MadCo Home Goes Up In Flames

A Madison County home goes up in flames and it takes six fire departments to battle the blaze. It took crews about an hour to get fire under control Thursday morning. The family was home at the time but was able to safely escape their house in the 3300 block of East Indiana 236. The […]

Muncie Man Facing Domestic Charges

A Muncie man is in jail, facing charges for beating his pregnant 18-year-old girlfriend because she wouldn’t give him money. Cops say Christopher Chambers hit the woman who is four months pregnant in early January. She was treated at a hospital where she told officers about the attack that allegedly happened on East Main Street. […]

Funeral For Indy Principal To Be Saturday

Her friends and family – and probably many, many others – will say goodbye to Susan Jordan tomorrow. The funeral for the principal of Amy Beverland Elementary School will be Saturday at 3:00pm. Jordan was killed Tuesday afternoon when she was hit by a school bus that had accidentally jumped a curb in the school […]

New Castle Woman Handed 7 Year Sentence

A New Castle woman who helped a man sexually assault a teenager has been sent to prison for seven years. The woman, 52-year-old Sara Dempsey, pleaded guilty in Henry Circuit Court. She was accused of helping 53-year old Loring Cavender assault a teen six years ago, and forced her to videotape sex acts involving both.

70,000 Square Feet Facility Coming

Good news in Anderson. An Italian organic fertilizer company is planning to bring their North American headquarters to Madison County. The company, Italpollina, says they found the skilled workforce they need in Anderson, and plan to build a 70,000 square foot factory on the former GM Scatterfield site. They hope to be ready to operate […]

McCormick Has Ritz In Election Sights

It’s official. Dr. Jennifer McCormick, the superintendent of Yorktown Community Schools, has announced her candidacy for Superintendent of Public Instruction. In a press conference at the Indiana Statehouse Thursday, the nationally-recognized innovator and leader in education outlined her goals’ including a system that strives for excellence rather than focusing on political squabbling.

No Crisis Mode At B.S.U.

Over at Ball State, the interim President is reassuring BSU employees that the university is operating smoothly and is not in crisis mode since the former President stepped down for an unknown reason. He says the university is not having fiscal problems and that he will meet with Trustees today to update the Board.

Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest

A traffic stop for speeding has led to the arrest of a Muncie man. 29-year-old Johntrell Vance was charged after being pulled over by an Indiana State Trooper. Vance is charged with driving while impaired, possession of marijuana and endangerment as he had two girls under the age of 18 in the car with him […]

New Anderson Plant To Start In Frebruary

Production at a new Anderson plant will soon begin. That’s the word from Greg Winkler, director of the Anderson Economic Development Department. Italian company “Sirmax” is set to begin production by the end of February. The company produces plastics used in “white goods,” such as appliances, and in the automotive industry and will hire 20 […]