A heads-up on the SR 9 construction between I-69 and Huntsville Road: On Wednesday, they plan to shift one lane of traffic in each direction to share the northbound side of the highway. The traffic shift will also close direct access to and from Huntsville Road west of State Road 9.
Legislators have voted to put emergency managers in charge of the Muncie Community Schools district and also in Gary, Indiana, where they’re not sure if they can even open the doors next school year. Muncie Superintendent Steven Baule and local legislators protested the MCS addition to the bill – citing that its schools have received […]
Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” died in southern Indiana Saturday at age 56. A statement from the Harrison County sheriff’s department said the dispatcher “received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. Upon arrival of first responders, it was determined that […]
The Indiana General Assembly has approved the state’s budget for the next two years, and has adjourned until November. The Senate wrapped up the four-month session by passing a two-year, 32-billion-dollar spending plan. The budget increases school funding by a little more than one-and-a-half-percent each year.
The Muncie campus of Ivy Tech Community College has been approved for a $39 million dollar transformation over the next few years. The total cost of the project, about $43 million, will include 4 million in private funding to be raised in a capital campaign. The funding was included in the 2017-19 budget approved by […]
Legislators have voted to freeze carryout cold beer permits until next April, to buy time for an in-depth study of Indiana’s alcohol laws. Both the House and Senate gave overwhelming approval to what one legislator calls a “time out,” sparked by the granting of alcohol permits to an Anderson-based company with two burrito restaurants located […]
Legislators have given final approval to a plan they say will fund Indiana’s roads for the next 20 years. The House and Senate gave its overwhelming endorsement to a bill that will eventually bring in one-point-two-billion dollars a year to build new roads and maintain current ones. The plan raises gas taxes 10 cents a […]
The city of Anderson is moving forward with the next round of the federally funded Blight Elimination Program. A new list will include 200 potential sites. The organization has acquired 42 properties, of which 37 have been demolished. The goal is to level 128 houses in Anderson. A public hearing on the new list will […]
The grocery chain was established in Muncie in 1931. At its peak, it operated more than 100 stores in Indiana & Ohio. Now Marsh Supermarkets will close 10 of its stores in the first half of May. Indy closings include stores on Post Road and Shadeland Avenue. Closer to home, those locations include Portland and […]
A Pendleton District Trooper has been given a Life Saving Award for his actions at a Delaware County crash scene last fall. Trooper Thomas Harbison was honored for his quick actions at a crash scene on SR 32 where he applied a tourniquet to THE LEG OF A man after a serious motorcycle crash which […]