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Kelley Stewart of Sit, Stay and Play, and Barbara Gilland
Jul 20, 2014 |
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Second dog park opened by city government for animal lovers By Rick Yencer MUNCIE INDIANA (NEWS)  - Kelley Stewart thought the new dog park for both big and small was a great addition to south Muncie. And Stewart, who runs sit-stay and play animal sitting service, lined with other animal owners Saturday for the opening of dog walk in Heekin Park next to the fire station at Memorial Drive and Hackley streets.
Jul 09, 2014 |
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New rules, permits for outdoor entertainment, drinking and dining proposed By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA  (NEWS)  - A daring plan to make DWNTWN Walnut Street accommodate those with disability and others who drink and dine will change the landscape of the heart of the city. Mayor Dennis Tyler unveiled the latest plan Wednesday to redo Walnut that will involve rebuilding the street scape, adding...
Jul 02, 2014 |
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Affordable housing for 55 and over in DWNTWN By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Dorothy Sweet recalled working at the old Roberts Hotel when she attended the former Central High School down the street in the 1960s. She and friend were among more than 100 people who came to the grand opening of the Lofts at Roberts on Wednesday to take a look at new apartments and public areas that bring more...
Jun 27, 2014 |
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Construction begins in fall to build 400-space garage next to convention center By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - The last piece of a huge DWNTWN development including a Courtyard by Mariott Hotel was unveiled Thursday with a new 400-space parking garage.  That $8 million cost will ultimately be carried by food and beverage taxpayers after five years while local partners like visitors,...
Jun 18, 2014 |
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Industry leader TruStar supplies, Vectron fuels new station for Muncie Sanitary District By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Engineer Mike Cline called the new compressed natural gas filling station built for the Muncie Sanitary District a bold move sustantiable for a better environmental future. Besides that, the fifth utility for the district that picks up trash, treats wastewater, keeps...
May 30, 2014 |
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New affordable housing in DWNTWN By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Jose Gaiten liked the new neighbor that will provide housing and help to veterans with disability, age or those without a home. Walnut Commons will be that place across from American Legion Post 19 at Walnut and Wysor, where the old Muncie Armory stood more than 30 years ago. Also home to Goff's Drive In and local chamber...
May 22, 2014 |
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Reservoir has one of a kind access for those with disability By Rick Yencer SELMA, INDIANA (NEWS)  - A recreational attraction like none other in the Midwest was dedicated Wednesday at Prairie Creek Reservoir. A new beach accessible to those with disability and a new bathhouse for all was unveiled by Mayor Dennis Tyler and his administration recognizing the community effort than funded and built...
May 09, 2014 |
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Mother and others in house escaped By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A terrible tragedy in the community left a three-old-year boy dead while the mother, her boyfriend and another child escaped injury from a fire that destroyed a south neighborhood home early Thursday morning.. Police questioned mother Katherine Wooten and her boyfriend Dustin Mitchell, who jumped out a window  with a 14-...
May 08, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - More than 100 people waited Thursday morning for the new south Muncie Goodwill store to open in the shadow of retail giant Walmart. Marsha Lyons of Cowan came a bit later and said she could not believe the selection of clothes and household goods the store at 1413 E. 29th St. had for sale. "This is great," said Lyons, who never believed Walmart would come...
May 01, 2014 |
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Cultural trail in Indy a $63 million investment with an $863 million benefit By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS)   A Midwest community well known for its trail system might soon have more pedestrian and bike paths linking neighborhoods, culture and arts. Muncie's Redevelopment Commission bought into planning for a new cultural trail through south Muncie connecting the downtown and Ball State...
Apr 23, 2014 |
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Work One needs more people to become ready to build By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - More than a year ago, Mayor Dennis Tyler and local government invested in a Work Ready program that provided training and education in advanced manufacturing.  The deal to take the class and graduate and a job would be waiting in one of several manufacturing plants whether it was Progress Rail, Magna...

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