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.
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
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 […]
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 […]
Changes may be coming to Anderson’s Athletic Park. A proposal to city council asks for a $2.5 million bond to make improvements including a splash pad with water park-type features and improvements to the entire site including additional walking trails and playground equipment.
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.
A Dunkirk woman is face drug-dealing charges in Jay County. 37-year-old Andrea Sheets was arrested after authorities investigated a report of drugs being brought from Dayton, Ohio, to Portland. When Sheets was arrested she was found to be in possession of 16 grams of meth and five grams of heroin.
The regional president of STAR Financial Bank will step down at the end of the year. John McCreary, who has served in that role for 18 years, announced his retirement effective December 31. STAR has 40 locations in central and northeast Indiana, including four branches in Anderson, one in Pendleton and one in Elwood.
Ball State University formally unveiled the future of health care with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Health Professions Building. The $62.5 million new steel, brick, limestone and glass structure has classrooms, laboratories, and clinical spaces. Read more at Muncie Journal dot com
The Muncie / Delaware County Chamber of Commerce – 125th Annual Meeting Celebration will take place Thursday evening at the Horizon Convention Center. During the dinner the Chamber will present four prestigious awards – the Spirit of Small Business, Outstanding Contributions in Education, Excellence in Public Service, and Community Impact.