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Recent graduates of the Erskine Green Training Institute. Pictured L-R: Joshua Tank and Robert Peckinpaugh. Photos provided.

U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes “National Disability Employment Awareness Month”

By: Bennett Gamble–  Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor is celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month throughout October. The Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) previously announced the month-long theme is “Inclusion Drives Innovation.”  “This October, we celebrate the contributions and achievements of Americans with disabilities as…


Pictured: Chief Joe Winkle, K-9 Rasse & Officer Hunter, Captain Steve Cox, & Donna Maitlen. Photo provided.

Muncie Police Department To Host “Dogtoberfest” K-9 Fundraiser

By: Kaitlyn Davis— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Police Department is hosting its first fundraiser for the K-9 unit.  Dogtoberfest – a twist on the traditional Oktoberfest – will take place Oct. 21 at Canan Commons. Dogtoberfest, an event for dogs and their human companions, will feature more than 30…


An image shot from a remotely operated underwater vehicle shows a spare parts box from USSIndianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean in more than 16,000 feet of water. Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen

USS Indianapolis Located in Philippine Sea

By: USS Indianapolis Expedition— Seattle, WA,  – Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis was discovered on Aug. 18 by the expedition crew of Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, which is owned by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen. The Indianapolis was found 5,500 meters below the surface, resting on the floor…




Kevin Nemyer. Photo provided.

City of Muncie Announces Appointment of Kevin Nemyer as City Controller

Muncie, IN—The City of Muncie has announced the appointment of Kevin Nemyer to the position of City Controller. Kevin has a Master’s of Business Administration from Ball State University and has extensive experience in management, supervision and cost control. He has also served on the Delaware County Council as Finance Committee…


219 lane miles expected to be resurfaced over the next 5 years. Photo by: graphic stock

Delaware County to Receive $67 Million in INDOT “Next Level Roads” Initiative

By: Stephanie Wilson— To view the construction plan for the first five years of Indiana’s Next Level Roads initiative by project, in Delaware County Click here. INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Commissioner Joe McGuinness yesterday kicked off Indiana’s Next Level Roads initiative and shared construction…



Ship's Sponsor Diane Donald christens the Virginia-class attack submarine Indiana (SSN 789), witnessed by, from left, Vice President Mike Pence, Cmdr. Jesse Zimbauer, Indiana's commanding officer, and Newport News Shipbuilding President Matt Mulherin. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy Huntington Ingalls Industries by Ashley Major/Released)

US Navy Christens Submarine Indiana

By: Kala Good— WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy christened its newest Virginia-class fast attack submarine, the future USS Indiana (SSN 789), during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, April 29, at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. Vice President Mike Pence, who previously served as the 50th governor of…




1530 East 1st Street. Photo provided.

Muncie Continues Fight Against Blight

By: Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey— Muncie, IN – Muncie officials gathered last week at the site of a blighted property at 1530 East 1st Street, commencing the city’s official launch of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP). Statewide, the program has made a total of $75 million in…



Candidate signs displayed outside of Precinct 50. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

2016 Election Results

By: The Woof Boom Radio News Team— It’s being called the biggest upset in an American Presidential election in recent history. Indiana and the nation selected Republican Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence won 276 electoral votes over Hillary Clinton…