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Parenting time and child support are two separate issues. Photo by: graphicstock

Beasley & Gilkison: Parenting Time and Child Support

By: Stephanie L. Hoover, Attorney at Law— Muncie, IN—Whether a couple is going through a dissolution with children or a paternity matter due to never marrying, two common issues that arise are regarding parenting time and child support.  It is important to note that while these two topics are often discussed…


J Chapman, president of Woof Boom Radio, congratulates Steve Lindell for his 25 years of service at WLBC. Two rather unwieldy balloons, (a "2" and a "5") are also pictured. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Steve Lindell Celebrates 25 Years With WLBC-104.1 FM 

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—March 15, 2018 was a special day inside the WLBC studio as station owner J Chapman, president of Woof Boom radio, surprised morning show host Steve Lindell and congratulated him for his 25 years with the station. “This is actually a very special day,” said Chapman….


The open and airy lobby just inside the entrance of Silver Birch of Muncie. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Silver Birch Affordable Assisted Living Community Now Open in Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Silver Birch of Muncie, located at 2500 West Kilgore, is now open for residents. Silver Birch of Muncie is a new 55-and-over affordable assisted living residential community with a combined total of 119 studio and one bedroom apartments. Mellissa Carpenter is the administrator of Silver Birch…


Student entrepreneurs at work in a group office setting. Photo by: graphicstock

‘Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition’ Regional to be in Delaware County

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN— The Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition will host one of its nine regional competitions on March 9 in Muncie, Indiana, at the Ball State Alumni Center. The top 10 high school entrepreneurs from around Delaware County, Indiana, who made it through round one of the competition,…



Wednesday, February 21st keynote speaker, Dr. Jason Henderson is pictured during his presentation, "Positioning Agriculture For Success in the Next State of the Cycle." Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— The Horizon Convention Center hosted the 2018 Purdue Extension Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference on February 20-22. Approximately 175 women attended the conference as well as an additional 90 8th-12th graders who attended during the Young Ladies in Agriculture portion of the conference. Attendees came from Indiana, Ohio,…


BBSU Human Resources students Jessica Benz and Emma Floit are pictured discussing HR trends with Dorothy Douglass, Vice President of Human Resources for MutualBank. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

MutualBank Named ‘A Best Place To Work In Indiana’ By Indiana Chamber

By: Dave Heeter, CEO— Muncie, IN—MutualBank is proud to announce and be acknowledged as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana. This program, created by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group is in their thirteenth year with this being MutualBank’s first time making the prestigious…



Divorce is an intricate, complicated process and often emotionally daunting. Photo by: graphicstock

Beasley & Gilkison: Dissolution of Marriage

By: Beasley & Gilkison— Muncie, IN—Divorce laws vary widely between states. In order to file for divorce, one of the spouses must meet the state’s residency requirement. In Indiana, that timeframe is six months. (Across the nation, it varies from zero days to more than one year.) Some believe you…


Ontario Systems. File photo.

Ontario Systems Named a Best Place to Work in Indiana by Indiana Chamber

Software and services provider to the healthcare, ARM and government markets will accept award May 3 in Indianapolis Muncie, IN– Ontario Systems, a leading software provider to the healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM), accounts receivable management (ARM) and government (GOV) markets, announced it has been named to the 13th annual…



Craig Morris. Photo provided.

Craig Morris Added to MutualBank Team as Dealer Development Representative

By: Jaime Faulkner— Muncie, IN—MutualBank added Craig Morris, Dealer Development Representative, to the Indirect Lending team in January of 2018. He develops relationships with MutualBank’s established automotive, boat and recreational vehicle dealerships throughout Indiana while creating new partnerships for the Bank’s indirect lending division. These affiliations Craig creates are valuable…


A new home under construction at Emerald Pointe, 1300 W. Sheffield Drive, Muncie, IN as photographed on February 13th. More homebuilding like this is needed. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Housing Study: Muncie Needs 405 New Homes Over The Next 5 Years

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—A housing needs analysis created for the City of Muncie has revealed a need for a total of 405 new homes with developed lots for nine specific housing types over the next five years. The housing types include urban attached, urban single family, suburb attached, suburb…


Ted Baker is pictured providing one-on-one business coaching services to a client. Photo provided.

Innovation Connector Offers Business Consulting And Coaching Services

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Many entrepreneurs, while knowing their product or industry inside and out, are occasionally inexperienced in knowing what it really takes to successfully launch and grow a business. Generally speaking, entrepreneurs are often very passionate about their business idea, but can lack the expertise to market their…


Youth baseball and softball fields adjacent to Ross Community Center as photographed on Feb 1st. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Racer Trust Completes Sale To Develop Fourteen91 Lofts On Muncie’s Southside

By: Bill Callen, Racer Trust— Commonwealth to Build 35-Unit Affordable Housing Development Muncie, IN — RACER Trust today announced it has completed the sale of approximately 5.7 acres in Muncie to Commonwealth Development Corporation of America, which plans to develop 35 units of affordable housing. The first units are expected…