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Another sexual assault reported on Riverside Avenue

Another sexual assault has been reported in the 1100 block of W. Riverside Ave. The university sent out a public safety email saying the sexual assault occurred Saturday and no investigation has been requested at this time. This comes after a sexual assault was reported last weekend in 1100 block o

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 16:57:20

Bees swarm Muncie couple's wheelchair ramp

MUNCIE, Ind. (WTHR) - A Muncie couple is so concerned after a bee attack, they won't go up the ramp to their side door. In Muncie's Middletown Gardens, we asked the Asberrys if we could walk up the ramp. "You can but don't get too close. The bees will get you," said Susan. The bees got Susan Asberry

WTHR - 2017-09-24 00:00:43

Burkie's Drive-In Under New Ownership

Burkie's Drive-in reopened this past summer. Burkie's is Delaware County's oldest operating restaurant, having been open every season since 1954. The new owner, Troy Stovall, and his business partner, Jonah Sizemore, did not want to end that streak. Stovall said he found Burkie's on the Internet a

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 23:30:21

Angela Davis discusses black history, Black Lives Matter

Nearly an hour before Dr. Angela Davis' speech at 7 p.m. on Sept. 22, the line to purchase her books stretched to the doors of Emens Auditorium. Melina Messineo, interim associate provost for diversity and event organizer, estimated that 2,500 community members, students, staff and even people from

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 16:37:56

Looking for on or off-campus Housing?

Looking for a place to call home? Start your search now with The Roost Housing Fair. Representatives and landlords from local apartments and houses will be in the Atrium on Wednesday, September 27th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Roost is a perfect opportunity to learn about different rental options in Mun

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Dogs and dog owners come together for cancer awareness

Dogs have stuck with humans for centuries. Even today, people continue to appreciate their four-legged friends through good and bad times. Bark for Life, an annual fundraising event, was held at Morrow's Meadow Park in Yorktown on Saturday. The event is an opportunity for dogs and dog owners to co

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-24 01:34:09

YMCA's Put Yourself in Her Heels 2017

The Put Yourself in Her Heels event took place on Sept. 23 in downtown Muncie. The walk was held by YMCA bring awareness to the programs they have and the daily difficulties that women and children face. The Put Yourself in Her Heels event took place on Sept. 23 in downtown Muncie. The walk was hel

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 22:57:00

45th Annual Watermelon Bust 2017

The 45th Annual Watermelon Bust took place on Sept. 23 in LaFollette Field. The event was hosted by Alpha Chi Omega and the Delta Tau Deltas to raise money for children with diabetes and victims of domestic abuse. Almost a truck load of watermelons were donated by a local watermelon farm for student

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 23:51:00

Muncie police arrest man accused of robbing convenience store, punching K-9

Muncie police arrest man accused of robbing convenience store, punching K-9 Jesse Lindsey MUNCIE, Ind.- Muncie police arrested a man after he allegedly robbed a convenience store and punched a police K-9. Jesse Lindsey, 40, faces charges of robbery, theft, interfering with or mistreating a service a

CBS4INDY.COM - 2017-09-21 20:03:59

Muncie Schools enrollment drops to 5,183

MUNCIE, Ind. - Enrollment at Muncie Community Schools has dropped to 5,183, according to the fall count taken on Sept. 15. That is a decline of 507 students or nearly 9 percent from the count of 5,690 students a year ago. And it brings with it a decrease in state funding for the deficit-ridden schoo

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:31:02

Muncie shelter welcomes six Hurricane Irma dogs from Florida

MUNCIE, Ind. -- Muncie Animal Care and Services welcomed six dogs from Florida following Hurricane Irma. The shelter is one of many across the U.S. including the Humane Society of Indianapolis that has taken in dogs from areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Thursday morning six d

6 NEWS WRTV - 2017-09-21 19:06:48

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills girl

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a young girl and wounding two other people. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said the shooting took place late Saturday, in violation of a 2003 cease-fire agreement. There was no

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2017-09-24 10:59:07

Time to quit building business incubators, co-working spaces and maker's spaces

Entrepreneur is a funny French word that describes the men and women who serve as the spark to economic activity. Without entrepreneurs the economy simply doesn't grow, so the activity of entrepreneurs has long been of interest to researchers, and there is an abundance of public policies designed to

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-24 05:00:04

BSU President Mearns: Let's talk about arts and culture

Ball State University's new president Geoffrey S. Mearns spent Wedneday, Sept. 13 listening to Muncie's concerns about local schools and neighborhoods and the university's role in addressing them. Ball State University I am grateful to everyone who joined us for the first community forum, which foc

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 17:00:02

Whose death is it anyway? (Part 2)

I write as a human being who feels pain, sorrow, fear, anxiety and compassion for others. I'm not a physician nor a medical ethicist. I've worked as a hospital chaplain, and I'm a minister, privileged on occasion to talk with others about their hopes and fears concerning the end of their lives. I co

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 20:00:05

BSU speaker's views misrepresented

As the John H. Schnatter distinguished professor of free enterprise at Ball State, I write in response to Morgan Aprill's Sept. 16 column on the Schnatter Institute's first guest lecturer, Professor Ross Emmett. First, Ms. Aprill severely misrepresented Professor Emmett's views in a number of ways.

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 20:00:05

Put Yourself in Her Heels brings over 300 to downtown solidarity walk

MUNCIE, Ind. - Bright and early Saturday morning, over 300 people gathered to support the YWCA in their fight to eliminate racism and empower women. For the event's fifth anniversary of "Put Yourself in Her Heels" community members joined those who had been helped by the YWCA in a one-mile walk thr

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 18:55:09

'Animals will take over' if White River dams ditched

MUNCIE, Ind. - After more than 17 years of feasibility studies and discussions, $270,000 has been raised to remove two of the five dams on the White River in Muncie and modify a third one. Unleashing the river will improve fishing, boating/tubing, wildlife viewing, trail experience and water safety,

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 15:15:07

W/R: Officers come and go, but pensions are forever

The subject was pensions: Pensions for good cops. Pensions for bad cops. The recent arrest of Jerry Parks, a Delaware County sheriff's deputy accused of helping nephew Danny Dewayne Terry II in his drug operations, prompted some pension questions. Parks had barely been arrested when people contacte

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 14:11:02

Central leads local teams at girls golf regional

MUNCIE, Ind. - Three local teams saw their seasons come to an end at the Lapel girls golf regional on Saturday. Central led the area teams with a 367. Delta, the winner of last week's sectional at Crestview Golf Club, finished at 375. Wapahani ended up with a 412. Fishers won the regional with a tea

STAR-PRESS - 2017-09-23 22:12:01