Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

The Muncie Mayor buried the lead.   At 8:30 a.m. yesterday, Dan Ridenour held a social media briefing during which he said nothing about what was released an hour earlier, as Muncie Sanitary District Board President Bill Smith announced via a Muncie Newspaper article that a new Administrator is finally being sought.  Smith said he had […]

Ball State Football Pivots, Schedules Iowa State for September Road Clash

MUNCIE, Ind. ­– The 2020 college football season has been filled with twists and turns.  And we haven’t reached August yet. Following the Big Ten’s announcement that fall sports would be limited to conference competition only, rendering Ball State’s scheduled match-ups with Michigan and Indiana untenable, and Maine’s decision to punt on its trip to […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Locally, not nearly as deadly.  As of this past weekend, Delaware county was in the third consecutive week without a death, and had seen only a total of 51 deaths from COVID19 – and more than 40 of those were elderly – the most susceptible to the disease. Paling in comparison to National media reports […]

Monday, July 27, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

More money for schools to get them back in the buildings, safely.   Vice Pres. Mike Pence discussed the importance of students returning to in-person learning during a panel discussion at Marian University in Indianapolis, Friday afternoon. Pence said Congress may make additional money available to make it easier for schools to reopen safely. Friday […]

Friday, July 24, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

A plea to you from Susan Brooks.  The 5th District Congresswoman spoke to Woof Boom radio news yesterday, and tried to put mask-wearing in perspective……  Hear the entire interview HERE A Ball State researcher says Gender affects masks – men are less likely to wear due to shame, guilt, feeling of masculinity, and lower perceived […]

Thursday, July 23, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday that he will sign an executive order to require people to wear masks in some circumstances.  The order goes into effect Monday, July 27 If his kids were still in school, Vice President Mike Pence says he would send them back….. From the Greenfield Daily Reporter:  Jeannine Lee Lake has […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

Nearby healthcare deal needs to be done.    Tension over a health care deal could cost Hoosiers more money.  The clock is ticking for Parkview Health, Fort Wayne’s largest healthcare group, and Anthem to come to terms on a new deal that would lower medical costs for Hoosiers. Anthem wants Parkview to charge its patients […]

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Woof Boom Morning Briefs

More money for Hoosiers?   Congress is back in Session this week, and we wondered , what’s next, as far as a next stimulus package?  6th District Congressman Greg Pence     Hear the entire Woof Boom Radio interview now on our Local News Page.  As we first told you yesterday morning, the trial of former […]

Monday, July 20, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

The headline appears to incite controversy, when words and facts mean more.  The Muncie newspaper reported that the Delaware County Health Department issued guidance that is counter to the decision of Muncie Community Schools’ new mask-mandate.  County health Administrator Jammie Bane is using words “strongly encouraged” instead of “mandate,” saying  “Data strongly shows children are […]

BREAKING: BSU FOOTBALL HOME OPENER CANCELLED

From BallStateSports.com The Ball State football team’s season opener, scheduled for Sept. 3 against Maine at Scheumann Stadium, has been canceled after announcements from the Black Bears and their football conference concerning the fall season. The Colonial Athletic Association announced Friday it would suspend league football competition because of concerns surrounding COVID-19, and the Maine […]