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BSU: Opening Its Doors, Spreading Its Wings

On Monday, Ball State University will hold a community forum for what it’s calling the “Spreading Our Wings” strategic planning process. It takes place at 5pm in the Horizon Convention Center. School officials say they’ve been gathering input from students, staff and faculty on where they see the school going in the future and what… ... Continue Reading

Student Organization Sues Ball State

A pro-life student organization has filed a lawsuit against Ball State University for denying funds from the student activity fees. Students for Life’s suit alleges the university is playing favorites with whom receives funding and that it’s stifling free speech. It also says that the Student Activity Fee Committee has sweeping authority to refuse funding… ... Continue Reading

Expanding The Trails Along White River

Anderson city officials are planning to expand the biking and hiking trails along the White River to the East to link up with the Rangeline Nature Preserve. This year, Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr. will spend 200-thousand-dollars to make further repairs to the trail and clear a path from Edgewater Park to Scatterfield Road. The post… ... Continue Reading

Muncie Pain Clinic Doctor Found Guilty

A jury has convicted a Muncie pain clinic doctor on three counts each of forgery and prescription-related registration offenses. The Delaware Circuit Court jury deliberated less than an hour before finding William Hedrick of Fort Wayne guilty of the six counts. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 9. The post Muncie Pain Clinic Doctor Found… ... Continue Reading

Former Nurse Facing Disciplinary Action

A former registered nurse with Community Hospital Anderson is facing disciplinary actions. 30-year-old Christopher Surface, of Fishers, is accused of releasing a body to a funeral home without the family’s consent and other infractions. A complaint from the Indiana Attorney General’s office has been filed by the Indiana State Board of Nursing. The post Former… ... Continue Reading

Second Borg Warner Tower Comes Down

The second water tower at the former BorgWarner plant has come down. Brad Collins recorded a video of the demolition and posted it to social media this week. The Muncie Redevelopment Commission says demolition and removal will finish in another year. The post Second Borg Warner Tower Comes Down appeared first on Woof Boom Radio… ... Continue Reading

Muncie TIF Money Goes To Roads; Protection

A large chunk of money raised from Tax Increment Financing through the Muncie Development Commission has gone to pay for city streets and public safety. The Star Press reports Mayor Tyler allocated $8.6 million dollars in all for city expenses including more than $5 million for road projects and another $1.3 million for police and… ... Continue Reading

May Primary Voter Turnout At 20 Percent

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has announced the voter turnout in the May 2018 primaries. 20 percent or almost 900-thousand of Indiana’s 4.4-million registered voters participated. Nearly the same percentage voted in the 2010 primary while only 13 percent did so in 2014. The post May Primary Voter Turnout At 20 Percent appeared first… ... Continue Reading

Borg-Warner Makes The Move To Noblesville

Auto transmission maker BorgWarner says it is nearly done moving about 300 employees into a new technical center in Noblesville. The workers are coming from BorgWarner facilities in Anderson and Pendleton. Company and local officials held a ceremony Thursday to mark construction of the Noblesville facility. The post Borg-Warner Makes The Move To Noblesville appeared… ... Continue Reading

A New Face At Open Door

Open Door Health Services announces that Suzanne Clem has joined the Open Door team as Director of Community Awareness. At Open Door, Suzanne’s responsibilities include guiding the organization’s communications strategy to improve awareness of the services they offer. More details at Muncie Journal dot com. The post A New Face At Open Door appeared first… ... Continue Reading