BSU Partners With Gen.G Global Academy

Ball State University has formed a partnership with Gen.G Global Academy—a high-caliber international esports organization. According to, the partnership expands Ball State’s role in the emerging industry of esports, while offering unique opportunities for student-athletes within Ball State’s esports program in the University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM), and for Gen.G’s student-athletes

Area Author Honored

J.R. Jamison of Muncie has been named to the Indiana Authors Awards for the book Hillbilly Queer: A Memoir, The book was nominated in the DEBUT category, one of eight literary categories where awards will be given. reports winners will be announced on Aug. 24th.

Muncie Opens Their Hearts: And Gives Away School Supplies

Help for families tomorrow – The Hearts and Hands United’s Tools for School giveaway is Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.  All Delaware County students are eligible— please provide identification, proof of residence or school IDs at the event. Proof of current address is advisable. Leaders in Fort Wayne want an […]

Tools For School Giveaway

The annual Tools For School giveaway is happening Saturday. The Star Press reports it includes Hearts and Hands United’s Tools for School backpack and shoe giveaway 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Backpacks filled with school supplies will be given out at Heartland Hall, while shoes will be given out at the Memorial […]

Two Muncie Men Charged In Home Invasion

Two Muncie men have been accused of forcing their way into a local home. According to the Star Press, 42 year old Michael Abbott is charged with conspiracy to commit burglary with a deadly weapon, criminal recklessness and killing a domestic animal in relation to the incident July 25 th at a home in the […]

Learn About Land Stewardship And Conservation Practices

You can learn about techniques in land stewardship and conservation practices from farmers who are on the leading edge of innovation at The Regenerative Agriculture Journey: Stories from East Central Indiana and Beyond. reports the free education day is Aug. 25 at the Delaware County Farm Bureau. The event runs from 8 a.m. to […]

Tenth Annual Soup Crawl Upcoming

PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union and Second Harvest Food Bank invite you to the tenth annual Soup Crawl. Held in downtown Muncie, on Thursday, October 6th, from 5 pm to 8 pm, tickets are available now. Tickets are being sold online at reports Soup Crawl attendees can stroll the streets of historic downtown Muncie […]

Bargain Box A Thrift Shop With Philanthropic Twist

The Bargain Box is a thrift shop in The Historic Kimbrough District of Muncie, located at 607 E. Charles Street. The sorority Psi Iota Xi purchased the Bargain Box and is donating 100 % of the income from its sales (all are donated items) to support local charities, and to make endowment grants/scholarships, particularly in […]

Not a Sharknado – a Gustnado

Some thought it was a tornado that uprooted trees this week in parts of Madison County, but the National Weather Service Office in Indianapolis, says it was a ‘gustnado.’  That’s a relatively small whirlwind that forms as an eddy in the outflow of a thunderstorm. They do not connect with any cloud-based rotation and are […]