‘Community Scan Day’ Saturday

Ball State University Libraries, along with a few area partners, are hosting a community scan day—an opportunity for community members to have their family photographs and documents digitized, at no charge, in an effort to preserve local history. MuncieJournal.com reports the event, “Preserving Local History: Community Scan Day,” will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on […]

Yorktown Town Marshal Resigning

After only a few months on the job, Yorktown’s town marshal has resigned. Shane Ginnan submitted his resignation effective June 10th, noting in his letter that he made the decision to leave, reports the Star Press, after “some of the people who use Facebook as a weapon tried to contact my wife and daughter.” That, […]

No New Attorney For Suspect In Henry County Murder Case

A man looking to get a new attorney in the murder case against him in Henry County has failed. 53 year old Jerry Allred s accused of fatally stabbing 43-year-old Richard D. Hatton Jr. last Nov. 22 during a fight at the home of Allred’s parents, reports the Star Press. Hatton had four knife wounds. […]

2022 Summer Film School At MPL

Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to learn about videography and editing using state-of-the-art equipment at the 2022 Summer Film School at Muncie Public Library (MPL). This free program provides two weeks of hands-on production experience and classes related to film production and will take place at Connection Corner, MPL’s technology center. MuncieJournal.com reports The […]

Honors For Former MCHS Student

Former Muncie Central High School student and 2021 Delaware County Fair Queen 1st Runner-Up Taegan Carpenter was recently awarded the highly competitive Boren Scholarship. The Boren Scholarship is an initiative of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office of the US Department of Defense. Winners receive up to $25,000 for study abroad in areas […]

Community Scan Day Upcoming In Muncie

Ball State University Libraries, along with a few area partners, are hosting a community scan day—an opportunity for community members to have their family photographs and documents digitized, at no charge, in an effort to preserve local history. MuncieJournal.com reports the event, “Preserving Local History: Community Scan Day,” will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on […]

Ball Foundation Earmarks $400K For Muncie Children’s Museum Campaign

The George and Frances Ball Foundation awarded $400,000 to the Muncie Children’s Museum More to Explore Campaign in 2020, designed to re-imagine and re-invigorate one of the community’s greatest treasures. MuncieJournal.com reports the Muncie Children’s Museum’s first capital campaign in over 25 years will expand some of its long-standing exhibits, while building its endowment and […]

Citywide Clean Up Returning In Anderson

After being canceled two years in a row due to the pandemic, the annual Anderson citywide cleanup campaign is returning Saturday, May 21. The Herald Bulletin reports the 35th annual Citywide Cleanup honoring the Rev. J.T. Menifee is returning. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the city providing gloves […]