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12 hrs ago | The Star Press

Tax bills mailed; due May 12

Tax bills have been mailed to Delaware County property owners, the county treasurer's office said Tuesday, and taxpayers should receive them this week.

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16 hrs ago | The Star Press

Man arrested in Cammack stabbing

A Muncie man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a teenager outside the Cammack American Legion, 9113 W. Jackson St. Matthew Allen Calvert, 27, 2617 E. Rainbow Lane, was preliminarily charged with aggravated battery.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

16 hrs ago | The Star Press

Mother arrested on neglect charges

A Muncie mother was arrested this week after a report that her 2-year-old son had swallowed prescription medication brought to light her family's squalid living conditions in a southside motel room.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

16 hrs ago | The Star Press

Couple held in meth investigation

A local couple was arrested Monday night after the Muncie Police Department's narcotics unit received a tip that they were cooking methamphetamine in their home.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Star Press

Local winter weather funds request denied again by state

MUNCIE - Delaware County's request for more than $800,000 in federal funds to help cover the costs of responding to severe winter weather has once again been denied.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

The Star Press

Man accused of robbery, burglary

A Muncie man has been accused of forcing his way into a northeastside home and robbing its occupant of cash -- again.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Star Press

Longtime YHS administrator moving into districtwide role

Yorktown Community Schools are moving a familiar staffer into a new spot. During its April 15 meeting, the Yorktown School Board approved the transfer of Aaron Hoopingarner from his longtime post as Yorktown High School assistant principal to the newly created districtwide position of student support services director.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Star Press

W/R Report: Poop tax: Officials propose fees on septic tanks

The leaders of the Delaware County Health Department and county Regional Wastewater District recently proposed a fee on private backyard septic tanks, which collect, hold and filter sewage and dirty water from household toilets, sinks and garbage disposals.

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The Star Press

Man with a plan

Promises are what politicians say before the election. Plans, however, are the coming together of experience, thoughtful examination of the issues, and correction/improvement of the current status.

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The Star Press

Michael Hicks: Taxes and (sometimes dubious) government value

This is ripe discussion at home as well. The Hicks household paid 16.3 percent of earnings in federal tax and 4.1 in state and local income tax.

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Related Topix: Tax, Social Security, Personal Finance, Yorktown, IN, Family, Kids, Muncie, IN

The Star Press

Meth dealer draws 6-year term

Timothy Adam Ellison, 27, had pleaded guilty to a Class B felony carrying a standard 10-year prison term, in Delaware Circuit Court 3. Judge Linda Ralu Wolf also gave Ellison credit for 81 days already spent in the Delaware County jail.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

The Star Press

Larry Riley: Public officials under fire, one likely to go

At the bond reduction hearing for Delaware County Treasurer John Dorer last week, charged with more than two score of felonies stemming from alleged failures to perform his job -- mostly dilatory deposits of tax money into a bank -- his lawyer previewed the defense.

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The Star Press

Our View: Delaware County treasurer should resign

It's hard to imagine any countywide office more important than county treasurer.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Star Press

Police arrest suspect in store robberies

City police early Friday arrested a convicted felon in connection with three robberies at convenience stores this week.

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Related Topix: Rushville, IN, Monroe, IN, Greenfield, IN

The Star Press

Seven arrested in cocaine raid

Seven Muncie residents were arrested early Friday during a raid of an eastside home where authorities allege cocaine has been sold on a regular basis.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Press

Muncie man dies of crash injuries

MUNCIE - A Muncie man has died of injuries he suffered in a one-vehicle accident early Wednesday.

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The Star Press

Open Door unveils its mobile unit

Toni Estep perhaps best summed up how Open Door Health Services staff felt at its mobile healthcare vehicle unveiling Thursday afternoon when she said, "It's great we finally got this going.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

The Star Press

Woman faces drug, battery charges

A Muncie woman was arrested Wednesday night after she allegedly attacked a woman in a southside home.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

The Star Press

'Unbearable' odor leads police to meth lab

What a police officer described as an "unbearable and breathtaking chemical odor" led authorities to a methamphetamine-cooking operation on the city's northeast side late Wednesday.

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The Star Press

For Kelli Huth, breaching town-gown wall is a passion

For Kelli Huth, it was living out West that helped hone her feelings for her Indiana home.

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Related Topix: Anderson University

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