Student Suing After Losing Fingers

A Ball State University student is suing the school after losing two fingers. In October of 2014, the student was attaching a banner to a billboard known as the “fly swatter” near the scramble light at Riverside and McKinley avenues. The heavy sign slipped and severed her fingers. A spokesperson says that students are no […]

Female Inmates Charged With Arson

Four Henry County women have been accused of setting a fire in the Henry County jail. Authorities allege the four prisoners participated in setting materials on fire to ignite a mattress. The four – all in jail on meth-related charges – are now also charged with arson.

How Many Chickens?

The Anderson Plan Commission is still trying to figure out how many chickens will be allowed inside the city limits if the livestock ordinance is amended. The Herald Bulletin reports that the commission is deciding whether to lift the ban on keeping chickens as a source of eggs for the owners, how many to allow […]

New Mural Coming To Downtown

A group planning to bring a mural to downtown Muncie is hoping it will be painted next spring. The Star Press reports a group known as The We’re Trying Collective has raised nearly $2,300 of its goal of $10,000. The plan is to paint a mural alongside the wall of the Mark III Taproom. The […]

Another Armed Robbery In Muncie

Another armed robbery in Muncie: This time at the Village Pantry at 603 E. Jackson Street when two white males about 6 feet tall, in their late teens or early 20s, robbed a clerk of about $50 in cash. One of the bandits was wearing a “Michael Myers” mask, while the other was wearing a […]

County Buying Downtown Star Bank Building

Madison County is in the process of purchasing the Star Bank building in downtown Anderson to solve an office space and employee parking problem. The Herald Bulletin reports that the county commissioners intend to purchase the building, the adjoining parking garage and a parking lot in the 700 block of Meridian Street. John Richwine, president […]

Daleville Teachers Get Pay Increase

The Daleville Community Schools Board of Trustees has unanimously approved raises for teachers and support staff. The board approved a master contract that will give teachers a $2,500 base raise retroactive to July 1 and a $1,000 one-time stipend payable on Nov. 11. The raises are across the board regardless of a teacher’s current base […]