Anderson’s Toast Cafe Closed Until Further Notice

It’s being called a renovation and a re-evaluation of the business. Anderson’s Toast Cafe is closed, just four months after new owners purchased it. The Herald Bulletin says a note on the door states the Toast is closed until further notice. One of the new owners saying he expects The Toast to reopen again in […]

Anderson Paving Work Goes To Lowest Bidder

The Anderson Board of Public Works has awarded a $1 million contract for paving work to be completed by July. The Herald Bulletin reports the board Tuesday awarded the contract to DC Construction for $1,036,784, the lowest of the four bids received. The work includes paving on Charles, Main and 38th streets plus Virgil Cook […]

School Sign Labeled Transphobic By Some

A teacher-approved activity involving a classroom litter box has caused a stir at Bloomington High School North in an incident one student described as “deeply upsetting” and transphobic. The sign surfaced Monday reading, “Litterbox now available in Adams’s room. All animal identifying students welcome.” The Star Press reports in an email to parents, North principal […]

Gas Theft Charge Costs Muncie Man Police Job

A Muncie man has lost his job as an officer with the Chesterfield Police Department over allegations he stole gasoline. The Star Press reports 27 year old Harley J. Pagel, 27, is accused of pumping gasoline charged to the town of Chesterfield into his personal vehicle at a Yorktown convenience store in December. He was […]

Senator Young “Talks The TikTok.”

Your Senator talk the Tik Tok – To some, TikTok is just an app on your phone, but Senator Todd Young told me recently there’s a lot more to it National conversation continues about that story. WalletHub, a personal finance website, recently ranked Indiana as one of the top states for practicing medicine. According to […]

A Push To Boost Per-Pack Cig Taxes

Minority Health Coalition of Madison County and Intersect Inc. representatives met at the Statehouse recently to advocate for changes regarding tobacco. The Herald Bulletin reports those changes include increasing the tax on each pack of cigarettes by $2 from its current 99.5 cents. Intersect works to promote healthy living in Madison County.

Two Teens Under Arrest In Muncie Shooting

Two Muncie teens under arrest after another teen was shot in Muncie Monday. 18 year olds Arjay Junior Graham and Justyn MyKel Johnson are charged with aggravated battery and criminal recklessness, following the incident in the area of 16th and Ebright streets. The victim was found on the 2200 block of South Hackley Street. The […]

Students Rise To The Occasion In Regional Spelling Bee

Craig Ulrey, a seventh grader from Heritage Hall Christian School in Muncie, is the champion of the 2023 Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee. Ulrey’s winning word was “condensation.” rpeorts the competition, involving 37 spellers from 29 area school systems, lasted 19 nerve-racking rounds. The first runner-up is Joshua Thorpe from East Washington Academy […]

What You Need To Know About Grow-a-Row

Grow-a-Row is a national program that focuses on planting, picking, rescuing, and delivering free, fresh garden produce to community partners who will then distribute it to our neighbors. Grow-a-Row Gardeners have access to 10+ donation sites in Delaware, Blackford, Jay and Grant Counties. The local effort is spearheaded by members of the Healthy Community Alliance […]