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 – […]

Overdose Awareness Day Set For August 31st

Delaware County Overdose Awareness Day is happening Tuesday, Aug. 31, with a series of events at the YMCA, 500 S. Mulberry St. The Star Press reports from 5:30 to 8 p.m., there will be an educational presentation, a panel discussion, a presentation on Narcan, and a guest speaker, followed by a balloon release in memory […]

Muncie Woman Charged With Perjury

A Muncie woman apparently made up a story about domestic abuse last year. The Star Press reports 36 year old Melissa Vivar is charged with perjury after telling Winchester Police that her boyfriend had knocked her down during an argument. During a later deposition, she recanted on that statement, saying she had slipped and fallen.

About 100 Area Kids Get Back-To-School Supplies

About 100 area children are now flush with back to school supplies after an event at the Muncie Target store Saturday. The Muncie Journal reports the annual back-to-school event, hosted by Muncie Crime Stoppers, provided $100 for each child to help with their list. It was especially geared to kids in families struggling to make […]

Basham Named Interim Exec Dir Of Visitors Bureau

Dale Basham has been named to become the Interim Executive Director of the Muncie-Delaware County Visitors Bureau, reports the Muncie Journal. Basham says the role of the Muncie Visitors Bureau is to be “At Your Service” and to assist in the mission of making Muncie and Delaware County a destination for multi-day, overnight stays.

Man Found With $60K In Cocaine Sentenced

When Muncie resident Kevanus Hopson was arrested four years ago, authorities say they found $60,000 worth of cocaine in his vehicle. He was sentenced this week to 15 years behind bars, reports the Star Press, with eight years of incarceration to be followed by seven years on probation. Also, the judge recommended Hopson participate in […]

Anderson Man Dies In Muncie Shooting

Police say an Anderson man was shot to death Thursday in a Muncie apartment complex. It happened just after 2pm at the Canterbury Townhomes complex. The victim is identified as 23 year old James King lll. He had lived in Muncie previously. An autopsy is being conducted Friday. No word on a suspect in the […]

Warrant Out For Man Who Pulled No-Show At Sentencing

There’s a warrant out for a Muncie man authorities say failed to show up for his sentencing in a shooting case. 21 year old David Lankford had pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness but was a no-show at the sentencing. The Star Press reports he was arrested in November 2018 after he was accused of firing […]

Police: Victim Detains Home Invader In Muncie

An alleged home invader in Muncie more than met his match this week. It happened early Wednesday mornign on the 1600 block of West 15th Street when the victim found 40 year old Joshua Wing in his home. The victim went to a neighbor’s house asking them to call police, then went back to his […]