IREAD results in Anderson better than state average

Third-graders in Anderson Community Schools exceeded state averages overall and in all but one category on the 2016 IRead-3 preliminary spring tests. Eighty-six and a half percent of the district’s third graders who were tested… passed. That’s more than the state average of 83.8 percent. The third grade is considered a benchmark where children should […]

Low-cost or free physicals available next week for students

Children who need sports physicals, immunizatins and dental screenings can get them for a low-cost, or free, before school starts, from Open Door Health Services. They’re holding a “Back 2 School Fun Fest” next Wednesday, July 20th. From 1-4 p.m. To make it quicker this year, there will be a chance to register in advance […]

Muncie Shelter, unlike other businesses, wants Pokemon players

While everyone is complaining about Pokemon Go players being in inappropriate places, like hospitals, cemeteries, even the Holocaust Museum in D.C., hundreds are coming out at the request of the Muncie Animal Shelter director, who posted a request on Facebook to players. If you’re gonna walk around looking for Pokemon, come walk the shelter dogs […]

Trump delays VP announcement

Donald Trump says he’s postponing his VP announcement set for today at 11 a.m. Late last evening, Trump announced that in light of the terrorist attack in southern France, he is scrapping his plans to announce a running mate. Multiple news sources are saying it’s Governor Mike Pence. Now with the Republican National Convention just […]

Pence is Trump’s VP choice, Indy Star reports

The Indianapolis Star is reporting Governor Mike Pence is Donald Trump’s pick for Vice-President. Evidence indicates that as the Governor has dropped out of the race for re-election as Governor, because he can’t run for both offices. Supporters of Pence are thrilled at the thought while Democrats see it as a way to get rid […]

Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson, state champ teams get their just desserts

Another legend being honored for contributions to sports. Local legend Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson will be honored at Anderson High School along with this year’s state championship basketball teams Liberty Christian and Lapel on July 24th. Wilson played in 1946 and led the Anderson High School boys to their state championship that year. He set records […]