9 Years In The Slammer For Richmond Man

A Richmond man has been sentenced to 9 years in prison after admitting to biting the face of a 2-year-old boy. 24-year-old Donald Allen Worley remains in the Wayne County Jail. He faces six years and nine months if he earns all of the good-time credit for which he’s eligible.

New Health Care Provider For County Employees

A new health care provider will be offered to Madison County employees. Beginning in October, PMR Healthcare of Indianapolis will operate the clinic that has been operated by QuadMed. The County spends $360,000 per year for the employee health care services. The new contract, approved by Madison County commissioners, is for three years at a […]

Mounds Greenway Forum Monday

A community forum on the Mounds Greenway proposal will be held Monday at 6 pm in the Yorktown High School auditorium. The proposed greenway would run through parts of Madison and Delaware Counties, including Yorktown. Representatives from the Hoosier Environmental Council will attend and will answer your questions.

Another One Bites The Dust

Dunham’s Sports on Bethel Avenue on Muncie’s northwest side is closing this week. This Sunday is the last day of business. It’s not the only sporting goods store to fall. MC Sports, near Muncie Mall, has closed its doors. Speculation leans toward the opening of Dick’s Sporting Goods as the reason for the closings.

State GOP To Focus On Jobs; Taxes

The new Republican candidate for Indiana lieutenant governor says the revamped GOP ticket will focus on issues such as creating jobs and cutting taxes. State Auditor Suzanne Crouch joined Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Holcomb at a news conference after the GOP ratified her as Holcomb’s running mate. Democrats say Holcomb and Crouch both support Gov. […]

Indiana Not Immune To Zika

Indiana is up to 15 cases of the Zika virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As of the end of July, 1,658 cases of Zika have been reported in the United States. All but one case is travel-associated. Indiana’s 15 cases is small compared to the 449 in New York or the 307 […]

Actor Spotted In Southern Indiana

Actor Nicolas Cage was spotted several times in Clarksville over the weekend. He was seen doing some shopping at local stores. Cage was in town filming a movie called Mom and Dad. The movie is expected to release some time next year and will also star Selma Blair.

“Back To School” Week Continues

It’s Back to School today for Daleville, New Castle, Blue River, and Shenandoah. Classes for Anderson, Muncie & Delaware County, and Randolph Eastern begin tomorrow. For Cowan and Randolph Southern, the school year starts on Thursday. Yorktown, Wes-Del, Blackford, and Liberty Perry start Friday.

Areas Of Focus For MadCo Schools

Here’s what to expect at Madison County schools this year.  Alexandria will continue to refine instructional practices. Elwood will concentrate on increasing student engagement. Frankton-Lapel’s emphasis will remain on improving ISTEP scores. And students at Pendleton elementary and middle school will be introduced to a new math curriculum.