2016 Filing Deadline Looming

The 2016 election— and much of Delaware County government for the next four years — will take shape this week. The deadline for candidates for offices ranging from county commissioner and county council to state representative is noon Friday. Local declarations of candidacy must be filed with the Delaware County clerk’s office by then. The […]

More HIV Cases Reported In Outbreak

State health officials have announced that four additional cases of HIV have been confirmed in connection with the Scott County outbreak since Dec. 4 and are urging people who engage in high-risk behaviors to talk with their physicians about preventive medications that can lower their risk of infection. The four diagnoses bring the total number […]

Free Tax Help In EC Indiana

Free tax help for filers is underway at several locations in the area. Trained volunteers from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program 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. The Library is open beginning […]

Kerrigan Makes Another Big Donation To Purdue

Purdue is getting another quarter of a million dollars from NFL linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, who’s a graduate of the university and a former All-American. The money is for construction of a new football performance complex. Kerrigan has played professionally for five years. So far, he’s raised nearly $13.5 million.

Making Good Luck Cards For Peyton

Good luck cards for Peyton Manning are what kids at the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital are making to say thank you and good luck in the Super Bowl. Manning says he started partnering with St. Vincent’s in Indianapolis since he was drafted by the Colts in 1998. Ten years later, the hospital was named after […]

Madison County Man Dies While Ice-Fishing

A Madison County man died Friday after he fell through ice on a small lake along the Muncie Bypass, near the Ind. 67-N exit. 70-year-old Dorsel Goings, of rural Summitville, had been fishing at the lake several days this past week. The tragedy brings home the danger of going out on frozen lakes and ponds […]

I-70 Closes After Fatal Rollover Crash

All lanes of eastbound I-70 were closed near SR 109 for a few hours Sunday due to a fatal crash. Emergency crews were called to the scene of a single vehicle rollover accident at the 113 mile marker around 11:40 a.m. Two Dayton, Ohio residents were the occupants in the vehicle, both of which were […]

Anderson Target Store Closes Doors

Goodbye Anderson Target. The Applewood Center location off Scatterfield Road closed its doors for good over the weekend. The closing is just one in a long string of closings for the market giant, which was the victim of a data breach in 2014 that ended up costing the company $256 million. Local workers were offered […]

Council Could Amend Animal Ordinanace

It could mean stiff fines for people who don’t take care of their pets. The Muncie City Council will today discuss the possibility of changing the current animal ordinance. The new law could force dog owners to shelter their pets when temps go to 20 degrees or below. The Muncie Animal Shelter and Director Phil […]