Muncie Community Schools have a new CFO at the helm. Deborah Williams was unanimously voted into the position during last night’s board meeting. The Star Press reports she had been the main director of finance at Somerset CPA’s in Indianapolis, and replaces Mark Burkhart, who has worked for the district for more than 40 years.
A 36-year-old Gary woman accused of killing the mother of a newborn is back in Indiana. Geraldine Jones is charged with murder, kidnapping and criminal confinement. She is accused of posing as a state child welfare worker and luring 23-year-old Samantha Fleming to Lake County last month under the pretense that Fleming had a court […]
None other than Papa John himself, John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s Pizza, will be giving the spring commencent address at Ball State University tomorrow. The outdoor ceremony begins at 10am. Schnatter is a Ball State alumnus, having graduated with a major in business administration in 1983.
A man whose body was found on a sidewalk in Lafayette has been identified as a Muncie resident. The Star Press reports 38 year old Joseph Gregg was found at around 7 Thursday morning on a sidewalk on the 200 block of South 14th Street. Police say there were no obvious signs of foul play, […]
New Muncie Community Schools superintendent Steven Baule is meeting the public today after being unanimously approved for the district’s top job Tuesday night. He’s been hired as the 19th superintendent of MCS, reports the Star Press. He was introduced as the lead candidate ten days ago.
A man police say was seen on video slapping a 3 year old boy in the head and face and holding his hand over the boy’s nose and mouth preventing him from breathing, wants out of prison. Elliott Reynolds has been behind bars for 14 months and has completed a substance abuse program. He was […]
Busing for students in Muncie would continue under a waiver for which the district has applied. It would mean about 2.3 million dollars in the transportation fund and without it the district would receive only 350 thousand dollars, reports the Start Press. The waiver was created to help districts with budgets that are hurt by […]
Republican and Democratic representatives of the Madison County Voter Registration Office have asked Prosecutor Rodney Cummings to conduct an investigation into ballots cast in the upcoming Democratic Party primary election. Cummings says the office has concerns about signatures and names, but declined to discuss specifics of the allegations until after the primary takes place. He […]
A former worker at the Youth Opportunity Center faces child seduction counts. Police say 25 year old Michael Christopher Allen Brown was charged this week in connection with an incident last September 6th. Prosecutors say Brown touched the leg of a 17 year old boy and made inappropriate comments to him while transporting the teen […]
Cocaine peddling counts face the president of the local chapter of the NAACP. The Star Press reports 49 year old Timothy Miles and according to police he sold cocaine to an undercover agent on a bus owned by MITS, where he also serves as assistant director of transportaiton. Police say it’s the third such deal […]