A man police say fired a gunshot inside an Anderson bank while robbing it is now under arrest. The Herald Bulletin reports 32 year old Raymond Johnson of Anderson was arrested after a traffic stop just before 3 a.m. Friday at 14th and Jackson streets. Jackson was driving a gold Monte Carlo that matched the […]
Charges face a man accused of holding up a Portland bank. The Star Press reports 61 year old James Lee Mosle entered the Farmers & Merchants State Bank, 1451 N. Meridian St., late Wednesday afternoon, say police, handed a clerk a note demanding cash, and claiming that he knew where she lived and would kill […]
Another virtual Sing. Last week, we asked for the plan for the annual Muncie Community Christmas Sing, historically held on the first Sunday in December, and MCS CEO Lee Ann Kwiatkowski told WLBC’s Steve Lindell, “right now, we are planning another virtual sing. Will be glad when we can bring large groups together and not […]
A new solar energy moratorium has been approved for Madison County for the next six months. The Herald Bulletin reports County Commissioners this week voted unanimously to approve the recommendation of the Plan Commission to reinstitute a moratorium on solar projects larger than 50 megawatts. The moratorium will remain in effect until March 21, 2022, […]
Rain Wednesday didn’t stop the groundbreaking for the CANPACK aluminum beverage can plant. Once complete, the factory will cover 862,000 square feet and is expected to employ 340 people and pay them a wage, the company promises, that is at least 125% of the average wage paid in Muncie, reports the Star Press.
CANPACK broke ground for its new 862,000 square foot facility in Muncie yesterday. The new building is scheduled to open 4th quarter of 2022. CANPACK’s project is one of the largest upfront capital investments in Delaware County history. CANPACK is a global manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans and packaging solutions for the food industry, as […]
A Muncie man who critically wounded his roommate with a shotgun blast was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison. The Star Press reports 21 year old David Charles Christopher Lankford had pleaded guilty in June to criminal recklessness in an incident in which he was accused of shooting the 27-year-old victim during a dispute […]
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs have announced a new program aiming to help more Hoosiers obtain access to reliable and quality broadband. The Muncie Journal reports homeowners and business owners can apply for consideration for the Indiana Connectivity Program, which opens for applicants on Monday, Sept. 27.
Jennie DeVoe brings her unique brand of humor, story-telling and blues to the Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 West Main Street on Friday, Oct. 8, in a fundraiser for the Muncie Senior Citizens Center and Home Savers of Delaware County. The Muncie Journal reports the performance begins at 7 p.m., with doors opening at […]
CANPACK announced in May that it selected Muncie as its second U.S. plant location with plans to invest $380 million in Delaware County and to create 345 high-paying jobs by 2023. Today the company will have a groundbreaking ceremony for its 862,000 square foot facility, scheduled to open 4th quarter of 2022. CANPACK’s project is one […]