Basham Named Interim Exec Dir Of Visitors Bureau

Dale Basham has been named to become the Interim Executive Director of the Muncie-Delaware County Visitors Bureau, reports the Muncie Journal. Basham says the role of the Muncie Visitors Bureau is to be “At Your Service” and to assist in the mission of making Muncie and Delaware County a destination for multi-day, overnight stays.

Man Found With $60K In Cocaine Sentenced

When Muncie resident Kevanus Hopson was arrested four years ago, authorities say they found $60,000 worth of cocaine in his vehicle. He was sentenced this week to 15 years behind bars, reports the Star Press, with eight years of incarceration to be followed by seven years on probation. Also, the judge recommended Hopson participate in […]

Anderson Man Dies In Muncie Shooting

Police say an Anderson man was shot to death Thursday in a Muncie apartment complex. It happened just after 2pm at the Canterbury Townhomes complex. The victim is identified as 23 year old James King lll. He had lived in Muncie previously. An autopsy is being conducted Friday. No word on a suspect in the […]

Warrant Out For Man Who Pulled No-Show At Sentencing

There’s a warrant out for a Muncie man authorities say failed to show up for his sentencing in a shooting case. 21 year old David Lankford had pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness but was a no-show at the sentencing. The Star Press reports he was arrested in November 2018 after he was accused of firing […]

Police: Victim Detains Home Invader In Muncie

An alleged home invader in Muncie more than met his match this week. It happened early Wednesday mornign on the 1600 block of West 15th Street when the victim found 40 year old Joshua Wing in his home. The victim went to a neighbor’s house asking them to call police, then went back to his […]

Area Walmarts To Hold Walmart Wellness Day Saturday

Walmart is inviting customers to take control of their health at Walmart Wellness Day, a free event on Saturday, July 24, where they can get health screenings and wellness resources at pharmacies statewide, as well as immunizations in one easy location. The goal of Walmart Wellness Day is to help customers get back on track […]

Muncie Teen Charged In June Homicide

A Muncie teenager is charged in a June homicide. A 16 year old is facing charges in the death of 21 year old Martel Jones-Lampkins who died three days after he was found shot in Heekin Park. The suspect is being held at the Delaware County Juvenile Detention Center, but prosecutors say the teen will […]

Could Indiana See Another Coronavirus Wave?

Indiana could be susceptible to another wave of coronavirus, given the way the Delta variant spreads. The Muncie Journal reports Indiana’s vaccination rate is 54.3 percent. That number represents people who are eligible and are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. Herd immunity would be closer at a 70% level, […]

MSO Poised To Make Strong Return

Following an extended “intermission” during the pandemic, Muncie Symphony Orchestra’s momentum continues to swell into the new season. The Muncie Journal reports the orchestra has received a $10,000 sponsorship check from LifeStream Services and also has received more subscription revenue in the first three weeks of sales than it had in any of the past […]