Man Accused Of Firing Shots At Wind Turbine Workers

Two wind turbine workers in Randolph County say they heard bullets wizzing by them and now a man is charged in the incident. 45 year old David E. Oakerson is charged with criminal recklessness and two misdemeanor counts of intimidation. The men were working along Randolph County Road 600-W when Oakerson allegedly confronted them on […]

Winners of 2020 BIG Idea Pitch Competition Announced

The winners of the 2020 BIG Idea Pitch Competition are: 1st Place: Kai and Lindsey Markelz – Froggles 2nd Place: Paul Dytmire and Andy Klotz – Score IT 3rd Place: Teah Mirabelli – Magnetic Nails 4th Place: Josh Raines – ARES: Alarm-Reducing Environmental Sensors 5th Place: Jacob Peterson, Melissa Jones, and Breanna Daugherty – Portefolio

New COVID Resrictions Approved By Delaware County Commissioners

Delaware County commissioners approved changes Monday to the local emergency declaration. Some of the new restrictions include attendance at winter indoor K-12 extracurricular and cocurricular events is limited to 25-percent capacity. Capacity in common areas and break rooms should be reduced. Community recreational sports leagues and tournaments may continue with attendance limited to participants, required […]

Hyatt Chosen As Muncie’s New Deputy Controller

Muncie Controller Trent Conway and Craig Wright have selected a new Deputy Controller. Tonya Hyatt, has accepted the position to serve as the new Deputy Controller. Hyatt moved to Delaware County in 2018 and has served on various community boards and served many volunteer hours over the years. She currently serves on the Finance Committee […]

Couple Cop Pleas In Man’s Daughter’s Death

An Elwood couple has pleaded guilty in the death of a toddler in March. The Herald Bulletin reports 23 year old Anna-Marie Pablo and her boyfriend, 27 year old Zachary Foor both copped pleas in the murder of Pablo’s 11-month-old daughter, Emmarie. Both defendants face a possible prison sentence of 45 to 65 years. As […]

Minnetrista Named BSU Community Partner Of The Year

Ball State University has named Minnetrista Cultural Center the 2020 Community Partner of the Year for collaborating with college students on an award-winning educational video game project. The annual award recognizes a Delaware County business, organization, or agency that demonstrates excellence as part of a Ball State community-based learning experience during the previous year. Partners […]

Two Teens Charged In Robbery Of Man Near BSU

Two teenagers — one from New Castle and the other from Richmond — are charged with robbing a man near the Ball State University campus. The Star Press reports 16 year old Chance Saylor and 17 year old Jason Duncan ll, will be prosecuted as adults in connection with the incident that took place on […]