The hiring of an assistant Anderson city attorney is causing some to wonder if the move falls into a gray area of the state and city’s nepotism laws. Evan Broderick, the son of Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr., has been appointed an assistant to City Attorney Tim Lanane. Jodie Woods, general counsel for the Indiana Association […]
A planned visit by Taylor University students and faculty to the nation of Turkey has been cancelled for safety reasons following a bomb blast in the Turkish capital city of Istanbul. Ten people were killed in Tuesday’s bombing in Sultanahmet Square, a busy tourist location in Istanbul.
Ball State students are learning that some residence halls will not be open this fall. Woody/Shales in LaFollette Complex will not be reopening for students in Fall 2016. The university is allowing any students currently living there to sign up to live in Studebaker West. BSU officials say there are no set plans on what […]
Classes are underway at a unique training center in downtown Muncie for people with disabilities. The Erskine Green Training Institute involves job certifications for hotel, food service and medical industries. The institute is billed as the first training environment of its kind in the U.S.
Indiana Michigan Power begins 2016 by bringing the power of the sun to generate some of its energy. The Deer Creek Solar Facility, just south of Marion went online Dec. 31. I&M says they will build three more large-scale facilities this year in Indiana and Michigan. Together, the four sites will have the capacity to […]
In honor of the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., Anderson University is suspending classes on Monday. Instead, students will have opportunities to participate in service projects, demonstrations and other celebratory events in remembrance of King’s legacy.
Muncie Community Schools is getting heat from parents who wanted schools to be delayed because of the weather. The Superintendent explained why he didn’t delay like other area schools. He said outlying schools were delayed because of road conditions, not temperature. And because the temperature wouldn’t be warmer with a delay, he decided it was […]
The Anderson City Council has narrowed the search for the location of a new bus terminal for the City of Anderson Transit System. The two sites that will continue to be considered are the township trustee property at 14th Street and Central Avenue and the property west of the downtown McDonald’s. The council will meet […]
An update on the teen driver injured in a crash where her car caught on fire. She’s 17-year-old Allayah Corbin of Yorktown. She is listed in critical condition at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was driving on Delaware County Road 600-W at about 4 am Monday when she hit a tree and the car burst […]
The Anderson Community Schools board has a new leader. Patrick Hill has been named president and Tim Long elected vice president. Hill, an Indiana University-Kokomo professor, did not outline any specific goals for the board this year, but he thanked previous President Ben Gale and Jean Chaille for their service as board officers.