Man Sentenced In Attack On Roommate

It’s home detention for a Muncie man who severely beat his roommate. 31 year old Jason Harris was sentenced as part of a plea bargain. He was accused of beating the victim in October of 2018 after Harris says the other man made unwanted sexual advances toward him. Harris will serve a year on electronic […]

Vandals, Thieves Target Minnetrista Enchanted Luminaria

They’re adding additional patrols and anti-theft safeguards around Minnetrista after the Enchanted Luminaria was targeted by vandals. The lights went up a few weeks ago and there has been damage and thefts since. In a regular year, the luminaria is not up for such an extended period of time. It will remain in place until […]

Online Shoppers Warned Of Scams

Residents across Indiana are being warned of online shopping scams. Scammers often offer too-good-to-be-true deals via phishing emails or advertisements. Such schemes may offer brand-name merchandise at extremely low prices or gift cards as an incentive. Other sites may offer products at a great price, but the products being sold are not the same as […]

Mayor Secures Agreement To Buy 13 Acres For Recreation

Mayor Dan Ridenour has taken action on his commitment to expand and improve Muncie city parks, by securing an agreement to purchase 13 acres along South Tillotson Avenue along Buck Creek. The option will allow the city to purchase and develop yet another unique and special place for recreation and wellness and will connect to […]

Friday, 12/4/2020 Woof Boom Morning News

New business alert:  Muncie has a new Quick Lane oil and tire center, on the Greg Hubler Automotive Campus at Nebo and McGalliard.  SEE a video tour on our Facebook Fan Page under the video tab. Tailgate food distribution today in Madison County Friday 10:00 AM  in the  Old K-Mart Parking Lot, Anderson.  More information […]

Man Found Dead, Shot In Car In Anderson

Anderson Police are trying to figure out what happened to a man found with gunshot wounds inside a car early Thursday. Officers were called to the 2300 block of Locust Street at about 7:30am. They found the man and labeled his death a homicide. No information on the victim’s identification or on suspects in the […]

18 Years Behind Bars For Henrcy County Meth Dealer

Meth dealing lands a Henry County man behind bars for 18 years. 32 year old Tyler McDonald pleaded guilty to a Level 2 felony carrying a maximum 30-year sentence. The Star Press reports when McDonald was arrested in December 2019 at his home, authorities said they recovered a plastic bag containing 14 grams of meth, […]

Robert P. Bell Education Grants For Five Local Teachers

Five local teachers will receive $1,863.49 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. Across the county, 1,000s of students benefit from Bell Education Grants each year. Awards of up to $450 are available through the Bell Grants program. Teachers in public and private K-12 schools in […]

Young Awarded NFIB Guardian Of Small Business Award

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) with their most prestigious legislative recognition, the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award. NFIB’s Guardian of Small Business Award is reserved for lawmakers who vote consistently with small business on the key issues identified by small business owners. Those who voted with […]

Sustainable Muncie Corporation Receives Grant

Sustainable Muncie Corporation (SMC) was selected for a $12,500 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant and plans to bring greater access to broadband internet service to one of Muncie’s east-side neighborhoods. SMC will use the funding from the grant to bring public Internet access to Madjax. It will provide residents of the East Central neighborhood and […]