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Scott McKee, Photo provided.

First Merchants Names Scott McKee to Lead Muncie-East Region

Muncie, IN— First Merchants Bank, a subsidiary of First Merchants Corporation, is pleased to announce Scott McKee has been named regional president for the Muncie/East region. A native of Chesterton, Ind., McKee received a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from Ball State University and a master’s degree from Butler University….


PrimeTrust representatives present Forest Park with a check from their Summer Fridays fundraiser. Photo provided.

PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Raises Money to Support Seniors

By: Carol Bradshaw— PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union raised $468.45 for Forest Park Senior Center by grilling hotdogs at their three Muncie-area branches. “We rotated branches each Friday giving members and our staff the opportunity talk little bit about Forest Park. They do so much for our community and we wanted to…


Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

Horizon Convention Center Gearing up for Busy September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN – The month of September is a busy one for the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie. The Center will be hosting three conventions in addition to the usual heavy September schedule of meetings, weddings, social, and not-for-profit events. New to Muncie is the Indiana State Building…


Daniel Stallings, Photo provided.

Stallings Wealth Management Recognized by Investment Advisor Magazine

Muncie, IN—Daniel Stallings of Stallings Wealth Management, located at 2900 N Oakwood Ave, Muncie, IN, is pleased to announce that American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS)—an independent broker/dealer serving affiliated financial advisors nationwide—with which he is affiliated, recently earned the distinction of being named the 2016 Broker/Dealer of the Year…


Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market to open on McGalliard Road. Photo provided.

City of Muncie Announces New Development and Jobs

By: Todd Donati— Muncie, IN—Mayor Tyler, the Muncie Redevelopment Commission, the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance, Lauth Development and Mark Sturgis of ADM are pleased to announce Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market will be opening their first Muncie store. The store will feature healthy, fresh and organic foods at great values. This…


Al Rent. File photo.

Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Honors 2016 Legacy Award Recipient

Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored J. Allan Rent with their 2016 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had over 300 guests. The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or couple who has made extraordinary, sustained, and…


"Droning About" drone aerial photograph. Photo provided.

“Droning About” Founders to Pitch at Verge Muncie

By: Shelley Shekell— Muncie, IN—Verge Muncie will host Matt King, co-founder of Drone Camp and CEO of Droning About, at its Pitch Night on August 25 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. at the Mark III Taproom in downtown Muncie. The public is encouraged to attend. Ball State University alumni, Matt King, is…


Erin Sellers, General Manager of the Red Lobster in Muncie

Muncie Red Lobster General Manager Receives Company’s Top Honor

Red Lobster Recognizes Erin Sellers with Lighthouse Club Award  ORLANDO, FL – Erin Sellers, General Manager of the Red Lobster in Muncie, Indiana, has been presented with the company’s top honor – the Lighthouse Club Award. This prestigious award, which has been an integral part of the company’s culture for…




Pictured L-R: Jay Julian, State Senator Doug Eckerty, Terry Murphy, Traci Lutton, Ashley Surpas. Photo by: Brenda Brumfield

Terry Murphy Honored with Sagamore of the Wabash

MUNCIE – DELAWARE COUNTY, IN – At a retirement reception at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie IN, Terry Murphy, CEcD, Vice President of Economic Development, was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash. The award is the highest honor that the Governor of Indiana bestows. It is a personal…


A MITS Bus travels one of 14 available routes. Photo provided.

MITS Celebrates 35th Year of Operation on July 15th

By: Todd Merickel— Muncie, IN—On July 15th, Muncie Indiana Transit System will celebrate their 35th year of operation in Muncie.  MITS has been nationally recognized in the past and continues to be one of the nation’s top transportation company operating and annually transports over 1.9 million riders.  MITSPlus is Muncie’s…


The Muncie Journal Celebrated its 1st year of operation with an event thanking content contributors and founding partners on June 30th.

Muncie Journal Celebrates 1st Year of Operation

By: Mike Rhodes— Last week the Muncie Journal celebrated its first year of operation by hosting an event for content contributors and founding partners at the offices of Woof Boom Radio in Muncie. WLBC’s Steve Lindell kicked off the event, followed by remarks by J Chapman, President of Woof Boom Radio…



Madjax, located at Madison and Jackson streets in downtown Muncie.

Madjax Maker Force Announces First Set of Tenants

MUNCIE, In – Madjax, the Muncie Maker Force, has released its first set of commercial tenants – Tribune Showprint and The Guardian Brewing Company. Tribune Showprint is currently open for business in the space, located at Madison and Jackson streets in downtown Muncie. The Guardian Brewing Company is scheduled to…