Sprong Named 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen

Abbigail Sprong was named 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen at the 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen Pageant. The pageant was held Saturday at Muncie Central High School. Seven young ladies competed for the title of 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen. Abbigail will take part in the Delaware County Fair, and will compete for the Indiana […]

Tate Found Guilty Of Murder

In Anderson, it took jurors less than an hour Friday to find 28 year old Dylan Tate guilty of murder. Authorities say he brutally beat and molested 18 month old Harlan Haines in February of last year and then tried to cover up what happened by crashing his car into a pole with the boy […]

Man Jailed After Allegedly Offering Teen Money For Sex

Police say he offered money to a teenaged girl in exchange for sex and now a man is behind bars in Blackford County man. 55 year old Gene Epps of Montpelier was charged with child solicitation and inappropriate communication with a child. The girl involved said no to Epps and informed an adult about what […]

Diaper Drive Next Week

Currently 33% to 50% of all diaper-aged children in Delaware County are in need of diapers, based on research from Delaware County BY5 Early Childhood Initiative, Inc. To help address this need, BY5 has partnered with Toyota of Muncie to host a week-long community diaper drive June 17–21. Diaper banks in Delaware County distributed nearly […]

Ex-Deputy Draws Jail Time In Drug Case

It’s a year behind bars for a former Delaware County sheriff’s deputy, sentenced for his role in a family member’s drug dealing. 39 year old Jerry Lee Parks had pleaded guilty in March wto aiding, inducing or causing dealing in marijuana, a felony. He was arrested in September of 2017 after agreeing to hold a […]

UPS Worker Accused Of Stealing Packages

He was paid to deliver packages but police say a Muncie man stole some instead. 25 year old Dakotah Craig is accused of stealing four laptop computers headed for Ball State along with other items. Craig reportedly signed off on a UPS rundown of what happened which was turned over to authorities. His ex wife […]

Power Restored After Bird On A Wire Causes Outage

Close to two thousand people around Muncie who were without power around noon, are back in service now. Apparently a bird was on a power line and caught fire causing the outage to customers in the Industry and Southside neighborhoods. By 2pm, crews had identified and fixed the problem and the lights were back on.

Home Healthcare Worker Charged With Battery

Police say a Muncie home healthcare worker is charged with battering a disabled patient in the victim’s Muncie home. The Star Press reports 26 year old Austin Paul Vorndran is charged with battery against an endangered adult. It’s alleged that on May 21 he grabbed a 26-year-old Muncie man by the back of his neck […]