Muncie Fieldhouse needs work but who will pay?

The math doesn’t add up. The Muncie Fieldhouse needs work and lots of it, but the school district is facing an $11.5 million deficit. The Chief Financial Officer for the district tells the Star Press that the fieldhouse work can’t come at the expense of facilities that students use everyday. The repair estimate for the […]

Lottery winner comes forward

Lottery officials in Indiana say someone has come forward with the winning ticket for this month’s $536 million Mega Millions jackpot. The Hoosier Lottery has scheduled a Friday news conference. A spokesman says a “winner’s representative” is expected to attend, but he declined to provide any details about the winner. The winning ticket for the […]

Trio sought in Muncie holdup

Three suspects who held up a Muncie convenience store are on the loose and police are trying to track them down. Those robbers are likely minors, say police. They held up the Marathon at 4849 North Broadway around 12:30 Thursday morning, using a handgun and ordering a clerk to give them cash and cigarettes. There […]

Trio sought in Muncie store holdup

Three suspects who held up a Muncie convenience store are on the loose and police are trying to track them down. Those robbers are likely minors, say police. They held up the Marathon at 4849 North Broadway around 12:30 Thursday morning, using a handgun and ordering a clerk to give them cash and cigarettes. There […]

New look for gubernatorial campaign

Indiana’s reshuffled campaign for governor has a new look now since Republican leaders have replaced Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot while he moves to the national stage as Donald Trump’s running mate. Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb has little more than 100 days to introduce himself to most voters around the state. Democrat […]

Muncie Habitat gets $70K check from Lowes

Lowe’s writes a check for $70,000 to help Muncie Habitat for Humanity. The money will help the group build community gardens, board up vacant homes, and lift community spirts. One of those built by Habitat and Lowes volunteers is at 10th and Sampson. Also, They turned two vacant lots into clean, safe and fun residents […]

Numbers: Indiana leads nation in pharmacy robberies

Not the list you’re looking to lead. According to latest numbers, Indiana had more pharmacy robberies than any other state between the start of 2013 and May of this year. That’s despite targeted efforts to protect pharmacies across the state from that kind of crime. In 2015, there were 175 of them, far and away […]

Pence passes praise onto gubernatorial candidate replacing him

Gov. Mike Pence calls the man who’s replacing him as the Republican nominee “a man of great integrity who loves the people of our state.” Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb was selected by the Indiana Republican Party on Tuesday to replace Pence, who was plucked to be Donald Trump’s vice presidential nominee. Holcomb was Pence’s preferred […]

Court order sought for cat house

A court is being asked to give the Delaware County Health Department the OK to inspect the inside of a home in Muncie to see if it’s fit for human habitation. That home at 524 West Main Street has many cats inside and those who live in the area say a nasty odor is coming […]

Trio snared for having rolling meth lab

Drug charges face three Muncie residents after police say they found a rolling meth lab. Jeremy Wayne Bisel, Steven Dennis Staton Jr. and Tiffany Renee Wilson are charged with meth making. They had a meth lab in the front seat of a vehicle when they were stopped at 18th and Elm Streets. All three were […]