Two DelCo Banks To Close

Two Old National Bank locations in Delaware County, one in Muncie and one in Yorktown, will shut down in the first quarter of 2017. The Star Press reports the banks, located at 1001 E. McGalliard Road and 8919 W. Adaline St., are two of 15 branches closing in the company’s four-state region. The actions will […]

Dollar General Store Coming To Columbus Avenue

A company looking to develop a Dollar General store has purchased a portion of the parking lot on the former General Motors property along Columbus Avenue in Anderson. Construction is expected to begin in the late summer or early fall of 2017. The Herald Bulletin reports that it will take three months to construct the […]

Messer In Muncie Today

Indiana District 6 Representative Luke Messer will be in Muncie today to meet with disability service providers and discuss innovative efforts and areas of need, particularly in education and job training for individuals with disabilities. Messer will tour the two facilities of Hillcroft Services and also ARC of Indiana in downtown Muncie.

Westfield Hoping For Vote On Lower Taxes

Westfield Washington schools are asking voters to approve a tax hike that would make their current taxes go down. It would also help them to avoid having to make major staff cuts in the district. District leaders said 87 positions in the district could be cut if the measure fails to pass on November 8th.

Kids To Vote In Election

Thousands of students in the Hoosier State will be participating in their own mock election next Tuesday by voting for the next president. Students will be learning election-themed lessons before casting their votes. There will also be real-time results updated online throughout the day, just like in the grown-ups. The program is run by “Every […]

Stewart Resigns; Muncie Searches For New Police Chief

Muncie’s police chief has resigned. Steve Stewart submitted a brief letter of resignation to Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler on Monday. Tyler says Deputy Chief Mark Vollmar will remain in that position until the mayor can decide who will replace Stewart, who was the chairman of Tyler’s campaign for mayor in 2011. Neither side will publicly […]

Police ID Body Found In Creek

We now know who the person is found dead in a creek Sunday morning. Police say 62 year old Ronald Shope had drowned in York Prairie Creek in just a few inches of water. No foul play is suspected. Police say Shope did have some medical issues and had missed several days of dialysis treatments. […]

Head-On Crash Injures Four

A two vehicle crash Monday morning on US 27, just north of Richmond, sent four people to the hospital when one vehicle hit another head on. All four people were transported with numerous injuries even though all involved were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. One person was cited for operating without […]

Winchester Funeral Director Facing Accusations

A Winchester funeral director is accused of fondling a woman. 42-year-old Thomas A. Oswalt was arrested after a 22-year-old woman told authorities she was making arrangements, after the death of her mother, when Oswalt “touched her twice in an inappropriate manner.” She says he also sent her “several lewd and inappropriate comments via text message.” […]