Nine arrested in Henry County drug raid

A large drug raid has put nine people in jail facing charges in Henry County. Shawn and Mary Ellen Moore are charged with dealing a look-alike substance and possession, among others. Others arrested on Monday include Justin Adams, Karissa Hurst, Joshua Jessup, Joshua Johnson, Robert Lawson, Saundra Lawson and Melissa Stump. They are all charged […]

Romantic triangle murder trial set to begin Monday

A murder trial is set to begin Monday in Delaware Circuit Court for Juan Hernandez, accused of killing a Muncie man last January in Daleville. Hernandez is facing murder and assault charges for injuring the victim’s wife, who tried to defend her husband, Mark Hittson. The victim was stabbed over 20 times at a truck […]

Continental Local Super to leave

The superintendent of Continental Local Schools has resigned his job to take another position at Elida Local Schools. Joel Mengerink, who also worked as high school principal, gave his resignation Tuesday night at the Continental Local Board of Education meeting. His resignation is effective July 31.

Ball State student center evacuated

Ball State put the college on partial lockdown this afternoon after a suspicious package was delivered to the parking services office. Students are being told to stay away from the Student Union while it’s investigated. The Delaware County Bomb Squad was called in to assist.

Muncie woman attacked by former roommate

A Muncie woman was attacked by her former roommate, according to police, and suffered cuts to her face, neck and arms yesterday. She was taken by ambulance to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. The woman police say who attacked her with a knife was 65-year-old Betty Brooks, who lived with the woman for an extended […]

Step-mom gets probation in daughter’s beating

Muncie woman who beat her boyfriend’s daughter with the belt two years ago has been placed on probation. 39-year-old Elgenia Bennett pleaded guilty last October to bodily injury to a person under the age of 14. She could’ve spent 18 months in prison. The judge told the woman in court that he made his decision […]

“Most boring Indiana cities” list meant to provoke

A former Indiana resident now working at an online website has listed the 10 most boring places in Indiana. Nick James, the co-creator of, said he chose the controversial topic to get people talking and get page views. After some not-so-scientific study of census data, they determined that Yorktown is the most boring city […]