44th Music For All Summer Symposium Returning To BSU

The 44th Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, returns to Muncie and the Ball State University campus June 22-29, drawing more than 1,800 music students and teachers from 38 states and Queensland Australia. About 1,500 high school and middle school band and orchestra students and 250 high school and middle school band directors […]

DCHS Annual Meeting June 19th

The Delaware County Historical Society will host its 2019 Annual Meeting, Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00 PM. The event will take place at Ball State University‚Äôs Alumni Center. The DCHS is also pleased to announce that Ophelia Wellington, founding director of the Indianapolis-based Freetown Village, will speak at the dinner. Wellington founded Freetown Village in […]

United Way Funding To Rise Locally

United Way of Delaware and Henry Counties is increasing its funding of Delaware County programs by 15 percent thanks to hugely successful campaigns the last two years, and new programs that focus on improving grade-level reading and programs that address barriers toward that goal. The new two-year funding cycle earmarks just over $800,000 going to […]

Relay For Life Set For Saturday

The Relay for Life is coming up Saturday at the Arts Park in New Castle. It runs from from 2-10pm and organizers are still looking for teams, organizations that are interested in participating or donating for cancer research and treatment. There will be entertainment, food trucks, auctions and a survivor dinner as part of the […]

Muncie Man Indicted For Wire Fraud, False Statement Counts

A Muncie businessman whose properties were searched by FBI agents last week, has been indicted. 51 year old Rodney Barber is charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and making a false statement as part of the investigation into the administration of Mayor Dennis Tyler. According to the Star Press, Barber paid kickbacks […]

Mother Charged In Connection With Young Daughter’s Death

A Muncie woman has been arrested following the death of her young daughter who authorities say had burns on most parts of her body, multiple bone fractures and apparently was malnourished. Thirty-two-year-old Sarah Ann Styhl of Muncie is jailed in Delaware County on $50,000 bond and is preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent resulting […]

Muncie Murder Under Investigation

A Muncie murder is under investigation by police. It happened Friday morning in the Industry neighborhood. Police were called there at about 6am and found 25 year old Deandre Johnson shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A driver had spotted the body north of First Street. No word on suspects […]