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

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 […]

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.

STAR Bank Executive To Step Down

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.

Chamber To Hold 125th Meeting

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.