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September, 2021

  • 23 September

    Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office Investigating After Person Shot Due to Road Rage

    CLAYTON- On 09/23/21 at approximately 10:37am, Hendricks County Deputies were dispatched to the TA Truckstop at SR 39 and I-70 regarding a person with a gunshot wound to the lower leg.  The preliminary investigation indicates that this incident began as a road rage incident while the suspect and victim vehicles …

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  • 23 September

    Free Online Tutoring Available for Indiana Students

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education today announced a new partnership with Schoolhouse.world to support students in grades eight through 12 with free tutoring for SAT preparation, math courses and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.“All students learn differently, and many need some level of extra support at different points in …

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  • 23 September

    Thompson receives award for conservative voting record

    STATEHOUSE (Sept. 23, 2021) – The American Conservative Union Foundation recently recognized State Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) for his support of legislation that protects the sanctity of life, cuts red tape and moves Indiana in the right direction. “Over the last decade, Indiana has been on a roll,” Thompson said. …

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  • 22 September

    This Week on WYRZ

    This Week on WYRZ – Week of 9/20   General Underwriters – Hendricks Regional Health, El Toro Mexican Restaurant in Brownsburg, The Republican Newspaper in Danville, The Payroll Department, Chapman Custom Bath.   All the Solid Gold music heard on WYRZ is courtesy of the Avon Chamber of Commerce Music …

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  • 22 September

    Get Pumped for National Septic-Smart Week 2021 – The Perfect Time to Learn About Septic Management

    HENDRICKS COUNTY – Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) facilitates National SepticSmart Week to encourage homeowners and communities to take the necessary steps to maintain their septic systems. September 20th, 2021 marks the beginning of this important reminder for all Hendricks County homeowners who have septic systems. Septic …

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  • 21 September

    INDOT to Host Statewide Winter Seasonal Hiring Event; September 30th

    The Indiana Department of Transportation will be hosting a Statewide Winter Seasonal Hiring Event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (local time) in multiple locations across the state. Winter seasonal employees earn $20/hour or $24/hour for snow plow drivers. Winter seasonal employees must have a Commercial …

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  • 21 September

    New Indiana Connectivity Program to launch next week

    STATEHOUSE (Sept. 21, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs today announced a new program aiming to help more Hoosiers obtain access to reliable and quality broadband. Homeowners and business owners can apply for consideration for the Indiana Connectivity Program, which opens for …

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  • 21 September

    Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

    Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several appointments to various state boards and commissions. Department of Financial Institutions Board of Directors The governor two reappointments to the board, who will serve until August 31, 2025: Benjamin Bochnowski (Munster), president …

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  • 21 September

    Downtown Detectives Arrest Several People Over The Weekend on Gun Charges

    INDIANAPOLIS-Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Downtown District Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) detectives, with the assistance of other officers, made four arrests related to illegal possession/use of firearms over this past weekend.  They also recovered four firearms that were used in crimes and a package of suspected narcotics.  Below are …

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  • 21 September

    Indiana State Police Indianapolis District Accepting Applications for Civilian Dispatcher

    Indianapolis, IN -The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for two Regional Dispatcher positions to staff the Regional Dispatch Center which operates the State Police Post in Indianapolis, 8620 E. 21st Street Successful applicants must be able to receive, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch information to police personnel, other law …

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  • 21 September

    Expanded tax benefits help individuals and businesses give to charity during 2021; deductions up to $600 available for cash donations by non-itemizers

    WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today explained how expanded tax benefits can help both individuals and businesses give to charity before the end of this year. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted last December, provides several provisions to help individuals and businesses who give …

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  • 21 September

    August Indiana Employment Report

    INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate remains unchanged at 4.1 percent for August, and the national rate is 5.2 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of …

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  • 21 September

    Applications Open for 2022 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by The National Bank of Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 15, 2021) – The 500 Festival is accepting applications for the 2022 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by The National Bank of Indianapolis. Since 1959, the 500 Festival Princess Program has celebrated Indiana’s top college-aged women leaders and philanthropists. Applications are available at 500Festival.com/Princess and the deadline to …

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  • 21 September

    Blue Angel Connect Chili Cook-Off – September 25th

    Blue Angel Connect is having a fundraiser Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, September 25th.  The event will be held at the Christ Presbyterian Church 7879 Carroll Road 700W in McCordsville. The Cook-Off will consist of 8 contestants vying to have the best Chili in the area.  The contestants MUST cook chili …

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  • 21 September

    GEICO is New Sponsor of the INDOT Hoosier Helpers Patrol

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced that GEICO is the new sponsor of the Indiana DOT Hoosier Helper Safety Service Patrol. The sponsorship announcement comes just in time for the celebration of the Hoosier Helper program’s 30th Anniversary. With GEICO support, the patrol will continue to provide …

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