Steve Baule

Dr. Steven Baule Update on Muncie Community Schools Fiscal Situation

By: Dr. Steven Baule, Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools— Dear MCS Stakeholders, I feel it is appropriate to take a few minutes to provide all stakeholders with an update regarding the corporation’s fiscal situation. In some ways, I understand this seems like old news. The Muncie Community Schools have been in a…

Photo provided.

Cornerstone to Offer Eight Week Classes This Summer

Muncie, IN—Cornerstone Center for the Arts will offer a series of classes this summer for youth, families and adults in a wide variety of areas. The Summer Eight Week Class Session begins the week of June 6th and continues through July 29th. Cornerstone’s class fees are affordable, one-time payments that…

"Spirit of Community" (Faulkner Painting)

Local Teachers Awarded Funding for Creative Classroom Projects

Muncie, IN— Local teachers will receive $3,480 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. More than 750 students will benefit in this final grant cycle of the academic year. Awards of up to $450 are available through the Bell Grants program. Funded projects…

Aerial image of the Ball State Campus. Photo by: Michael Wolfe

BSU Trustees Accept Campus Master Plan, Move Forward With Presidential Search

MUNCIE, Ind. – The Ball State Board of Trustees today reviewed an updated campus master plan proposal that establishes a long-range, phased framework aligning the university’s strategic, academic and physical plant goals. The proposal, the first of its kind in more than 20 years, emphasizes: an academic experience focused on…

Photo by: Rick Compton, Public Safety Director at MACC.

Muncie Area Career Center Hosts Annual Spring Fire Training

By: Shawn Rogers for the Muncie Journal— The wind was whipping and the air was crisp. On a beautiful, sunny day in April, the below normal temperatures didn’t keep Koorsen Fire & Security from hosting their Annual Spring Fire Training for the emergency education students at the Muncie Area Career Center….

Nicholas Bantz and Anna Groover

Delta HS Seniors Named Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has selected the recipients of the 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships, an award that grants full tuition to any accredited public or private college or university in Indiana. The Lilly Scholarship also covers fees and provides an annual stipend for required…

Planning committee for 3v3 basketball tournament

BSU Graduate Students to Host 3v3 Basketball Tournament

By: Tori Widrick— The Ball State Sport Administration Graduate Program is striving to foster a relationship with the Ross Community Center in Muncie that will ultimately benefit Ball State students and the Muncie community through an entertaining 3v3 Basketball Tournament. MUNCIE, IN – April 24, 2016 – The Sport Facilities and…

Conference participants of Muncie’s Neighborhood IDEA Conference at Ball State University. Photo Provided

Muncie Neighborhood Leaders Learn Best Practices at Ball State

By: Erin Moore— On a brisk Saturday morning in March, dozens and dozens of Muncie residents woke up early, streamed into Ball State’s Pittenger Student Center, and gave their entire day to attend keynote presentations and breakout sessions at the city’s first “Intentional Development and Education for Association Members” (IDEA)…

Aerial image of the Ball State Campus. Photo by: Michael Wolfe

BSU Presidential Search Process Begins, Open Forums Planned

Editor’s Note: Another public forum has been added. It will be held Monday, May 23, at 7pm in Assembly Hall in the Ball State University Alumni Center, 2800 W. Bethel Ave in Muncie.  MUNCIE, Ind. — The Ball State Board of Trustees today announced initial steps in the search for…

Photo courtesy of: Minnestrista Heritage Collection

IHS Exhibit Explores Impact of Ball Brothers Canning History

By: Rachel Hill Ponko—  The old-fashioned art of canning and preserving foods is enjoying new popularity, and a new Indiana Historical Society (IHS) exhibition is taking guests back to its Hoosier beginnings. The newest Indiana Experience offering, You Are There 1948: Communities Can!, explores the impact the Ball Brothers Company from Muncie, Ind., had…