Two Madison County men had child molestation charges against them dropped. The judge dismissed the charges against 66-year-old Edward Peevler and 67-year-old Ruben Guiterrez, though the charges could be reinstated at a later date. The men asked for the dismissal, saying the children’s mother coached them.
Former Indiana Lieutenant-Governor, now President of Ivy Tech Community College, Dr. Sue Ellsperman, continued her tour of statewide facilities Monday. At a stop at the Cowan campus, she addressed the issues of graduation rates, the types of employers who are in urgent need of workers and she responded to those who say Ivy Tech – […]
Environmental clean-up work is underway at the site of a former gas station on the west side of Edgewood Plaza. Brownfield specialist, Gary McKinney, says the contaminated soil will be cleared from a petroleum leak on the property. The work will include the removal of underground storage tanks, along with remediation work.
White River Blvd. in Muncie is closed for about three weeks for work on the storm sewers. It affects the area between Nichols Avenue and Jackson Street. Detour signs will help you get through the construction.
No charges have been filed yet in the death of a surveyor in a crash believed to have been caused by a Frankton man. 72-year-old Timothy L. Osburn, was reportedly driving a pickup truck southbound on Indiana 37 late last week when he struck two workers standing outside of their truck.
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson has made a campaign pitch to about 200 mayors at their conference in Indianapolis. The former New Mexico governor incorporated a couple of nods to his audience, including his longstanding call to legalize marijuana and focus less on prison time for other drugs.
The new Julia M. Carson Transit Center in Indianapolis opened to the public yesterday. The Transit Center is the new central transfer point for all IndyGo routes traveling through downtown Indianapolis. The $27 million facility is expected to help cut down wait times for riders, and improve traffic downtown.
Two area businesses recently received Entrepreneurship Awards from the Indiana Small Business Development Center. Find out whom at MuncieJournal dot com.
Two teenagers are recuperating after their vehicle struck a tree head-on. It happened near Madison County Roads 300 East and 200 North when the 16-year-old driver of a pickup truck drove off the side of the road, then over-corrected and struck a tree. He was taken to Methodist Hospital by ambulance. His 18-year-old passenger was […]
Sad news in Muncie after a homeless man is found dead in a burning building. Fire crews were called to a two and a half story house in the 600 block of North Madison Avenue. Firefighters located the body of 55-year-old Gregory Jackson under some debris near a doorway in the southeast corner of the […]