Arrest log: week of Jan. 11

Travis M. Burnett, 22, 1757 W. 700 N., Greenfield, was arrested at 3:26 a.m. Jan. 7 at 1425 W. Washington St. on charges of public intoxication and failure to appear.Brian Lee Blevins, 36, 7466 E. 875 N., Losantville, was arrested at 11:45 a.m. Jan. 8 at 2805 N. Winston Ave. on the charge of invasion of privacy.



SPORTS

Sports Link video to be featured on ESPN U

Overcoming adversity is at the center of three Ball State University students' sports package on junior men's basketball player Malik Perry.Their package will take center stage on ESPNU, a station in the ESPN network focusing on college athletics.


NEWS

Cable commission seeks permission to channel 60

The Muncie Cable Television Commission is working to get public and government access channel 60 back on air, and if possible, to split government and public access into two separate channels.The commission held a meeting Wednesday at Burris Laboratory School to discuss the potential candidates for the access coordinator position. The access coordinator will work on collecting material from community members to air on the channel. The access coordinator also will be responsible for shooting video of government events.


NEWS

BMH gets largest gift in its history

During his lifetime, John Fisher was a 55-year member of the Ball Memorial Hospital board and local industrialists, but his contributions to the community did not stop there. Months after his death Fisher is still making large contributions to the community.Officials announced Tuesday that Fisher left $2 million to the BMH Foundation in his estate.



NEWS

3 board members reappointed

Gov. Mitch Daniels' confidence in Ball State University showed Wednesday as he extended three members' stay on the Board of Trustees."The governor constantly monitors the progress of state universities, especially Ball State," spokesman Brad Rateike said. "The governor is pleased with the direction Ball State is headed."


NEWS

Homecoming steering committee applications available

The Homecoming Steering Committee is now accepting applications for next school year.Applications can be accessed from the Ball State University Web site by clicking the Homecoming tab on the Alumni Association Web page. Applicants are asked to submit applications to the Alumni Association, located on the second floor of the Alumni Center, by 4 p.m on Feb. 3.


NEWS

Concert to highlight King's life

Ball State University and the Muncie community will be able to hear first hand accounts of the civil rights movement from Muncie natives along with musical performances in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. at 8 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.The Office of Institutional Diversity and the School of Music are sponsoring the Martin Luther King Memorial Concert to honor the many achievements made throughout his life.



NEWS

SGA prepares for election season

The Student Government Association election season is approaching which means potential slates are forming as well as a new elections board.President Beth Cahill said Cory Schneider, senior advertising major, has been appointed as this year's elections board chair. Schneider will announce the other six members of the elections board at the senate meeting Jan. 27.


NEWS

Concert to highlight King's life

Ball State University and the Muncie community will be able to hear first hand accounts of the civil rights movement from Muncie natives along with musical performances in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. at 8 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.The Office of Institutional Diversity and the School of Music are sponsoring the Martin Luther King Memorial Concert to honor the many achievements made throughout his life.


NEWS

Delaware County receives tax revenue benefit

Delaware County is generating positive tax revenue per capita, defying the deficit trends for urban Indiana communities.The Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute and the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research issued a study of tax revenues generated by counties in Indiana. The study found that most urban counties across the state are receiving less money from the state than they are paying in taxes, while rural communities are receiving more than they pay.


NEWS

Architecture students help revitalize Muncie homes

In a community with 259 houses tagged for demolition, one organization is determined to rehabilitate homes in Muncie and make them environmentally friendly at the same time.Associate architecture professor Jonathan Spodek and Muncie historical preservation officer Bill Morgan cofounded the group ecoREHAB in Summer 2008, and started rehabbing their first home in Fall 2009.



NEWS

'Princess Fiona' actress to speak at Ball State

A Tony Award-winning actress will visit Ball State University Jan. 26 through Jan. 30 and will give a free, public lecture in Sursa Performance Hall, according to a press release.Sutton Foster, who plays Princess Fiona in "Shrek: The Musical," will teach master classes to students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.


NEWS

Free legal consultations Monday

Students who are in legal trouble or are engaged in legal battles have an opportunity to get advice from a lawyer.On top of Student Legal Services on campus, the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana Pro Bono Commission will sponsor Talk to a Lawyer Today on Monday, according to a press release.


NEWS

BMH receives $2 million gift from estate

During his life time John Fisher was a 55-year member of the Ball Memorial Hospital board and local industrialists, but his contributions to the community did not stop there.Officals annouced Tuesday that Fisher left $2 million to the BMH Foundation in his estate. Even months after his death Fisher is still making large contributions to the community.


NEWS

CAP recognized for practicing social justice

In its December issue, Architect Magazine recognized Ball State University's College of Architecture and Planning among six universities across the country for promoting social justice through its architecture program.







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