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Photos: 26th Annual Tiny Adams Memorial Christmas Event At Fire Station #1

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, Indiana—The Muncie Fire Department it holding its 26th Annual Tiny Adams Memorial Christmas Event for local children today under bright sunny skies and fairly warm temperatures. The event began at 11am today and runs until 5pm at the downtown fire station #1 at 421 East Jackson Street. Santa and his helpers arrived at 11am on a firetruck and received an enthusiastic welcome from the kids and parents in attendance. Every child that attends receives a FREE picture with Santa,…

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Mayor-Elect Dan Ridenour Announces Appointment of Four Individuals to New Administration

By:  Mayor-Elect Dan Ridenour Transition Team— Muncie, IN—The Ridenour transition team continues to move diligently and with consistency toward a single purpose—hiring the best people we can so Muncie can be successful in 2020 and beyond. The Ridenour administration team continues to develop and take shape as we draw closer to taking office January 1st. We are very proud to add the following appointments: Trent Conway has been appointed to the position of Controller of the City of Muncie. Trent…


Greg Hubler Ford Hyundai Donates Toys To Muncie Police Department For Delivery By MPD Officers

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—On Thursday afternoon, Greg Hubler and the staff at Greg Hubler Ford Hyundai located at 2001 E. McGalliard in Muncie donated 330 toys to the Muncie Police Department for officers to deliver to local children while on patrol. According to Jami Brown of the Muncie Police Department, customers of the dealership also participated in providing toys. The dealership sponsored a promotion offering discounts to customers if they came in with a toy of their own to donate….


Yorktown Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Impactful Community Members at Awards Luncheon

By: Melissa Jones— Yorktown, IN— Yorktown’s Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon Tuesday morning recognized several community members and organizations for their contributions to the town. Those recognized included USArchitects, Clay Arnett, Lance Turner, American Legion Post 321, and Al and Barb Baker. US Architects, the recipient of the Spirit of Small Business award, was recognized for the company’s integral role in the design of the new Town Hall building downtown. Pete Olson, town manager, spoke about the local firm’s involvement with…


Yorktown Invites Public to Town Hall Ribbon-Cutting, Grand Opening

By: Melissa Jones— Yorktown, IN — The Town of Yorktown announced late last week a public ribbon-cutting and grand opening event for the new Town Hall. The ribbon-cutting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 with an “open house” to follow. “Though the Town Hall is already open and operating, we’re excited to invite the community to this open house to explore the entire building,” Pete Olson, town manager, said. “This Town Hall has been in the making for a…


Meet Terry Whitt Bailey, Candidate for Mayor of Muncie

By: Terry Whitt Bailey— Muncie, IN—My name is Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey, and I am proud to be your Democrat candidate for the office of Mayor of the City of Muncie. I’m an honest and hardworking citizen of Muncie who has had a vast amount of local leadership experiences that include working at Ball State University, Cornerstone Center for the Arts and the City of Muncie. I believe that all of these opportunities and experiences have prepared me to be…


Meet Dan Ridenour, Candidate for Mayor of Muncie

By: Dan Ridenour — My name is Dan Ridenour and I am running for Mayor of Muncie. I, like many of you, have been embarrassed by the negative publicity that Muncie has encountered in the last several years. As your next mayor, I intend to create an honest, open and transparent city government. This new style of government will be a focus for me as Mayor of Muncie. Below are twenty of my priorities in no particular order: 1. We will…


WLBC To Sponsor And Broadcast Muncie Mayoral and City Council Forums in October

By: Steve Lindell— Muncie, IN—Local radio station 104.1 HD1 WLBC will sponsor and broadcast the following political candidate forums in October: October 10, 2019— Muncie Mayoral Forum, at Church of the Living God, 1120 E Washington St, Muncie, hosted by the Muncie Delaware County NAACP. October 17, 2019— Muncie City Council candidate Forum, at Northside Middle School, sponsored by the Muncie League of Women Voters. The October 10th forum will be from 7-8:30 p.m., with the first hour LIVE on 104.1 HD1…


City of Muncie Launches ‘BuildingBlocks Website’, Prioritizes Open Data

By: Sarah Beach, City of Muncie— Muncie, IN— The City of Muncie has launched BuildingBlocks, a web-based mapping software that compiles property data into one easy-to-use application, to the public. Through BuildingBlocks, users can see property information like code violations and issued building permits. In the past, this information was attainable only through public records requests made to each individual governmental entity office. The public information BuildingBlocks gathers is from many different public sources including, but not limited to: the…


Muncie Native Serves with Navy’s Weather Command Headquarters at Stennis Space Center

By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bradley Gee, Navy Office of Community Outreach— Stennis, MS – Most Americans rely on weather forecasts to plan their daily routine. The U.S. Navy is no different. With numerous ships, submarines and airplanes deployed around the world, sailors and civilians serving with the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command at Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, advise Navy leaders about the impact of ocean and atmospheric conditions on future operations. Lt. Jeffrey Dodson, a 1992 Muncie Central…