BBF Rapid Grants Going Out Quickly in ’19

Nearly 20 organizations have received Ball Brothers Foundation funding since the start of the 2019 year through the foundation’s Rapid Grant program. The Rapid Grant program allows the foundation to respond quickly to community needs. Organizations can submit a proposal requesting up to $5,000, and funding approval or denial is typically communicated within one week. […]

United Way Of Delaware County Expanding To Henry County

United Way of Delaware County is expanding its service territory to include Henry County and will build a customized impact focus for that community. Beginning immediately, it will operate under the name United Way of Delaware and Henry Counties. Both communities have similar demographics and similar needs. The Henry County United Fund, which dissolved last […]

Teen Cuffed, Charged After Striking Police Officer

A Muncie teen who fought with a city police officer is behind bars. Police say 18 year old Daeclint Raequan Farris of the 1700 block of South Liberty Street resisted as police investigated a possible robbery at the Village Pantry Wednesday night at 101 E. Memorial Drive. As an officer tried to take him into […]

A Successful One Ball State Day

Members of the Ball State community came together this week and raised about 3,770 gifts totaling almost $425,000 as part of the One Ball State Day — a 24-hour fundraiser for the University. President Geoffrey S. Mearns said One Ball State Day exceeded expectations, both in dollars raised and the number of gifts. The number […]

Tyler To Present Final State Of The City Address Tuesday

Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler will present his final State of the City Address on Tuesday, April 16 th at the Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Tyler’s remarks will reflect achievements and accomplishments from 2018. Doors open at 6:45 a.m. with breakfast served at 7:00 a.m. America’s Hometown Band will provide music from 7:00 – […]

Interlock Autism Awareness Fest April 27th

April 27th it’s the Interlock Autism Awareness Fest at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with the 5K walk/run Race for Autism. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. is the resource fair, games, bounce houses, a free lunch and the Autism Acceptance Walk at noon. While the event is free, […]

Area Robotics Team Headed To State Competition

Robotics Team 1720 PhyXTgears has advanced to the IndianaFIRST state competition in Kokomo. The two-day event is open to the public and will take over the Kokomo Memorial Gym Friday and Saturday, April 12-13. The theme for this year’s competition season is “Destination: Deep Space.” The theme is a celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary […]