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May, 2022

  • 23 May

    This Week on WYRZ

    This Week on WYRZ – Week of 5/23   General Underwriters – Hendricks Regional Health, El Toro Mexican Restaurant in Brownsburg, The Republican Newspaper in Danville, The Payroll Department.   All the Solid Gold music heard on WYRZ is courtesy of the Avon Chamber of Commerce Music Machine as the …

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  • 13 May

    Improvements coming to I-70 ramp near Plainfield on May 18

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the State Road 267 exit ramp from eastbound I-70 near Plainfield will close on Wednesday, May 18 in order for crews to construct a new ramp. The official detour follows I-70 eastbound to Ronald Reagan Parkway to U.S. 40 to …

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  • 12 May

    IMPD Asking for the Public’s Help in Identifying Road Rage Suspect

    INDIANAPOLIS- Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Southeast District detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in a road rage incident. On May 08, 2022, just before 1:00 PM IMPD Southeast District officers were dispatched to the block of 6300 Lonestar Drive, on report of a person …

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  • 12 May

    Lt. Gov. Crouch, FSSA accepting 2022 Golden Hoosier Award nominations

    STATEHOUSE (May 11, 2022) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, in collaboration with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Aging has announced nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Golden Hoosier Award. This is the 15th year for the program. “Our state is filled with generous Hoosiers who …

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  • 12 May

    Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Plainfield

    On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at approximately 12:17 PM, Plainfield units were notified of a crash involving a motorcycle and a semi-tractor trailer at the intersection of Ronald Reagan Parkway and Airtech Parkway. Scene investigation indicates that a motorcycle traveling in the right lane of southbound Ronald Reagan Parkway collided …

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  • 12 May

    Danville Police Searching for Missing 27-Year-Old Female ** UPDATE – Located Safely **

    ** UPDATED ** On May 12th the Danville Police Department reported that Kayla Poore has been located safely in Indianapolis. DANVILLE, INDIANA – The Danville Metropolitan Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating Kayla Renee Poore. The last known contact with Kayla was on April 1’st, 2022 …

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  • 10 May

    World Guard, World Drumline, and Avon Indoor win all three WGI national titles

    Avon, IN – Avon High School (AHS) Bands swept all three Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships this season. This is the first time in the competition’s 40-year history that a school’s indoor color guard, percussion, and winds have won all three national titles in a single season. World Guard …

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  • 10 May

    Lt. Gov. Crouch, IHCDA launch crowdfunding campaign for a Brownsburg playground

    Brownsburg, Ind. (May 9, 2022) – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) today launched a crowdfunding campaign for a playground in Brownsburg. Brownsburg residents will soon see improved accessibility and new play features within their beloved Blast Off Playground if this crowdfunding campaign reaches …

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  • 10 May

    Guilford, Brentwood and Van Buren Elementary Schools in Plainfield Now STEM Certified

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today announced 15 schools are newly-certified as leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. This brings Indiana’s total number of STEM Certified Schools to more than 100 statewide.“With now upwards of 100 STEM Certified Schools across the state, these schools …

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  • 10 May

    Avon Murphy Aquatic Park and Plainfield Main Street Vineyard Church Among Recipients for IDDC Public Art Grants

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 9, 2022) – Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) announced more than $242,000 in 34 counties for funding of 49 public art projects across Indiana. “It’s amazing to see so many cities, towns, destination marketing organizations, private businesses and others apply for this public art grant and want to …

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  • 10 May

    Putnam County Accident Sends One to the Hospital Via Air Ambulance

    Putnam County – May 10, 2022, at approximately 8:30 a.m., troopers from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle crash on US 40 near County Road 475 East. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Colton Maynor revealed that Larry S. …

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  • 10 May

    Hendricks County legislators: New law will help fix nursing shortage

    STATEHOUSE (May 10, 2022) –National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and Hendricks County lawmakers supported a new law to help Indiana’s health care heroes and alleviate the nursing shortage.  With 4,300 nursing job openings statewide, the new law supported by State Reps. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon), Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) and Bob …

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  • 10 May

    CollegeChoice 529 Plans Launches Faces of 529 Day Contest

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 5, 2022) — Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell is announcing the CollegeChoice Faces of 529 Day Contest to celebrate National College Savings Plan Day on May 29 (5/29). CollegeChoice 529 will award one winner with a $529 CollegeChoice account contribution for sharing a photo with a caption of who …

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  • 10 May

    Upcoming I-65 lane restrictions near Whitestown beginning May 11

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions on I-65 in both directions between County Road 550 S. (Old S.R. 334) and S.R. 267 (Whitestown) starting Wednesday, May 11 for bridge construction work. Lane restrictions will be in effect on I-65 northbound and southbound from 4 …

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  • 10 May

    Hendricks County Community Foundation Hires Community Inclusion & Engagement Manager

    Bryan Chatfield The Hendricks County Community Foundation (HCCF) is excited to announce that Bryan Chatfield has joined the staff as HCCF’s new Community Inclusion and Engagement Manager.  One of HCCF’s core values is “Inclusion: respecting and valuing the unique perspectives of every individual and intentionally working in ways that increase …

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