Water Main Break Closes Madison Street

A severe water main break along South Madison Street between East Ninth Street and East Memorial Drive Wednesday afternoon caused the city to shut down both north and southbound traffic in that area. The Star Press reports that main break caused much damage to the street.

Two Arrested After New Castle Traffic Stop

Two New Castle men have been arrested after a state trooper stopped their car for driving with no headlights. 39-year-old David Floyd was found to be driving on a suspended license as a Habitual Traffic Violator. His passenger, 32-year-old Joshua Alley, was in possession of 15 grams of meth.

DOR Urges Due Diligence On Charitable Contributions

The Indiana Department of Revenue encourages due diligence before donating to any charitable organization to not only ensure they’re legitimate, but that your contributions go where intended. As customers file their taxes this season, several are realizing some of their charitable giving did not qualify for tax deductions. Why? Because the organization never existed.

Taylor University Airband Competition March 30

Old Hollywood is the theme for this year’s Airband, the annual lip-synching and choreography competition between residence halls across the Taylor University campus. Airband is scheduled on Saturday, March 30, with shows at 6:30 and 9:00 pm, in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. Tickets will be available before the show and at the door.

Deadly Crash In Delaware County

A two vehicle crash left a 21 year old driver dead in Delaware County late Wednesday morning. It involved a collision between a pick up truck and a Mack Truck on Cowan Road. Police say Gary Lowe ran a stop sign and his vehicle was hit by the truck used to haul dumpsters. Lowe was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver wasn’t injured.

Ball State Opera Performing ‘Don Giovanni’

The Ball State Opera Theatre will perform Mozart’s acclaimed opera “Don Giovanni” on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. and March 31 at 2 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall. Twenty-two students in the College of Fine Arts will perform the full opera, a blend of humor, drama, horror, love, and the supernatural.