Alan Hovorka


Ball State's Jamba Juice repairs cost $1,300

With Jamba Juice reopening Wednesday, public records show Ball State spent about $1,300 to repair the drain inside the restaurant. Jamba Juice, inside the Art and Journalism Building, closed due to a sanitary drain collapse last semester, shortly before finals week.

Muncie water not plagued with lead

This week’s 24-hour boil-order aside, Muncie’s water supply appears to be safe – especially when it comes to levels of lead, a contaminant that has rocked communities across the country including several in Indiana. “It’s good to my knowledge,” Lee Florea, a hydrologist said.

Times Indiana universities saw reports of guns on campus

Gun-related incidents are extremely rare on Indiana college campuses, but hardly unknown. At least a half dozen times in the past four years, authorities have responded to reports of guns on Indiana campuses. Only one case involved a shooting – but every case triggered a university alert or lockdown order.