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“The People’s Champ” makes triumphant return to Gas City Speedway

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Dave Darland, legendary sprint car racer, made a triumphant return to Gas City Speed Way after suffering a mild stroke in 2021. The 2017 National Sprint Car Hall of Famer inductee is a decorated sprint car driver, who currently stands as a USAC Triple Crown Champion.
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Muncie's oldest Black Baptist church to celebrate 150th anniversary

MUNCIE, Ind. — Muncie's oldest Black Baptist church — a church that publicly denounced the Ku Klux Klan at the height of the KKK's power in Indiana — is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month. Calvary Baptist Church, 1117 E. Jackson St., will celebrate a century and a half of worship and history during a service at...
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HFH: Woman collects items for children in foster care

FISHERS, Ind. — A Fishers woman is asking for help collecting items for children in foster care. Aleksandera Besalj started the organization Foster Fairies Inc, where she aims to grant wishes for those in the system. Now, she’s hosting a drive to collect undergarments and socks for those in...

Senior Day Game 1 lopsided win for Bulldogs

Nothing came easy for Knightstown Panthers on Senior Day Saturday, as they fell 18-2 to Lapel Bulldogs. Lapel Bulldogs got things moving in the first inning, when Rylie Hudson doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run. Knightstown Panthers knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the...

Union Health Today- Conclusion of the Matt Cheatham story- Part 4

Wabash Valley resident Matt Cheatham suffered a devastating injury, impaled through his chest by a tree limb that had crashed through his car window. But Matt survived, thanks to dedicated, well trained First Responders, and the Trauma Team at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. The final part of Matt Cheatham’s remarkable story this week on Union Health Today.

Linda D. (Manis) Glassburn

Last Updated on May 14, 2022 by Murray-Weaver Funeral Home. Linda Diane (Manis) Glassburn, 60, went to be with our savior Jesus Christ to live forever more. She left this earth in Young America with her husband by her side Tuesday May 10, 2022. She was born February 17, 1962, in Baltimore Maryland to N.H. and Glenda Manis.

Alexis Dotson—Member of Pridemark Construction’s ‘Future Leaders of America’ Series

MUNCIE, Ind.—Editor’s note: The Future Leaders of America series profiles high school seniors who display leadership qualities in their school and the community. The series is brought to you by Pridemark Construction. Life is certainly busy for Burris Laboratory School senior, Alexis Dotson, but she’s figured out how...

Bygone Muncie: Why Oct. 7 was once proclaimed Peggy Goldwater Day in Muncie

Did you know that Oct. 7 is Peggy Goldwater Day in Muncie? The honor was bestowed in 1964 by then-mayor John V. Hampton. A Muncie native, Goldwater was in her hometown that day campaigning on behalf of her husband, Barry Goldwater; an Arizona senator and the Republican candidate for president of the United States. Sen. Goldwater’s campaign was in trouble that October. He trailed President Lyndon Johnson in every poll by wide margins. The ‘64 election season...

Exchange Club Recognizes 30 Outstanding High School Sophomores

MUNCIE, Ind.—The Exchange Club of Muncie honored 30 Muncie tenth-graders from Muncie Central High School and Burris Laboratory School during the Club’s annual Sophomore Honors Day luncheon on Thursday, May 5. As one way to support youth in our community, Exchange Club has hosted this event for more...

Boys Golf HHC Results

Nolen Chaney – 88 Brock Wischmeyer – 90 The Golden Bears are back in action on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 when they host Whiteland at Blue Bear Golf Club. In addition, we will honor our three Seniors, Nolen Chaney, James Garrett, and Jake Heaton. TEAM TOTALS:. Yorktown –...

AAUW Names Scholarship Recipients

MUNCIE, Ind.—The Muncie branch of the American Association of University Women has awarded three $1,500 scholarships – two to Ivy Tech Community College students and one to a Ball State University student. The two Ivy Tech students earning the AAUW scholarship are Kami Fulkerson and Carrie Hopper. Fulkerson...

Muncie rallies with national “Bans Off Our Bodies” crowd for abortion rights

Abortion-rights supporters in Muncie this weekend joined the hundreds of towns, cities, and communities across the nation protesting the possible overturning of guaranteed abortion rights by the Supreme Court later this summer. Event organizer Aimee Robertson-West says in addition to national goals, the Muncie protest has a goal specific to...

Muncie Community Schools Receives $8 Million School Improvement Grant

MUNCIE, Ind. – Muncie Community Schools (MCS) has received a Next Generation School Improvement Grant from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) that will provide the district with more than $8 million over the next four school years. The grant is designed to help transform the traditional educational experience into one that better aligns to students’ needs.
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Deadly crash under investigation near Arcadia

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. — A deadly accident is under investigation in Hamilton County near the town of Arcadia. According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, the fatal vehicle crash occurred this afternoon near the intersection of 276th Street and Devany Road. The sheriff’s department said the intersection will...

Kitterman Receives Invite to JH State Track Finals

As the Blackford Junior High Track season has came to a close, the top times and results for events were turned in to apply for the State Finals in Terre Haute, Indiana on May 21st. Congratulations to Mason Kitterman for officially being invited to participate in the 110M hurdles in the State Finals held at Indiana State’s Gibson Track and Field Complex. The top 27 times were accepted to participate in the hurdles this Saturday, as three groups of nine will compete in the preliminary races to see who advances for the finals later that day. Good luck Mason!

Columbia College baseball falls in NAIA opening round

UPLAND, Ind. (KMIZ) Columbia College baseball lost in the opening round of the NAIA tournament Monday 15-9 against Bryan College. The Cougs were down early 13-0 but a run in the fifth and back-to-back four run innings in the sixth and seventh brought them back within four. David Dell led...