Vacancies coming within Madison County government after two adminstrators announce they’re leaving. According to the Herald Bulletin, Madison County Administrator Tim Westerfield gave his two-week notice Wednesday. Also, Vince Smith, assistant director of JobSource, tendered his resignation earlier this month.
A gunpoint robbery ended up with the would-be robber in Anderson getting shot. Police say 18 year old Quentin Steffler reportedly tried to hold up 23 year old Darrian Parkhurst while Parkhurst was in his vehicle. Parkhurst pulled out a gun and shot Steffler several times. Steffler was found in Laurel Street and was taken […]
An autopsy is scheduled Friday on a Muncie man who died in a collision between a car and a semi. It happened at the intersection of US 35 and Delaware County 534 East. Investigators say 51 year old Thomas Pinkston died in the wreck. They say wet pavement and speed contributed to the accident.
Charges face three Anderson men in connection with a deadly crash that led to the death of a Dunkirk teen. Police say 19 year old Sophie Robbins died in the crash on East Madison County Road 200-S. Charged are 18 year old Alex Lozano, 19 year old Keandre Williams and 18 year old Javion Wright. […]
A former Ingalls fire chief has accepted a plea agreement what will result in a minimum 15-year federal imprisonment. Brian Cushman admitted his sexually explicit conduct with a 17 year old girl between January 1st and June 9th, 2018. An investigation began, reports the Herald Bulletin, after a 14-year-old girl was found passed out on […]
Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns says a marketing professor committed a “gross error” and had an “unwarranted overreaction” when a student declined to move seats in a classroom. The Star Press reports a faculty member called police after the student refused to change seats. Two officers did respond but the professor has issued […]
Police say a third woman has been charged in the Jan. 12 slaying of a Portland man. 18 year old Hannah Knapke was charged with murder in connection with the slaying of 31-year-old Shea Michael Briar. The Star Press reports the victim was found on Jay County Road 125-W, near County Road 850-N, shortly before […]
Police say it appears a referee was smoking some pot before he was to officiate a basketball game at Northside Middle School. 57 year old Michael Eugene Schoeff was arrested after a police officer working security at the game smelled the odor of marijuana coming from him. When confronted, Schoeff admitted he had taken a […]
Another delay is being requested by attornies for former Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler in his federal theft trial. Tyler was arrested in November, charged with theft of government funds. His trial was originally set for this week, then delayed until May 26th. Now his lawyers are looking for another delay because both attornies will be […]
Next week, Culver’s of Muncie, located at 1312 W McGalliard Rd will donate a portion of its sales to raise funds for the Selma 8th Grade Field Trip between 5pm – 8pm on January 29th. The class is going to Washington DC later this school year and is looking to raise capital to help pay […]