Anderson Deals With Aftermath Of August Shootings

13 shootings in Anderson last month is being labeled alarming by a local pastor. Rev. Anthony Harris of the Church Upon On Rock on East 29th Street said one shooting is too many in Anderson. According to the Herald Bulletin, twelve incidents involved shots being fired at either people or vehicles. Four local men have […]

MCS Receives $825K In Grants

Four grants totaling $825,000 will allow Muncie Community Schools (MCS) to improve young students’ literacy, help train teachers and increase security at MCS facilities.$500,000 from the US Department of Justice’s School Violence Prevention Program, $100,000 from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, $225,000 from the Indiana Department of Education, $150,000 for a 21st Century Learning […]

Fields Of Faith 2020 Draws Near

Fellowship of Christian Athletes of East Central Indiana has been approved for a crowd size variance for Fields of Faith 2020. The event will take place Wednesday, September 30thon the Shawnee Heights softball/football Field, 1600 E. Fuson Rd., Muncie, IN 47302. Gates open at 6:15 p.m. Music begins at 6:40. Program begins at 7:00. Bring […]

BSU Provost Presents Different Proposals For Spring Calendar

Ball State’s Board of Trustees met Friday and Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, introduced two different proposals for the spring 2021 semester calendar at the meeting to begin instruction on Jan. 19 and eliminate spring break. The second proposal for the spring 2021 calendar would include staggered start dates for […]

Clean Is A Top Priority For Teachers Returning To The Classroom

Anderson Community Schools teachers are thinking clean, as in disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer and other cleaning supplies as they return to in-person instruction September 28th. The Anderson Education Foundation, through the Classroom Closet, will hold a special opening for the 2020-21 school year from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the D26 Career Center building, […]

Man Charged In Attack On Teen

Police say they charged a New Castle man with punching a 14-year-old boy in the face, and later pointing a firearm at a woman who tried to intervene on behalf of the juvenile. According to the Star Press, 44 year old Jeremy Scott Bailey allegedly threw the boy against a wall and then punched him […]

School Of Music Showcase At Sursa Performance Hall

The Ninth Annual School of Music Showcase is taking place virtually on September 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Showcase will feature a variety of outstanding soloists, chamber groups, and large ensembles in live and pre-recorded performances at Sursa Performance Hall. Rather than purchasing a ticket, attendees are asked to support student scholarships by donating to […]

I&M Expanding Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program

Indiana Michigan Power has been working with customers regarding their energy bills since the early days of the pandemic. I&M is providing an additional $175,000 to its Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program. To qualify, and to make sure the customers most in need have the best ability to receive assistance, customers must meet income guidelines and have a […]

Madison County Is Buying Mobile Health Clinic

Madison County commissioners awarded a contract to a Wisconsin firm to build a mobile health clinic at a cost of just under half a million dollars. Officials say it will be used largely, at first, to combat coronavirus. The 39 foot vehicle will be used for COVID-19 testing and for mass vaccination clinics around the […]