Wednesdayâs shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia exemplify the news media’s exposure to physical and psychological harm. That’s according to Mark MassÃ©, a journalism professor at Ball State University. In the last decade, MassÃ© came to better understand the dangers journalists face. In his 2011 book, âTrauma Journalism: On Deadline in Harm’s Way,” […]
A Madison County dentist the target of a break in. It happened at around one o’clock Wednesday at the office of Dr. David Steele in Alexandria. Police say a cleaning lady was working when a man wearing a mask tried to push his way in the door, the suspect insisting there was money inside. The […]
Blackford County judges have agreed to allow the county clerk to return to work. The judges issued a restraining order Aug. 20 forbidding Derinda Shady from entering the courthouse due to recent conflicts and tense interactions. The judges agreed to lift that order after a conference with Shadyâs attorney. A court order calls for all […]
The murder trial of Juan Hernandez is set to begin September 21st. The 47-year-old Muncie man is charged in the Jan. 13 stabbing death of 55-year-old Mark Hittson at a Daleville truck terminal. Hernandezâs lawyers are seeking an insanity defense for their client; the judge taking the request under advisement.
The Blackford County School Board is considering consolidating the districtâs junior high and high schools. Superintendent Scot Croner has been researching the districtâs options and will make a presentation at the board meeting Sept. 15. The consolidation would move Blackford Junior High School to the same site as Blackford High School. The move would not […]
He wanted his bond reduced from 180-thousand dollars to 50-thousand. A Delaware County judge denies the request from Cory Wallace â the man facing five felony charges in the February death of his 5-month-old son. Wallace’s wife hoped her husband could return home in time for the birth of their second child, due in early […]
Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over. Sobriety checkpoints are being set up around the state and here in EC Indiana. Add Hamilton County to the list. A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted in that county this Saturday night through the early morning hours of Sunday.
150 years of Anderson, the city’s sesquicentennial celebration features a major beautification project to plant 150 trees around the city by year’s end. A group of about 50 gathered at Funk Park and then fanned out to start by planting 50 trees at various locations around the city. Sesquicentennial week continues in Anderson. Today it’s […]
160 thousand dollars of federal grant money is now available for community development projects around Muncie. Wednesday, the Board of Works approving contracts with local nonprofits. Most of the money to be used for building repairs and renovations.
The Pendleton Park Board is considering the leasing of the conservation building in Falls Park to the Madison County YMCA. The Anderson Herald Bulletin reports that discussions have been taking place with the Y, which currently operates programs in Anderson, Elwood and Pendleton. If the facility is leased to the YMCA it will initially be […]