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An image shot from a remotely operated underwater vehicle shows a spare parts box from USSIndianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean in more than 16,000 feet of water. Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen

USS Indianapolis Located in Philippine Sea

By: USS Indianapolis Expedition— Seattle, WA,  – Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis was discovered on Aug. 18 by the expedition crew of Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, which is owned by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen. The Indianapolis was found 5,500 meters below the surface, resting on the floor…

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Joe Mumpower and his Scarlet Macaw are frequent entertainers at Starbucks.

Joe Mumpower’s Intriguing Bird Entertains Muncie Shoppers

By: Mike Rhodes— Meet Joe Mumpower and his bird, “Polly.” (If you haven’t already.) Joe and his unusual bird are very popular around some Muncie establishments. If you’ve ever been to Starbucks on S. Tillotson Ave, Rural King, the Muncie Mission or a number of variety stores around Muncie, you may…


Jud Fisher, President & COO, Ball Brothers Foundation. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

How to Submit a Story Suggestion to The Muncie Journal

By: Mike Rhodes— The MuncieJournal.com publishes content from a variety of sources. Some stories come from the Woof Boom News Department—some are written by MuncieJournal.com staff and our founding partners—as well as user generated content submitted to us for consideration. Submitting a story for consideration by The Muncie Journal is easy! We…




Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Mayor Dennis Tyler Update on What’s Happening in Muncie

Mayor Dennis Tyler stops by WLBC once a month to talk about the City of Muncie with Steve Lindell. This morning, Mayor Tyler discussed: Hearts and Hands United, Hometown Hero’s, Tuhey Pool schedule, Chicago Cubs win, new BSU Football posters at McDonalds, Paint the Town Red at Canan Commons, BSU…