That WAS Dave at BSU today!

WLBC has confirmed that David Letterman was in Muncie today, on campus at his alma mater,  Ball State University.    He was “here for a few hours,” for reasons not disclosed.  Not even President Mearns was able to see him.  Letterman’s visit was on the same day as Homecoming Week’s Bed Race event, but WLBC’s […]

Friday, 10/22/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

The Indiana National Guard is still gathering clothes, diapers and formula for Afghan refugees at Camp Atterbury….  WLBC Radio News is aware of  what might be the first refugee arriving this week to live in Muncie.  We have previously reported on efforts of Ball State, churches, employers, the Mayor’s office, as well as the group […]

Wednesday, 10/20/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

More BSU Homecoming plans released for Saturday at Scheumann Stadium:  1:30 – 3:30 PM Charlie Town is open in front of the Alumni Center.  At 2:30 PM Pep Rally with the Code Red Dance Team, Cheerleaders, Charlie Cardinal, & Marching Band and some brief speakers.  No less than 13 vendors for food, drink and fun […]

Monday, 10/18/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

In a National survey conducted in late September by the Nielsen company, those most likely to not have gotten the COVID vaccine tend to be young, female, and Hispanic.  Other findings of the study are posted on our Local News page this morning. Bigger pump prices.   Gas prices keep rising, but GasBuddy’s Head of Petroleum […]

Friday, 10/15/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

We told you Wednesday that a decision was coming – kids in Northwest Allen county school district will stay masked-up until almost Christmas break.  The next Muncie Community School Board meeting is October 26th, and we don’t know if they plan to discuss masks on that agenda. There are a lot of open jobs available […]

Tuesday, 10/12/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

As of 5 a.m. today, power outages in Indiana after storms last night look like this:  Duke Energy’s biggest area of outages is near Lafayette, IN where about 1,000 were still out of power.  AEP had thousands out in NW Indiana, and Michigan.  And Anderson Power and Light had what appeared to be 31 customers […]

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 […]

Friday, 10/8/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

In Muncie, IUBMH told us yesterday there are 60 COVID patients, 15 in ICU, with 14 of those are under the age of 50.  Spokesman Neil Gifford said the Muncie hospital is still “very busy.”  From a WLBC interview one week ago, Dr. Jeff Bird stated his recommendation for more Hoosiers to decide to get […]