Miller Poultry, a longtime local Kroger supplier and Indiana company donated $12,000 worth of poultry products, some 6,800 pounds, to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana in Muncie this week. Miller Poultry is a small, family-owned company in Orland, Indiana, that produces hormone and antibiotic free chicken. Second Harvest serves more than 115 […]
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It takes a village or in this case a city. Rcently, 1,000 poinsettias were delivered to local nursing home residents through Woof Boom Radioâs inaugural âProject Poinsettia.â Numerous community-minded organizations and local businesses participated in and helped sponsor the project. Sponsoring businesses had their logos printed on the greeting card that was inserted into each […]
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The Delaware County sheriff has fired a jail officer who was filmed threatening to a shoot a handcuffed man. Sheriff Ray Dudley says that county jail officer Jerry Shaner was fired because his actions did not reflect the professional standards the department expects from its officers. Shaner had been on administrative leave since the Nov. […]
Food and beverage giant Nestle plans to invest $79.5 million in new equipment to help expand its operations in central Indiana. The Herald Bulletin reports Anderson City Council is considering a tax abatement on the investment, which is expected to create 30 jobs. City Council is expected to consider adopting the tax abatement for Nestle […]
Muncie police continue to investigate a late-night shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Police were called to a neighborhood east of the Ball State University campus just before midnight last night where they found a man who had been grazed by a bullet. Police say the shooting may have been drug-related.
Muncie’s newest grocery store opened its doors on Thursday.Â Kroger’s new Pay Less held a ribbon-cutting and welcomed hundreds of shoppers to its Wheeling Avenue/McGalliard Road store â the site of a former Marsh Supermarket. The new store is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. until midnight.
A water main break in downtown Pendleton caused traffic tie-ups Thursday. While the street wasn’t completely closed, it certainly made travel difficult along Indiana 38 in the downtown area. Town officials said few homes were without water and they did not anticipate a boil order because of the break.
A Muncie man whose battering of his former girlfriend resulted in the loss of her left eye has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Star Press reports that 54-year-old Robert Lawrence Williams Jr. was found guilty of aggravated and domestic battery in the February attack.
A sports company out of Texas is apparently trying sell businesses items ranging from t-shirts to mini basketballs in exchange for having their businessâ name announced at Yorktown High School basketball games. School officials say the offer is a scam and that there is no agreement with that company.
The city of Anderson has renewed a contract and at a cheaper price. The Anderson Board of Public Works has approved the renewal with the Corporation for Economic Development for another year. A spokesperson says the contract is $50,000 less than the 2017 contract.