Home Search Leads To Eight Drug Arrests

Authorities say eight people have been arrested on drug-related charges after a home was raided by a Henry County task force. Court documents say the Henry County Area Drug Task Force was investigating drug-related activity at the house for eight months ahead of the raid on Wednesday evening on the New Castle home. The charges […]

Will Rings Help Solve Body Mystery?

Police hope two rings found with human remains discovered last fall along railroad tracks can help them identify that person. The mostly skeletal remains found in Delaware County are believed to be those of a white male between about age 30 and 50. They were found with two distinctive rings, one with a star-shaped flower, […]

Man Cuffed After Police Say He Shot Estranged Wife

An arrest early Friday of a New Castle┬áman whose marriage is on the rocks. 40 year old James Swift of the 1300 block of R Avenue is accused of shooting his estranged wife and another man outside her home in Kennard. He was cuffed at about 1:30 this morning, about eight hours after the shooting […]

Muncie Rotary Hands Out Top Award

A former telecommunications professor at Ball State University has been given the Merrill Greene Award for 2017 from the Muncie Rotary Club. Jim Needham has been in the club for 30 years and is an active volunteer. He also used to be the head man at WIPB-TV. The man for whom the award is named […]

Fantasy Sports Companies Score Indiana Licenses

Just three paid fantasy sports companies have obtained licenses to offer their games in Indiana. The state gaming commission granted licenses to DraftKings, FanDuel and FantasyDraft. That step makes them the only legal such sites in Indiana as of Saturday under a state law adopted last year requiring licenses for companies offering the games where […]

One Dead After I-69 Crash

A crash on I-69 Wednesday night left a Virginia man dead. It happened about 7pm near the Indiana 332 interchange. A vehicle driven by 30 year old Matthew Smith collided with another and he was pronounced dead at the scene. No word on pending charges in the case.

Pulling In The Reigns On Teen Abortions

A federal judge has blocked portions of a new Indiana law’s that make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents’ knowledge. U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Wednesday approved a temporary injunction blocking three sections of the law that takes effect July 1. She expressed skepticism […]

The Mass Exodus At MCS

The mass exodus from MCS continues. In a normal year, the district may see three dozen or so teachers leave the ranks. This year, with financial woes prompting state intervention, Muncie Teachers Association officials estimate about 90 teachers have submitted resignations with more expected to come on Friday.

Police Claim Carroll Was Dealing Suboxone

It was alleged drug dealing that lead authorities to raid a Muncie businessman’s bar, car lot and home Wednesday. 77 year old Calvin “Buddy” Carroll is charged with dealing in a controlled substance, suboxone, say police. He was questioned and arrested and bail was set at $75,000.

Award For Muncie Library

The library of the future is right here in Muncie. The local branch has been presented with the Library of the Future Award by the American Library Association. It honors libraries that utilize and encourage use of information technology in a library setting. It also includes $1,500 for the winner. Posted to woofboomnews.com Jun. 28, […]