SR 9 Construction To Switch Lanes

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.

Actress Dies In Southern Indiana

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 […]

Ivy Tech Muncie In Line For $39 Million Redo

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 […]

Lawmakers Vote To Freeze Carryout Cold Beer Permits

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 […]

It’ll Hit You Right In The Gas Pump

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 […]

Anderson Looks At Next Round Of Blight Elimination

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 […]

Marsh To Close 10 Stores In May

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 […]

ISP Trooper & Yorktown Native Honored

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 […]