Man Arrested In New Castle Church Incident

A man who showed up at a New Castle church on Easter morning injured a sheriff’s deputy while resisting arrest, say police. The Star Press reports 36 year old Tyler Jacob Gramelspacheris charged with battery resulting in bodily injury to a public safety officer and resisting law enforcement. The incident unfolded Sunday at the Church […]

First Merchants And Hoosier Trust Finalize Merger

First Merchants Corporation and Hoosier Trust Company have finalized a merger of the two companies, following regulatory approvals. The Muncie Journal reports the merger expands services available to current Hoosier Trust clients and boosts First Merchants’ footprint as a provider of fiduciary and wealth management services in central Indiana.

MCS Kindergarten And Pre-K Registration

Parents and caregivers of young children can enroll their students in Muncie Community Schools’ (MCS) kindergarten and pre-kindergarten programs this week during a series of in-person registration events. The Muncie Journal reports masks will be required and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Families will need to provide proof of residence as well as the […]

Two Retailers To Fill Empty Store Space In Muncie

An Ashley Furniture HomeStore will fill the spot once housed by Toys R Us in Muncie. The place has been empty since 2018 and officials hope to move into the location early this summer, reports the Star Press. Also, Old Navy is taking up residence eventually in the location where MC Sports was before it […]

Ten Year Prison Stint For Convicted Heroin Dealer

Dealing heroin lands a Muncie man behind bars for ten years. 34 year old Issac Terrell O’Neal was arrested in March 2017 after he was accused of selling the drug to an agent for the Muncie Police Department’s narcotics unit. He was convicted recently. Authorities said they found a sock containing both heroin and meth […]

County Commissioners Drop Countywide Mask Mandate

The Delaware County commissioners Monday dropped the requirement for a countywide mask mandate. The Star Press reports commissioners feel the decision falls now to local business owners. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb earlier announced that the state would be easing the mask mandate into an advisory as of Tuesday, April 6, leaving it to local officials […]

Bar Stabbing In Lapel Under Investigation

A stabbing early Thursday at Woody’s Tavern in Lapel. Police say 36 year old Steven T. Henderson, of Elwood was found in a bathroom suffering from several stab wounds. He’s listed in stable condition, reports the Herald Bulletin, after being transported to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. So far there is no information on a suspect […]

Free Tax Help Until Mid May

You can get free tax help into May through AARP as it continues to help taxpayers up until the new May 17th tax filing deadline. Until April 15, AARP has four sites open on an appointment-only basis. From April 15 until May 14, two sites will be open each week, still proving help with returns […]

Three Suspects Arrested In Steak ‘n Shake Burglaries

Two men and a woman are accused in two break-ins at Muncie’s Steak ‘n Shake restaurant. The Star Press reports 39 year old Brandon James Donaldson, 26 year old and Nathan Douglas Harvell-Smith are charged with burglary, as does 39 year old Heidi Jo Donaldson. Police say the arrests stemmed from break-ins at Steak ‘n […]

Report: Former Muncie Man Shot By Police Has Died

A man shot by police during a chase and gun battle in Muncie has died of his wounds, say police. 28 year old Jonathan Levi Allen, a former Muncie resident who most recently resided in Wichita, Kansas, died sometime following the March 3 shooting, authorities told The Star Press. Indiana State Police said Allen was […]