Audit Finds ACS Internal Controls Lacking

An audit by a state agency found the Anderson Community School system failed to establish effective internal controls. The Herald Bulletin reports the audit was done after it was discovered that former employee Carla Burke stole more than $1 million. The audit found internal controls were not effective in tracking federal funds for the summer […]

Anderson Man Arrested On Weapons Counts

An Anderson man has been arrested on three felony counts involving a weapon after shooting a relative. According to the Herald Bulletin, 47 year old Christopher Shane Melton was arrested last week by Anderson police on preliminary charges of domestic battery with a deadly weapon, battery committed with a deadly weapon and criminal recklessness with […]

Dump Truck Driver Cited For Drunk Driving

Authorities say a Yorktown man was highly intoxicated when he fired gunshots while driving a dump truck early Sunday. The Star Press reports 35 year old Corey Lee Bennett was arrested in a traffic stop, shortly after 1 a.m.. along Tiger Drive near Yorktown Middle School. Dispatchers a short time earlier had received a report […]

Innovation Connector Bringing Back Entrepreneur Showcase Week

Year two of Entrepreneur Showcase Week will take place at the Innovation Connector from November 13 – 17, 2023. Included this year during Entrepreneur Showcase Week, The BIG Idea Pitch will take place on Thursday evening, November 16, 2023. Additional information will be released in the coming months. Find out more at

Anderson Police Use Interactive Learning Simulator

Anderson Police recently put into service a new interactive learning simulator to help train officers to deescalate people in crisis and critical incidents. The Herald Bulletin reports the department purchased the $40,000 computer equipment last year; it’s capable of 800 different training scenarios. The equipment lets officers train on two or three variations of each […]

Ball Brothers Foundation Fashions Strategic Plan

Ball Brothers Foundation Board of Directors has adopted a new strategic plan. The board will continue to be comprised of a mix of Ball family members and community representatives. The plan also calls on the foundation to take a stronger leadership role in lending its voice to issues that impact the area and to be […]

Car Dealership Donates To Non Profits

Local used car dealership and financing company, Oak Motors, supported seven local charitable organizations in the Muncie, Indianapolis and Anderson areas during 2022. reports out of the $94,000 in total donations, $25,000 directly benefited the following non-profits in Muncie, Ind: Muncie Mission Ministries, YMCA of Muncie and Salvation Army of Muncie.

David Arquette To Speak At BSU

Actor and producer David Arquette will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University. reports Arquette is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on April 10 in the Art and Journalism Building, Room 175, across from the Atrium on the Ball State campus. […]

Anderson’s Toast Cafe Closed Until Further Notice

It’s being called a renovation and a re-evaluation of the business. Anderson’s Toast Cafe is closed, just four months after new owners purchased it. The Herald Bulletin says a note on the door states the Toast is closed until further notice. One of the new owners saying he expects The Toast to reopen again in […]

Anderson Paving Work Goes To Lowest Bidder

The Anderson Board of Public Works has awarded a $1 million contract for paving work to be completed by July. The Herald Bulletin reports the board Tuesday awarded the contract to DC Construction for $1,036,784, the lowest of the four bids received. The work includes paving on Charles, Main and 38th streets plus Virgil Cook […]