An environmental group fighting a stalled proposed reservoir in Anderson has lined up backing from four mayors for its alternative plan of a recreation trail. But Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr. is withholding support of the Mounds Greenway, the proposed trail along the White River between Muncie and Indianapolis. He tells The Herald Bulletin there are […]
A state panel has appointed a consulting firm consisting of retired Indiana school administrators and teachers as the emergency manager of the financially troubled Muncie Community Schools. The Distressed Unit Appeal Board on Monday appointed the firm Administrator Assistance on Monday. Administrator Assistance’s team would include Stephen Edwards, a former assistant Muncie school superintendent. Edwards […]
A half million dollars in grants is making its way to Muncie to reshape how doctors are trained here. The Ball Brothers Foundation money is headed to IU School of Medicine-Muncie, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Foundation, Ball State University, and Meridian Health Services. It can be used for ventures like joint training and team […]
The Indiana Youth Institute is searching for youth-serving professionals who have made an extraordinary impact on Indianaâs youth. IYI has opened nominations for this yearâs D. Susan Wisely Youth Worker of the Year Award. The award honors one exceptional youth worker each year by providing a $2,500 cash prize to be used toward the winnerâs […]
A meeting is happening Monday that is likely to shed light on an emergency manager for Muncie Community Schools.The Distressed Unit Appeal Board is having a sitdown in the Statehouse. There are four applicants for emergency manager of Muncie schools, one of them is Crowe Horwath, one of the biggest accounting firms in the country.
Two Muncie police officers won’t face charges for shooting a man who they said tried to run them down with his car. Delaware County prosecutors say there was no evidence the two Muncie police officers committed any criminal acts when they shot 48-year-old Charles Kevin Dinkins in March. Dinkins was hospitalized for a few days […]
Wildlife officials are urging bird-watchers and other visitors to Indiana’s wildlife areas to steer clear of a federally endangered bird’s nesting sites. The state Department of Natural Resources says it’s important to give the interior least tern plenty of space. The rare birds are about eight inches long with a black “crown” on their head, […]
Four people and three dogs were rescued in two separate incidents where kayaks overturned in the White River in Madison County Saturday. Crews were first called to the Madison Avenue bridge for two overturned kayaks carrying a father, his 18-year-old daughter and their dog. The second incident happened around 2:30 p.m. when two people had […]
After steady heavy rains hit the area Friday, a large sinkhole opened up Saturday causing Muncie officials to close one road and issue a warning for people to avoid the area. The 10 feet deep and 6 feet wide sinkhole developed just east of the Walnut Street and Granville Avenue split.
Over the weekend, a flight from Indianapolis to Atlanta made an emergency landing in Tennessee after smoke was reported on the flight deck. Delta Flight 1534 was diverted to the Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountsville. The plane made a safe landing. No injuries were reported.