Community Blood Drive April 3rd

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on April 3rd, 2020 from 11am to 5pm at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Heartland Hall. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RedCross or sign up online at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code “ballmemorial.” According […]

MITS Altering Schedule Due To COVID-19

(MITS) is announcing a modification to service in response to COVID-19. This modification will take effect Monday March 30, 2020. Due to the restrictions on travel and businesses that have closed/shortened their hours, MITS will be running an enhanced Saturday schedule until further notice. This means that Monday thru Friday all routes will begin at […]

Coronavirus Numbers Surge Statewide

The state’s coronavirus cases continue to rise, jumping more than 300 to nearly 1,000 Friday. In addition, seven more deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 24 amid the pandemic. State health officials say the number of confirmed cases went from 338 to 981 across the state, following corrections to the previous day’s […]

Second Harvest Tailgate Draws Huge Crowd

It was bumper to bumper in the Muncie Mall parking lot Thursday as drivers waited in line for the Second Harvest Food Bank tailgate event. Usually those tailgates attract around 250 cars, but according to Second Harvest officials, that number jumped to between 400 and 500.

Why Is That Big Christmas Tree Lit?

Under the direction of Meridian Health Services, and with the partnership of Jay Crew Landscaping and Indiana Michigan Power, Muncie’s tallest Christmas tree was lit again last night. The tree will remain lit every night from dusk until dawn as a symbol of community hope and collaboration in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

New Numbers On Coronavirus In Indiana

State health officials reported three more deaths from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 17 deaths and incressing the number of cases to nearly 650 statewide. Indiana’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases grew by 170 to 645 across the state late Wednesday, following corrections to the state’s previously reported total cases. The state health commissioner […]

Indy 500 Postponed

Coronavirus leaves another mark in the world of sports. The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August because of the pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend. It’s the first time that’s happened since 1946. Organizers say the race will instead be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May 24 scheduled date.

BSU Residence Hall Population Down To 108

Ball State Unversity’s residence halls can hold about 6.600 on a regular school day. As of Wednesday morning, there were 108 students on campus. Those students got permission to stay because they may be international, homeless, or housing insecure, or might not have a safe place to go at this time. According to the Star […]