A Muncie man who pleaded guilty to burglary and strangulation in December for breaking in to his girlfriend’s apartment and attacking her has been sentenced. 36-year-old Tyjuan McCraney received a 30-month sentence, with the first year on home detention and then 18 months’ probation. The man has previous convictions for attempted robbery and drug possession.
Three-Story Indoor Golf Complex Coming
A three-story indoor golf complex is slated to open in Fishers next year.
The Topgolf Company plans to build its first Indiana location on 116th Street near Cumberland Road. Construction could begin later this year with plans to open in the spring of 2017. The Fishers complex would create 450 full and part-time jobs.
City Says Former Hotel Site Not Finished
The site of the former Budget Inn on MLK Jr. Blvd. is the topic of discussion for Muncie officials. The city is refusing to release $22,000 in funds provided by the former land owners for clean up because they say the job is not done. The lot is cleared but concrete pads remain, and the city is concerned about underground tanks from the previous gas station.
MadCo To Advertise For A Second Round Of Bids
Madison County officials have set a second bid date for a new minimum security facility in Anderson. Contracts were not awarded the first time because all of the bids surpassed the estimated 1.6 million dollar cost. Madison County Commissioners will advertise for a second time with the new bid date set for March 1.
Witness Records Attack On Cellphone
Police arrested a Muncie man for hitting his wife after a witness recorded the attack on her cell phone. 35-year-old Jason Carter was arrested for domestic battery. He has a previous battery conviction and two DUI’s.
Training Exercises To Be Held Saturday
Reminder: Police/Fire/EMT/EMA will be conducting training exercises at Tipton Community Schools this Saturday, from 8 am to Noon. Please be aware if you are in or around the buildings. Do not be alarmed if you see emergency vehicles in the schools’ parking lots.
It’s Time To File Your Taxes
It’s time to file. That’s the word from the Indiana Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service. Tuesday marked the opening of the 2016 individual income tax filing season. Both agencies encourage you to electronically file your tax returns.
Airport Touts Banner Year For Air Travel
Fort Wayne International Airport has announced that 2015 saw its busiest year of air travel yet, with an increase of 11 percent. Unsurprisingly, a record was also set for the number of gallons of aviation fuel sold, increasing by nearly 12,000 gallons.
Road-Funding Plan Could Mark A First
The road funding plans moving through the House and Senate would mark a first: they’d reduce the amount of money the state considers an adequate reserve. Three decades ago, the state thought a six-and-a-half-percent surplus was enough, only to discover in the 1991 recession that it wasn’t. Governors have gradually targeted larger and larger surpluses until Governor Mitch Daniels effectively capped the surplus at 12-and-a-half-percent with the automatic tax refund law.
Convict gets home detention in attack on girlfriend
A Muncie man who pleaded guilty to burglary and strangulation in December for breaking in to his girlfriends apartment and attacking her has been sentenced. 36-year-old Tyjuan McCraney gave him a 30-month sentence, with the first year on home detention and then 18 months probation. The man has previous convictions for attempted robbery and drug possession.