Anderson Woman Under Investigation

An Anderson woman was under investigation after reportedly narrowly missing one car and then hitting another head on. 33 year old Jennifer Bledsoe was treated for a shoulder injury at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. The other drivers were not injured. The investigation into that crash continues.

Crowd Learns More About Greenway Project

About 60 people this week gathered to learn more about the proposed Mounds Greenway project. The greenway would extend from Anderson to Muncie along the White River and conserve approximately 2,300 acres in a natural state. The plan could cost as much as 40-million-dollars. An economic study is expected to be released in March, with […]

Sheriff Talks About Gun Safety

More people are buying guns. In Hamilton County, they processed 63 more individual gun permits in 2015 than in 2014. As a response–the sheriff’s office is trying to promote safe weapon ownership. A public forum was held last night, where Sheriff’s officials talked with the group about responsible ways to practice safe gun ownership.

Portion Of I-65 Could Be Named After Famous Hoosier

A resolution that would rename a portion of Interstate 65 after a famous Hoosier has passed through committee. House Concurrent Resolution 14 would encourage the Indiana Department of Transportation to change the name of I-65 between exits 34 and 50 to “John Mellencamp Way.” The resolution now goes to the full House for consideration.

A Treat For “Singles”

It’s the old movie cliché – Girl gets dumped. Girl turns to ice cream for comfort. Dairy Queen has unveiled a Blizzard treat designed just for singles. It features salted caramel truffles, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and peanut butter topping. You don’t have to be single to indulge in the “Singles Blizzard” – it’s available […]

Zika Virus Confirmed In Grant County

The Zika Virus has made its way to Indiana. Health officials say the case was confirmed in Marion in Grant County. Officials go on to say that the case wasn’t severe enough to require hospitalization and at this point the Department of Health says the risk for Hoosiers remains low.

It’s The Question That Isn’t Going Away

Why did Ball State’s president abruptly resign? That’s the question that’s not going away. The BSU Faculty Council has named a committee that will look at the way the university contracts with educators and propose needed changes. The college’s written agreement to pay the President nearly a half-a-million dollars to leave and not explaining why […]

Alexandria Man Jailed On Molestation Accusations

Police have jailed an Alexandria man on charges including child molestation after an incident with a girl younger than 14. It is alleged to have happened at a south Muncie residence several days ago while the girl’s mother was away at a doctor’s appointment. The mother told police that the suspect, 32-year-old James Andrew Rowland […]

Muncie Resolution To Support Muslims

Muncie officials say they plan to support a resolution declaring support for Muslim citizens and condemning anti-Muslim hate speech and violence. The resolution was proposed by Mayor Dennis Tyler. The Muncie City Council will consider the resolution at an upcoming council meeting. The Mayor says the city appreciates the Muslim community and wants them to […]

Star Press Apologizes For Reporter Comment

A reporter for the Muncie Star Press is apologizing for remarks he made regarding one Muncie neighborhood. Reporter Seth Slabaugh used the term (McGhetto) to describe one area of the city’s east side. The newspaper’s management has since apologized for the remark and says they will review their social media policies and best practices.