Government Shut Down Could Set Record

Day 20 and the partial government shutdown will soon be the longest-ever (the previous record was 21 days).  Friday is the first day government workers expecting checks won’t get one. Wednesday’s third White House meeting between Congressional leadership and the president lasted just 14 minutes – Democrats say President Trump walked out when Nancy Pelosi refused to discuss the border wall

Surrender to Freedom Set For January 14th

If you have an active, qualifying bench warrant issued out of Delaware County, Surrender to Freedom will take place January 14th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Muncie Mission. The person will not be arrested. Rather, they will be given a date and time to appear before a Judge to formally vacate the warrant and set new dates in the case. Additionally, if the person is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, there will be advisors and treatment providers on site to help.

Police Make First Scooter DUI Arrest

Police have arrested an Indianapolis man after they say he drove under the influence on a Lime scooter.   21-year-old Cole Dillon failed to stop at a red light and was nearly hit by an IMPD officer on patrol. Dillon was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .15% or greater.

Film Editor To Speak At Ball State

He has edited motion picture trailers such as “A Star Is Born,” “La La Land,” and “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”  Film editor and artist Travis Abels will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Ballroom of the Student Center at Ball State University. The title of his presentation is “Throw Away Process and Just Play.” The presentation is free and open to the public. His visit is sponsored by the university’s Department of Journalism and the Ball State student chapter of the American Advertising Federation.

Anderson University To Celebrate MLK Jr Day

On Monday, Jan. 21, Anderson University will celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service projects and opportunities for reflection and hands-on learning. Classes will be suspended for the day as the university participates in the city-wide MLK Jr. Day celebration at the Paramount Theatre. The citywide celebration will conclude with the annual Peace and Justice March from Paramount to Reardon Auditorium.

Day 19: President Addresses Nation; Parties At Impasse

Today is day 19 of the partial government shutdown. After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a border wall “an immorality,” Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said “Wall and barriers are not immoral.” Sources say President Trump and Vice President Pence will attend today’s conference lunch with Senate Republicans. A source says the President will be describing more fully the message from his Tuesday night address to the nation on border security.