Additional Dollars For Riverside Trail Project

Delaware Advancement Corporation and the City of Muncie are announcing that additional funds have been secured to provide enhancements to the Riverside trail project. The project team has worked to find resources to address their concerns. Among the issues cited included loss of trees, flooding, safety of pedestrians, and speed of traffic. The Ball Brothers […]

Judge Blocks Panhandling Law From Taking Effect

If you evern encounter panhandling in your travels, a federal judge has made a decision concerning Indiana’s new tougher anti-panhandling law. The court decision this week blocked the initiative the day before it was to take effect. The ruling labeled the Republican-backed law “an unconstitutional prohibition on the freedom of speech.” and a US District […]

More Money Set Aside For Riverside Trail Project

The Riverside Trail project is getting an extra $265,000. The state had targeted $640,000 for the work, reports the Star Press, and the Delaware Advancement Corp. and the city of Muncie made the announcement about the additional money for the trail running more for more than a mile between the Morrison Road/Jackson Street Roundabout and […]

Wheeling Ave Construction Project

The Wheeling Avenue construction project, between McGalliard and Centennial, will be entering its next phase. Traffic will be shifted from the East side to the West side of the street. Centennial will be closed at the Wheeling intersection for 45 days. Haines, Cromer, and Waid will not have access to the East side of Wheeling.

Community Foundation Gives Funds To Yorktown

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., through the Town of Yorktown Endowment Fund, is awarding $3,400 in grants to two organizations serving the Yorktown community. Yorktown Fire Department has been awarded $1,700 to defray the cost of designing, developing, and publishing fire safety education booklets to give to children in the Yorktown […]

Three Charged In Alexandria Home Invasion

We told you about a home invasion in Alexandria earlier this week and now three arrests have been made. Police say 18 year old Karson Hartwell, 18 year old Tyler J. Beeme of Anderson, and 18 year old Brandon M. Coryell face charges in the incident on the 400 block of North Canal Street. Bail […]

New Castle Woman Dies In Crash

A 78 year old New Castle woman is dead after police say her car collided with another head on, in the 2600 block of south Ind. 103. Two Muncie women in the other car suffered serious injuries. 78 year old Doris Crawford was flown from the scene to an Indianapolis hospital where she died of […]

Healthy Turnout For BSU’s Journalism Workshops

More than 1,000 middle and high school students and teachers representing 36 states registered for Ball State University Department of Journalism’s Summer 2020 Journalism Workshops in the first-ever online only programming of the iconic skills bootcamp. The on-campus residential workshop moved to a virtual experience after quarantine orders and other mandated precautions in light of […]

Selma Athletic League Receives Community Foundation Funds

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., through the Liberty Perry Selma Town Endowment Fund, is awarding $890 to the Selma Athletic League. Selma Athletic League offers baseball and softball opportunities for children of all ages in the community. This grant will defray the cost of improvements needed to run an effective baseball […]

Selma Athletic League Receives Community Foundation Funds

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., through the Liberty Perry Selma Town Endowment Fund, is awarding $890 to the Selma Athletic League. Selma Athletic League offers baseball and softball opportunities for children of all ages in the community. This grant will defray the cost of improvements needed to run an effective baseball […]