The Town of Lapel has adopted an measure to regulate the use of fireworks. Council has passed a bill setting days and hours for the use of fireworks. The Herald Bulletin reports the ordinance allows the use of fireworks from June 29 through July 9 from 5 p.m. to two hours after sunset. Fireworks are […]
A recent Ball State University graduate has been recognized by one of the nation’s top collegiate journalism awards programs. The Muncie Journal reports Rebecca Slezak, who in May graduated from Ball State’s College of Communication, Information, and Media, recently was awarded second place in the photojournalism category of the 61st annual National Hearst Journalism Championships […]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie is honored to have received a grant from the Ball Brothers Foundation totaling $300,000 over two years. The Muncie Journal reports the grant will be used to equip staff with tools, resources, and professional development training needed to foster skill building. The Clubs will also build staff capacity […]
The Anderson Board of Public Safety Wednesday approved the hiring of 11 firefighters which brings the department to 111 members. The Herald Bulletin reports the fire department budget this year is for 110 members. 70 people applied for the openings. Those hired will take part in a 12 week fire department academy to receive training […]
The man who purchased the Mounds Mall is hoping to have the Anderson property open by the end of next year. The mall closed for good in 2018 and Mark Squillante purchased it at a tax sale in 2019. He tells the Herald Bulletin he’s disappointed the mall isn’t open already, but points to the […]
A Muncie resident is under arrest and charged in the serious assault of another man. 50 year old Brad Davis is charged with aggravated battery after an incident at an apartment on the 600 block of West Eighth Street. Police arrived there and found a 52 year old man severely injured. He had to be […]
The owner of the Muncie Mall, Washington Prime Group, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The move, according to the Star Press, follows months of the company struggling to meet its debt obligations, spurred by businesses losses due to the pandemic.
Two young Muncie men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing another local resident of cash and a handgun. The Star Press reports 22 year old Spelmon Sean Allen IV and 19 year old Trevon Tyrell Embry were at a man’s apartment on North Wheeling Avenue, on Sunday, when Allen produced a firearm and pointed it […]
The Muncie City Council has voted to approve the city’s plan for how to spend nearly $32 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) over the next four years. The Star Press reports close to $5 million will be used to pay down budget shortfalls, $7 million will be spent […]
A 5 year old child struck and killed by an SUV in Anderson Monday has been identified as My’ken Boyd. The accident happened on the 700 block of West Vinyard Street. The driver of the vehicle, a 74 year old Anderson resident, has not been charged in the accident.