Cursive writing push on in measure before legislature

An Indiana lawmaker is renewing her push to require schools to teach cursive writing. The idea is added to the measure to an education bill that would replace the ISTEP+ exam on Wednesday after a cursive bill sponsored earlier in the session failed. The Indiana State Board of Education eliminated cursive as a requirement for […]

No body in car pulled from retention pond

Police say there was no body in a car pulled from the retention pond off North Wheeling Avenue Friday afternoon. The Star Press reprots the vehicle had been spotted about three hours earlier and a passenger door on it was open. Police say the car had been stolen from Albany back in January.

Muncie’s uniqueness to be celebrated at community event

A celebration like no other happening in Muncie at the Delaware County Fairgrounds later this month. On April 27th, from 5 to 7 pm, the ALL-IN Block Party is happening at Heartland Hall to celebrate Muncie’s uniqueness. It’s free and will feature a variety of fun Muncie-related challenges and is funded by a grant from […]

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 […]