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Starbucks, Insomnia Cookies Getting Make Overs

The Starbucks and Insomina Cookies stores in Muncie are closing, but just for a make over. The Starbucks at 523 S. Tillotson will be closed starting Monday through the end of the month for a remodell. Also, Insomnia Cookies in the The Village, has been closed since Monday. It’s getting the same sort of renovation… ... Continue Reading

New Look For Scheumann Stadium

When Cardinals football fans visit the Ball State campus for the Aug. 30 opening game, they will see Scheumann Stadium, the nearby Alumni Center, and other buildings sporting a new look as part of the university’s Centennial Celebration. Brand new banners, including 80-foot-tall creations at the stadium, were placed on the buildings this week, July… ... Continue Reading

Hill Lawyer Calls Allegations ‘Pure Hysteria’

A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says calls for his resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women are “pure hysteria” based on a flawed initial investigation. The attorney said during a Wednesday news conference that Hill faces “false and malicious” information included in a report prepared for state legislative leaders about… ... Continue Reading

Main Break Leaves Residents Without Water Wednesday

Residents near Anderson’s Paramount Springs addition were without water Wednesday after a construction contractor struck a main line near the Meijer store. It took hours for crews to repair the line and re-pressurize the water main. The post Main Break Leaves Residents Without Water Wednesday appeared first on Woof Boom Radio News. ... Continue Reading

Yorktown Exercises First Eminent Domain Case

It’s the first case of eminent domain in the Town of Yorktown. Officials have taken the first step to seize properties at 9400 & 9410 West Smith Street, 2105 Vine Street and 6401 Canal Street. The town hopes to acquire the land for public improvements including parks, parking and streets and alleys. The post Yorktown… ... Continue Reading

Two Sentenced In Pharmacy Robbery

Two Muncie men have been sentenced for robbing a pharmacy in January. Gabriel E. P. Taylor pleaded guilty to armed robbery and received a three-year sentence with all but eight months suspended and was credited for 159 days in jail. Taylor will be on probation for 28 months and his codefendant, Tyler D. Sevion has… ... Continue Reading

AG Lawyers Speak On Hill’s Alleged Conduct

Lawyers for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill have spoken on his behalf about the accusations that he groped women at a party in March. Attorney Kevin Betz said they believe the information in the women’s statements included in a leaked memo are false and malicious. Betz also said that the inclusion of it creates grounds… ... Continue Reading

Tax Abatement Granted For Anderson Business

A three-year tax abatement has been approved for a business that moved last year to the former Prairie Creek Nursery. According to the Herald Bulletin, the Anderson City Council has approved the tax abatement for the 3 Rusty Nails Shoppe. The owners plan to construct a 3,000-square-foot retail store and to convert the existing building… ... Continue Reading

Muncie Bike Fest July 27-29

Muncie Bike Fest is coming July 27-29. Funds raised during the event contribute to nearly 25 percent of the Cardinal Greenway’s annual income for maintaining and operating the Cardinal and White River greenways. It’s a fun late-summer family activity with back-to-school time looming on the horizon. The post Muncie Bike Fest July 27-29 appeared first… ... Continue Reading

Expanding Healthcare Services For County Employees

Madison County commissioners are deciding on a new contract with the county workers’ healthcare provider to expand services. Human Resources Director Melinda Neeley said under the new contract PMR Healthcare would provide workers with weight management programs, diabetes treatment, more women’s services and mental health services. If the contract is approved by the Board of… ... Continue Reading