• Judge Rules Charges Against DelCo Treasurer Will Stand

    John Dorer – Delaware County Treasurer since 2008 – is set to stand trial Feb. 24 on criminal allegations he mishandled public funds. A special judge has rejected Dorer’s request that 47 criminal charges pending against him be dismissed – however – the judge did grant a request by Dorer’s attorney to complete the criminal […]

  • Randolph County Man Dies Of Accident Injuries

    A Randolph County man died Sunday afternoon from injuries suffered in a Saturday night traffic accident. 50-year-old Robert D. Moland, died at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, where he had been taken after the two-car crash in Randolph County. The crash at U.S. 27 and CR 650-N occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday. Police believe […]

  • Report Of Wandering Woman Leads To Meth Bust

    Two Muncie children are in protective custody after their parents are arrested for allegedly using and manufacturing meth, and their grandfather is arrested for drug related charges in other counties. 25-year-old Cassandra Sullivan and 26-year-old Cory Lazzell have been arrested after police were called when Sullivan was found wandering around a store parking lot. Police […]

  • Ingalls/Summerlake Residents Want Annexation Answers

    The proposed annexation of the Summerlake community has been met with confusion and questions from the residents. Many of them say they haven’t been included in discussions. They say they were taken by surprise recently when Ingalls Town Council voted to move forward with the annexation. With Summerlake’s 830 homes that would mean about 2,500 […]

  • MadCo Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Scooter Crash

    Madison County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a serious accident involving a scooter on Saturday evening. 62-year-old Larry Chafin was operating a scooter traveling south on County Road 200 East near the intersection with County Road 650 North near Alexandria when a dog ran in front of him, causing him to swerve. Chafin suffered a serious […]

  • Columbus Girl Hit By Jet Ski; Suffers Severe Injuries

    A freak accident has sent a 15-year-old Columbus teen to hospital with head injuries. The “Columbus-Republic” reports – Kiara Williams was a passenger on a jet-ski that hit a wave, tossing the teen into the water. Conservation officers say Williams‘grandmother was riding another jet-ski behind her and was unable to avoid striking the teen in […]

  • Longtime Car Dealership Closes Doors

    After 29 years of business, a local institution has closed its doors for good. Friday was the final day for business at Kutche Chevrolet in Elwood. The dealership owner, Jerry Kutche is ready to retire and says he didn’t want to go through with the upgrades to the facility General Motors was requiring for all […]

  • MadCo Human Truck Pull Nets 10K

    230 people participated and more than 500 attended the United Way Kickoff on Saturday at Anderson Municipal Airport. The event was the first United Way of Madison County Human Truck Pull. The goal for each team was to pull a 17,000-pound semi-tractor and trailer 125 feet as fast as possible. A United Way spokesperson says […]

  • Muncie’s Latest Roundabout Nears Completion

    Muncie officials say the roundabout project at South Madison and Walnut streets is ahead of schedule. Street Superintendent Duke Campbell says milling, grinding and new asphalt is scheduled for Madison Street this week. The rain garden and berm areas were seeded last week, and trees will be planted this fall. Other landscaping will take place […]

  • Purdue Killer Gets 65 Years

    The killer of a Purdue University student is headed to jail for a long time. 24-year-old Cody Cousins was sentenced to the maximum sentence of 65 years in prison after telling a judge that he lied about being mentally ill. Cousins pleaded guilty to murder last month for the Jan. 21 attack during which 21-year-old […]