Man Found Guilty In Bar Attack

A Muncie man accused of striking another man in the head with a glass mug as part of a brutal bar attack has been found guilty. 38 year old Eddie Vance lll was convicted of battery resulting in serious bodily injury in connection with the incident at Gene’s Restaurant and Lounge at 2801 S. Walnut Street in February of 2018.

“Masters and Visionaries” Debuts

Friday night, a compilation of ballet works, modern dance, and movement in response to music will take place in the University Theatre at 7:30 p.m. December 6 as “Masters and Visionaries”debuts. 23 performers will blend dance and music through choreography by historical figures and current dance visionaries.
Additional performances will be December 7 at 2:30 p.m. and 7: 30 p.m. and December 8 at 2:30 p.m.

House Guest Accused Of Assaulting Host

A Muncie man who allowed 36-year-old Raymond Gonzales to stay at his home, became a victim of Gonzales, say police. The resident told Gonzales he could no longer stay in his home on East Memorial Drive and when Gonzales came to pick up some things on Saturday, he’s accused of striking the man with shotgun and threatening to rob and kill him.

Anderson Zones 35 Acres As Industrial

With the hope of future development the Anderson Plan Commission has approved a zoning of 35 acres near the Flagship Industrial Park. The Herald Bulletin reports that the commission will designate industrial zoning for the property on the northeast corner of Layton Road and West 73rd Street.

Lawsuit Dismissed; Dillinger To Remain Buried

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Crown Hill Cemetery by the family of notorious gangster John Dillinger. Some members of Dillinger’s family had hoped to have Dillinger’s remains exhumed by the end of the month. The exhumation had originally been scheduled as part of a documentary for the History Channel that the cable network has since called off the program.

Fisher-Shafer Holiday Pops Concert Saturday

The annual Fisher-Shafer Holiday Pops Concert happens this Saturday, December 7 at 4 Emens Auditorium. The concert will feature holiday musical classics performed by the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and the Youth Symphony Orchestra of East Central Indiana and Ball State University Singers will be special guests. Actors from Muncie Civic Theatre will perform some songs from Frozen Jr. on stage as well.