Man Arrested In Anderson Shooting Death

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with Thursday’s shooting death of Christian Michael Cox. 18 year old Aundray Lamonte Ivy Jr., 18, 1300 block of West Tenth Street, is facing a preliminary charge of murder and is being held without bond at the Madison County jail. Police say an argument over speeding […]

Habitat Sets Sights On Anderson Project

In Anderson, Habitat for Humanity hopes to start construction on a new single family house after a donation from the Anderson Community Development Corp. The Herald Bulletin reports the project would go up at 1420 Forkner Street. They hope to break ground by mid September and build a single family home with three bedrooms and […]

Man Sentenced In Kidnapping Case

It’s a year in the Randolph County jail for a rural Winchester man charged in connection with the abduction and beating of a local man. The Star Press reports 38 year old Noah E. Roth pleaded guilty to battery resulting in moderate bodily injury and criminal confinement. He and a co-defendant were arrested in February […]

Stallings Wins Brilliant Firefly Award

State Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie) joined Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch on Wednesday (July 28) to honor Brooke Stallings with the Brilliant Firefly Award for her dedicated service to the Muncie community. The Muncie Journal reports the 18 year old worked on the opening of a mental health break room in Muncie Central High School, participated […]

Muncie Man Accused Of Hitting Brother With Baseball Bat

A Muncie man accused of attacking his brother with a baseball bat is charged with aggravated battery. 56 year old Lendol Reed is accused of hitting the victim at least four times, resulting in a need for stitches for head wounds. Police say the incident unfolded at a campground in Jay. Stories are different about […]

Health Officials Investigate Seven COVID Cases Of Fair Attendees

Seven people who attended the Delaware County Fair have tested positive for COVID-19, and now an investigation is underway to see if there’s a connection or just a coincidence. Th Star Press reports Delaware County Health Department, officials say they’re taking a look and while nothing is definite, any gatherings of individuals bring about the […]

Patterson Block To Hold Grand Opening

Muncie’s historic Patterson Block is holding a grand opening next Thursday. According to the Star Press, Pink Leaf Learning bought the property early this year and since seven additional businesses have made it their home. The grand opening will happen August 5th from 5-8pm. Tours of the building will be available every 30 minutes.

Julian To Step Down As Chamber CEO Next Year

Jay Julian has announced his intention to retire as President/CEO of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and as Chief Economic Development Officer of the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance effective April 1, 2022. The board has appointed an eight-person Search Committee to help find a successor.

Barton Faces September Hearing

Former Muncie Sanitary District official Tracy Barton faces a September hearing during which he’s expected to plead guilty to a corruption-related charge and be sentenced. The Star Press reports Barton will appear on Sept. 14 in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis. The wire fraud count carries a prison term of up to 20 years. Federal […]

Nominations Sought For Governance Award

Delaware County nonprofits have until Aug. 15 to nominate one of their board members for Ball Brothers Foundation’s annual John W. and Janice B. Fisher Governance Award, which recognizes board members who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to their organization. The recipient of the Fisher Governance Award earns a $10,000 grant to their respective organization […]