Today is Good Friday. All federal offices will be open. All state offices will be closed. Muncie City offices and county offices and courts in Delaware and Madison counties and town offices in Yorktown, Daleville and Chesterfield will be closed today. The bank will be open, but the license branch will be closed. The post […]
With a capacity crowd looking on, Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler delivered the State of the City address at the Horizon Convention Center. He spoke of triumphs and challenges facing his city, in his more than one hour presentation. Tyler also noted the incredible increase in costs for snow removal, pothole repair and road de-icing material. […]
A baby girl – born the same day a deadly accident claimed her father’s life â has been released from the hospital. Autumn Marie Sperry, who was born the night of April 6, spent the past week at Riley Hospital for Children receiving specialized care. The infant’s mother, Rebecca Sperry, faces physical therapy after suffering […]
Madison County commissioners have decided to end the countyâs Personnel Board. Commissioner John Richwine says at one time the Personnel Board had a function, but that has now changed. The commissioners have directed Jim Wilson, county attorney, to draft an ordinance for the next meeting to eliminate the Personnel Board. Richwine says thereâs no need […]
A Fishers police dog has been shot and killed by a Hamilton County Sheriffâs Deputy who felt compelled to act because the animal refused to release its hold on the arm of a Fisherâs officer. That officer was not the dogâs usual handler, but was caring for the K-9 at her home Wednesday when a […]
The Indiana Department of Corrections has a plan to reduce overcrowding in prisons. It will stop accepting some people who would serve 90 days in prison…if they commit a crime after July first of this year…these used to be labeled D-felonies, now I-DOC will call them level 6 felonies. They include assaults, drug violations, and […]
A drug raid in northeast Indiana has led to two arrests and the seizure of nearly 600 pounds of Marijuana. The Allen County SWAT team raided a home and found 550 pounds of marijuana that had been delivered and another 32 pounds that had been packaged and ready to sell. 49-year-old Luis Perez and 23-year-old […]
A ceremony is planned next month to mark the opening of Chryslerâs new transmission plant in Tipton. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to take part in the May 13th grand-opening event. The automaker anticipates shipping transmissions from the plant by mid-May.
This week is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunications operators-more commonly referred to as dispatchers. Theyâre the ones who answer the phone when you dial 911; the same who send crews to the site of an emergency. Today, Delaware County 911 salutes Lorrie Wiggins as outstanding Officer In Charge.
McCulloch Park will be going to the dogs on Saturday. Residents are invited to join in for the Easter egg hunt specifically for canines and their human companions. Dogs of all, breeds and sizes are welcome and the kiddos can search for eggs in the kid-zone. Activities take place from noon to 4 p.m. with […]