A Frank Talk About Addiction And Recovery

Join Ball State University and the Department of Journalism’s Spring Immersive Learning class “Unmasked: Recovery and Redemption” for a Story Walk from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at First Merchants Bank Community Room. Students explain how they explored the growing addiction recovery community in Muncie, Delaware County and East Central Indiana and the role churches […]

Swit To Address Aging Well Conference In Muncie

Loretta Swit, best known as Major Margaret Houlihan on the iconic television series M*A*S*H, will make her first appearance in Muncie, Ind. at LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference on Thursday, June 6 at the Horizon Convention Center. Swit will address the conference during lunch, and will be available for a book signing after her […]

Liberty Bowl Closing, For Sale

The last pins have fallen at Liberty Bowl in Muncie. The business at 1115 S. Liberty Street is up for sale after some 40 years in business. Current owners say in its hey-day, the place would be packed with five person teams on most, if not all, of its 44 lanes. Now even filling the […]

Tyler Delivers Final State Of The City Address

Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler presented his 2019 State of the City Address; his final one, after he decided not to run for re-election in 2019. Tyler spoke about some successful economic development efforts. He said figures forrom the Department of Workforce Development indicated that in 2012, 49,000 people were employed. In February of 2019, 52,700 […]

BBF Rapid Grants Going Out Quickly in ’19

Nearly 20 organizations have received Ball Brothers Foundation funding since the start of the 2019 year through the foundation’s Rapid Grant program. The Rapid Grant program allows the foundation to respond quickly to community needs. Organizations can submit a proposal requesting up to $5,000, and funding approval or denial is typically communicated within one week. […]

United Way Of Delaware County Expanding To Henry County

United Way of Delaware County is expanding its service territory to include Henry County and will build a customized impact focus for that community. Beginning immediately, it will operate under the name United Way of Delaware and Henry Counties. Both communities have similar demographics and similar needs. The Henry County United Fund, which dissolved last […]

Teen Cuffed, Charged After Striking Police Officer

A Muncie teen who fought with a city police officer is behind bars. Police say 18 year old Daeclint Raequan Farris of the 1700 block of South Liberty Street resisted as police investigated a possible robbery at the Village Pantry Wednesday night at 101 E. Memorial Drive. As an officer tried to take him into […]

A Successful One Ball State Day

Members of the Ball State community came together this week and raised about 3,770 gifts totaling almost $425,000 as part of the One Ball State Day — a 24-hour fundraiser for the University. President Geoffrey S. Mearns said One Ball State Day exceeded expectations, both in dollars raised and the number of gifts. The number […]