Italian company to invest $9M in Anderson for Headquarters

Good news in Anderson. An Italian organic fertiziler company is planning to bring their North American headquarters to Madison County. The company, Italpollina, says they found the skilled workforce they need in Anderson, and plan to build a 70,000 square foot factory on the former GM Scatterfield site. They hope to be ready to operate […]

Sheriff: Pregnant Muncie woman beaten by boyfriend

A Muncie man is in jail, facing charges for beating his pregant 18-year-old girlfriend because she wouldn’t give him money. Cops say Christopher Chambers hit the woman who is four months pregnant in early January. She was treated at a hospital where she told officers about the attack that allegedly happened on East Main St. […]

Iconic drive-in targeted for demolition

The most dangerous thing in Delaware County is the decaying Ski-Hi Drive-In, according to the building commissioner Steve Minnick. He told the Star Press that it’s coming down, since the owner hasn’t been able to restore or sell it. The decaying drive-in was built 63 years ago, and hasn’t been used in almost 11 years.

Proposed plans for Muncie Central Park outlined

Saying Muncie “doesn’t make a good first impression,” community leader Tom Bracken outlined a plan to create a park in Downtown Muncie to draw people to the area. That plan, which would cost $47 million, would require the already-approved plan of turning the Cintas building into GearBox, a makers hub that includes a brewery, shops […]

Sheriff says he needs $800K more to fight crime

Delaware County Sheriff Ray Dudley made an informal request for an additional $800,000 from City Council to fight drugs and replace old vehicles. On Tuesday, the Sheriff told council members that Delaware had the most meth lab busts in Indiana, 234, and along with that, his department needs more jail officers and more cruisers. He […]

Four charged in robbery, including victim

Police arrested four people on drug and weapons charges in Hartford City. Charlotte Kellogg, Kyle Stephen and Marquel Randall are charged with robbery and battery of a man on Jan. 14th at a home on West Kickapoo St. That victim is also charged with firing gunshots at Kellogg. Police say the man, Layne Mahon, believed […]

Teen to go to trial in Muncie sisters deaths

A teen driver that’s charged with killing three people, including two Muncie sisters, will go on trial in May. 19-year-old Ethan Lee will face a Vermillion County jury for crashing his truck into a building on January second of this year. Court documents allege the driver was going at least 87 miles an hour when […]

Delaware County has most meth labs in 2015

Delaware County has more discovered meth labs in the state than any other county, according to Prosecutor Jeffrey Arnold. He told state legislators yesterday that 234 meth labs were found in Delaware County, followed by 70 meth labs in Noble County last year, that’s nearly three times as many. Arnold said the state should make […]

Suspicious device destroyed by Bomb Squad

Whatever the Delaware County Bomb Squad blew up yesterday on White River Blvd. looked suspicious, but it wasn’t a bomb. A black device with a microphone and wires hanging from it and emitting high-pitched beeps was found on a bench Monday afternoon. The road was closed for a couple of hours. The Bomb Squad responded […]