An early Monday morning crash has claimed the life of a Muncie man. Police say 27-year-old James Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene after his car left the roadway and hit a tree on US 35 between Losantville and Blountsville in Randolph County. No word on what caused the early morning crash.
He was shot Sunday morning and has since died. Police say 19-year-old Tracy Wheat II was shot in the head by 20-year-old Dillon Jackson at about 5:30am in a home northwest of Muncie. Wheat was taken to the hospital where he died Monday. Jackson is charged with attempted murder, pointing a firearm and criminal recklessness.
Another person has been arrested in connection with the overdose death of a Muncie man. 29-year-old Rachelle Tucker has been arrested for reckless homicide, dealing narcotics, obstruction of justice and false informing in the death of 29-year-old Dustin Rhodes. Matt Shackelfurd, 32, is also facing charges in his death.
They were passed out in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Three Muncie residents are facing drug charges after passing out in a car at the southside Muncie store. Jalynn Nickole Harman, William Eugene Murray, and Matthew Jay Waller are each charged with dealing in methamphetamine. Police found 40 grams of meth in the car.
The Bell Aquaculture fish farm in Redkey has been sold. The new owner, AquaBounty Technologies, based in Maynard, Massachusetts, has reportedly paid $14 million for the company’s trout, perch and coho salmon farm.
Paving contractors plan to install work zone signs this week and begin resurfacing State Road 128 between Frankton and State Road 9 starting Thursday, August 3. State Road 128 will remain open during the paving project. Flaggers will direct traffic around work sites. Weather permitting, the five-mile paving operation is expected to take about two […]
The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all types to give now and help save lives. Use the Blood Donor App, visit red-cross-blood-dot-org or call 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appointment.
The Yorktown Parks Board will be holding a public meeting regarding the development of its new 5-Year Parks and Recreation Master Plan on Wednesday. The meeting is an opportunity for residents to have their say on the future of Yorktown parks and recreation.
The Alexandria-Monroe Chamber of Commerce has announced that FREE Back to School Haircuts will be given on Sunday, July 30th from 1-4pm at The Fringe Salon on Harrison Street in Alexandria. There will be no charge for kid’s cuts, ages 12 and under.
Cardinal Greenways will host its second annual Bike Fest fundraising event this weekend. The Bike Fest is a 3-day cycling event featuring cycling tours, demonstrations, games, music, and food. Find out more at Muncie Journal dot com.