Active Shooter Training Thursday & Friday

You may see an increased police presence in the vicinity of the former Anthony Administration building and Northside Middle School. Ball State University will conduct active shooter training Thursday and Friday. The Ball State University Police Department will be training with police and emergency first responders from Delaware County, Muncie, IU Health Ball Memorial, and […]

Tate Murder & Molestation Trial Continues

The latest on the Dylan Tate murder and molestation trial – 18-month-old Harlan Haines’ mother, Jennifer Harris, removed several items of evidence and put them into the trunk of a car for two days after being questioned by the police. Harris went back home to hide the evidence before going to Riley Hospital for Children […]

More On The Arrest Of APD Officer

An update on the arrest of an Anderson Police officer: 23-year-old Adam Watters has been released from the Madison County Detention Center after posting bond. An order has been issued against Watters to have no contact with his girlfriend. The Anderson Board of Public Safety has scheduled an executive session for Friday at 9 a.m.

Judge Re-Instates CAFO Permit

A judge has reinstated a permit for a Northern Delaware County hog farm. Special judge Mark Spitzer of the Grant County Circuit Court originally declined the building permit for Rhett and Alana Light’s hog farm, but has now reinstated the building permit that will serve as their concentrated animal feeding operation

Proposed Moratorium On Future Solar Farms

The Madison County Plan Commission has set a public hearing about a proposed six-month moratorium on future solar farm developments. According to the Herald Bulletin, the public hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 28 at the Madison County Government Center. The moratorium, if approved by County Commissioners, would prompt a review of the 2017 […]

County Has New Properties Manager

Kent Odom has been replaced as county properties manager in Madison County. According to the Herald Bulletin, the Madison County commissioners have replaced Odom with Al Epperly. Epperly takes over as interim property manager after Odom left the county’s employment on Monday.

2019-20 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Recipient

The 2019-20 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship has been awarded to a recent graduate of Wapahani High School. Sydney Cook will attend Ball State University where she plans to study exercise science. The $2,500 scholarship is based on excellence in academics, community service, extracurricular activities, leadership and potential for future success.

Local Programs To Receive Funding Bump

United Way of Delaware and Henry Counties is increasing its funding of Delaware County programs by 15 percent thanks to hugely successful campaigns the last two years, and new programs that focus on improving grade-level reading and programs that address barriers toward that goal.