Opinion


Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch

Opinion: Creating Opportunities for All Hoosiers

By: Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch— Growing up as a 12 year old who towered over her peers and teachers at 5-foot eight, I was a target for many of my classmates’ ridicule and jokes. Suffering through those harsh words, my father gave me some advice that helped shape who I…


Steve Edwards. Photo provided.

Opinion: What to Expect From the State-Appointed Emergency Management Team

By: Steve Edwards— There’s no two ways about it. Muncie Community Schools is at a crossroads. It’s designation as a distressed district takes its fate solely out of the hands of the local school board and existing administration. That’s where Administrator Assistance (AA) and I come in. Administrator Assistance, a…



MCHS Principal Chris Walker is pictured with Kaitlyn Jamieson accepting her diploma. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Opinion: “Thank You Muncie Community Schools”

By: Charles Jamieson— Nearly three years ago, our family moved back to my hometown of Muncie from the Chicago area, due to a series of horribly difficult personal events that were occurring simultaneously. When our move became common knowledge, no less than a half dozen people asked, “Where will you…


Mike Rhodes, Publisher & Managing Editor, MuncieJournal.com Photo by: It's a selfie!

Muncie Journal Adds NEW “Opinion” Section

By: Mike Rhodes— When MuncieJournal.com launched in July of 2015, our founding partners and leadership felt it was important to keep the publication’s content positive within the 3 key coverage areas of our core mission: Education, Economic Development and Quality of Place in Muncie and Delaware County. Thousands of articles later,…


Southview Elementary School students enjoy a program during United Way's Day of Action. (Photo is the property of United Way and used with permission)

Muncie Action Plan Supports Local MCS Solution, Urges Public Unity

By: MAP Board of Directors— Muncie, IN—Last week, the Muncie Action Plan sent a letter of support for Muncie Community Schools to Senator Doug Eckerty.  The letter was addressed to Senator Luke Kenley and Representative Tim Brown and urged the removal of Muncie Community Schools from State Bill (S.B.) 567. …