Monday, 10/11/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

A federal lawsuit accuses an Indiana-based bank of violating the Fair Housing Act with its mortgage business.  The charges are that Old National Bank has structured its Indianapolis business to avoid approving mortgages for African-Americans.  A statement from Old National “strongly and categorically denies” the redlining accusation, and says the bank “is committed to engaging in fair and equal lending practices.”

What had been temporary because they couldn’t find workers, is now permanent.  Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle Commissioner Peter L. Lacy announced Thursday he has approved the consolidation of the Pendleton branch, 129 S. Pendleton Ave., with the newly renovated branch in Anderson as of Nov. 1.  No more BMV in Pendleton.

Lombardo Homes analyzed over 1,000 Halloween decoration Google search terms to see just how popular the holiday is in each state.  Here’s what they found:  In Indiana, the most popular items to decorate with are corn stalks.  Indiana ranks 22nd for states that decorate the most for Halloween.  The average person spends $145 per year on Halloween decorations.

Mays Park vandalism last week.  Anderson Police Department spokesman Caleb McKnight told the Herald Bulletin that  officers responded about 4:56 p.m. to a report of juveniles spray painting a building in the park, 743 W. 10th St. The juveniles left the area before police arrived.  Cops are looking at video footage.

In a game heard on Woof Boom Radio’s The MSS, Shoka Griffin became Muncie Central’s all-time leading rusher in 17-7 loss to McCutcheon.  This Friday’s game of the week is at Delta on 1340AM, the new 92-5FM, and Woof Boom Radio TV, free on YouTube.

Indiana COVID-19 cases have been declining for three weeks, but the state remains under a public health emergency.  Gov. Holcomb has been declaring month-by-month, for the last several months.