A chance at fame

A 2002 Ball State University graduate will get some air time during Super Bowl XLI (41) this Sunday. Ryan Woodle will appear and play a prominent role in a TV commercial for adidas/Footlocker involving NBA star Kevin Garnett. During the commercial Woodle’s character and his friend will meet Garnett in a mall after the friend […]

Group identifies homeless

The Anderson/Madison County Homeless Task Force has accounted for 168 homeless people in the area.  The group recently took part in the National Homeless Count.  All but one of the homeless people have some sort of shelter.

Agency gets big donation

Cancer Services of Delaware County/Little Red Door has received a $24,000  grant from the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Fund.  The money will be used to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer.

Trial continues

Jurors in the murder trial of a Gas City woman Tuesday saw an emotional videotaped confession by the woman.  Joyce Hawkins is accused with shooting and killing her husband Timmy Ray as they sat in the cab of his semi tractor-trailer in March of 2004.  She then allegedly burned his body and drove his truck […]

Accident claims woman's life

A Hartford City woman died instantly in a crash along State Road Three north of the city Tuesday morning.  Cristy Stephens, 23, was a front seat passenger in an SUV that collided with a box truck near Blackford County Road 400N.  Police believe the driver of the truck,  Robert Harter, 72, lost control in some […]

MHA funding disappearing

The Muncie Housing Authority could lose more than a third of its public housing subsidy this year.  The federal government is working toward more home ownership and private development of affordable housing.  MHA officials say they’re barely making it now with current funding levels.

Jury considering man's fate

Jury deliberations began Tuesday in a Hamilton County murder trial.  Willie Dumes of Indianapolis is accused with shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend, Stephanie Gillum as they sat in a vehicle in a Carmel park in August of 2004.