Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

A second Muncie positive Muncie businesses announcement in as many days:  Ontario Systems has acquired Illinois-based electronic payment processor SwervePay. Financial terms were not disclosed; however the software company says the deal will boost its efforts to evolve into a Software-as-a-Service platform. Farmers who have lost income due to COVID-19 will be able to apply […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

What will happen, or not happen, with county fairs this summer will be determined very shortly.  Specifically, the Delaware County Fair Board will meet tonight in regular session, and will consider last week’s guidance given by 4-H last week.  That info cited the Governor’s “Stage 5” with allowances for events such as Fairs and Festivals. […]

Monday, May 18, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

How hard did banks and credit unions work, in the wake of the Cares Act and the PPP?  In an effort to serve their customers, and help save local businesses, Mutual Bank was in the middle of their conversion to Northwest Bank, and still did seven months of volume in one week.  First Merchants Bank […]

Candidate Concerned About Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Indianapolis, IND – Indiana’s presumptive Democratic nominee for Governor Dr. Woody Myers is concerned about an increase in the number of Hoosier coronavirus (also known as the CCP Virus) cases amid the Governor’s reopening plan. The Indiana State Department of Health reported the number of positive cases in the state rose to 26,655 Friday, up 602 […]

Friday, May 15, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour announced yesterday that the Muncie Mall is now under new management. The company is called “The Woodmont Company” headquartered in Fort Worth, TX. As this school year winds down, feeding the children during the summer break is already in focus. At yesterday’s virtual meeting of the Muncie Redevelopment Commission it was […]

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

We spoke to 5th District Congresswoman Susan Brooks yesterday before she departed Indiana for DC, and she voiced her displeasure on the new bill announced this week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.   The first rescheduled Muncie Chamber event is being announced. President Jay Julian’s entire conversation will be heard this weekend on This Week […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Some cities and towns have already cancelled fireworks, but Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour told us again yesterday, his intent is to do them for Muncie, and Prairie Creek.  Dunkirk is also reportedly pressing on with their plans, according to a Facebook post over the weekend  – and are seeking donations, which can be dropped off […]

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

We now know what they want – yesterday, we asked Delaware County Commissioner Scott Alexander about that voluntary furlough program approved this past Friday – asking how much the County hopes to save, he wrote, “We left the number open ended.  Henry County passed a similar voluntary furlough that projected 30 furloughed at a savings […]

Monday, May 11, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Not surprisingly, Friday’s Delaware County Commissioners Meeting included an 11 day extension of the emergency declaration.  The new plan includes for previously discussed required masks for all visitors as well as staff that moves about the County building.  There is also a new maximum number of visitors per floor, which will be monitored by the […]