COLTS UPDATE: 12 noon, Friday

The Colts just announced that they are reopening their facility this afternoon.  The “four individuals” that tested positive for COVID19 were retested, and cleared.  They were false positives.  The Colts say they consulted with the NFL and medical staff and received the go ahead.  AS OF THIS MOMENT, the home game Sunday vs. the Bengals […]

Friday, 10/16/2020 Woof Boom Briefs

One week ago this morning, we were asked by IU Health to report on the capacity of hospitals up and down the I69 corridor.  The update as of yesterday morning from IUBMH in Muncie, according to Neil Gifford: ICU bed utilization still has 25% available.  As for COVID patients: 5 fewer inpatient cases than the […]

Delaware County Prosecutor issues statement

Press release received 10/14/2020, just before 8 p.m., from Eric M. Hoffman, Delaware County IN Prosecuting Attorney: “It has come to my attention that Indiana Congressional Candidate Jeannine Lee Lake has made various allegations of criminal activity on social media. It has also come to my attention that Congressman Greg Pence has denied any involvement […]

Thursday, 10/15/2020 Woof Boom Briefs

No changes in Stage for State.  Governor Eric Holcomb resumed his weekly COVID briefings yesterday.  Indiana will remain at Stage 5, as will the “mask mandate.”  Dr. Box revealed that she and some members of her family have tested COVID positive.  In regards to hospitals: it is not known if the resumption of other non-emergency […]

Wednesday, 10/14/2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Big money from betting.  The Indiana Gaming Commission says Hoosiers wagered $207 million in sports betting in the month of September, beating the previous one-month high of $187 million set in February — right before the pandemic hit and sports were put on hold.  By the way, that means more than $10 million of tax […]

IUBMH update: COVID cases, and ICU beds

WLBCland hospitals update.  The Monday 9 a.m. IUBMH update showed 43 positive inpatient cases – up from 38 the day prior – with 14 inpatient tests pending – there were 46 pending Sunday, so most of those came back negative.  Neil Gifford shared that there is some capacity for ICU beds, but that changes “hour […]

“Build a Dream” with coffee in Muncie, IN

Rosebud Coffee House is bringing a boost of energy to the 8twelve Coalition Neighborhood this Fall. Tiara Hicks, is using a Muncie Industrial Revolving Loan Fund (MIRLF) loan to make her dream possible, and the City of Muncie is proud to help!  The Fund will be used to help cover the overall startup cost of […]

Chamber Dinner Meeting this Thursday

The Muncie Delaware County Chamber’s Annual Dinner is Thursday, for the many that will safely attend, thanks to the efforts of the Horizon Convention Center staff – doors open at 5:30 p.m., please enter through either the Horizon Convention Center’s main doors on High Street OR south corridor entrance by the parking garage.  The program, […]