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(L-R) Lindsay Huffman and Liz Valpatic are pictured with the flowers they collected during Flower Hour. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Holds Fundraiser For Erskine Green Training Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—During April’s First Thursday, the Horizon Convention Center raised awareness and funds for the Erskine Green Training Institute during their “flower hour” fundraiser. Flower Hour was a progressive walk of downtown Muncie where participants collected a flower at various stops,  finishing the tour at the Courtyard Marriott Muncie to…

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First Merchants Corp Announces 32 Percent Increase in 1st Quarter Earnings

By: Clare Leonard— Muncie, IN—First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ – FRME) has reported first quarter 2018 net income of $36.7 million, an increase of 58 percent, compared to $23.2 million during the same period in 2017. Earnings per share for the period totaled $.74 per share, an increase of 32 percent,…


Understanding the concept of paternity is important when involved with a family law paternity action. Photo by: graphicstock

Beasley & Gilkison: Understanding Paternity Concepts

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney at Law—       Muncie, IN—In Indiana, a child born to married parents is, by law, the child of both the mother and the father. However, when a child is born to unmarried parents, paternity, the identity of the child’s father, may be in…


Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, 505 W. McGalliard Road, Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Fresh Thyme to Celebrate Muncie Store Grand Opening on May 17th

Specialty Grocer Invites Local Residents to Participate in 4 Days of Giveaways, Live Music and More! By: Anthony Filomena— Downers Grove, IL – Fresh Thyme Farmers Market®, a growing Midwest specialty grocer focused on healthy, organic products and groceries, announced today the company’s 14th Indiana store will open on Thursday, May 17 at…


Awards from Whitinger Strategic Services are pictured. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

AAF ECI Holds 2018 American Advertising Awards

By: The American Advertising Federation of East Central Indiana— Muncie, IN—The American Advertising Federation of East Central Indiana (AAF ECI) held its annual awards gala, the American Advertising Awards (ADDYs), on March 2, 2018. The gala honored advertising and creative excellence and was held at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie,…


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Coldwell Banker Lunsford Announces 2017 Sales Award Recipients

By: April Lemen— Muncie, IN – Mike Lunsford, President and Susan Miller, VP of Sales, from Coldwell Banker Lunsford awarded the following agents with national designations: Coldwell Banker Lunsford as an office was awarded the International President’s Circle Office, one of the highest honors given to Coldwell Banker® Offices. Steve…


Jud & Mike Motsenbocker. Photo by: Jared Price.

Jud Construction Celebrating 50 Years

By: Conny Knight— Muncie, IN—Jud Construction is celebrating 50 years in business serving East-Central Indiana.  Jud Motsenbocker started the construction company in Muncie on April 5, 1968 and enjoys driving down the streets of his hometown and seeing houses and offices that he has built or remodeled.  The company located…