Boys & Girls Clubs Of Munice Seek Summer Snacks

Area Boys & Girls Club members can go through over 12,000 snacks over the course of the Summer. That’s why they’re running a Snack Drive from May 9th through May 29th. They’re seeking any donations to the Clubs, which can be done by purchasing from our Amazon Wishlist or by donating online and typing SNACKS […]

High Court Won’t Hear Killer’s Appeal

The Indiana Court of Appeals won’t hear a final appeal from a man convicted of killing a Muncie woman back in 1993. 70 year old Jess David Woods is trying to overtun to murder conviction in the death of Teresa French. He was hired by French’s then estranged husband to kill her. The 29-year-old was […]

Solar Field Plans Land Before Council

Plans to put a solar field on acres of concrete where a General Motors transmission plant stood has gone before the Muncie City Council. According to the Star Press, The solar array would cover 53 acres above contaminated ground where the former factory stood, with more than 16,000 solar panels initially producing as much as […]

Muncie Students Take Part In Archangels In Action Day

Students from St. Michael Catholic School, a part of the Muncie Catholic Pastorate, recently participated in their first annual Archangel’s in Action Day. Students, teachers, and helpers volunteered across Muncie, serving our brothers and sisters in Christ in the community. MuncieJournal.com reports students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade stayed onthe St. Michael campus, making 250 […]

Anderson Streets Closing For Rail Crossing Work

Several streets in Anderson will be closed for about two weeks while the CSX Railroad repairs three crossings. The Herald Bulletin reports the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard crossing immediately south of 29th Street; the railroad crossing at 32nd Street near Columbus Avenue; and the crossing on Columbus Avenue immediately south of 32nd Street […]

Anderson Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder

A Madison County jury has found an Anderson man guilty of attempted murder and being an habitual offender. According to the Herald Bulletin, 44 year old Toriono Johnson was charged in connection with a shooting near the intersection of 16th Street and Madison Avenue. Judge Mark Dudley set sentencing for June 3. Johnson is facing […]

Closing Pre School Donating Items To Others

Muncie Friends Preschool Academy fell victim to staffing shortages and is closed permanently, but that’s not the end of the story. According to the Star Press, preschools, daycares, schools and churches are invited to select items they can use from the preschool facility at at 418 W. Adams St. between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. […]

Local Robotics Team Headed To World Championships

The Robotics team at Southside Middle School is going big time. Teacher Brian DeRome and five students are headed to the VEX Robotics World Championships and the squad is headed to Dallas this weekend to compete. MuncieJournal.com reports about 900 teams have qualified in seven different divisions. The competition requires each team to build a […]

Expansion Plans For Hoosier Park

There will soon be more room to play at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. The Herald Bulletin reports Caesar’s Entertainment, Inc., Hoosier Park’s parent company, has formally announced plans to invest $39 million to expand the casino’s gaming floor, an enhancement executives say underscores the company’s commitment to racing and gaming in Madison County […]

BSU Commencement Saturday

Ball State University will have its spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7. According to the school’s website, the main ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on the Quad. Also, at 12:30 p.m., Miller College of Business and College of Communication, Information, and Media, 3:30 p.m., College of Fine Arts and College of Sciences and Humanities […]