Alex Clerk/Treasurer Planning To Step Down

Resign or face impeachment- after that ultimatum an Alexandria Clerk-Treasurer of more than 25 years is planning to step down. Jan Lynch has been the target of an internal investigation, accused of several incidents of alleged financial mismanagement. The Alexandria City Council will meet 6 tonight in the Emery Lee Building at Beulah Park to […]

Muncie’s JC Penney To Stay Put

The Muncie JC Penney has been spared in the latest round of store closures announced by the nationwide retailer.  Five Indiana stores will be vacated in the state within the next couple of months. The JC Penney location will remain one of the anchor stores in the Muncie Mall on Granville Avenue which opened in […]

He Confronted His Ex’s New Boyfriend

He pulled out a baseball bat, and then a knife, when confronting his ex’s new boyfriend. When police arrived the angry Muncie man was taken into custody after a search of his backpack revealed pills and a meth pipe. 26-year-old Brian Anthony Marshall was arrested on preliminary charges of intimidation and possession of paraphernalia. He […]

NCAA Has Big Economic Impact

The NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis may have generated about $25 million in economic impact for the city and state. Chris Gahl, with Visit Indy.com says that the tournament, played over three days’ time at Bankers Life Field House, also generated work for Hoosiers in the hospitality industry.

Tornado Test Tuesday

Emergency Management Agencies around the state and here in east central Indiana remind you that this is Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Tuesday, there will be a statewide tornado drill at 10:10 a.m. and again at 7:35 p.m. These drills provide an opportunity to practice severe weather emergency plans.

GOP Health Plan Gains Support

After meeting with Pres. Donald Trump, Rep. Jim Banks, of Indiana’s 3rd District, says he will support the bill to replace ObamaCare, as long as the changes he discussed with Trump stay in place. Banks had previously been non-committal on the American Health Care Act. Representative Susan Brooks has also given her stamp of approval […]

Nurse Accused Of Taking Drugs

An Albany woman was arrested Thursday on allegations that she stole morphine and other drugs while working as a nurse at IH Health Ball Memorial Hospital. The Star Press reports that 28-year-old Alisha K. Sue is charged with possession of a narcotic drug, theft and criminal recklessness. Sue posted bond and was released under orders […]

Two Hold-Ups/One Suspect?

Was the same man responsible for holdups at two Muncie liquor stores? Police say in one, a masked man walked into Save-On Liquor at 3600 N. Broadway and demanded money. The second heist happened at the Save-On store at 2900 East Jackson Street the next day. The suspect is a white man in his 20’s […]

Marion Woman In Custody After Pursuit

A Marion woman is facing several charges including driving drunk and trying to flee from police.  An Indiana State trooper pulled over 27-year-old Tiffany Riddle for a few moments before she sped off again. After a five-minute pursuit, she eventually stopped and was taken into custody. Police discovered she had active arrest warrants out of […]

Sheriff Okay With Raising Taxes For New Jail

In what has become an ongoing debate for county officials, Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger says he would support a tax increase to construct a new jail. According to the Herald Bulletin, the County Council approved the sheriff’s request for funding to pay for inmates being housed in another county because of limitations at the […]