Inmate Seeks Death Penalty

An Indianapolis man already serving two life sentences without parole has asked the Madison County Prosecutor’s office to file a death penalty case. The Herald Bulletin reports 45 year old Tommy P. Holland is charged with murder in the stabbing of Clifford Baggett at the Pendleton Correctional Facility on Aug. 9, 2019. He rejected a […]

Man Accused Of Attacking Stepdaughter’s Boyfriend

A Delaware County man is accused of attacking a teenage visitor to his home. The Star Press reports 43 year old Jeremy Lee Murphy of the 2200 block of East Delaware County Road 800-N is facing charges of battery resulting in moderate bodily injury and strangulation. The 17 year old alleged victim is the boyfriend […]

ArtsWalk Happens October 1st

A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, culture and KINDNESS in Muncie. Mask Up as you watch and learn from local artists as they create amazing chalk art. Enter the pumpkin carving contest and explore the DWNTWN community while searching for kindness rocks. It’s happening on […]

BSU Testing Shows A Hefty COVID Count

Just two weeks after students started returning to Ball State University last month, Delaware County has become a coronavirus hot spot. Out of nearly 600 students tested for the virus, more than half have been positive. Dozens of infections have been blamed on off-campus parties. University President Geoffrey Mearns says many cases are attributable to […]

Police Probe Into Bullets That Struck Residence

Bullets struck a home on County Road 250 North and Bethany Road recently and police say they’re trying to determine who is responsible. Three bullets shattered the front window, pne of the bullets struck a wall, another shattered items in a curio cabinet and a third passed through the couch where a man had been […]

BSU Student Sues Board Over Dorm Incident

A Ball State student is sueing the university’s board of trustees, alleging he was attacked last year in his dormitory. The Star Press reports Nolan Akridge suffered a concussion in an attack in his dorm room following a dispute over students being loud in a dorm lounge. The suit claims the incident on November 3rd […]

State Board Wants Grigsby To Pay Back Leave Money

The Indiana State Board of Accounts wants former Sanitary District Administrator Debra “Nikki” Grigsby to pay back nearly $60,000 in compensation she received while on unpaid administrative leave. The Star Press reports it happened following her indictment last year on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, making false statements and falsification of […]

BSU Prof Headed To China Via Fulbright Scholar Program

Sergei Zhuk, a Ball State University history professor who is originally from the Soviet Union, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to People’s Republic of China. He’ll lecture at a university there as part of a project called “Teaching Chinese Students of American Colonial History and Cultural Cold War in Comparative Historical Perspective,” […]

Fields Of Faith 2020 Is A Go

Fellowship of Christian Athletes of East Central Indiana has been approved for a crowd size variance for Fields of Faith 2020. The event will take place Wednesday, September 30thon the Shawnee Heights softball/football Field, 1600 E. Fuson Rd., Muncie, IN 47302. Gates open at 6:15 p.m. Music begins at 6:40. Program begins at 7:00. To […]