Ball Brothers Foundation Announces MCS Endowments

Ball Brothers Foundation’s Board of Directors approved grants to start two endowments for the Director of Public Education/CEO position at Muncie Community Schools (MCS). The foundation’s board approved a $100,000 grant for the newly created endowment for the Director of Public Education/CEO position, as well as a $50,000 award for the Director of Public Education/CEO […]

$3 Million In Bonds Approved For Two Anderson Parks

A $3 million dollar bond has been approved in Anderson to pay for improvements to two city parks. According to the Herald Bulletin, the Broderick administration is planning to spend an estimated $1.2 million of the bond proceeds for improvements to Mays Park with the remainder going toward a projected $14 million project at Athletic […]

Muncie Man Facing Heroin Dealing Charges

A year after being convicted of heroin dealing, a Muncie man is charged with drug dealing again. 31 year old Alvareze D. “Ready” Isom Sr. is accused of selling heroin to an informant for the MPD narcotics unit last week. He was taken into custody this week during a traffic stop and freed after posting […]

Autopsy: Jay County Twins Were Murdered

Police say two men, twins, found dead in their Jay County farmhouse, were murdered. 69 year olds Wayne P. and Zane F. Burroughs were found Oct. 9 in the house they had been renting in the 300 block of North Jay County Road 700-E. An autopsy confirmed each had been shot to death.

BSU Women’s Club Fundraiser

The BSU Women’s Club fundraiser for non-traditional student scholarships is being held Thursday, November 21 at the Knights of Columbus (3600 W. Purdue Ave.). The evening starts with a spaghetti dinner at 6 PM, plus, a trivia competition runs 7 PM-9 PM, and teams may have up to eight people. The winning team will receive […]

BSU Named Top Entrepreneurship School

Ball State University is named one of the nation’s best programs for students aspiring to become entrepreneurs, according to a joint effort by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The magazine ranks BSU at number 25 on its list. At the center of school’s efforts is the Entrepreneurship Center in the Miller College of Business at […]

Christmas In Converse

Christmas in Converse is coming up on Thursday, December 5th from 5pm to 8pm. There will be a Santa’s Workshop at City Hall, stories with Mrs. Claus at the library, an ugly Christmas sweater contest and a visit from Santa between 6 and 8p, at Uncle Al’s Beading. There will also be fire pits set […]

Muncie City Council Addresses Issues Facing Two Members

Muncie City Council addressed issues facing its own members Tuesday night. The Star Press reports lawmakers voted 7 to 2 to censure Linda Gregory for a comment she made in the September council meeting. Council took no action against John Hampton related to whether he should be removed from his seat because of felony convictions […]