New Flagship facility

A third building is planned for Anderson’s Flagship Enterprise Center.  A business accelerator building will be built on eight acres of land directly adjacent to I-69 in the Flagship business park.

Jury doesn't waste any time in making conviction

A Pendleton woman has been convicted in absentia in an armed robbery.  It took a jury less than a half-hour to find Brenda “Peaches” Peralta guilty in connection with a plot to lure two men to an Anderson motel and rob them.  She’ll be sentenced March 5.  Her sister told the jury that Peralta is […]

Colts-colored bridge

The Anderson Redevelopment Commission has chosen royal blue as the color for a pedestrian bridge over the White River.  It just so happens that’s the blue used by the Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts.  Fountain County donated the bridge to the city.

BSU-"Survivor" connection

A 2001 Ball State graduate is one of the competitors on the newest edition of “Survivor.”  Edgardo Rivera, 28, played tennis for the Cardinals during his student days, and is currently an advertising executive in Miami, Florida.

Full-day K coming

The Cowan School Board Wednesday approved a plan to provide full-day kindergarten starting next fall.  Officials say they didn’t want to wait on the General Assembly to approve a bill funding full-day programs since planning needs to start now.

Man gets long jail term

An Anderson man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for robbing the Muncie J.C. Penney store last year and then choking a store manager with his own tie.  Reginald Sistrunk, 43, was convicted last month on a charge of robbery resulting in bodily injury.

New hat in the ring

A taxpayer advocate has entered the race for Muncie City Council.  Linda Gregory will seek a Democratic nomination for an at-large seat.  Bill Shroyer, Alison Quirk and Mike King are also seeking one of the three Democratic nominations.

SUV slides into river; no one hurt

Muncie police say a woman wasn’t injured when her SUV plunged into the frigid White River along Bunch Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.  The woman apparently slid on some ice, went down the river embankment and across about 100 feet of river ice before the ice broke.  The vehicle was submerged up to its windows.

No combined trials in accident

A Delaware County judge has ruled that two drivers who struck and killed a woman along State Road 32 on Muncie’s western edge will be tried separately.   Kevin Barton, 44 of Springport, and Steven Brinkley, 22 of Anderson, both face charges including failure to return to the scene of an accident resulting in death and […]