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MITS to Extend Route 3 Hours For Transportation To Delaware County Fair On July 18th and 19th

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) board of directors and staff have agreed to extend the hours of Route #3 in order for community members to use public transportation to get to the Delaware County Fair. The Northwest Plaza route (#3) will run until 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 18th and Friday, July 19th. On these two days, 7 of MITS’ 14 routes will run past 8:00 p.m. Route #3 will make its final stop at…

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B-29 Named ‘FiFi’ Arrives At Delaware County Airport

By: John Carlson— Muncie, IN—A big, beautiful lady made a dramatic arrival at the Delaware County Airport on Monday, and was soon swamped by suitors longing to meet and touch her. Her name is FiFi, and she’s a B-29. She’s owned by the Commemorative Air Force, and one of only two Boeing Superfortresses flying in the world today. A single glance was all it took to know that, after a rocky upbringing, things were different now. For seventeen years she…


Charles W. Brown Planetarium to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Mission

By: Dayna Thompson— Muncie, IN—Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission – the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium on the campus of Ball State University. Saturday, July 20th at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. We will be premiering a new program, “Destination Mars: The…


‘Eat Smart and Move More’ with Purdue Extension and MPL

By: Susan Fisher— Muncie, IN—Carol Pierson from the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program will present a series of four workshops, Eat Smart and Move More. Participants will learn to plan, shop for, and cook healthy meals. Muncie Public Library (MPL) is a partner in the workshop series, which will take place in the new kitchen pavilion at Maring-Hunt Library. Each session will include information, cooking demonstrations, food samples, and free kitchen tool giveaways. Participants who attend all four workshops will receive…


Food Network Looking For Volunteers During Muncie Filming

By: Allyson Kircher, Associate Producer, Lando Entertainment— Metuchen, NJ—The Food Network Show, Restaurant: Impossible is coming to Muncie, IN on July 23rd and 24th! We are seeking enthusiastic individuals that would love to work with Robert Irvine and his talented renovation team as design and construction volunteers on the show! Volunteers may be any licensed or certified individuals in painting, crafting, constructing, remodeling, cleaning, decorating etc. (depending on your skill set). We are always looking for skilled contractors, electricians, plumbers,…


City of Muncie’s “Set the Night to Music” Fireworks Display to be Held July 4th

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—104.1 WLBC, 104.9 WERK FM and the City of Muncie invite you to attend “Set the Night to Music” on July 4th at the levee in downtown Muncie to see and hear one of the most dazzling fireworks displays around.  The musical soundtrack accompanying the fireworks will be broadcast live on WLBC and WERK FM. (Listen to WLBC on 104.1 FM and not the WLBC Hi-definition radio channel, as there will be a slight delay on the Hi-definition…


Music for All Returns To Ball State University June 22-29 With Its National Summer Symposium

By: Brooke Leader— Muncie Organizations are Offering Free Concert Tickets as Part of the Music for All Community Engagement Program INDIANAPOLIS – The 44th Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, returns to Muncie and the Ball State University campus June 22-29, drawing more than 1,800 music students and teachers from 38 states and Queensland Australia. Ball State University, will be hosting the Music for All Summer Symposium. Ball State is a Corporate Sponsor of Music for All. About 1,500 high…


Abbigail Sprong Named 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Abbigail Sprong was named 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen at the 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen Pageant. (See event photos below.) The pageant was held Saturday, June 15th at Muncie Central High School. Seven young ladies competed for the title of 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen. Abbigail will take part in the Delaware County Fair, and will compete for the Indiana State Fair Queen title. She received a $750 cash award, gifts from local sponsors, her tiara and flowers….


Barbershop Quartet ‘Playlist’ To Give Free Concert Ahead of International Competition

By: Scott Trout— Muncie, IN—Playlist, an acappella and barbershop quartet from Muncie, IN has qualified for the 2019 International Barbershop Harmony Society Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. The quartet will compete on July 2nd along with 52 other groups deemed the best quartets in the world. As they prepare to depart, Playlist will appear in a FREE concert on the Valhalla stage located at 215 S. Walnut St, Muncie, IN 47305.  Join them Saturday evening (June 15) at 6:30pm….


First Thursday To Feature Clue-Like Game For All Ages

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN – Was it Mrs. Mulberry with the letter opener? Perhaps it was Professor Pershing with the leather briefcase? Could it be Lieutenant Liberty with the globe? A crime – pretend crime, that is – has been committed and we need YOUR help finding the culprit and the “weapon” used. Join fellow citizen sleuths for the first Muncie Mystery during First Thursday on June 6 in downtown Muncie. Here’s the deal, detectives: The only pure amber…