Delaware County

Aug 22, 2014 |
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Defendant guilty of robbery, confinement of neighborhood drug dealer By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA - Terrace Douglass insisted all long he was innocent of murder in the killing of Jamel Barnes and a jury proved him right on Friday.  Barnes's brother, Hosea, just looked down when a Delaware Circuit Court 3 jury found Douglass not guilty of murdering Barnes, but they did find him guilty of robbing and confining Ivin...
Aug 22, 2014 |
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Hundreds spend the night to be first in line By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (ENTERTAINMENT) -  Elizabeth Larson thought it might be her last chance to see The Fray before she graduates. Like hundreds of other students, Larson camped out Thursday night in Emens Auditorium to get front row seats to The Fray concert on Sept. 10. More than 500 students awoke to a driving rain when the ticket office...
Aug 21, 2014 |
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Nation's largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer’s “Color for College” program to give $1,500 scholarships to 300 students FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Children ages 13 and younger in Muncie have the opportunity to receive college scholarships by simply doing one of their favorite activities: coloring. The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the...
Aug 21, 2014 |
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Money might run out for Social Security, Medicare in a decade By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA - U.S. Sen. Dan Coats thought a congressional budget report that money would run out for entitlements like Social Security and Medicare in a decade would be bigger news. "We just cannot sustain government spending the way is going," said The Republican from Indiana. Coats pointed out that an extension was...
Aug 21, 2014 |
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By Heather Collins MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - The 15th annual Downtown Ribfest will take place in Downtown Muncie at Canan Commons on Saturday, August 24th and continue on Sunday. This is the first year the finger-lickin’ event will take place at the 500 block of S. Walnut known as Canan Commons. The event will feature two outdoor stages, ribs galore, DWNTWN Express kiddie train rides, waterfall...
Aug 20, 2014 |
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Clark has new album Wide Open Heart FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (ENTERTAINMENT)  - A summer block party is always fun and Dane Clark has been on the road throughout Indiana playing at those events. On Saturday, the Dane Clark Band comes to Timber's Lounge for their block party that draws hundreds from around eastern Indiana. The free show starts at 8 p.m. Timbers is an institution in food...
Aug 20, 2014 |
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Hartford City native new quarterback for Ball State Cardinals By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Ozzie Mann looked consistent and accurate during practice Tuesday as Ball State's starting quarterback, succeeding Keith Wenning. "We talked alot of football," said Mann about backing up Wenning last year."I feel good about how it been going so far." Ball State Football Coach Pete Lembo made...
Aug 19, 2014 |
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Terrace Douglass says he was not near the shooting scene By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - The confusing case of Terrace Douglass accused of murder and robbery played out in a Delaware County courtroom Tuesday nearly two years after he was charged. Douglass was arrested for the murder of Jamel Barnes who was shot in the streets of Industry neighborhood in October 2012.  It took Muncie...
Aug 19, 2014 |
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 Natural flow or water supply weigh in reservoir debate By Rick Yencer ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) - The Hoosier Environmental Council tried to upstage a weeklong public outing about the proposed Mound Lake on Monday by offering an alternative to conserve and maintain the natural flow of White River between Muncie and Anderson. Called the Mounds Greenway, Tim Maloney of HEC offered a plan of trails...
Aug 16, 2014 |
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Model aviation group helps Wounded Warrior Project  By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Jason Braase grew up wanting to be a pilot playing with a A-10 Wart Hog toy plane and pretending to kill the bad guys just like the GI Joe action figure Sgt. Slaughter. But Braase did not have 20-20 vision and had problems with color blindness that limited his military service. The youth from Idaho...
Aug 16, 2014 |
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New Ball State President offers impressions, expectations at fall convocation. By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Just 15 days on the job, new Ball State President Paul Ferguson finds the university and its family friendly and inviting besides a community engaged in higher education. And the new president who is a scientist, scholar and educator demonstrated his strong commitment to...

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