2/19/2020 News Brief

The county’s bridge fund might be getting more money for maintenance and replacement work now that the Delaware County Commissioners have introduced a piece of legislation to increase the dollars available for bridge projects. Bridges have been a serious concern for county officials over the past few years. Delaware County has nearly 190 bridges in […]

Purdue tuition freeze – again

Purdue University’s tuition freeze will continue for a ninth year, the Indiana school’s president told alumni this weekend.President Mitch Daniels announced Saturday that Purdue’s tuition and fees will remain at current levels into the 2021 school year. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports that the university’s tuition and fees are at $9,992 a year for […]

Alexandria wins an award

The city of Alexandria has earned a spot among CNBC’s list of the top ten most affordable places to live in the U.S. The Madison County city is ranked No. 8 on the list, which is topped by Pecos, Texas. To make the list, the website considered the total cost for five expenses associated with […]

State wants to know how many SRO’s

State Rep. Terri Austin (D-Anderson) today offered a proposal that would allow the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to determine how many school districts are currently served by School Resource Officers (SROs).The amendment would create a School Resource Officer Report that requires school corporations and charter schools to annually report the number of SROs […]

That WAS Papa John in Muncie last weekend!

John Schnatter made a rare appearance on the campus of Ball State University, his alma mater, on Saturday.The Papa John’s Pizza founder attended the Ball State men’s basketball game against Bowling Green State University at the request of fellow alumnus Jason Whitlock, a former Cardinal football player now co-hosting a sports opinion show on Fox […]

Meth in the Mail

Muncie police and U.S. postal inspectors have intercepted two pounds of meth, “coming from Arizona to the streets of Muncie,” according to a news release.A city police investigation was underway about “suspicious activity at a Walnut Street address” when authorities determined a 12-pound package was being delivered there by the U.S. Postal Service.”There was no […]