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Attic Fire Kills Man In Muncie

A fire in the attic of a soughside home killed a Muncie man early Wednesday. Police say 33 year old Gary Smith pushed his wife out a window to save her but did not follow and died in the blaze at 712 West Fifth Street. Neighbors tell the Star Press they believed there were between… ... Continue Reading

Muncie Man Found Guilty In Deadly Stabbing

A Muncie man has been found guilty in a deadly stabbing in August of last year. 20 year old Jaylin Ammon faces 55 years behind bars when sentenced on December 21st. Authorities say Ammon stabbed 27 year old Steven Cook in the neck during an incident in a West Seventh Street apartment house which led… ... Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Notes

Air travel is expected to hit an all-time high this week for Thanksgiving.  The U.S. military is opening up some of its airspace to commercial flights to handle the surge. President Trump took part in an annual tradition Tuesday by pardoning the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Two birds named Peas and Carrots were sent from South… ... Continue Reading

Manhunt Underway For Child Rapist

A manhunt is underway for an alleged rapist accused of molesting two young girls in Hamilton and Marion Counties. 54-year-old Alejandro Batana has warrants out for his arrest in both counties. Batana is described as a Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5’6” tall and weighs 185 pounds. The post Manhunt… ... Continue Reading

Gaskill Sworn In As District 26 Senator-Elect

Senator-elect Mike Gaskill (R-Pendleton) took the oath of office Tuesday, officially becoming the State Senator representing District 26. Gaskill will serve portions of Delaware, Henry and Madison counties. He fills the Senate seat previously held by State Sen. Doug Eckerty. The post Gaskill Sworn In As District 26 Senator-Elect appeared first on Woof Boom Radio… ... Continue Reading

Peckinpaugh Loses Job; Won’t Face New Charges

He lost his job, but he won’t face new charges. Police say former Muncie Animal Shelter head Phil Peckinpaugh is not facing any new counts in an October domestic dispute that led to his arrest. That said, he can no longer take part in a pre-trial diversion program so he will face an invasion of… ... Continue Reading

Neglect And Battery Counts For Muncie Man

Neglect and battery counts face a Muncie man accused of beating up a woman in the presence of her two children. 26-year-old Dwayne Wolf is charged with battery resulting in moderate bodily injury and neglect of a dependent. He has been released from the Delaware County jail after posting a $10,000 bond. The post Neglect… ... Continue Reading

Ingalls Looking For New Town Manager

The Ingalls Town Council is looking for a new town manager. Although town officials say they would like to fill the position quickly, they have no specific deadline for hiring a new manager. In the interim, Council President Chris Bradshaw and existing staff will perform the town manager’s duties. The post Ingalls Looking For New… ... Continue Reading

Funding To Go To New Hinds Career Center In Elwood

There is a change of plans on how to use $1 million in wind farm economic development funds in Elwood. The Herald Bulletin reports that the money will be used as matching funds for the construction of a new Hinds Career Center in Elwood. Red Gold has offered to donate approximately 7 acres for the… ... Continue Reading

Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista Opens November 30

The Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista happens on November 30 and December 1 from 6–9 p.m. each night. There will be sweet treats, winter crafts, carriage rides, and music by local artists at this free community event. The post Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista Opens November 30 appeared first on Woof Boom Radio News. ... Continue Reading