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Catalytic converters stolen from Muncie homeless shelter vehicles

MUNCIE, Ind. — A Muncie homeless shelter is down two cars this morning after a thief cut a barbed wire fence and stole catalytic converters from Muncie Mission vehicles while also damaging another employee vehicle. Muncie Mission discovered the theft Tuesday morning after a maintenance man doing his normal...
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More than 150 protest Supreme Court's abortion vote at Wayne County Courthouse

RICHMOND, Ind. — When passing motorists honked their support, pro-choice supporters broke their chants to loudly cheer Monday. More than 150 men, women and children — some bringing their dogs, as well — gathered Monday at the Wayne County Courthouse to protest the Supreme Court's vote overturning Roe v. Wade and ruling Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. States will now decide whether abortions will be legal. ...

Mobile home park sitting in way of proposed industrial park project

Shelbyville’s Common Council will make the final decision on whether the annexation of approximately 33 acres on the city’s east side happens for Genesis Property Development. The Shelbyville-based developer is working with a client to purchase the land, which is mostly farm land, for the creation of an...

Indiana man airlifted following motorcycle accident Saturday evening

An Indiana man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital following a motorcycle accident that occurred on Lakeway Drive Saturday evening. According to Russell Springs Police, Terry W. Smith, age 67, of Perin, Indiana, was operating a 2008 GMC Yukon and attempted to turn left into Coe’s Steakhouse at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday when he turned into the path of 44-year-old Michael Cochran, of Liberty, Indiana, who was operating a motorcycle.

Mixed use development project featuring former Coca-Cola bottling plant altered

The proposed mixed-use development project that involves the former Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Shelbyville has been altered. Birge & Held, the Indianapolis-based developer of the project, overcame sanitary and sewer issues by splitting the retail and residential project into two structures. The original design had two structures of retail and...

Ivy Tech Muncie-Henry County Announces ‘Ivy Parents Achieve Success with Support’ Initiative

MUNCIE, Ind.– Ivy Parents Achieve Success with Support (I.PASS) is a new initiative at Ivy Tech Muncie-Henry County to help support single parents in earning workforce-ready certifications and associates degrees. The program provides single parents with connections to community programs, mentors in the Ivy Tech community and additional support through meetings.

Goodbye Crossroads Classic, hello 'Indy Classic': Purdue, Ball State to play in new event

Ryan Vaughn is always thinking, always planning, always dreaming. It's how he's turned Indianapolis into one of the premiere cities for the biggest sports events in the country. So when the President of the Indiana Sports Corp was working with Russ Potts Productions' President Zach Franz to pull off the men's college basketball tournament bubble in 2021, an idea was born. The Crossroads Classic, which had hosted games each December involving IU, Purdue, Butler and Notre Dame...
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Steel building maker acquires Yorktown facility, adding jobs

A steel structural building manufacturer in North Carolina is expanding operations into the Midwest. Northedge Steel LLC says it is investing $6 million to acquire the former All-Steel Carports property in Yorktown with plans to add up to 40 full-time jobs. Northedge Steel acquired the 65,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and sales...

Muncie Youth Volleyball Team Wins National Championship in Orlando, FL

MUNCIE, Ind.—The Munciana Peppers are National Volleyball Champions. On June 15th, thirteen twelve-year olds embarked on their quest for the gold. Two-hundred and twenty-one twelve and under teams participated at the 49th AAU Junior Nationals in Orlando, Florida. There were nineteen teams in the open division, including the Peppers. The open bracket is considered the best of the best and maintains the highest level of competition.
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New ISP trooper, Lawrenceburg native assigned to Pendleton Post

PENDLETON, IN — A Lawrenceburg native who graduated from the 82nd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy on June 16 has been assigned to the ISP-Pendleton Post. 23-year-old Avery Weisbrodt is a 2016 graduate of Lawrenceburg High School. After graduating from LHS, Weisbrodt joined the U.S. Army and spent five...