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“MutualBank’s 125th Anniversary Celebration included the BetterLife Awards Celebration where MutualBank honored the top 125 finalists for the BetterLife Award. The top 17 winners received money to designate to a non-profit of their choice.

ICBA Announces MutualBank as Top 10 Winner for Community Bank Marketing Campaign

Washington, D.C. (Sept. 1, 2015)— The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA)  announced the winners of its Marketing Contest, sponsored by Marquis, which highlights the entries judged top 10 for the nation’s best community bank marketing campaigns. MutualBank was featured on this list. “ICBA’s Marketing Contest highlights the stellar creative…


Jud Fisher, President & COO, Ball Brothers Foundation. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

How to Submit a Story Suggestion to The Muncie Journal

By: Mike Rhodes— The MuncieJournal.com publishes content from a variety of sources. Some stories come from the Woof Boom News Department—some are written by MuncieJournal.com staff and our founding partners—as well as user generated content submitted to us for consideration. Submitting a story for consideration by The Muncie Journal is easy! We…



Jim Kissling Co-President of AutoFarm Group, LLC is pictured in the Middletown showroom. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

AutoFarm McCrocklin Ford Moving to Daleville

By: Tammy Rimer— The Daleville Planning and Zoning Board and the Daleville Town Council approved the request to rezone 11.3 acres from residential to commercial use for the new AutoFarm Ford Dealership. The new AutoFarm Ford dealership will be adjacent to the existing Sam Pierce Chevrolet dealership. In 2014 the…


Artist rendering. Firm plans are still in the works.

Cintas Project Board of Directors Announced

By: John Fallon PhD— One of Muncie’s newest nonprofit organizations has appointed a variety of community leaders to its Board of Directors. Sustainable Muncie Corporation announced this week that its 13-member governing group is complete. Michael Wolfe, Vice President and CTO at Ontario Systems, is the Board President and other officers…


Muncie Establishes a "Verge Community." Photo provided.

Muncie Establishes a “Verge Community”

By: John Fallon— Does Muncie have a business start-up community? Are local entrepreneurs familiar with each other and networked? Is there a technology sector in the Muncie community? Is there any real benefit to be gained from connecting people who are involved in establishing new businesses? These questions and others…




Krista Barnes applies a TruDenta® cold laser treatment to a headache patient.

Muncie Dentist Greg Pyle Successfully Treats Patients With Chronic Headaches

By: Mike Rhodes— In 2013, Muncie Dentist Greg Pyle began implementing the TruDenta® pain relief system to treat patients experiencing issues with recurring headaches and migraines. The TruDenta® system was born from the Sports Medicine Industry and much research was put into developing the unique pain relief system. TruDenta® is a drug-free,…


Cover-Tek staff outside their building at 926 W. Main St., Muncie

Cover-Tek Celebrates Two Years of Growth in Muncie

By: Melanie Howe— In 1986, Cover-Tek opened its doors for blood work, and corporate drug and alcohol testing. Thirty years later, they’ve expanded to offer comprehensive health and wellness screenings to both corporate and private entities, as well as immunizations, safety training, and DNA paternity testing. When the opportunity to…




Artist rendering. Firm plans are still in the works.

Dr. John Fallon Appointed to Lead Cintas Project

By: Mike Wolfe Progress continues on the former Cintas property in downtown Muncie. Dr. John Fallon has been appointed as the Executive Director and Development Coordinator for Sustainable Muncie Corporation. The Cintas Initiative is the Corporation’s first major project. Fallon, who retired from his position as Associate Vice President for Economic…