Former Marion County Coroner John McGoff will challenge Congressman Dan Burton (R-5th) in the Republican congressional primary next year. Rumors have been flying since Burton skipped 19 house votes to play in a celebrity golf tournament last month. Reports indicate Burton also was the only representative to vote against lobbying reforms. The 5th congressional district […]
Teachers at Muncies South View Elementary School will be allowed back in the building Wednesday to collect needed supplies. Teachers and students are being moved to four other elementary buildings after South View was closed indefinitely Friday. The weight of snow on the buildings roof caused significant structural damage. The school could be closed the […]
Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith made his State of the City address to the Anderson Rotary Club yesterday. He says the city’s finances, economic development activities and infrastructure work are helping the city to be dynamic, progressive and growing.
Muncie native and Indianapolis broadcaster Wil Hampton has dropped out of the race for the Noblesville City Council District Four race. The campaign for incumbent Kathie Stretch contacted the stations that employ him and cited Federal Communications Commission regulations about equal air time for all candidates.
The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday voted 14-to-8 to move a bill allowing 2,500 slot machines at Andersons Hoosier Park to the house floor. Indiana Downs near Shelbyville would also get 2,500 slot machines under the proposal.
The Yorktown Town Council meets at 5:30 Wednesday afternoon in the town court. The council will revisit a fire protection agreement with Mount Pleasant Township. The agreement was tabled last month after several changes were offered by township officials. The changes include funding for a second fire station and an appointed fire board to oversee […]
A Swayzee man faces ten felony counts of crimes against children. Christopher Beard, 28, is being held in the Grant County Jail on a $310,000 bond. He was arrested Monday night.
Muncie Community Schools officials say two classrooms at Sutton Elementary School and one classroom at Garfield Elementary School sprang leaks in the roof from the melting snow. The leaks are blamed on clogged drain pipes that will be repaired. The situation also caused concern after the problems that arose last week at South View Elementary […]
The Elwood School Board heard many questions from parents Tuesday night about a plan to restructure the citys two elementary schools. One school would house kindergarten through 2nd grade, while the other would house 3rd through 5th grade.
The Grant County Commissioners heard a resolution for the first time Tuesday calling for inmates to pay for their housing in the Grant County Jail. State law allows counties to charge a daily fee. The county currently pays about $35 a day per inmates. State law has a per diem price clause that would put […]