None other than Papa John himself, John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s Pizza, will be giving the spring commencent address at Ball State University tomorrow. The outdoor ceremony begins at 10am. Schnatter is a Ball State alumnus, having graduated with a major in business administration in 1983.
A man whose body was found on a sidewalk in Lafayette has been identified as a Muncie resident. The Star Press reports 38 year old Joseph Gregg was found at around 7 Thursday morning on a sidewalk on the 200 block of South 14th Street. Police say there were no obvious signs of foul play, […]
John Gregg has made it official. The Democrat says heâs running for Governor of Indiana again next year. Gregg lost to Mike Pence back in 2012. He says Pence is taking Indiana in the wrong direction and he blasted Governor Pence for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Gregg says via his website that if heâs […]
Governor Pence is hailing the just-concluded legislative session as a success, with what he calls a “historic” commitment to school funding. Pence boasts he achieved a clean sweep on his legislative agenda of more than a dozen bills, from a state fire training academy âto- changing the selection process for the chairman of the State […]
A now-former manager at the McDonaldâs in Albany has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenage employee at the restaurant. The Star Press says Jason Michael Herzfeld has been charged with sexual battery, criminal confinement and battery. The most serious of the charges against the Albany man are Level 6 felonies carrying maximum 30-month prison […]
A lawsuit has been filed against the estate of a Cowan High School student who was fatally injured in a traffic accident. Authorities said Jacob Bainter was driving his pickup truck when he ran a stop sign and struck a semi-tractor trailer driven by Bruce E. George of Franklin County. A lawsuit filed last week […]
A Noblesville couple is terrified to sleep in their own home after someone set it on fire while they were inside. Noblesville Fire Division Chief Rick Russell says investigators did not find any electrical wiring on the porch and ruled out any accidental causes before deciding someone set the fire on purpose, using gas as […]
Muncie Community Schools expects to lose millions in state funding over the next two years, but it could have been worse. In the stateâs new $31.5 billion budget, Muncie is expected to lose about $2,750,000 during that time, compared to the current budget. The Star Press reports MCS CFO Mark Burkhart blames the loss of […]
An Elkhart newspaper is reporting that Jeramiah Bowman has been named the new band director at Elkhart Central High School. This past year Bowman served as the director of the Spirit of Muncie Band at Central High School, following the consolidation. Before he resigned, Bowman had been moved to Southside Middle School.
Madison County law enforcement officials who work with juveniles have undergone a four-day training seminar designed to help them when it comes to policing teens. Organizers say the training will help officers understand how youth think. They go on to say that Anderson Police Chief Larry Crenshaw has been supportive of efforts to properly train […]