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Woman dies after train hits SUV in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. – A Hartford City woman died after a train struck her SUV in Madison County. According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, 81-year-old Beverly J. Norwood was driving on County Road 1800 North and initially stopped at the railroad crossing before driving onto the tracks. A train heading southbound then slammed into […]
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UPDATE: Police searching for person of interest in deadly stabbing in Huntington found

UPDATE: This from HUNTINGTON, IN- The Madison County sheriff confirmed the suspect, 28-year-old James Lee Bonewits, was found in a field Friday morning near County Roads 200 West and 1650 North, north of Alexandria and west of Summitville. Bonewits was found roughly 40 miles southwest from where the stabbing...

SMEDLEY: 2022 NBA Draft Results: Indiana Pacers get their wing of the future with No. 6 pick

Kyle Smedley is a journalism and telecommunications major and writes for The Daily News. His views do not necessarily reflect those of the newspaper. As I sat at Buffalo Wild Wings in Muncie, Indiana, with four of my close friends as the 2022 NBA Draft began, anticipation filled my mind as I wondered who the Indiana Pacers were going to select with the No. 6 pick in said draft.

How the 21st Century Scholar Program Helped One Woman Achieve Success

MUNCIE, Ind.—On nights when her home was without heat, Emma-Mae Newman fell asleep under a pile of blankets, dreaming of becoming a 21st Century Scholar like her older siblings. She saw them and other income-eligible Hoosiers navigate four years of college without debt. “The program changed my life,” said...

Orchestra Indiana to Perform at Yorktown’s ‘Civic Green’ on July 4th

MUNCIE, IN – Orchestra Indiana has announced details of a FREE concert to take place on the Fourth of July at Yorktown’s Civic Green. Conducted by Kermit Poling, the patriotic program celebrating the American Independence Day will feature music of John Philip Sousa, George Gershwin, and John Williams, performances by vocal soloists Natalie Cordone and Keron Jackson, and will conclude with a fireworks display. The concert begins at 8pm and will last approximately two hours.
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Jim Roll retires at Frank Miller Lumber

UNION CITY, Ind. — Jim Roll was 18 years old when he first walked into Frank Miller Lumber on June 5, 1972. A half century later, Jim is hanging up his work attire and starting a new chapter — retirement. He began at Frank Miller Lumber when the...

With previous shell buildings filled, new spec building considered by Delaware County

MUNCIE, Ind. — Shell buildings, built on spec and meant to attract employers to the community, have no vacancies in Delaware County right now. The county redevelopment commission might change that soon. Brad Bookout, Delaware County economic development director, told The Star Press this week that the commission had not made a decision but was considering construction of a new shell building in the Industria Centre industrial park along Cowan Road, just south of Muncie. ...

Bruins Win 2 at Southern Wells as Summer Ball Continues

The Blackford Bruins Basketball program traveled to Southern Wells High School Friday morning for two more games vs Southern Wells and Northfield High School. The Bruins ended up playing 4 games (1 JV and 1 Varsity) vs both schools with only 7 players. The lack of athletes/players has been a...