Company relocating to Anderson

Anderson is getting another new business.  Connecticut Electric Incorporated is moving its headquarters to the city.  The company manufactures and distributes electrical products for the residential/do it yourself, heating ventilation and air conditioning commercial and retail web sites.  The company will locate its offices in its warehousing operation at the Glazer building on Broadway.  The […]

Man dies while plowing snow

Hamilton County officials have attributed the death of a man to the blizzard.  Dennis Cook, 58, was found unconscious in his truck parked along Florida Road near Geist Reservoir.  Officials think he had a heart attack while plowing snow.

The snowstorm was a doozy

The National Weather Service says the Muncie area picked up eleven inches of snow during the blizzard.  That’s the third-highest amount of snow since World War Two.  13 inches fell in late November of 1950 and the Blizzard of 1978 dropped huge amounts of snow on the city.

Collecting food

The Martin Luther King Junior Dream Team is sponsoring a Delaware County food drive now through March 2.  Non-perishable food items can be donated at any school among Muncie Community Schools, any Muncie fire station or any Muncie Public Library facility.  Many other schools around the county are also participating, but you should contact those […]

Fatal fire

A Portland house fire Monday night killed a man.  John Shoopman, 41, was found inside the one-story home at 415 W. Votaw Street.  Firefighters arrived two minutes after receiving the call, but couldn’t rescue the victim.  The blaze damaged the living room of the home, but the rest of the house suffered extensive heat and […]

Police chase suspect in blizzard

An unidentified suspect is in custody after leading Delaware and Grant County and Indiana State Police on a high-speed pursuit along I-69 during Tuesday’s blizzard.  Officials say a drug bust gone wrong led to the chase that started at State Road 28 in Delaware County and ended when the suspect hit stop sticks and crashed […]

Worker hurt

An Anderson Department of Water worker suffered a cut face while plowing snow Tuesday.  Mike Hughes was thrown into the windshield when the blade on his backhoe snagged a manhole.  The backhoe also suffered ten-thousand dollars in damage in the accident.