A free medical clinic, aimed at helping people who struggle to afford basic health care, is being organized at the Muncie Mission and is expected to open in October. The Star Press reports the organization is preparing an exam room and dispensary in the Mission offices on the south side of the city, and has […]
Muncie Folk, a local harm reduction initiative, continues to distribute naloxone through placement of additional “NaloxBoxes” in the Muncie community . In late 2021, two “NaloxBoxes” were installed in Muncie, with a third just recently installed and a fourth coming soon. Naloxboxes are hard, acrylic boxes mounted to exterior walls or posts and are able […]
Kira Zick and Kim Kowalski have been selected as Muncie Community Schools’ (MCS) primary and secondary Teachers of the Year, respectively, for the 2021-22 school year. MuncieJournal.com reports Zick teaches grades 3 and 4 in the Dual Language Immersion program at West View Elementary. Kowalski is a Master Teacher at Southside Middle School. Both Zick […]
The Anderson Police Department recently received a drone through a community safety grant from CenterPoint Energy. The Herald Bulletin reports the police department is using the grant funds to purchase a drone and the software package that includes advanced technology and searching capabilities.
A formal murder charge has been filed in a deadly shooting on July 30th outside the northside Muncie Walmart. 32 year old Tyler Abrams is charged with murder, criminal recklessnes and obstruction of justice stemming from the death of 34-year-old Samuel L. Gillum of Eaton.
This month, MuncieArts (munciearts.org) will present a special two-day professional practice seminar for artists who would like to expand their creative practice into working in public art. “Making Public Art Work” will be held on Aug. 13 and 14 at Minnetrista Museum and Gardens, with a virtual keynote lecture by Kristen Giannantonio from the Monument […]
Orchestra Indiana has announced that individual concert tickets to its 2022-23 season will go on sale Monday, August 8th. MuncieJournal.com reports tickets start at $20, are available online any time at www.orchestraindiana.org, or through the Emens Auditorium Box Office. The Emens Box Office is open from 10am – 3pm weekdays (expanding to 5pm on August […]
Formal charges have been filed against a Muncie man in connection with his mother’s stabbing death. 28 year old Myron Armstrong is charged with murder in the death of 61 year old Sondra Armstrong. Police say the victim called 911 Sunday to say her son stabbed her in the chest. She died at the hospital.
Delaware County prosecutors have until next Monday to file formal charges in a local man’s fatal shooting in the parking lot of the northside Walmart. According to the Star Press, 34 year old Samuel Gillum was found Saturday night outside the store at 4801 Clara Lane. If a man being held in the incident, 32 […]
Ball State University has formed a partnership with Gen.G Global Academy—a high-caliber international esports organization. According to MuncieJournal.com, the partnership expands Ball State’s role in the emerging industry of esports, while offering unique opportunities for student-athletes within Ball State’s esports program in the University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM), and for Gen.G’s student-athletes