No Hearing Coming Soon On Jail Plans

Don’t expect a public forum anytime soon on the plans Delaware County commissioners have for the county jail. That possibility was presented at a Monday meeting. It’s possible one could be held after plans come back from an Indianapolis firm putting together blueprints for a 500 to 750 inmate lockup that would cost about $45 […]

Area Teachers Honored

Local educators took center stage at the Back To School Teachers Store’s 2nd Annual Teacher Appreciation Gala. Delaware County’s Early Educator Awards: Emarie Warner, Wes-Del Pre-school and Lois Noggle, Playtime Child Care. MCS Top Honors Kristofer Scholtes, Muncie Central High Teacher of the Year. Devon Barbosa, South View Elementary Teacher of the Year. MCS Building […]

State Unemployment Up A Tick In July

Indiana’s unemployment rate edged higher in July from June. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the rate was 3.4 percent, up from 3.3 percent in June. The state’s rate remained below the national rate of 3.9 percent. With the exception of October 2014, when it was equal to the national rate, the state’s […]

Man Charged In Alleged Attack On Woman

A Muncie man is accused of beating up a woman and then forcing her into a sex act. 47 year old Nicholas Rodriguez was cuffed Wednesday night and charged with rape and battery and with interfering with the reporting of a crime. The alleged victim says one night late last week, Rodriguez punched her numerous […]

Three Arrests In Anderson Man’s Death

A coroner says a man whose badly decomposed body was found in the Rangeline Nature Preserve in Anderson died from two gunshots to the head. The Madison County Coroner identified the victim Tuesday as 36-year-old David Lamar Phillips II of Anderson. His body was discovered Monday. Authorities say three Anderson residents have been arrested in […]