Woof Boom Morning Briefs, Wednesday, April 22, 2020

What about summer school?  A Media Briefing on the Impact of COVID-19 on Indiana Education and Schools was held yesterday by Jennifer McCormick, Superintendent of Public Instruction.  It is likely that virtual classes would be required, but everyone’s health is  most important.  She also spoke of the “inequality” related to computer and/or Internet capability for […]

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

The first steps of Indiana’s reduction of the so called hunker down order have been announced.  Effective today, the State of Indiana is opening some parts of elective medical procedures in a staged way, first with diagnostics  – and effective Monday, additional elective procedures will be allowed, if supplies of medical PPE gear remains solid.  […]

Mayor Demands MSD Responses

Muncie, IN- On April 15, Mayor Ridenour sent a letter to Muncie Sanitary District Board President, Bill Smith, demanding the paperwork for Grigsby’s dismissal. The MSD website, indicates that Grigsby is no longer an employee, however the City’s Human Resources office had not received information confirming this to be the case. Despite virtual MSD Board […]

Monday, April 20, 2020 Woof Boom Morning Briefs

What kinds of businesses should be allowed to open first, and when? Indiana Senator Mike Braun told Woof Boom Radio news Thursday… restaurants should be considered.  Hear the entire press conference, conducted by the IBA, on the News Center page now.  https://soundcloud.com/wlbcwakeupcrew/senator-mike-braun-4-16-20-1 As of Friday afternoon, the Indiana Department of Health reported that 46.6% of […]

Friday, April 17, 2020 Woof Boom Morning briefs

The Indiana hunker down order expires Monday, but Governor Holcomb has said he’ll announce tweaks on Friday.  He’s floated several possible components of a phase-in approach, including requiring masks in public, loosening restrictions in some parts of the state before others, or sending those already exposed to the virus back to work before others. Ball […]

Thursday, April 16, 2020 Woof Boom Briefs

“It’ll be a rolling re-open.”  The words yesterday of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, when asked how and when we come out of the various levels of stay at home orders, and social distancing.  “My goal is to one of the first ones out of it.”  The current order runs through the day this Monday.  He […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Woof Boom Briefs

Out of crisis comes togetherness.  So many examples of good people, doing things for their neighbors – a thought shared by Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour yesterday when he spoke to Woof Boom Radio news  —  hear the entire interview now on our web – look for today’s Briefs. * Hear the ENTIRE interview here:  https://soundcloud.com/wlbcwakeupcrew/dan-ridenour-muncie-mayor-april14 […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Woof Boom Briefs

We are expecting late this week for Gov. Holcomb to announce “what’s next” for Indiana, as the latest version of the hunker down order expires at the end of the day Monday.  Yesterday, he said “we’re still in the woods, but we see the clearing up ahead.”  The order could be extended, enhanced, or reduced […]

Monday, April 13, 2020 Woof Boom Briefs

Less than half of one percent of the population of Delaware County has been confirmed positive for the COVID19 virus. As we enter the final full business-week of the Indiana hunker-down order, it appears that social distancing and business closures are helping.  Patience and vigilance is being asked of us all. Indiana University Health is […]