Another Background Check Lawsuit against the Muncie PD: Two people claim Muncie Police improperly used the Indiana Data and Communications System to perform background checks on them. Jennifer and James Wallen make the claim in a lawsuit being filed. Attorneys representing the pair are seeking class action status. Those checks are only supposed to be […]
Today, the Anderson Park Board will consider a proposal for the city to refinance the 2003 park bond to make improvements to three city parks. The Anderson City Council last month passed an ordinance to approve the issuance of the park bond. The board meets at 4:30 this afternoon to hear details on how an […]
Yesterday marked the final day in business for Concannon’s on Walnut Street. After 60 years, the bakery across from Muncie Central High School closed its doors Monday and is directing customers to use their Baker Lane location instead. According to the Star Press, the downtown location will be used for baking, but the goods will […]
Madison County Commissioners are considering an extension of the moratorium on the development of any large scale solar energy projects. According to the Herald Bulletin, the moratorium implemented in July following a recommendation from the Plan Commission, will expire in January.
A rural Hartford City man accused of killing his estranged wife’s boyfriend has received a Feb. 25 trial date in Blackford Circuit Court. The Star Press reports that 47-year-old Donald Lamley II is charged with murder, arson and abuse of a corpse in the October 25th death of 26-year-old Jeremy Overla.
A man who police say tried to rob another man and take his bike and medication in Anderson is under arrest. Police allege 46 year old Joshua Swan of Anderson was reportedly trying to help the victim find his wallet outside PharmaSave on Scatterfield Road, but then demanded his phone and meds and bicycle. A […]
A former Muncie woman is accused of breaking into a stranger’s home. The Star Press reports that 40-year-old Michelle Lynn is facing up to 12 years in prison after she was accused of breaking in to a South Luick Avenue home and taking house and car keys. Police found those items during a search of […]
The Lapel Town Council has voted to increase the amount of local funding for an upgrade to the water system, hoping to secure a state grant. The local funding dedicated for the project has been bumped to $250,000 in hopes of securing a $600,000 grant to rehabilitate the Ford Street Well; make improvements to the […]
Byrd, Bearcats, and Bikers: putting Indiana sports history on the map will take place November 13 from 6:30 until 8pm at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The free program will feature maps created by the Bracken Library Map Collection about some of the great champions and sports stories in Indiana history.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie has received the League of E.A.G.L.E.S award for the Boys & Girls Club Midwest region at ceremonies recently held in Chicago, IL. The Muncie Club won the award for the second year in a row. Read more at Muncie Journal dot com.