Man Charged In Muncie Resident’s OD Death

Charges face a Noblesville man in connection with the overdose death of a Muncie man in October of last year. 24 year old Evan Parker Phelps is charged with dealing in a controlled substance resulting in death. He allegedly sold drugs to 24 year old Seth Bussa. Bussa overdosed and died. The Star Press reports […]

Community Foundation Gives Ten Non Profits Just Under $100K

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $96,151 to 10 non-profit organizations during the final Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2020. Among the recipients; Animal Rescue Fund, Ball State University, Christian Ministries of Delaware County, Eastern Indiana Works, ecoREHAB of Muncie, 8twelve Coalition, Huffer Memorial Children’s Center, Muncie Sports Commission, Ross Community […]

Anderson To Spend $300K On Building Facelift

The City of Anderson will spend about $300,000 making repairs to the former Marsh store on Nichol Avenue. The Herald Bulletin reports bids will be accepted December 9th for the work, including a new roof and new facade for the building. The roof takes the bigger chunk of the money at $240,000 while the facade […]

Woman Sentenced In Drug, Neglect Case

A 29 year old woman from Winchester received a three year prison term with all but 114 days suspended on charges of meth possession and neglect of a dependent. Police say 29 year old Amanda Shook was arrested after police went to her home following her call to her children’s elementary school that she did […]

IU Health Updates Visitor Guidelines

In response to increased COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the state, Indiana University Health is updating its temporary visitor guidelines. Effective Nov. 19, 2020, no visitors will be permitted in IU Health hospitals and facilities. Some exceptions are outlined below. Approved visitors must screen negative for COVID-19 and will be provided a mask that must […]

17 Year Old Faces Preliminary Murder Count

A preliminary murder count faces a 17-year-old suspect in a homicide investigation in Madison County. The Herald Bulletin reports Kyrell Cole of the 1900 block of Rosewood Drive in Anderson, is charged in connection to the October shooting death of 25 year old Quincy Malone inside a residence at the corner of 21st and Morton […]

BSU Presenting Live, Virtual Holiday Performance

Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting a holiday performance virtually. “The Gift,” IS a free, livestream event to be performed by Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. According to the Star Press, community members can access the livestream event and find out more […]

10 COVID Deaths At Muncie Nursing Home

A Muncie nursing home reported a COVID-19 outbreak that took the lives of 10 residents. The Star Press reports the deaths occurred at The Woodlands, located at 3820 W. Jackson Street. In all the facility houses 108 beds. 49 total residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Officials say asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic spread are especially difficult […]

COVID Concerns Close Southside Middle School

Due to a positive case of COVID-19 that has affected the entire front office staff and administration at Southside Middle School, the school will close immediately and not reopen until after the Thanksgiving break. Students will shift to e-learning by utilizing the district’s Schoology learning management system with live lessons taking place each period. A […]