Friday, 7/30/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Judge sets prisoner free.  Citing successful completion of the Recovery While Incarcerated (RWI) Program, had no write-ups, and the Defendant’s first felony conviction, Judge Kimberly Dowling issued an order releasing convicted drug dealer Marco Contreras-Desilva over the adamant objections of prosecutors. He was originally sentenced after admitting to selling drugs in Muncie to BSU students, […]

Thursday, 7/29/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Flying is back in a big way.  Good news landed at Indy Airport today as Contour Airlines announced it will become the second airline this year to kick-off operations out of Indy, beginning this fall with three new daily nonstop flights to Nashville, Pittsburgh and Milwaukee. The Town of Yorktown is aware of reports that […]

Tuesday, 7/27/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Mask decision is today.  Tonight is the night:  the Muncie Community School Board meets, and on the agenda is finalization for plans for masking, and more, when the school year starts for kids on August 10th.  By the way, on our unofficial school-start list:  Anderson Community Schools is one of the first to start – […]

Thursday, 7/15/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Downtown Muncie’s White River Lofts construction update – Mayor Ridenour, on WLBC earlier this week said “it’s getting very close.”  We wondered how many have signed up so far – Chamber President Jay Julian from yesterday  said it’s 40% pre-leased – he also said he expects move in’s to start by this fall. A federal […]

Wednesday, 7/14/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Vacancy on Council.  After several decades of his family in public service, Ralph Smith announced he is resigning from Muncie City Council, effective August 1st.  On a social media post, Smith cited that he and his wife, Christie, have overcome some health challenges, and have rethought their future plans.  Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour told WLBC’s […]

Tuesday, 7/13/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Indiana’s sports betting volume slipped below $250 million in June even as revenue jumped to more than $25 million, a welcome result considering the state’s sportsbooks found little help from local events to drive interest in bettors, according to PlayIndiana, which tracks the state’s gaming industry. American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood […]

Monday, 7/12/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Dr. Kris Box, head of the Indiana Dept. of Health, said during a Friday briefing there has been a slight increase in the number of people in the hospital related to COVID. Most of those are because of variants of the virus…   Variants seem to be more impactful, almost exclusively with those that haven’t gotten […]

Friday, 7/9/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Indiana has less blue.  As of 12 noon Wednesday, the weekly updated COVID map shows fewer Blue counties statewide, but ALL Blue for Delaware and all immediately surrounding – in fact, Henry County has a score of Zero – and a handful of others have the same perfect score.  The nearest Yellow are Miami, Howard […]

Thursday, 7/8/2021 Woof Boom Radio morning news

Levi Cox, Anderson’s recently hired street commissioner, has closed his Facebook account after questions about posts he shared in 2019 that could be construed as offensive to immigrants and Muslims.  According to the Herald Bulletin, because the posts were shared before he was hired in June, the city will not take any action.  When shown […]