Authorities in Gas City continue to investigate vandalism to the Christmas lights display in the city park. Officials estimate the damage will likely be more than five-thousand dollars. Mayor Larry Leach says it will take most of the week to make repairs. A cash reward to anyone who helps capture those responsible. If you have […]
Two men arrested last year in connection with the selling of bath salts at local convenience stores have been sentenced to spend a year on electronic home detention. Delaware Circuit Court 5 Judge Thomas Cannon Jr. accepted plea agreements in the cases against Hardeep Singh and Kulyinber âVicâ Singh. Each pleaded guilty to money laundering, […]
Secretary of State Connie Lawson has finalized a $14-million settlement with ISTA and the NEA. The litigation accused the Indiana State Teachers Association and the National Education Association of defrauding Indiana schools out of more than $27-million. ISTA and NEA sold health plans with benefits to 27 school corporations. They then used the money from […]
A Henry County man has been injured after his vehicle crashed into a New Castle coin laundry. Police had been called to the scene of a traffic accident, possibly involving a drunken driver. The suspect, 44-year-old Mark D. Smith, of Spiceland, allegedly fled from the scene of that mishap, and a short time later crashed […]
Traffic at the busy intersection of McGalliard/SR332 and Nebo Road west of Muncie is running smoother after contractors have finished up the work just in time for the long holiday weekend. INDOT says paving, drive entrances for merchants and the curbs and guttering are finished.
Morrison Road is ready for traffic. The busy northside Muncie thoroughfare has been closed to traffic between Jackson Street and Petty Road since September. Crews have put down temporary paving for the winter to cover the areas excavated for utility work. The road is scheduled to be widened next summer.
It looks like two hats in 2014 for Jason Rogers. The Delaware County commissioners have consolidated the positions of Delaware County emergency management director and Delaware County EMS director in a move they say will save money and provide good service. Commissioners say Rogers will continue to serve in the dual roles after the first […]
Rural transportation in Madison County will continue, though the provider will change in 2014. Hillcroft Services Inc., a nonprofit based in Muncie, will be the new transportation provider next year. Jerry Bridges, executive director of the Madison County Council of Governments says the company was about 15 percent lower in costs. The first day for […]
The Fishers Town Council has tabled a proposed 1 percent food and beverage tax. Revenue from the tax would be used for economic development projects and to offset property taxes. The council has until the end of the year to move forward with the hike.
The Elwood City Council this week approved a resolution granting a 10-year tax abatement for Red Gold, the tomato company based in Elwood. Red Gold Chief Financial Officer Bob Savage addressed the council and said heâs hoping the reduction will allow the corporation to take on more aggressive projects and be more competitive. The resolution […]