Stone of East Jackson Street hit the child on the 400 block of East Memorial Drive. The Star Press reports he’s charged with driving while intoxicated resulting in serious bodily injury.

Kokomo Man Awaiting Extradition In Hollywood

A Kokomo man wanted for allegedly shooting a woman in September has been arrested by the California Highway Patrol.  33-year-old Harron Burnett is awaiting extradition in Hollywood. Burnett has multiple active warrants in Howard County, including attempted murder, when Burnett allegedly fired multiple shots at the woman

Trial Date Set For Anderson Man Accused Of Murder

A trial date of May 11 has been set for 38-year-old Daniel L. Jones. The Anderson man is charged in connection with two counts of murder and criminal confinement in the 2018 death of 39-year-old Trinity Parker, whose body was found in a vacant Grant County house; and the slaying of 35-year-old David L. Phillips II, whose body was discovered in Anderson’s Rangeline Nature Preserve.

Ball State Breaks Ground On Multicultural Center

Ball State University broke ground on a new Multicultural Center at the core of campus designed meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student body. Construction on the new Multicultural Center, which will be developed east of Bracken Library and adjacent to the planned East Mall and Grand Lawn, will begin in a few weeks and be occupied in 2020.

Eaton Man Held On Drug Charges

An Eaton man is facing drug-dealing charges in Jay County. 21-year-old Drew Mitchell was arrested and after police found him to be in possession of 16 grams of meth and charged with dealing in meth, a Level 2 felony. Mitchell was being held under a $40,000 bond.