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Coronavirus Task Force Recommendations and Infographics

Editor’s Note: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force has asked that media outlets share the following document with the American public which was approved on Monday, March 9, 2020. This document features an easy to read format with bullet points and recommendations on how to keep your workplace, school and home safe from the coronavirus.   Click here to open and print the document.    For additional information, visit coronavirus.gov  

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Mayor Ridenour’s State of the City Address To Be Held at End of IDEA 2020 Conference

By: Aimee West, Cornerstone Center for the Arts & Muncie Action Plan— Muncie, IN—The City of Muncie finds itself in a state of transition, as Muncie Neighborhoods’ IDEA Conference enters year 5 in 2020, with Mayor Ridenour’s new administration now at the helm. On March 7th,  at the Ivy Tech Fisher Building, Mayor Ridenour will issue his first State of the City address and his department heads will take the keynote stage at the 5th annual Muncie Neighborhoods IDEA Conference. The conference…


U.S. Senator Todd Young Statement On First Coronavirus Case in Indiana

By: Press@Young.Senate.Gov— Indianapolis, IN– U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the following statement regarding the confirmed coronavirus case in Indiana: “As of this morning, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has confirmed the first Hoosier case of coronavirus. Under the leadership of Governor Holcomb, the state, in coordination with our medical community, was prepared and ready to respond. To further help our state and local governments in the days to come, I voted to pass $7.7 billion in emergency supplemental…


Muncie Police Department Significantly Increases Training Opportunities for Officers

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Imagine this scenario for a moment… YOU are a police officer dispatched to a home where a woman alleges a man is trying to break into the back of her home. Upon arrival at the home, YOU make your way to the backyard. A woman in her late thirties, dressed in only a beach towel, approaches YOU and says the man is around the side of the house, just past a large outdoor hot tub. YOU…


Full Transcript of President Trump’s State Of The Union Address

President Trump’s remarks during his third State of the Union address can be found below— THE PRESIDENT:  Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow Americans: We meet tonight at a moment of unlimited potential.  As we begin a new Congress, I stand here ready to work with you to achieve historic breakthroughs for all Americans. Millions of our fellow citizens are watching us now, gathered in…



Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour Sworn In Along With Other New City Administration Appointments

By: MuncieJournal.com staff— Muncie, IN—On Saturday, December 28, Dan Ridenour was sworn in as the new Mayor for the City of Muncie, at ceremonies held in the auditorium of Muncie Central High School. Ridenour was sworn in by John Feick, Delaware County Circuit Court 4 Judge while surrounded by family and friends. On January, 1, 2020 at Muncie City Hall, new Mayor Dan Ridenour swore in appointed employees for his new administration. The ceremony was not required, but many of the officials…


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,…


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….