"A&F" gets new life

VH-1 has now confirmed that the first five episodes of “Armed and Famous” will appear this Saturday.  Network officials hope the producers of the show will complete the final two episodes so they can show the entire series.  The fifth episode that wasn’t shown on CBS will also air.

Food donation

The Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana got a huge donation last week.  Steak and Shake donated nearly 5,000 hamburger patties to the food bank for distribution to food kitchens in the organization’s eight-county service area.

Ongoing murder trial

Testimony continues in the Grant County murder trial of a Gas City woman.  Joyce Hawkins is accused with shooting and killing her ex-husband Timmy Ray Hawkins as the two sat in the cab of his semi tractor-trailer in March of 2004.  She told police she burned his body and then drove the truck to the […]

Long time in prison

A 30-year prison sentence has been given to a Muncie woman who stabbed a pregnant woman last spring.  Pamela Jo Rhodes, 33, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to charges including attempted murder, burglary and two counts of battery with a deadly weapon.

BSU student dies in wreck

Muncie Police returned to the scene of the accident Sunday afternoon to continue their investigation. Tragedy struck east of the Ball State University campus Saturday night as a student was killed in a nearly head-on crash.  Travis Smith, a 19-year-old freshman from Terre Haute and a member of the men’s golf team, was a passenger […]

Man accused with firing shots at school

A Wisconsin man is being held on charges that he entered the parking lot at Madison-Grant Junior-Senior High School early Saturday morning and fired several shots from a nine-millimeter pistol.  Christopher Snow, 27, was arrested a short distance from the school on charges of drunk driving, carrying a handgun without a license, carrying a handgun […]

Minnetrista doesn't want name used

The Minnetrista Cultural Center wants the surrounding Minnetrista Neighborhood Association to voluntarily quit using “Minnetrista” in its name.  The association holds a meeting February 7 at the cultural center beginning at 6 p.m., and will discuss the request at that time.

Child shot while examining gun

A 10-year-old Marion boy suffered a non-life-threatening wound to his pelvic area Friday while he and two other boys examined a loaded gun.  The boys were unsupervised when the incident occurred at 609 E. Bond Street in Marion.  They apparently didn’t know the gun was loaded.

RACC bus service to go away

The Randolph Southern School Board has approved plans to end bus service for students going to the Richmond Area Career Center beginning next year.  Officials say the change will save the system $12,000 a year in terms of driver pay and fuel expenses.  Only three students have been using the bus this year.