Muncie Mom Charged With Possession

A 27-year-old Muncie mom is in trouble with police, charged with neglect of a dependent after she allegedly smoked weed near her toddler. Amanda Snodgrass is charged with possession and reckless possession of paraphernalia. She has previous convictions for theft and conversion. Snodgrass is in Delaware County jail with an $8,000 bond.

New Traffic Lights Coming To Busy Intersection

New traffic lights are coming to a busy Madison County intersection. INDOT has awarded a contract to install new traffic control signals at the intersection of State Road 109/South Scatterfield Road and 67th Street. Work will begin as soon as weather allows. The plan is to have the new traffic signals activated before June with […]

New Institute Coming To Ball State

Ball State Wednesday announced that alumnus “Papa John” Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation have partnered to fund the school’s new John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. The Institute will be housed in the Whitinger Business Building.

The Governor Is Honoring Garfield

The Governor is honoring Garfield. The Indiana Arts Commission announced Wednesday that cartoonist and entrepreneur Jim Davis is among recipients selected for the Governor’s Arts Awards. The Governor & First Lady Karen Pence and the IAC will honor Davis during an awards program Saturday, April 9 at Butler University. Davis resides in Albany, where he […]

Big Changes Coming To Neely Avenue

Look for big changes along Neely Avenue. INDOT has awarded a $1.5-million contract to reconstruct Neely Avenue between Ball State University and the Minnetrista campus. It will include pavement replacement, bike lanes, and a landscaped median. On-street parking on Neely will be eliminated.

Man Poses As Cop; Assaults Gaston Woman

He pretended to be a police officer, and forced his way into a Delaware County woman’s home. Police say 45-year-old John Mangus sexually assaulted the woman while her child was in the other room. She escaped an hour later by asking to go outside to smoke. Mangus allegedly came to Gaston with friends, but got […]

Man Throws Coffee Maker At Wife

Police say an Alexandria man has been arrested after he threw hot coffee – and the entire coffee maker – at his wife in her Muncie home. 50-year-old Terry Tankersley has been charged with criminal confinement, domestic battery, and other charges. Tankersley – convicted of driving while intoxicated in 2015 – still faces charges of […]

Muncie Grandma Facing Neglect Charges

A Muncie grandmother is facing neglect of dependent charges for the second time in four months after her 5-year-old grandson wandered away from home while she was passed out. 45-year-old Denise Renee Seats was taken into custody and transported to the Delaware County Jail. The boy says she drinks often and he doesn’t want to […]

Six Years In Prison For Anderson Woman

An Anderson woman has been sentenced to six years in prison for collecting supplemental security income for a son who didn’t live with her at the time. 32-year-old Ashley Ann Reid was charged with three counts of welfare fraud, one count of theft and three counts felony perjury. Reid had another open case for escaping […]

Yorktown Trail Plan Progresses

Yorktown residents along River Road between Morrison and Nebo are starting to see the next part of the community’s trails project begin to take shape. Crews are clearing brush and 50 trees so that the trail project along the road can continue. River Road will likely be the only trail project this year for Yorktown.