Ball State University cuts spending to avoid a shortfall: The University was forced to reduce supplies, curb travel and eliminate 25 positions to avoid a budget shortfall. The University’s board of trustees then approved a 2019-20 fund budget to increase tuition of 1.25 percent and increase the salary pool by 1 percent. Ball State’s generating […]
An inmate provides evidence against his fellow prisoner in Dylan Tate’s murder trial. Joshua Basey shared Tate’s alleged confession in court in exchange for being moved out of the Madison County jail. Basey wrote down notes about Tate’s confession and was later granted of his request to be moved to a different facility. Tate has […]
He was paid to deliver packages but police say a Muncie man stole some instead. 25 year old Dakotah Craig is accused of stealing four laptop computers headed for Ball State along with other items. Craig reportedly signed off on a UPS rundown of what happened which was turned over to authorities. His ex-wife claims […]
Middletown is considering a consolidation with Fall Creek Township. The consolidation is to make sure there are adequate finances for the Middletown Fire Department. The town and township already share the costs equally for the operation of the fire department, and Fall Creek trustee, Steve Thompson, says the consolidation will better serve local residents.
Crime doesn’t pay – even if you’re a cop. It’s a year behind bars for a former Delaware County sheriff’s deputy, sentenced for his role in a family member’s drug dealing. 39-year-old Jerry Lee Parks had pleaded guilty in March to aiding, inducing or causing dealing in marijuana, a felony. He was arrested in September […]
The Delaware County prosecutor’s office Thursday formally charged a Muncie woman with two counts of Neglect of a Dependent Resulting in Death. Prosecutor Eric Hoffman says that with those charges, the bond for Sara Styhl has been increased $100,000. Styhl’s infant daughter suffered numerous fractures and burns before she died. An initial hearing case is […]
Another Scotty’s Brewhouse has closed. The closure of the Brownsburg Scotty’s comes days after the closure of Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Company in Broad Ripple, which was founded by Muncie’s Scott Wise, who sold the brand in 2016.
State Rep. Kevin Mahan’s legislation to help improve outcomes for the foster care system has been signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb. The new law aims to strengthen the Indiana Department of Child Services by prioritizing the best interests of vulnerable children, making changes to adoption consent and implementing foster parent intervention.
Your next Indiana driver’s license may look a lot different. The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has revealed a new design. The picture of you will be in black and white, and will include an Indy car for licenses and a cardinal for IDs. By mid-July, the new Indiana licenses will be available at all […]
Today is Foodie Friday. Enjoy your lunch from 11-1 at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. Two food trucks will be on site, order from a downtown restaurant or bring a sack lunch and tomorrow is FREE Saturday at the Muncie Children’s Museum. Thanks to Care Institute Group, the third Saturday of every month means you […]