• Monday Crash Kills One; Injures Another

    One person was killed late Monday morning in a single-vehicle accident on New Castle’s south side. Henry County Coroner Steve Hacker said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, on Ind. 103 near Riley Road. The Muncie Star Press reports the victim was the adult daughter of the driver of the […]

  • Anderson’s East Side Loses Power

    Parts of Anderson were briefly without electricity Monday morning. Anderson Power & Light says the outage affected more than 600 residents on the east side of the city. Police and emergency management were called to assist traffic along Scatterfield Road. The power was restored around noon.

  • I-70 Crash Victims Identified

    Police have identified the people involved in a fatal crash on I-70. Anderson resident Ashley Pope was in the vehicle that was rear-ended by a pick-up truck, driven by 43-year-old Jason Firle, of New Castle. Pope’s 3-year-old daughter, Brooklyn, died in the wreck, while her mother and a 1-year-old brother were airlifted to hospitals in […]

  • Sells Gets 24 Years; Husband To Stand Trial

    One of the Anderson grandparents charged in a horrific child neglect case learned her punishment Monday – the second will instead face trial in November. Joetta Sells was sentenced to 24 years in the Department of Correction with no probation. She had pleaded guilty to battery and neglect. Her husband, Steve Sells, withdrew his guilty […]

  • County “Discouraged” Over Needle Exchange

    Madison County Health Department officials are discouraged with early participation in a needle exchange program designed to help guard against the spread of hepatitis c and HIV. In the first two months, 12 first-time and two repeat visitors, have used the program. Stephanie Grimes, public health coordinator for the county says the state considers the […]

  • Southside Meth Lab Bust Nets Three

    Muncie police arrest three people in connection with the operation of a meth lab at a southside housing complex. Officers alerted to the lab in a unit at the Southern Pines apartment complex by a tipster. Two men and a woman were taken in to custody.

  • Muncie Educators To Speak Before Committee

    Education leaders from Muncie will testify before a state committee this week on a critical teacher shortage. The Department of Education reports an 18 percent drop in the number of teaching licenses being issued over the past five years. And a 45 percent drop in the number of students enrolling in teacher-prep programs at Ball […]

  • 1200 Jobs Up For Grabs Wednesday

    56 companies – including Woofboom Radio – are taking part the first ever HireAnderson Job Fair on Wednesday. More than 1200 jobs are up for grabs at the event being held at the Anderson City Building from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees should bring a resume and be ready to fill out applications.

  • Delaware County Flu Shots

    Open Door Health Services & Managed Health Services will be visiting sites across Delaware County during the week of Oct. 19-23 to administer flu shots. The Open Door On-The-Go Mobile Clinic will be at Central High School next Monday – Southside, Grissom and the Boys and Girls Club next Tuesday, Northside, Longfellow and the Buley […]

  • Going For A World Record In Carmel

    A Carmel resident is attempting to set a world record this morning. Beginning at nine, Oran Sands will begin circling the roundabout at Keystone Avenue and 106th Street for about three hours. Mayor Jim Brainard is expected to join Sands for the dizzying attempt.