Kathryn Kennison, U.S. Vice President Pence (then-governor), and the Rt. Hon. David Trimble. Photo provided and taken November 14, 2014.

Town and Gown Conversations: Another Hidden Muncie Gem

By: Diane Watters, Assistant Director, E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center Ball State University— Muncie, IN—Town and Gown is an anachronistic phrase that you just don’t hear anymore, unless you run into a seasoned city planner. But this absence from our vocabulary doesn’t diminish the importance of its place in our community….

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A young child visits with Santa at last years event. File photo.

Santa Comes to Downtown Muncie Fire Station This Saturday

By: Mike Rhodes— Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas! The Tiny Adams Memorial Christmas Event for local children will be held this Saturday, Christmas Eve, from 11am to 5pm at the downtown fire station at the corner of Madison and Jackson Streets. Eddie Bell, Chief of the Muncie Fire Department said, “We’ve done this…

A view of the new brickwork and parking spaces in front of HEIDIJHALE, 301 S. Walnut Street. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Downtown Muncie: Many Hands Tackle Heavy Work

By: Ty Morton— To many folks in Muncie, particularly those downtown, the past seventeen months may have seemed like an eternity; but they will have yielded decades of improvement in business development and quality of life. It all began with fulfilling a federally-mandated requirement from 1972 that our combined storm and sanitary…