There is an urgent need for blood donations nationwide, and Open Door Health Services will be hosting a Community Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 at its administrative office, 220 S. Walnut Street. Donors can help save up to three lives with each blood donation and urge citizens to sign […]
Former Muncie firefighter and City Council member Phil Nichols has died at age 75. He died Monday at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, reports the Star Press. His death means a criminal case pending against Nichols in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, examining corruption in Muncie government, will go unresolved.
A Yortkown man has been arrested as a result of a Sept. 9 incident that saw his pickup truck slam into a building 9700 W. Smith St. in Muncie, after hitting two other vehicles. According to the Star Press, 51 year old John Aaron Laffoon was arrested on preliminary counts of criminal mischief, criminal recklessness […]
Several Delaware County schools recently received more than $474,000 through the state’s Secured Schools Safety Grant Program, according to area lawmakers. Among the recipients, Daleville Community Schools, $50,000; Yorktown Community Schools, $70,082; and M uncie Community Schools, $100,000, to name a few.
Muncie has invested in its own milling machine and paver to help fix roadways. According to MuncieJournal.com,previously, the city has relied on outside contractors, which adds time and expense to any project. The first paving project the in-house crew completed was about 75% less expensive than if they had used a contractor.
October 6, 2022 will feature a special edition of First Thursday in Muncie. MuncieJournal.com reports the theme is “ArtsWalk: It’s a Three Ring Circus.” featuring arts, shows, and food. Throughout the evening, art exhibitions will be taking place at Madjax, Gordy Fine Art & Framing, and other galleries throughout DWNTWN. YART, a yard sale for […]
Two contracts have been awarded for the replacement of curbs and sidewalks on several city streets. The Herald Bulletin reports the Anderson Board of Public Works on Tuesday approved a $222,368 contract with DC Construction for the work on 38th Street, Brown Street and Drexel Drive.
75 years behind bars for a Wabash man convicted of killing a former Muncie resident 42 year old Matthew Whitt was found guilty of murder, weapons counts and obstruction of justice back in April in the shooting death of 33 year old Steven Nickell in February of 2020 in a home on the 6100 block […]
Friday, families will also have an opportunity to participate with an IRONKIDS event. MuncieJournal.com reports participants ages 1-17 can participate in an 80-foot Toddler trot (1-3 year olds), a half mile run (ages 3-8), or a 1 mile non-competitive race (ages 5-17). One parent or guardian can accompany each child, and all participating children will […]
Heart of Indiana United Way’s annual fundraising campaign has begun. Kicking off this year’s effort is a generous match opportunity and the launch of Women United across the region. MuncieJournal.com reports one of the highlights of this year’s campaign is a combined match pool of $397,000 funded by two entities – the Ball Brothers Foundation […]