Loretta Swit To Speak At LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference

By: Hannah Downham— Muncie, IN—Loretta Swit, best known as Major Margaret Houlihan on the iconic television series M*A*S*H, will make her first appearance in Muncie, Ind. at LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference on Thursday, June 6 at the Horizon Convention Center. At 81 years old, “Hot Lips” Houlihan, hasn’t stopped. She is an accomplished actress, devoted animal activist, and a talented artist who continues to travel and speak to groups across the U.S. Many would say Swit has aged well….

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Local Candy Maker Uses The Same Recipes From The 1920s

By: Stacey Shannon— Muncie, IN—While Muncie has changed since Lowery’s Home Made Candies first opened in 1941, the candy-maker itself has stayed very much the same. The family-run business is on its fourth generation of leadership under Charles Joseph, but the recipes and techniques remain the same as they’ve always been. Joseph said stepping into Lowery’s Home Made Candies on West Kilgore Avenue is like taking a step into the past. All candies are made by hand with carefully selected…

“National Record Store Day” In Muncie Brings Out Hundreds of Vinyl Record Lovers To The Village

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Saturday, April 13th is National Record Store Day across the globe. You remember vinyl records, right? LP’s? 45’s? Needles and cartridges? Record cleaning fluid? Discwasher? (Manufactured by RCA in Indianapolis back in the day.) Well, all that old technology is now very popular these days. Even with millennials, who grew up listening to mostly compressed digital music files on iTunes and other digital music services. According to Forbes, analog-recorded vinyl record sales are through the roof….

Delaware Dynamics Breaks Ground For New Facility

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Earlier today, members of Delaware Dynamics, the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance, government officials and other community leaders gathered to break ground for a new facility at Delaware Dynamics, in downtown Muncie. In opening remarks, Jeff Parsons said, “Each day the Chamber, the Economic Development Alliance and its partners work together with elected officials and stakeholders to advance economic development in our community, and today is no exception.” Delaware Dynamics…

Students Spend 24 Hour Marathon Session “Problem Solving for Muncie”

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—A  group of Ball State students spent 24 hours straight coming up with creative ideas on how to help the Muncie community. The event was titled the Cardinal Hackathon and was hosted by Ball State’s Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), and held at the Innovation Connector from 7pm Friday, March 22nd to 7am Saturday, March 23rd. (24 continuous hours.) Krystal Geyer, assistant director of Ball State’s Entrepreneurship Center is the faculty advisor for CEO. Ted Baker, executive director of…

Window World®: Simply The Best For Less

By: Ken and Sally Shake, Owners of Window World of Muncie— Window World®, headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, with more than 200 locally-owned offices nationwide. Founded in 1995, the company sells and installs windows, siding, doors and other exterior products, with a total of over 17 million windows sold to date. Window World is an ENERGY STAR® partner and its window products have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for ten consecutive years….

Sherriff-Goslin Roofing Company: Quality Roofing Since 1906

By: Sherriff-Goslin Roofing— Sherriff-Goslin Roofing Company is one of the most unique companies that you are ever going to find. Sherriff-Goslin boasts a long and trustworthy reputation that has existed for over 113 years now.  For generations people in East Central Indiana have been trusting Sherriff-Goslin Roofing Company with the task of keeping their most important investment dry from the harsh weather and multiple climates that we experience here in Indiana. The true unique advantage that Sherriff-Goslin offers is that…

Ball State, Woof Boom Radio Partner To Broadcast Cardinals Baseball

By: Ball State Athletics— Muncie, IN— Ball State baseball home games will be on over-the-air radio. BSU and its athletics multimedia rightsholder, Learfield IMG College have announced the addition of home baseball broadcasts to their radio coverage for the remainder of the 2019 season. While the team’s games have been available via online stream since 2013, this marks the first consistent over-the-air radio coverage of Ball State baseball in recent years. The team’s 12 remaining home games, beginning Friday, April 12 vs….

Minnetrista Is Your Year-Round Gathering Place!

By: Stephen Mortland— The home of the Ball jar and the Ball family legacy, Minnetrista connects people, encourages engagement, and improves the quality of life of our community. Our forty acre campus is brimming with exciting adventures and as new seasons bring new possibilities, there is always something to discover at Minnetrista. What can I expect from my visit to Minnetrista? It’s a hard question to answer! With our beautiful gardens, countless unique events, our rotating collection of interactive exhibits,…

We’re Lehmans…We’re Here For You!

By: Mike Rhodes— In 1930, H.J. Lehman began his heating and electrical business in Muncie. He located on East Main St. in the heart of the downtown area. Mr. Lehman soon became a pioneer in home heating conversion from coal to natural gas. Muncie residents were very pleased to rid themselves of the daily chore of stoking their basement furnaces and cleaning the ash residue. H.J. Lehman soon found he needed to expand. He purchased a welding shop on West…