Muncie This Week: ONLY This Week, for Christmas Help

This is the week –  The Salvation Army is taking applications for Christmas help for one week only – this week. That includes their programs and our two Heroes and Helpers events. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. each day this week, get to the Muncie location with all the info they require.

Over the weekend, Second Harvest Food Bank ECI held a poverty simulation

Robby Tompkins on WMUN’s Delaware County Today last week.

WLBC News Bits:

Ball State football will have to wait until Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Bowling Green to get their third win, after that 24-17 Homecoming Win on WMUN Radio.

Just Desserts fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Muncie is October 26 at North Church Venue.

AM/FM Top In-Car Audio Choice, Even In Vehicles With CarPlay or Android Auto.  Edison Research dug into its Share of Ear dataset, which is based on a one-day listening diary and measures the amount of time those in the U.S. age 13+ spend with all audio.

All ECI eyes for the volleyball Semi States this Saturday on Frankfort, where the Class 2A match will be Pioneer (24-13) vs. Muncie Burris (29-4) | 4 pm ET.   Burris has waited since 2014 to get to this level of the Tourney.

30 year old Anderson man named Thong Nguyen who immigrated from Vietnam has been arrested after he allegedly touched a child inappropriately while working at Lux Nails on Thursday.  According to the affidavit, police watched video surveillance. The documents said that the video seemed to support the claims, according to Fox 59.

Getting closer to Halloween, and I spoke to Brian Carless Friday about the event for Thomas Park Avondale areas of Muncie

ON Halloween night, starting 5 p.m.  The South Central area had homes sign up for a list of participating places, so the kiddos will know where to go, and where to skip.

News Bits:

Mural in downtown Anderson to capture barrier-breaking bond between Carl Erskine and Johnny Wilson, from the Herald Bulletin.

2 weeks from tomorrow is election day.  Mayoral races in Muncie and Anderson top the bill of contested contests.

Headline in the Indy Star:  “IU has regressed back to days resembling worst versions of itself.”

Michigan State issued an apology Saturday night after an image of Adolf Hitler was displayed on the videoboard before the Spartans’ home game against Michigan.  The image appeared as part of a trivia question about Hitler’s place of birth.

More on an honor we first reported on last week – Kimberly S. Dowling, Judge, Delaware Circuit Court 2, is the 2023 winner of the annual Excellence in Public Information and Education Award.  The award from the Indiana Judges Association was specifically nominated for her work in educating the public about child victims of human trafficking and how to identify those children.

Cops do more that you know – many agencies are involved with Heroes and Helpers, including the Delaware County Sheriff’s office, and Tony Skinner told me last week on WMUN, they have plans to do other things, too

WLBC News Bits:

There’s a new Alexandria Jr./Sr. High principal – Tom Jarvis, retired principal from Muncie Central.

Fall property taxes due in Indiana by Nov. 13.

Daylight Saving Time ends next weekend – specifically, Nov. 5 at 2 a.m. is when we will fall back one hour.

Anderson University receives $1.25M grant to launch Center for Compelling Preaching, Herald Bulletin had that.

Indiana State Fair unveiled a preview for the 167th edition of the favorite summertime tradition by dedicating the theme to ‘THE ART & NATURE OF FUN, presented by Newfields.’ Returns Friday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 18th, 2024 (Closed Mondays).

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