Marsh Supermarkets will be auctioning off several properties in November. Included will be the land and buildings of the former Ross Supermarket and Pharmacy locations on Wheeling Avenue. Also included is undeveloped land on East Jackson Street and the former Marsh Supermarket in Winchester, located on East Washington Street. The sale will be handled by […]
A man hit by a car on McGalliard Road Saturday night was not seriously injured. The victim was visiting his son and was from out of town. The man was hit just west of Tillotson when he was trying to cross the road. The accident happened about 9 p.m. The victim is from Morocco, Indiana […]
Muncie’s mayoral candidates faced the Muncie Downtown Business Council on Thursday afternoon. Both Democrat Jim Mansfield and Republican Sharon McShurley discussed their views of the city and what they would do if elected mayor. There were few disagreements between the positions of the two candidates during the session, which was well-attended.
The Monroe Central School Board voted to pursue a $4.6 million school renovation Thursday night. The project, which will include improvements to both the elementary and junior-senior high school buildings, won’t raise taxes, which was a must for patrons. This spring taxpayers said they wouldn’t support anything that took more money out of their pockets. […]
Southside High School will have its homecoming parade starting at 4:30 p.m. today. The parade will leave from Heekin Park, and go south on Madison Street, east on 18th Street, then south on Macedonia Avenue to the school.
A new Coldwell Banker national home price comparison says Muncie is the nation’s fifth most affordable home market. The average local home is priced at $150,000, ranking Muncie between Canton, Ohio, and Topeka, Kansas — and, oddly, making us comparable to Bogota, Colombia, an international market the real estate company also surveyed. Affordable prices might […]
The Grant County Council approved the 2008 budget without employee raises because of uncertainties in what will happen next month with the 2007 cash balance, Auditor Mike Burton said. For October, there are more than $674,000 in additional appropriation requests. The office has to assume the council will approve those when working on next years […]
Around 99 percent of school materials that some Anderson teachers had been without up until the fourth week of school have been delivered, say officials, after teachers brought their concerns to the school board. Superintendent Mikella Lowe reported that 99 percent of materials had been delivered to schools. She said that some items such […]
An Alexandria woman is $20,000 richer from the multistate Powerball lottery after playing numbers she saw, ironically, on a program about lottery winners. Anita Embry won the money in Wednesdays Powerball drawing, according to a news release from the Hoosier Lottery. Embry said she watched The Learning Channel program Lottery Changed My Life on Sunday […]
An Anderson man was taken via helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital after he crashed the moped he was driving into another vehicle at the intersection of 19th Street and Central Avenue on Thursday. Jimmie Dean Abbott was flown to Methodist Hospital after suffering severe head injuries in the crash, said Detective Joel Sandefur, Anderson Police […]