Body Found Near Railroad Tracks

Who is it and how did they get there? Muncie police are investigating after a man’s body was found Monday morning near railroad tracks on the city’s west side. It was found along White River Boulevard between Nichols and Godman avenues. 911 dispatchers received a related call at 8:27 a.m., according to the Muncie paper. […]

First Merchants Bank Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

First Merchants Bank has published its first corporate social responsibility report, “Elevating Communities.” MuncieJournal.com reports it highlights commitment to corporate social responsibility priorities in five key areas: employee empowerment, community investments and charitable giving, financial wellness, community home lending and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Charges Against Anderson Man Upped In Crash

A Muncie man is charged with causing the death of another man in a three vehicle accident that happened three months ago. 56 year old Antonio Elmore ultimately died of his injuries a week after the crash. Now, 58 year old Glen Dent, who had been charged with OWI, is facing other charges in the […]

WLBC To Host Christmas Ornament Smash

WLBC is again hosting its annual Christmas Ornament Smash where selected participants —104 of them — get to smash a Christmas ornament and win prizes. MuncieJournal.com reports five lucky children will begin the event by each being given a special gift that Santa knows they want and elves bring from the North Pole. Ornament Smash […]

Ball Brothers Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

Ball Brothers Foundation has approved over $6.5 million in its second round of funding for 2021. MuncieJournal.com reports the grants support a variety of efforts, from bolstering local healthcare organizations. Recipients include Ivy Tech Foundation, Ball State University, IU School of Medicine–Muncie , IU Health Foundation, Meridian Health Services, and Open Door Health Services.

Murder Case Appears Headed To Trial For Third Time

Tywaine Perry is awaiting the setting of a date for his third trial on charges of murder and attempted murder in connection with a 2016 shooting. Earlier this month a jury deadlocked on reaching a verdict with Judge Mark Dudley declaring a mistrial. Dudley has set a hearing for 8:30 a.m. Friday to set a […]

New Subdivision Will Include New City Park

Storer Estates, which is a new subdivision with 34 lots, will be going out to bid this month. The new development will provide new housing options for Muncie. MuncieJournal.com reports, in addition, a new park, Storer Woods Park, will be born. Funding is coming from the Muncie Redevelopment Commission and the mayor’s EDIT fund.