Program Gives School Kids Books They Can Keep

Students attending elementary schools in the Muncie Community Schools and Inspire Academy recently received 4,000 new high quality books to read and keep for their own, thanks to a $57,000 donation from the Back to School Teachers Store. This initiative, called Books Kids Keep, was designed to give every child in local schools a new, […]

Group Home Worker Charged In Assault On Resident

A worker at a group home in Anderson has been arrested for allegedly attacking a resident. WTHR reports DeShawn Brooks, 32, is charged with battery causing injury to a mentally/physically handicapped person, a Level 6 felony. The 20-year-old resident, Damian Coverdale, told officers Brooks violently pulled him out of bed and punched him at least […]

MSO Saturday Concert Moving Indoors

Saturday’s Muncie Symphony Orchestra show will be moving indoors to the basketball courts in the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Picnics are still encouraged, but no alcohol can be brought into the Field Sports Building. The public can still bring their lawn chairs, but a few folding chairs will be available in […]

Work At BorgWarner Property Will Happen Soon

Heavy equipment could be in full effect in the next month or two at the old BorgWarner property. Two companies, one out of Indianapolis, one out of Mexico, are sinking nearly $85 million into the site to pump out zinc oxide and iron concentrate there. They hope to be up and running in late 2020.

I&M Plans Transmission Line Upgrades

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) plans an approximate $6.5 million investment to upgrade the electric transmission network serving customers in Delaware County. The Yorktown Area Improvements Project involves upgrading about 2 miles of transmission lines to improve reliability, There’s a public meeting about it June 20th, 5:30pm at Yorktown High School.

Muncie Man Accused Of Raping Acquaintance

A woman says she was partying with a Muncie man, blacked out and woke up without any clothes on in a bedroom of his home. Now, 19 year old Daniel Good of the 300 block of South Council Street is charged with rape and sexual battery in connection with the incident. The victim claims the […]

Nature Play Days In Delaware County

BY5, in collaboration with Indiana Children and Nature Network, will once again host Nature Play Days in Delaware County from June 8-June 16. Nature Play Days is a totally free, week-long series of over fifty free nature-based events to encourage families to get outside and play, bond, and explore their community.This year’s events include everything […]

MSO Festival On The Green Saturday

Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra for “Festival on the Green” this Saturday, June 8th, on the lawn of the Ball State University Quad/Arts Terrace. Family activities begin at 6 pm. with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra concert at 7 pm. Inclement weather location is The Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the Ball […]

Muncie Locations Searched By FBI

Multiple locations in Muncie were raided by the FBI Tuesday. The Star Press reports they include Barber Contracting Inc., 810 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, among others. That business is owned by Rodney Barber, who did business for the city and the Muncie Sanitary District. Another business at Willard and Hackley was also […]