BMV Extending Hours For Polling Place ID’s

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says license branches will extend their hours next week to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses for identification at polling places during the primary election. It says branches will be open May 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and May 8, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Branches […]

What New Report Says About Battling Opioids In Indiana

Indiana University experts who assessed the state’s opioid epidemic have made recommendations for how Indiana can better address the crisis. The report recommends changing state laws and policies, increasing the number of needle exchange programs and improving health care for people struggling with substance abuse. The report is the first result of the university’s $50 […]

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Indiana’s statewide Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday from 10am to 2pm. It’s an effort to prevent prescription drug abuse and to keep trace drugs out of our lakes and streams. Drug Take-Back Day is a day where citizens can drop off their unused, unwanted, or expired medications at their local law enforcement agencies for safe […]

Project Leadership Awards Handed Out

A Burris Laboratory School senior, a mentor, and the Grant County Comprehensive Counseling Coalition were awarded Project Leadership’s highest honors. Emma-Mae Newman, a Burris senior, received the 2018 Delaware County Mentee of the Year award. Hannah Sullivan, who has volunteered as a mentor for four years, received the 2018 Delaware County Mentor of the Year […]

Arrest In Decade Old Murder

A man who’d been identified as a suspect in the 2008 slaying of a Middletown man, has now been charged. 51 year old Dana Zirkel of Daleville is charged with murder and burglary, stemming from the August 2008 death of 49 year old Michael Patterson. Police say Patterson was attacked when he interrupted a burglary […]

First Merchants Announces First Quarter Results

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ – FRME) has reported first quarter 2018 net income of $36.7 million, an increase of 58 percent, compared to $23.2 million during the same period in 2017. Earnings per share for the period totaled $.74 per share, an increase of 32 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2017 result of […]

MSO Wraps Up Season Saturday

The Muncie Symphony Orchestra concludes their 2017-2018 subscription season this Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. “Season Finale” features the Youth Symphony Orchestra of East Central Indiana, along with 2017 MSO Young Artist Competition winner, pianist Phillip Shou. An informative pre-concert talk with MSO Artistic Director and Conductor, Douglas Droste, and […]

Pence In Indiana Thursday For Economic Development Announcement

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Indianapolis on Thursday to take part in what state officials say will be a significant economic development announcement with India-based information technology outsourcing company Infosys. The company said nearly a year ago that it would establish an Indianapolis tech center with 2,000 employees by the end of 2021. […]

Northside Middle School To Stay Open For At Least One More Year

Northside Middle School will stay open for at least anothe year. That announcement from the state-appointed emergency manager in charge of Muncie Community Schools. It came during a Tuesday night board meeting. An agreement has been reached to lease the school from Ball State University, which now owns it, for $1 during the upcoming school […]