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Photo by: Heather Jordan, a 2017 Mayor's Arts Award Nominee.

Nominees Announced for 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards

By: Braydee Euliss, Executive Director, MACC— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Arts and Culture Council (MACC) in conjunction with the City of Muncie, will present the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the…


Kim Miller, owner of Tribune Showprint, is pictured in front of the "type wall." Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Meet Some of the “Makers” of Muncie’s MadJax

By: Kelsey Timmerman— I work in a factory in Muncie, Indiana. Not many people can say that these days. In fact, many believe that Muncie’s best days–our factory days–are behind us. Our schools are going through budget and transportation issues and a third of our citizens live in poverty.  There’s…


Community Enhancement Projects, Inc. and the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District will host two public meetings to update residents and interested stakeholders about a recently completed Dam Removal Feasibility Study. 

Public Meetings to Be Held To Review Dam Removal Feasibility Study

By: Phil Tevis— Project Background: The Kitselman Trailhead project, located in East Muncie (at the former Indiana Steel and Wire and King Indiana Forge factory site), is currently under development. The project will connect the Cardinal and White River Greenways through the adaptive reuse of the Albany Bridge, also known…



Mike Bartlett. Photo provided.

Whitinger & Company Accountant Earns Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Designation

By: Sheena Peters– Muncie, IN – Mike Bartlett, CFP®, Staff Accountant with Whitinger & Company in Muncie, Indiana has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. Mr….


Pictured L-R: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, Mr. Larry Shreve, and Indiana Farm Bureau President Randy Kron. Photo by: Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

Delaware County Farmer Receives Statewide Award for Conservation Practices

By: Amy Work, Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts — Muncie, IN– Out of 58,000 farms in the state of Indiana, one farm in Delaware County received the statewide award of River-Friendly Farmer at the Indiana State Fair on Farmers’ Day August 16. Mr. Larry Shreve was among 49…



Jack Buckles, recipient of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Legacy Award. Photo by: Kyle Evens

Jack Buckles Honored By Chamber With 2017 Legacy Award

By: Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored Jack Buckles with their 2017 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had over 250 guests. The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or couple…


Just Desserts. Photo provided.

2nd Annual “Just Desserts” to Take Place September 14th at Minnetrista

By: Melinda Stanley— Muncie, IN—In support of the Community Champions Fund and in partnership with Minnetrista and the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie, you are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Just Desserts fundraising event. Just Desserts is a fun-filled evening  where you can sip wine, enjoy appetizers, listen to…


The Childers Media Group. Lima, OH

Woof Boom Radio Announces Addition of Five New Stations

Radio Veterans J Chapman and Matt Childers form new company. Keeping Market-Leading Radio Stations with Local Ownership and Management in West Central Ohio. Muncie, IN – Beginning with a vision of great radio that focuses on service to the local community, Woof Boom Radio now grows with the addition of five Lima,…


The Mobile Power Station® has the ability to travel through nearly 3 feet of flood water during an emergency response situation. Photo provided.

BMW i3 Batteries to Power First-Ever Electric Off-Road Vehicle by DANNAR

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN – DANNAR has signed a supply agreement with BMW i to provide BMW i3 batteries for the DANNAR Mobile Power Station®, the revolutionary, heavy-duty electric vehicle for infrastructure maintenance and disaster response. DANNAR is leading the conversion of advanced automotive battery technologies into off-road applications…



David N. Dixon, Ph.D., Governor, Indiana District of Kiwanis, speaks during the opening session. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention

By: Mike Rhodes— The 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention was held at the Horizon Convention Center August 18th through the 20th. Approximately 250 members of the Indiana District of Kiwanis International attended the convention. Indiana is one of 44 districts in the Kiwanis International organization. Friday night’s activities kicked-off with…


MutualBank's newest branch location at 2910 W Jackson St. in Muncie.

MutualBank Awarded 4-Star AchieveWELL Designation

By: Jamie Faulkner— Muncie, IN—MutualBank is proud to announce the upgrade of their company-wide wellness initiative from a 3-Star AchieveWELL workplace to a 4-Star AchieveWELL organization by the Wellness Council of Indiana. MutualBank’s advancement to 4-Star is a direct result of the company’s continued support of wellness, not just in…