A man and child are recovering in Indianapolis hospitals after a crash north of Anderson killed a woman they were traveling with Wednesday evening. It happened just before 6 p.m., when a van traveling north on State Road 9 crossed the center line, left the roadway, traveled into a ditch and then struck a utility […]
While Muncie Community Schools is conducting interviews this week for a human resources director position; it is also looking ahead to next weekâs interviews for the new principal of Muncie Central. The school anticipates announcing its principal by July 31 in time to kick off the new school year on August 13. Tom Jarvis, the […]
High school graduation rates and standardized test scores in English, math and science all improved among public school students in Madison County from 2009 to 2013, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. But county officials are concerned that educational achievement in the county still lags behind Indiana as a whole. […]
An Indiana hospital has performed an historic surgery. Doctors at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis performed the stateâs first “breathing lung” transplant. The successful operation was performed during a double-lung transplant on a 63 year-old Brownsburg man.
During at least the next eight weekends, travel north of Anderson on Interstate 69 will be restricted as damaged concrete is repaired. Starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow night, the right lane on I-69 north between the Scatterfield Road exit and Exit 234 at Daleville will be closed to traffic. The restrictions are scheduled to end […]
Lightning from storms that moved through the state Wednesday morning sparked fires at several homes in central Indiana. Hendricks County officials said at least three homes in that area were struck by lightning. Fire crews also headed to several homes in Hamilton County after lightning-filled storms sparked fires there. No injuries were reported.
Ten states have joined Indianaâs appeal of a federal judgeâs ruling that same-sex marriage in the state should be legal. In a friend-of-the-court brief, the attorneys general from the states asked the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm that each state has the right to set its own marriage laws. The states joining the […]
Organizers of United Faith Transportation are working to provide a non-profit, faith-based, medical transportation service in Delaware and Madison counties. To raise funds, the group is staging the first Joyrides Festival, Saturday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., at Gaston Town Park. The festival will include a flea market, crafts, food vendors, bounce houses and […]
State election officials are encouraging all eligible citizens to register to vote and, if needed, to update their voter information. Officials are in the process of updating voter rolls and those who have outdated info could be reclassified as inactive. Indiana residents can check their voter registration information online at indianavoters dot com, at the […]
Indiana Michigan Power is reporting that substation equipment failure was the cause of a power outage that left more than 13 hundred Muncie southsiders without electricity Tuesday. An I&M spokesperson says the power went out at around 10:20 yesterday morning. The outage affected many residents and businesses along South Madison Street between 16th and 29th […]