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Guilty on all counts – Shane Shumate

Guilty on all counts – Shane Shumate

By Steve Lindell, Director of News Operations— MUNCIE, Ind.—Today (2/24/2022) just before noon, the case against 26 year old Shane Shumate went to the jury.  At 4 p.m., the jury reached a verdict:  guilty on all counts.  Misdemeanor Interference with Reporting of a Crime, Felony Domestic Battery, and Felony Attempted Murder.   The Body Cam footage…read more »

Flowers Removed From GOP Primary Ballot In Madison County

The Madison County Election Board has voted unanimously to remove Alice Flowers from the Republican primary ballot; she was running for sheriff. According to the Herald Bulletin, the Election Board made the move Wednesday because Flowers is not a registered voter, as required by state statute. Her removal from the ballot leaves John Beeman, Anthony…read more »

County Drug Task Force Releases Numbers

A year in, the Muncie-Delaware County Drug Task Force is racking up some numbers. The Muncie paper reports statistics compiled in January show the seizure of 674.09 pounds of illegal substances, including heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and other controlled substances. Sixty-six arrests, 56 illegal handguns and rifles seized and the seizure of a total…read more »

Community Foundation, Delaware County Issue $1.1 Million In Grants

Grants totaling $1,150,589 were awarded from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County to benefit the community during the first two months of 2022. Quarterly Competitive Grants are awarded to fund projects and programs for which there is a demonstrable community benefit in one of the following areas of interest: arts and culture, community…read more »

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2022 Woof Boom Radio morning news

On a map that was ALL RED for several weeks, the weekly updated COVID map has only four counties in that designation – all in far southern Indiana.  Three counties are Blue – the lowest threat level.  Delaware Henry, Grant and Jay counties are among about half of the state about ½ of a point…read more »

12 Year Old Boy Shot During Family Dispute In Anderson

Anderson Police say a 12-year-old boy shot by a family member and an older brother taking him to the hospital were involved in an accident on the way to the facility Tuesday. The Herald Bulletin reports the boys ended up walking to the emergency room at Ascension-St. Vincent Anderson. Police say a family dispute lead…read more »

One Year Moratorium Approved In Delaware County

Delaware County commissioners on Tuesday ordered a one-year moratorium on solar farm development. According to the Muncie paper it means plans to create solar farms in northern Delaware County might not be finished but it appears they will be delayed. Also, they voted to make solar farms a special use rather than permitted use on…read more »

Errington Recognized For Work On LGBTQ+ Issues

State Rep. Sue Errington has been recognized by the Indiana School Social Work Association (INSSWA) for her support of LGBTQ+ youth and housing stability. reports during the 2021 Legislative Session, Errington authored House Bill 1213, which would have banned conversion therapy for those 18 years and younger in Indiana. The post Errington Recognized For…read more »

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022 Woof Boom Radio morning news

The team at Insurify recently released data about the most affordable home markets in 2022, which measured affordability, proximity to metropolitan amenities, and overall quality of life.   Of the 20 cities identified in the report, Indiana claimed three: Terre Haute, Kokomo, and Muncie. Former Ball State sports information director and administrator Joe Hernandez was selected…read more »

MCS: Mask Optional, effective immediately

Moments ago, the Muncie Community Schools Board voted to follow the newest Indiana State Department of Health guidelines,  and remove the mask mandate for students and staff (it was made clear that students and staff that wish to wear masks may continue to do so).  At the conclusion of the vote, most members of the…read more »