Today kicks off Unity Week 2020 at Ball State University. This marks the 40th annual Unity Week celebration at Ball State. It gets underway with the MLK Breakfast at the Student Center at 9am, followed by the Unity March at 11am at the multicultural center.
Many activities are planned across Indiana to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Today, The Indianapolis Children’s Museum, Connor Prairie, Indiana State Museum, Eiteljorg Museum and Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center are among other central Indiana venues offering free admission and special programs.
One person is dead after an early-Sunday morning crash in Madison County. Investigators say 19-year-old Sophie Robbins of Dunkirk was playing a game involving reckless driving when the crash occurred on County Road 200 South, just east of State Road 67. Two others have been charged in the accident. Police are looking for a third.
Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour and members of his administration will hold a series of community forums. The series is open to the public and will take place 6-7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at different venues. The first such meeting is January 30 at Muncie Civic Theatre with all department heads.
About 25 residents of a Hartford City apartment complex were displaced from their homes after a fire swept through Valley View Apartments Friday. Fire Chief Ron Parrott says a quick knockdown kept the flames mostly contained to one apartment while others received smoke and water damage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has granted a stay on a preliminary injunction issued earlier this month pertaining to the new commissioner district maps adopted by the Madison County Board of Commissioners last October. The preliminary injunction states that filing for the May 5 primary will be based on the commissioner districts that have been […]
Police say an Ohio woman tried to smuggle contraband into the New Castle Correctional Facility. 26-year-old Samantha Meyer-Bruner is charged with dealing in meth and conspiracy to commit dealing in meth. She arrived at the prison to visit her husband, who’s an inmate, on January 10th, and after being questioned, produced a package she had […]
Businesses should take precautions to keep sick workers home and reduce flu infection rates that send people to physicians in droves, says new research from Ball State University. Erik Nesson, an Associate Professor of Economics at Ball State, says using public transportation and carpools, working in offices, putting children in daycare, and having frequent contact […]
The Pendleton Community Library has been selected to participate in the commemoration and celebration of the life of Eva Kor, by hosting a screening of the film “Eva: A-7063.” Jan. 27 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Eva Kor was a survivor. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. […]
The Central Indiana Gun & Knife Show returns to Heartland Hall at the Delaware County Fairgrounds this weekend. New & used guns, custom & factory knives, military & war relics, and more will be available Saturday from 9-5 and Sunday from 9-3.