Delaware County

Sep 18, 2014 |
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New social host law among common sense messages By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Mayor Dennis Tyler joined Ball State President Paul Ferguson this week to offer survival tips for students living in off campus neighborhoods besides engaging them in being part of the community.  The walk through some of Muncie's student neighborhoods surrounding campus was part of the Campus Community Coalition effort to reach...
Sep 18, 2014 |
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Mason family seen boom, bust and still offer family hospitality By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (ENTERTAINMENT) - Steve Mason was sitting at the Oasis the other day talking about the glory days of Muncie when the bar used to cash $15,000 worth of pay checks on a Friday from workers at Ball Brothers, Warner Gear and elsewhere in south Muncie. Those days went west when Ball Brothers closed and...
Sep 18, 2014 |
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Ball State media students get crash course in do it yourself By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Social media rock star Eric Kuhn offered Ball State students endless possibilities with media as simple starting your own or even a company in your dorm room. In the past decade, Kuhn caught the bug to be a journalist, rode the social media wave in television, basketball and even Hollywood. And...
Sep 18, 2014 |
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Mayor Tyler sees urban gardens, parks, rebuilt homes in inner city By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  A bold initiative undertaken by the community and college to rid inner city neighborhoods of abandoned homes will kick off Oct. 1. And Mayor Dennis Tyler is targeting property owners who flip property for a quick dollar, buying homes out of the tax sales and then returning them to the...
Sep 16, 2014 |
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Lembo wants improvement with 1-2 start By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) -Ball State's football season is on the line Saturday when the Cardinals play a tough Toledo offense in the dreaded Glass Bowl. The start of the Mid American Conference season has both teams 1-2 and both were picked along with Northern Illinois to win the MAC West in preaseaon polls. Ball State football coach Pete...
Sep 16, 2014 |
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Muncie Auto Group looking to expand commercial site By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Jeff Daniels was one of the primary sponsors of the popular Four for the Fourth run in Yorktown last summer. And the leader of Muncie Auto Group is posed to be the next chairman of the Muncie Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Daniels offered a few tips on the auto business besides talked about more...
Sep 14, 2014 |
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Cardinals lose 27-20 to Sycamores in front of record crowd By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Quarterback Ozzie Mann did not get out of bounds on a final play causing Ball State to lose 27-20 to Indiana State on Saturday before a big crowd that came to see the Victory Bell game. Sycamore coach Mike Sanford was screaming, "We have the bell," as his coaching crew was glad to see its return...
Sep 14, 2014 |
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Yearly White River cleanup attracts hundreds By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  A community gathering event like cleaning up White River never gets old for John Craddock, who pioneered water quality locally. Craddock, who wrote industrial pretreatment standards and showed the world how to clean its rivers and streams of pollution, lauded the Muncie Sanitary District's effort Saturday to...
Sep 12, 2014 |
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Kimbrough House saved as Neighborhood buys childhood home out of tax sale By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A neighborhood inhabited by some of Muncie's most prominent citizens more than a century ago comes alive this weekend for the 38th annual Old Washington Street Festival. And this year is unique to neighborhood activists Lynn Thornburg, Chris Poland and Mike Mavis who helped save the...
Sep 12, 2014 |
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Ball State concert attracts Love Don't Die groupies By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (ENTERTAINMENT) - Front man Isaac Slade blared out the latest sound from The Fray's Helios track as guitarist Joe King was giving paparazzi a second look at Emens Auditorium this week. The first big concert on Ball State campus that created a camp out for tickets weeks ago finished like it began in a driving rain...
Sep 10, 2014 |
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Property owners object to land grab, river trail in their front yards By Rick Yencer MUNCIE INDIANA  (NEWS) -  Dana Richardson thought it was a waste of tax money to built a trail that does not connect to anything. "That's just wrong," she said. Yorktown wants to build a trail, now estimated at $1.4 million along a mile stretch of River Road, that would eventually connect with Yorktown's other...

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