Muncie Man Gets 30 Years for Robbery

A Muncie man, who held up a bank two years ago, was sentenced Monday to thirty years in prison. Twenty-seven-year-old Malcolm Xavier Crim had pleaded guilty to five felonies related to the armed robbery of First Merchants Bank in Yorktown. While out on bond for the crime, Crim sold cocaine to a police informant. Prosecutor […]

Local Red Cross Gets New Managers

Some changes are coming to the Hoosier Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross. Starting January 1st, Kimberly Stout will be the new Director of Disaster Services, while Lee Ann Mengelt will move into the role of Volunteer recruitment and management. Mengelt had been in charge of BOTH areas for several years, and will remain […]

A Family, Formerly of Muncie, Loses Home To Fire

One West Lafayette woman received devastating news while out Christmas shopping Wednesday. Candace True, formerly of Muncie, got a call from her neighbor telling her that her house was on fire. Now she and her husband Billy, along with their three daughters, are homeless. The American Red Cross will put the family up for a […]

CFO of Muncie Community Schools Quits

Muncie Community Schools is in a bind after losing a key official. Chip Mehaffey, is quitting his position as chief financial officer after only six months. Mehaffey has reportedly been hired as principal at Loogootee High School located to the southeast of Bedford. He is reported to have said he is excited to get back […]

New Castle Man Gets Three Years For Harrassment

A New Castle man who admitted to harassing a female acquaintance and then fleeing from police officers was sentenced this week to three years in prison. Thirty-year-old David Levi Goodman had pleaded guilty to the charges and was arrested in September after, according to police; he violated a protective order by going to the convenience […]

Three Arrested After Mobile Meth Lab Discovered

Three people were arrested in Muncie Tuesday night after Indiana State Police found them with a mobile meth lab. Troopers stopped a truck in Muncie and K-9 officer Gaston found a working “one pot” meth lab under the passenger’s side seat. 44-year old Scott Andrew Brinker was arrested on 5 felonies. Two passengers, 23-year old […]