More than seven years after a local jury found him guilty of murder, a Muncie man has struck a deal with prosecutors. 34-year-old James D. Roberson III will plead guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter. Roberson was accused of fatally shooting 22-year-old Antron Dushaun Young in 2006. His conviction was overturned after the Indiana […]
About half of the 112 incoming freshmen at Elwood Jr./Sr. High School got a jump on their friends recently by attending a freshman orientation session. The two-hour session provided the new high school students with an opportunity to check their class schedules, learn their way around the school and make sure the combinations to their […]
The Mooreland Free Fair begins next Monday and runs through next Friday. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the festival, there will be a fireworks show Friday night, something the fair usually doesnât have, and a merchandise stand selling anniversary T-shirts and hoodies. Food available at the fair will include the Mooreland Fire Departmentâs hot […]
Two years after an 89-year-old woman was killed in a car crash, a Muncie man is facing reckless homicide and other charges. Tra Hunter Privett was being held on a 20,000 dollar bond following his Friday arrest on charges of reckless homicide and causing death when driving with a controlled substance in the blood. Deputy […]
The 24th annual Ollie H. Dixon Back-to-School parade and picnic will be held this Saturday, in conjunction with the Anderson Parks Department. The parade route will begin at the former Shadeland Elementary School at 11:30 a.m. Immediately following the parade, the picnic will begin at Jackson Park. Donations can be in the form of school […]
Muncieâs annual Urban Unity Block Party will be 5-9 p.m. Friday on Eighth Street between Mulberry and Jefferson streets. Free food, bouncy houses for the kids, a dunk tank, a DJ, live music, snow cones and cotton candy will be offered. This event is open to anyone in our community who wants to attend, free […]
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says Hoosiers have millions of dollars that have been forgotten. Zoeller says over $148 million is in the stateâs unclaimed property program. Visit IndianaUnclaimed.com to see if some of the money is yours.
Howard County is looking for a work release program. The “Kokomo Tribune” reports the changes to Indianaâs criminal code that took effect July 1 have spurred them to seek funding and a spot for work-release. The county has been considering options but found the former jail was not a feasible location for the new program.
A âBack To Schoolâ free movie night is coming to the Hartford City downtown square this Friday night. The fun begins at 7 with free hot dogs, snacks and drink; along with a bounce house and face painting. At dusk, The Lego Movie will be shown on the big screen. The Hartford City Downtown Revitalization […]
Indiana beer and wine makers are taking the state fair by storm this year. Theyâll be part of a new exhibition in the Grand Hall on Main Street. Indiana State Fair Spokesman Andy Klotz says the new exhibition will only be open to adults 21 and over and will be open every day of the […]