Delaware County Commissioners President John Brooke says it was likely a misunderstanding that led to the shutdown of county offices Tuesday for the National Day of Mourning for former President Gerald Ford. He received an e-mail from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that said federal and county offices and thought that meant local governments should […]
This Friday is Friends and Family Fun Night at the Muncie Childrens Museum. The museum will be transformed into a tropical paradise from 3 – 7 p.m. Tropical games and crafts will be partnered with limbo and hula hoop contests. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Anderson Fire Department now has a merit commission to decide hirings, firings and promotions. The commission held its first meeting last week. The goal is to eliminate politically-motivated changes.
Winchester officials say a new, upscale apartment complex is planned for the city. Biggs Incorporated, a subsidiary of Suburban Home and Ideal Realty, will work with SMD Winchester LLC to construct Crossings at Sunny Ridge on Sunny Knoll Drive. The Sunny Knoll and Sunny Ridge apartments are also in the same location.
Firefighters from Chesterfield, Richland Township and Daleville were sent to a fully-involved garage fire at 3537 E. Madison County Road 100S before 5:00 a.m. Investigators were also sent to the scene about 90 minutes after the blaze was reported. There’s no word of any injuries at this point.
A deal between California and Indiana to transfer 1,200 prisoners to the New Castle Correctional Facility has apparently fallen through. A lawsuit against California to move the inmates and a lack of inmates willing to volunteer for the transfer are blamed as the reasons. The Department of Correction is now working on a deal with […]
A Grant County sheriffs deputy who passed away early December 24 was laid to rest last Saturday. James Albertson was 42. Officials say hed been suffering some heart trouble before his passing.
The Delaware County Bomb Squad blew up a suspicious package outside the Grant County Jail in downtown Marion Friday afternoon. Someone discovered the beeping box outside the jail and notified authorities. The area was evacuated as sandbags were placed around the box. It was then blown up. Investigators say it was likely a cell phone […]
A blood drive is planned for Wednesday, January 10 at Center Chapel Church at 900 W. Royerton Road from noon to 6 p.m. The Hoosier Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross sponsors the effort. For more information call 288-9490.
The Delaware County Commissioners reorganized for the new year Monday. Democrats John Brooke and Larry Bledsoe were elected president and vice president, respectively. The Democrats also announced department heads, including Steve Knote as highway superintendent and Steve Murphy as county attorney. Many other department heads were retained from the previous commissioners board. Meanwhile the county […]