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Muncie Community Schools

Back to School Heroes and Helpers to be Held August 8th

By: Ana Maria Pichardo— The annual Back to School Heroes and Helpers, formerly known as Back to School Shop with a Cop, event will be held Saturday August 8th, 2015. Children are selected by the Salvation Army and their organization assists in shopping with children on that day. Muncie Crime…




Team Indiana in the WLBC Master Command Studio. Photo: Mike Rhodes

Yorktown (Team Indiana) Girls Softball Team on WLBC this Morning

Yorktown JAA (Team Indiana) Girls Softball Team and Coaches were live on WLBC this morning. Fun time and great group of kids! Listen to Steve Lindell’s audio interview with the team, broadcast live this morning, July 31st. Click below to hear the audio.   Photo Gallery Below. Click on any…


Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler participated in a question and answer session with the students as part of a picnic lunch July 14 at Heekin Park.

Iraqi students visit Ball State

By: Gail Werner— Snkar Mam’s dreams of coming to America led him to Ball State, where he’s now one of 24 Iraqis participating in a monthlong educational exchange hosted by the university’s Center for International Development (CID). “To me, America … it’s the entire world,” said Mam, 23, who is studying petroleum…


Muncie Central Announces Fall Practices and Athletic Ticket Pricing

Athletic Physicals: July 29, 2015 from 12:00-3:00 in the nurse’s clinic at Central HS Concussion Impact Testing: July 29, 2015 (12:00-3:00) and August 3, 2015 (8:00am or 1:00 pm.) Physicals and Impact testing forms must be turned in the Athletic Office prior to 1st practice. 1st Official Practice Date and…


Kelly Scott is new Principal at Storer Elementary

Kelly Scott is New Principal at Storer Elementary

The Muncie Community Schools Board of Trustees has appointed Kelly Scott as principal at Storer Elementary School. Mrs. Scott graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Education with a Kindergarten Endorsement from Anderson University. She received her Master of Arts in Education from Ball State University, followed by her administrative license…


Yorktown Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

Yorktown Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Ryan Morrow and Ryan D. Seymour are the 2015 recipients of the Yorktown Lions Club, Inc. Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to Yorktown High School graduates who maintain an 8.0/12.0 GPA and display good citizenship. Morrow plans to…


Regional Summit 2

Regional Summit 2 to be Held July 28th

Regional Summit 2 will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 pm, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305. This meeting is the follow-up to the Regional Summit. You can help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region. Hear an update on the progress of the Regional Development Plan and…


Filming on E. Washington, July 8th

David Haynes Earns Grant for Summertime “Break My Bones” Film Shoot

By Lisa Renze-Rhodes— Muncie, IN—From August through May, David Haynes spends his days coaching Indiana Academy students in creative writing and literature classes, sharing tips on character development and discerning plot tropes or an author’s intent. At night, Haynes returns home to his four children and his wife, Megan, as…




Morry Mannies Radio Scholarships Announced

Inaugural Morry Mannies Radio Scholarships Announced

Two local high school students are the inaugural recipients of the Morry Mannies Woof Boom Radio Scholarship. Each nominee was very deserving for their achievements athletically and in the classroom. It was a thrill to watch these student athletes compete with emotion, sportsmanship, and character all year long. This year’s winners are:…


Creviston Scholarships Awarded

Creviston Scholarships Awarded to Cowan High School Students

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Bryan P. Ellis, Kelsey Harrington and Gentry Logan Stayton are recipients of the Max V. and Nellie C. Creviston Scholarships. These four-year renewable scholarships are awarded to graduates of Cowan High School who wish to attend a post-high…