Muncie Community Schools final candidate to be named Friday

The final superintendent candidate for Muncie Community Schools will be named on Friday. The announcement is scheduled to be made at 10 am at the Anthony Administration Building, reports the Star Press. The majority of the 14 candidates are superintendents currently and have asked that their names not be made public until they notified their […]

Nine students sent to hospital after bus crash

A school bus Monday morning sent nine students from East Washington Academy to the hospital. Police say it happened just after 8am on East Washington Street near Meeks Mortuary. The bus was headed eastbound and was hit by a van traveling the wrong way on Elm Street. The van driver was charged with driving the […]

Construction worker protest at state capital

More than 2,000 construction workers protested at the Indiana Statehouse against a proposal that would repeal the state’s law that sets wages for public construction projects. The Associated Press reports workers cheered today as construction company officials and lawmakers denounced the bill. The repeal has been pushed by Governor Mike Pence and Republican leaders, who […]

Pence predicts IN bounce back from religious law controversy

Republican Governor Mike Pence believes Indiana will bounce back from the backlash of a religious objections law that sparked boycotts and criticism nationwide. The Associated Press reports Pence says he regrets the confusion surrounding the law, which some feared would allow discrimination against lesbians, gays and others. He says he was pleased to sign a […]

Murder charge filed in discovery of woman’s body

Murder charges face a New Castle accused of killing a woman whose body was found a week ago in a Henry County pond. Police say 37 year old Anthony Dailey is the suspect in the death of 22 year old Kirsten Sidwell whose body was found in Province Pond. He’s also charged with abuse of […]

House committee takes step to bounce Ritz as Board of Ed head

The head of the State Board of Education, schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz, is a step closer to losing her position. The Associated Press reports the House Education Committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would allow the board to choose its own chairman, most likely ousting Ritz from her current position. Lawmakers also approved […]

Ball State impact of Anthem breach

Ball State is getting an appraisal from the FBI, the attorney general and experts from Anthem concerning the depth of ID thefts at the school. It’s estimated that 140 employees’ identities were put at risk due to a breach. Anthem says workers at the university are among the estimated 80-million whose information was jeoparidized by […]

Company to pay county for lack of jobs

An Italian wind turbine maker is paying Delaware County 375-thosuand-dollars after the company failed to produce hundreds of jobs as prominsed. The Star Press reports Brevini had predicted creating 450 jobs by now at its Park One facility, but with the recession and other industry challenges, the payroll there never rose above 60. The company […]