NEWS


Indiana 6/6/2022, 10:00am

Music artists share original compositions on living in Indiana

Eric Salazar knew after a high school jazz band bass clarinet solo what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. After his Brownsburg High School band director Joe Vrabec credited him as the reason the band won a judge’s choice award from a 2007 Purdue University jazz competition, he said he wanted to become a music performer to “help people feel their feelings and help people through music.”


Ball State Police Department 6/5/2022, 6:00pm

Ball State University Police Department training June 6-7

The Ball State University Police Department, along with other first responders, is set to conduct training at Northside Middle School June 6-7. Muncie community members may notice increased police and first responder presence in the area of Northside Middle School during these time periods.


Community 6/4/2022, 10:00am

New and established Village businesses share the inspiration behind opening their doors

The Village wasn’t always as lively as it is now. After the 2008 recession, many buildings sat vacant while landlords tried to find buyers. While some businesses, including Village Green Records and White Rabbit Used Books, survived 2008, the recession coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic saw some businesses move out of the Village and others move in. Jack’s Donuts and Rustic Rebels Geode and Crystal Mine are two businesses that just opened last semester, with ScreenBroidery also moving its location.


Muncie Community Schools 6/3/2022, 10:00am

Muncie Community Schools' 2022 summer meal sites

During the months of June and July, Muncie Community Schools (MCS) is set to provide free summer meals (breakfast and lunch) for those 18 years and younger. These meals are set to be provided across four MCS locations from June 6-July 29, Monday-Friday each week. 


Muncie Central High School 5/31/2022, 6:00pm

Muncie Central High School named Mentor School for successful Early College program

Muncie Central High School’s Early College program has been recognized as one of the best in Indiana by the Urban College Acceleration Network (UCAN), a new initiative of the University of Indianapolis’ (UIndy) Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) in partnership with the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE). CELL recently invited MCHS to serve as a Mentor School to other Indiana high schools so they can successfully implement a program similar to that of Muncie Central High School's. 


Memorial Day 5/30/2022, 11:00am

Memorial Day 2022 Gallery

On Memorial Day, the Ball State Daily News remembers those who lost their lives while serving to protect the freedom and safety of United States citizens.