Anderson Man To Learn His Fate

An Anderson man is scheduled to be sentenced this week in connection with the 2016 shooting death of Shaolin Newsom. 20-year-old Jaylon Brown was charged with murder in the case that unfolded on the 1800 block of West 21st Street on Oct. 27, 2016. The Herald Bulletin reports the two men argued over a Facebook post.

Ivy Tech and Purdue Polytechnic Team Up

Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue Polytechnic are partnering to hire a faculty member to teach courses — to both college and high school students —aimed at addressing the advanced-manufacturing skilled-workforce shortage. Along with local Ivy Tech and Purdue students, Muncie Central High School students and others can also take courses in automation technology and engineering technology to earn both high school and college credits.

Muncie Food Tailgate A Week Early

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana will provide food for families in need at the monthly Tailgate distribution from 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 21. The Tailgate will be held at the Muncie Mall east side parking lot at 3501 N. Granville Ave., in Muncie. Please enter onto Granville from E. McGalliard Road. The distribution is while supplies last, and there is a limit of three families per vehicle. This tailgate is a week earlier than usual, due to closures on Thanksgiving.

Helping CNAs Become LPNs

Ivy Tech Muncie received a $50,000 grant from Ball Brothers Foundation to explore opportunities for current Certified Nursing Assistants to become a License Practical Nurse in order to fulfill demand within Delaware County. These funds would help Ivy Tech Muncie expand the program to include more students to be in the position to obtain high wage and in-demand employment.

It’s Bell-Ringing Season

It’s ‘bell ringing season’. The Muncie Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is underway with the goal of raising 173-thousand dollars by Christmas Eve. Bell ringers will be located outside of the northside and southside Walmarts, all Walgreens locations, Rural King, Hobby Lobby and Big Lots. You can be a bell-ringer at register to ring dot com.

Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler Arrested By FBI

Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler has been arrested by FBI agents amid an ongoing federal investigation that’s resulted in the city’s former building commissioner pleading guilty to money laundering and wire fraud.
Tyler was arrested at his home Monday morning and was in custody. Tyler, a Democrat, has been mayor for eight years after serving in the Indiana House and didn’t seek reelection this year. It wasn’t immediately known whether he had a lawyer.

Anderson Man To Be Sentenced In Slaying

An Anderson man is scheduled to be sentenced this week in connection with the 2016 shooting death of Shaolin T. Newsom. 20 year old Jaylon Brown was charged with murder in the case that unfolded on the 1800 block of West 21st Street on Oct. 27, 2016. The Herald Bulletin reports. the two men argued about a Facebook quiz that Newsom’s girlfriend took and comments Brown made in response.

Muncie Man Killed In Crash

Police say a 55 year old Muncie man died Sunday morning after his vehicle left Ind. 32 and crashed in eastern Delaware County. Kelly Stites was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. His car had crashed along Delaware County Road 800-E. He may have become ill leading up to the accident.