No Official Cause Yet On Snow Plow Fire

There’s still no official word why a new Muncie SNOW plow caught fire in the city garage when it hadn’t been running for several days. Street Superintendent Duke Campbell has said he believes it involved the $140,000 truck’s electrical system. They have an insurance adjuster and an investigator working on solving this one.

Shut Down Until They Pay Fees

Four food permit holders in Delaware County have been closed down by the Health Department. It’s part of the annual enforcement against establishments that fail to pay yearly fees or re-register. The four are Debonair Club, Big John’s Bar and Grill, Bearded Baker and Ruby’s Kitchen working out of the Forest Park Senior Citizens Center.

Senate Passes Lanane Legislation

The Indiana Senate has passed legislation authored by Senator Tim Lanane of Anderson. Lanane’s legislation would extend concussion protocols to all sports in Indiana and from the fifth to the 12th grades. Indiana law currently only covers student-athletes competing in football from the eighth to the 12th grades. The legislation now moves onto the House.

500 Pounds Of Pot Discovered At Walmart

A huge drug bust this week in Fishers: Police seized 500 pounds of marijuana in a semi parked outside of a Wal-Mart on East 96th Street. Police called in drug dogs after they noticed two men waiting to make a delivery. Both were detained, and Roberto Bojoquez of Mexico was arrested on suspicion of intent […]

ISP Cautions Drivers On Super Bowl Weekend

Indiana State Police are reminding you to celebrate responsibly this Super Bowl weekend. During last year’s football weekend, there were nearly 740 traffic collisions in Indiana. Of those, 45 were alcohol-related, with 60 percent involving a driver with a blood alcohol content of .08 or greater.

Free Tax Help Available

Free tax help is underway at several locations in the area. Trained volunteers are offering the free help at several locations, including the Maring-Hunt Library in Muncie, the Eaton Community Center in Eaton, and the Muncie-Delaware County Senior Center, among others.

Early Morning Fire Destroys Historic Structure

A dramatic fire destroyed a historic building in Pennville, in Jay County early Wednesday. The site is a former general store and later the Provident Hospital, which as of the last few years was being used as a storage building. Firefighters had trouble with getting enough water from the town’s supply, relying on mutual aid […]

Two Dead In Henry County House Fire

Near Hagerstown, a 52-year-old grandfather and his 4-year-old granddaughter died in a house fire. Officials say the victims have been identified as Michael and Jenna Dale. The blaze, just south of SR 38, was called in at around 1:00am Wednesday and firefighters were still on the scene at 8 a.m. The state fire marshal is […]

Storms Cause Ten Outages In Anderson

Ten separate power outages affected more than 1,000 customers after strong winds and rain rolled through Madison County Wednesday morning. The areas affected included were near West Ninth Street and Madison Avenue, along Anderson-Frankton Road and, on the south side, near 53rd Street and Southern Avenue. Tony Pouchard, superintendent of Anderson Municipal Light & Power […]

4,000 In Muncie Without Power

In Muncie, more than 4,000 Indiana Michigan customers lost power Wednesday afternoon. The outage also affected traffic lights at major intersections, including Tillotson and Riverside. Power was restored to most areas by late afternoon. An I&M spokesperson says a squirrel was the cause of the outage.