Athena Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Athena Leadership Award.There are also prizes being handed out for the 2017 Athena Young Professional Leadership Award, the Organization Leadership Award and the Women In Business Unlimited Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations for the awards close on September 22nd.

Euliss To Head Muncie Arts And Culture Council

The Board of Directors of the Muncie Arts and Culture Council announces the appointment of Braydee Euliss as the Council’s next Executive Director. The Muncie Journal reports Euliss has been involved in a number of Muncie Arts and Culture Council initiatives including planning and scheduling First Thursday programming in the beginning days of Madjax and […]

New BSU President Steps Up To Help Muncie Students

The Muncie Journal reports newly installed Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns saye he’s taking personal responsibility for helping transform the Muncie community by creating and funding college scholarships for local high school students. President Mearns and his wife, Jennifer, are committing $100,000 to establish the Mearns/Proud Family Scholarship to benefit Muncie Central graduates […]

IU Overall Enrollment Down Slightly This Semester

Indiana University’s overall enrollment is down slightly this fall semester, with fewer students at all but one of its seven campuses. IU officials say it enrolled 94,698 students statewide this fall, a decrease of 0.7 percent from last year. The main campus in Bloomington has 43,710 students. That’s just a small drop from 2016 as […]

Muncie Rejects Sign Request From Fresh Thyme

A new grocery store coming to McGalliard Road in Muncie won’t be getting any special treatment from the city. The Metropolitan Board of Zoning Appeals rejected Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market’s request for a sign that would have been taller than allowed by city standards. A company representative had argued that the store’s location- sitting back […]

Muncie Woman Files Lawsuit Over Parking Lot Accident

A Muncie woman has filed suit against an Illinois man over a February traffic accident that was reportedly the result of his eating while driving. The lawsuit filed in Delaware Circuit Court by Muncie resident Pamela Cox names 53-year old Jesse D. Jackson III, of Sycamore, Ill.- a far west suburb of Chicago- as the […]

New BSU President Announces $100,000 Scholarship For Muncie Central Students

New Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns told the audience at his installation Friday that he is taking personal responsibility for helping transform the Muncie community by creating and funding college scholarships for local high school students. He and his wife are pledging $100,000 to establish a scholarship to benefit Muncie Central graduates who […]

Gov. Holcomb Continues Trade Mission to Japan

 Gov. Eric Holcomb kicked off his trade mission to Japan by visiting Indiana’s sister-state. The Republican governor was in Tochigi Prefecture on Saturday, where he met with fellow government officials and business leaders. Holcomb and Tochigi Prefecture Gov. Tomikazu Fukuda had a basketball free-throw contest and visited the grave of one of Japan’s most famous […]

Five Injured In Sunday Crash on Muncie Bypass

Five people were injured after a Sunday crash on the Muncie Bypass. Police were called to the accident at the Bypass and Meeker Avenue just after 2:30pm. There, officials found a a van had practically split a car in two. Police said a man driving a car on Meeker Avenue pulled into the path of […]