Nunley's resignation made official

The Cowan School Board Wednesday night accepted the resignation of Cowan Junior-Senior High School physical education teacher and baseball coach Keith Nunley.  He picked up his third drunk driving arrest last November, and his guilty plea led to a felony conviction.  Meanwhile the board also approved a contract with an outside firm to conduct background […]

Protest in downtown Muncie

Around 20 people from the MoveOn organization protested outside the Muncie office of Congressman Mike Pence (R-6th) Wednesday.  The group is against an escalation of the Iraq war through a troop surge planned by President Bush.

Beard formally charged

A total of 15 felony charges of crimes against children have been formally filed against a Swayzee man.  Christopher Beard, 28, made his initial court appearance in Grant Superior Court Two Wednesday morning.  Beard was arrested Monday is being held in the Grant County Jail on a $310,000 bond.

Rios finally charged in Delaware County homicide

The Fort Wayne man accused with abducting a girl, killing her and then dumping her body in a gravel pit near Albany in Delaware County made his initial court appearance Wednesday.  Simon Rios pleaded not guilty to charges related to the case and then requested a speedy trial.  His trial date has been set for […]

No more insurance

Guide Corporation says it is ending health and life insurance coverage for former salaried workers and retirees from the Anderson plant and from the company’s headquarters in Pendleton.  The final day of coverage is March 17.

Alex setting goals

The Alexandria City Council is setting about the task of getting a number of city projects accomplished.  Discussion and an action plan are being organized.  Among the projects is a city-oriented web site that will be used to promote the community.