Anderson Man Dies Of Crash Injuries

An Anderson man struck while riding a bicycle in Hancock County has died. 67-year-old Terry Huff passed away of his injuries after he was found in a ditch on July 26th. The driver that struck him did not stop. 37-year-old Jonathan Jacobi, of Markleville was arrested on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

DelCo Employee Charged With Voyerism

A Delaware County government employee has been fired and is now charged with public voyeurism. Police say 27 year old Glenn Pickett is accused of using his cell phone to take an inappropriate photo of a woman as she walked up some stairs. Authorities confiscated his phone. Pickett has since been let go from his job.

Traffic Stop Ends In Felony Arrests

Indiana State troopers and New Castle police stopped a car with one working headlight. The simple traffic stop ended in felony arrests for two New Castle residents. 47-year-old Rhonda Addison and 33-year-old Jeffrey Ryan Thompson have both been charged with Methamphetamine and other drug counts.

A Tax Break For Hoosier Veterans

Indiana veterans will soon no longer have to pay state taxes on their military retirement income. Governor Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1010 into law. It exempts Indiana veterans and their spouses from paying income tax on their veteran benefits.

Unser Jr Cops Plea Deal In OWI Case

Racing legend Al Unser Jr. will avoid jail time as part of a plea agreement. Unser Jr. was arrested in Avon back in May. As part of the plea agreement, charges of speeding and improper lane change were dismissed. Unser will also have to complete 480 hours of community service and had his driver’s license suspended for one year.

Bank Raises Its Minimum Wage To $18

Fifth Third Bank is raising its minimum wage to $18 per hour. The Cincinnati-based company announced Tuesday that the raise would begin for about 4,900 employees on Oct. 28. As for the reason for the raise, the company cites the contributions of employees in driving not only the bank’s success, but also the success of its customers.

Concert On The Ball Center Lawn Thursday

On Thursday at 7:30pm, top musicians from America’s Hometown Band will be taking their classy Big Band sound to the beautiful front lawn of the E.B. & Bertha C. Ball Center on Minnetrista Blvd. The public is invited, admission is free, and parking is free at the fairgrounds, Bring lawn chairs.

City Council President Adjourns Meeting, Walks Out

As scores of citizens opposed to a planned hazardous waste recycling facility looked on, Muncie City Council President Doug Marshall, left a city council meeting this week. Marshall was being criticized for the crowd for enforcing the time limit on a man speaking out against the project. He adjourned the meeting then left with his wife. The meeting was gaveled back to order by Council Vice President Nora Powell.

Man Charged With Public Voyeurism

A Delaware County government employee has been fired and is now charged with public voyeurism. Police say 27 year old Glenn Pickett is accused of using his cell phone to take an inappropriate photo of a woman as she walked up some stairs. Authorities confiscated his phone. Pickett has since been let go from his job.