DelCo Health Department Joins Opposition

Add the Delaware County Health Department to the list of those opposed to a planned steel dust recycling facility. Opponents of that project which would recycle trainloads of steel mill dust listed by the EPA as hazardous…raising concerns about air pollution, including lead and mercury emissions.

Lawyer Claims Co-Defendant Is Responsible

Her lawyer says the co-defendant did it. Testimony is underway in the trial of 32-year-old Jessica Marie Skeens. The Farmland woman is charged in a May 2017 crash along the Muncie Bypass that killed her six-year-old daughter. Her lawyer says Skeens’ then-boyfriend, 29-year-old Nathaniel Jordan punched her in the face seconds before the van left […]

Stephenson Named To MadCo Board Of Zoning Appeals

Madison County commissioners are making changes to the Board of Zoning Appeals. According to the Herald Bulletin, the commissioners have named Fall Creek Township resident Curt Stephenson as the replacement for Don Pine on the BZA. Commissioner Mike Phipps says they were reviewing all the appointments to the various county boards and commissions, many of […]

Yorktown’s Library Is Expanding

Walls are coming down soon at the Yorktown Public Library as part of a $1.8 million expansion project. Crews will be adding 3,000 square feet on the north side of the building featuring public computers, some of the adult print collection, a staff workroom, a new, larger conference room and two restrooms. It should take […]

Hoosier Park To Hire 170

Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is adding sports betting & live dealers and it is also is planning to increase its workforce.  Hoosier Park says it plans to hire 170 new employees to cover the sports betting parlor, which is expected to open by September 19. Live dealers are expected to be in place […]

Ball State University’s Fall Opening Convocation Friday

Ball State University’s Fall Opening Convocation will be held at 9 a.m. this Friday, Aug. 16, in Emens Auditorium. Provost Susana Rivera-Mills will open the annual program and President Geoffrey S. Mearns will highlight the University’s accomplishments of the past year, while also outlining what he hopes Ball State can accomplish in the year to […]

Re-Paving 53rd Street Will Cause Traffic Delays

You may want to avoid traveling 53rd Street in Anderson for the next few weeks. Work crews are repaving 53rd from the Scatterfield Road intersection and proceeding west. The project was made possible through a $1 million Community Crossings grant the city received from the Indiana Department of Transportation.

Locals Will Be State Fair’s Featured Farmers

On Friday, Smith Family Farms of Madison County will be the Featured Farmers at the 2019 Indiana State Fair and will showcase beef and pumpkins, while Cline Farms will represent Tipton County with corn, soybeans, and pork on Saturday. A different farming operation is being honored on each day of the fair.

‘Simply Give’ To Benefit Food Pantry

Christian Ministries’ food pantry will directly benefit the Simply Give campaign at Meijer. It kicks off this Sunday, Aug. 18 and will run through Sept. 28. DOUBLE MATCH DAYS are Friday, August 30 and Friday, September 13. On these two days your $10 donation is converted into a $30.Meijer Food-Only Gift Card to be given […]

MCHS Student In Custody After Threat

A Muncie Central High School student was taken into custody Wednesday after police say he was found with a firearm off campus. Officers say they got a tip about a threat involving a student and then located the teen as he was on his way back to the school. The high school was placed on […]