Report: Ex-MSD Official To Plead Guilty

Former Muncie Sanitary District official Tracy Barton has agreed to enter a guilty plea. The Star Press reports the agreement details — among other things — his alleged delivery of a $5,000 bribe from a contractor to then-Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler in December 2015. The deal calls for the 51 year old Barton to plead […]

Two Car Crash In Madison County Friday Morning

One person is in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in Madison County. The call came in at about 7am for a crash at the intersection of County Roads 600 North and 500 West. According to the Herald Bulletin, a 17-year-old driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to stop at the intersection […]

14 Year Old Shot In Anderson

A 14-year-old boy has been shot in Anderson. The Herald Bulletin reports it happened at just past 11pm Thursday on the 1200 block of West Ninth Street. Police are calling it an isolated incident and no suspects have been arrested. There is no word on the condition of the teen, who was shot in the […]

Vaccination Rates In Delaware County

As of Thursday, 31,251 individuals in Delaware County — about 33% of the county’s population — are fully vaccinated. Epidemiologists suggest that, to reach “herd immunity,” a population needs about 60% percent or more of its population to be vaccinated or immune through previous infection

J & J Vaccine Back In The Mix At Two Local Clinics

After a 10-day hiatus, two Muncie vaccination clinics are administering the J & J vaccine again. The Star Press reports both IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital and Open Door Health Services have started using the shot again, with Ball Memorial reopening its Johnson & Johnson clinic in the hospital’s Pavilion Community Pharmacy, and Open Door […]

Area Principal Honored

Wes-Del Community Schools announces that Mr. Adam Perdue, Wes-Del Middle/High School principal, has been named the 2021 Indiana Association of School Principals District 6 “High School Principal of the Year.” Wes-Del superintendent, Kyle Mealy says Perdue has worked tirelessly to bring innovative ideas and programming to the middle/high school, and he continues to build upon […]

Muncie Man Faces Charges In Connection To OD

A Muncie faces charges in the wake of another man’s fatal drug overdose. The Star Press reports 23 year old Donovan Joseph Hudson was taken into custody as he allegedly tried to flee from the scene of the overdose, in the 2300 block of South Penn Street, where a 24-year-old local man had died. He […]

Muncie Woman Charged In Madison County Police Pursuit

A Muncie woman whom police say led them on a chase this week is facing charges in Madison County. Police say 23 year old Sara Cooper is charged with resisting law enforcement, auto theft and possession of meth. Officers were checking on suspicious activity reports on East 59th Street and spotted an SUV reported stolen […]

Muncie Mystery Happening May 6th Downtown

The second Muncie Mystery is happening First Thursday on May 6 in downtown Muncie. Between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, investigators of all ages are invited to visit 10 participating downtown businesses. At each location, you will have the chance to question suspects about their whereabouts during the time of the break in […]

Two Local Schools Recognized By US News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report ranks Burris Laboratory School and Yorktown High School as two of the best schools in the state. According to a release,Burris and Yorktown were both recognized by the report as the top two schools within the Muncie metro area based on criteria like college readiness, math and reading performance, college […]