US expands Afghan refugee program, Belarus Olympian plans to seek asylum in Poland, Turkey battles wildfires for the sixth day, Europe's vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance and death toll triples to more than 300 in recent China flooding makes up this week's five international stories.
Jen Gilbert, 2011–2014 outfielder on Ball State's softball team and former assistant coach, played for her home country on Team Canada in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Canadian Olympic softball team earned its first-ever Olympic medal this week, defeating Mexico 3-2 in the bronze medal game at Yokohama Baseball Stadium in Yokohama, Japan.
At its annual summer meeting July 28, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Women's Basketball Committee voted to appoint Ball State Director of Athletics Beth Goetz to the position of vice chair for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.
For more than 100 years, Ball canning jars were manufactured in Muncie and plant workers developed many memories working for the Ball Brothers Corporation and cementing Muncie’s history as a manufacturing city. The Minnetrista “Jarring Our Memories” exhibit aims to highlight and share those memories with the local community.
Cindie Hudson, Kokomo, Indiana resident and owner of two therapy dogs — Harlee and Seger — has recently published a book called “Yellow Dog.” “Yellow Dog” is about Hudson’s family trip that she took to Sanibel Island on the southwest coast of Florida.
Two months after approving pay raises for teachers, the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees voted to increase the hourly pay of support staff to $14 an hour at its meeting July 27.
Last victim ID'd in Florida condo building collapse, Jacoby wins swimming gold for the US, California and New York City require government workers to get the coronavirus vaccine, Biden says US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by year end and warming rivers in US West are killing fish and imperiling the industry makes up this week's five national stories.
Tunisia on edge as the president suspends parliament and fires the prime minister, two COVID patients dead after power outage at a Jordan hospital, 28 abducted Baptist school students freed in Nigeria, pandemic Olympics endured heat, and not a typhoon's en route and the Vatican trial opens into financial scandal rocking papacy makes up this week's five international stories.
At the top of her graduation cap, Mona Goggins attached pictures of her nephews and younger brother Josh. In shining letters, the words “worked hard to advocate for you” filled the remaining space.
Denice Torres, Ball State alumna who earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1981, was recently named a new board of directors member for Surface Oncology, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
There’s a new food truck driving around Muncie, and it’s serving authentic tacos and street corn. Saul Guzman opened Tacos Molonco in June 2021.
Jeff Holloway, 1994 graduate and former boys’ basketball coach at Muncie Central High School, was hired as the school’s next athletic director July 1, replacing Tom Lyon — who retired from the position after 22 years with Muncie Community Schools (MCS).
After the COVID-19 pandemic required many people to work from home with their children eLearning, childcare and paid parental leave became a hot topic of discussion.
Customers can find discounted merchandise of name brand clothing, home accessories and other unique finds here in Muncie. Buyer’s Market is the newest store to come to the Muncie Mall and has moved into the old JCPenney location.
After taking a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Muncie Three Trails Music Series is back for summer 2021. This music series brings professional recording artists to the Canan Commons Park in Muncie. After kicking off July 10 with the Lost Bayou Ramblers, there are still three ensembles scheduled for this summer.
Officials in Oregon call for outside help as extreme weather fuels fires, a Russian hacker known as "bot master" to be sentenced in the US, California launches the largest free school lunch program in the US, fraud charges brought in second Wisconsin 2020 election case and Indiana University can require COVID-19 vaccinations makes up this week's five national stories.
Germany defends preparation for floods, Senegal sees a dramatic COVID-19 surge as a major holiday looms, South Korea removes banners at Olympic village after IOC ruling, US peace envoy visits Islamabad as Pakistan-Afghan ties sour and Cyprus showcases an ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists makes up this week's five international stories.