Two men are in jail on drug and theft charges in connection with the theft of trailers and motorcycles. Elwood police say the pair made off with two trailers, two Harley Davidson motorcycles valued at more than $100,000, an Oldsmobile stolen from Anderson, and two methamphetamine labs and other controlled substances. Sherman Jackson of Elwood [...]
It’s puppy and kitten season. And that makes things tough for ARF – the Animal Rescue Fund. For the past month, the shelter has been getting too many kittens and not enough donations. ARF Director Melissa Blair has issued a plea for help with vet bills and other expenses. Donations can be made through munciearf.com [...]
The Muncie board of works has voted to close a one-block stretch of Dill Street. The Muncie Redevelopment Commission asked the works board to close Dill between North Street and University Avenue beginning as early as June 15 and continuing until as late as July 2014. The closure is due to the $60 million commercial [...]
Anderson Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Felix Chow says changes have already been implemented to make certain that an incident like the one that happened earlier this week, never happens again. A Valley Grove Elementary second-grader says he fell asleep in a room and awoke hours later to a dark, empty school. Chow says, from now [...]
The Anderson Redevelopment Commission plans to sell more than 5 million dollars in bonds so money is available to hook other businesses like Greenville Technologies Inc. and Hy-Pro Filtration. The money for both incentive packages came from city tax increment financing district funds. Interim Economic Development Director Greg Winkler says money from the bond issue [...]
Buckle Up! Today kicks off the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign. State and local law enforcement will be out in full force through Sunday, June 2nd. Last Memorial Day weekend there 41 collisions, 30 ejections and 2 fatalities on Indiana roadways involving unrestrained motorists.
Ball State meteorology professor David Call is leading eight Ball State students across the Great Plains as they study storms. On Wednesday, Call and his students saw the tornadoes outside of Millsap and Cleburne, Texas. Cleburne is 25 miles southeast of Granbury, where a tornado left at least six people dead.
Damage from last month’s flooding is forcing repairs to Kokomo Beach Aquatic Center. The main pool’s concrete experienced significant cracking after crews tried to fill it with water. The pool had been scheduled to open tomorrow. An official says that engineers are expected to inspect the pool today and he hopes for quick repairs. The [...]
Firefighters from five departments responded to a structure fire southeast of Muncie yesterday morning. The blaze – in an octagonal-shaped building – was near the intersection of Burlington Drive and County Road 400-E, near Prairie Creek Reservoir. Crews from Liberty, Cowan, Blountsville, Hamilton and one truck from the Muncie Fire Department were called to the [...]
Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence will kick off Lemonade Day from the Statehouse Friday. Lemonade Day actually takes place Saturday, where more than 20-thousand kids will become entrepreneurs by opening lemonade stands to learn about starting and running their own business. The program spans 30 states. Lemonade will be available to the [...]