Holcomb/Gregg Take The Stage

A day after Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb became the Republican nominee for governor, he and Democrat John Gregg followed each other onstage at Holcomb’s first campaign event. Holcomb and Gregg separately addressed an agriculture policy conference sponsored by corn and soybean growers. Both emphasized the importance of road improvements and universal broadband connectivity.

Meijer Announces Salad/Sandwich Recall

Meijer stores have recalled some salads and sandwiches under the name “Markets of Meijer” that may be contaminated. The store says there have been no illnesses associated with the products. They contain eggs that tested positive for salmonella. The salads and sandwiches were sold starting July 20, and were pulled from the stores Monday.

Diabetic Inmate Sues Henry County Jail

A 19-year old inmate at the Henry County Jail nearly died because jail staff provided him with incorrect insulin dosages, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court. Preston Hart, a Type I diabetic, was taken to the hospital where he remained in intensive care for three days. His lawyer says the jail […]

Muncie/Portland Deal With Gas Fumes

Did you smell it? In Muncie at around 5pm Wednesday, there was a report of a gas leak in the area of 2000 South Beacon. In Portland, they were having their own issues. Ohio Valley Gas was purging new lines at the west side of that city. There was a strong smell of gas while […]

Ricker’s Robber Officially Charged

Ricky Zimmerman is officially charged with armed robbery. The 22-year-old Pendleton man was shot after allegedly robbing the Ricker’s convenience store in Anderson on Monday morning. Zimmerman was shot by ISP Sgt. Anthony Emery in both wrists after allegedly pointing a handgun at the trooper while attempting to flee the scene. Additional charges will be […]

Eisenhower Bridge To Be Replaced By 2019

The eighth time is the charm. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s office announcing that Madison County has been awarded a TIGER grant to provide 75 percent of the $18 million cost to replace the Eisenhower Bridge in Anderson. That’s $13.5 million in federal funds to replace the bridge by 2019.

Lowes Gives 70K To Muncie Habitat

Lowes writes a check for $70,000 to help Muncie Habitat for Humanity. The money will help the group build community gardens, board up vacant homes, and lift community spirits. One of those built by Habitat and Lowes volunteers is at 10th and Sampson.  Lowes has donated $83 million to Habitat for Humanity nationwide since 2003

The Economic Impact Of Colts Camp

The Indianapolis Colts training camp is underway. Nearly 40,000 fans attended last year. What kind of economic impact does it have to the area? Anderson Madison County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Matt Rust says no study has been done to produce that figure. Rust says it’s “definitely something that means a lot” to Anderson University, […]