A Middletown man is recuperating in an Indianapolis hospital after a crash left him with serious injuries. 45-year-old Anthony Woodrow James Dean Harless was driving in the 6100 block of County Road 450 East when he missed a curve in the road. He suffered injuries to his chest, abdomen, and right arm.
A BSU student faces drunken driving charges after police say his vehicle hit a child in a campus parking lot. 22-year-old Jaylon Miskel struck the girl in an overflow lot on the west side of Tillotson Avenue. The girl suffered a skull fracture and is listed in fair condition at Riley Hospital.
It appears the city of Anderson has a 2018 budget. A deal has been finalized between the administration and the city council after Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr. addressed concerns within the Parks & Recreation and Street departments. The council will meet at 6 tonight to consider adoption of the budget.
A funeral director accused of felony sexual battery on a female customer is pleading guilty to a lesser charge of misdemeanor battery. 43-year-old Thomas A. Oswalt pleaded guilty in the incident which took place at a now-closed Winchester Funeral Home. Heâs now seeking to get his license re-instated.
Theyâve been writing checks to the tune of $2 million this year to buy 28 new vehicles for five departments in Anderson. Among those vehicles are three new Freightliner tandem dump trucks. Theyâll use those to salt and plow this winter.
If you shop at Meijer, you might want to check your fridge for some recalled produce. Pre-packaged vegetables–including zucchini, squash and asparagus–could be contaminated with listeria. Find the full list of recalled food at MEIJER-DOT-COM.
The number of Indiana cities suing opioid distributors is about to mushroom. 15-to-30 Indiana cities and counties, including Muncie and Kokomo, have hired a law firm to sue over the opioid epidemic. Some cities may target drug manufacturers, but the main focus will be on distributors.
A Ball State University study shows that most Indiana residents approve of the gas tax hike to pay to fix Indiana’s roads. The Bowen Center study showed the tax increase was most popular among 18-to-34-year-olds. It was least popular among those 55 and older.
Ivy Tech Community College has named a new chancellor for the Muncie campus. Jeff Scott was vice chancellor of academic affairs for the college’s Anderson, Muncie, Marion and Richmond regions. He takes over as the Muncie campus prepares to embark on $43 million in capital improvement projects.
The Innovation Connector is bringing a new initiative to Muncie called â1 Million Cups.â It is a nationwide program created and funded by The Kauffman Foundation, designed to educate, engage and accelerate the growth and implementation of entrepreneurial ideas. The initiative starts November 15th.