News

Aug 27, 2014 |
0
Enrollment declines in Muncie Schools By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Central High Principal Tom Jarvis had an easy way to describe the first few days of a new consolidated high school. "The kids are having fun," said Jarvis, during an update to the Muncie Community School Board this week. The evidence of a first smooth day came from Charles Hensley, security chief for MCS, who said only a single student out...
Aug 26, 2014 |
0
By Heather Collins MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - The 15th annual Ribfest took place last Saturday and Sunday in downtown Muncie at Canan Commons. It was a full slab of fun at the 15th annual Ribfest this weekend. Several vendors and cooks set up tents and smokehouses in the Canan Commons block to showcase their tender and tangy roasted ribs. “The space worked very well,” said Cheryl Crowder about...
Aug 26, 2014 |
0
 Coach Lembo excited about new season, new quarterback, defensive linemen By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Ball State coach Pete Lembo is always excited at the start of any football season. And Saturday's home opener with Colgate at 2 p.m. will be the first test of new quarterback Ozzie Mann and defensive end Mike Ayres who succeed recordbreaking passer Keith Wenning how trying out with...
Aug 25, 2014 |
0
$16 million bond paid by food and beverage tax funds improvements By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS)  -A pledge of millions of dollars in food and beverage tax for a new DWNTWN parking garage and efforts to silence train whistles took government and civic leaders only an hour to decide last week.  The $8 million garage will accommodate the new Courtyard by Marriott expected to break ground in...
Aug 22, 2014 |
0
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...
Aug 22, 2014 |
0
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 |
0
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 |
0
Casino Insider Website Offers Advice and Tips for Casino Fans FREE PRESS REPORT ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Located north of Indianapolis in Anderson, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is Indiana’s one-stop destination for gaming, racing, dining, entertainment and much more. Operating in Madison County, Indiana, they have become a part of the local community. To help people, Hoosier Park Racing...
Aug 21, 2014 |
0
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 |
0
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 |
0
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...

Pages