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Road Rage on Interstate 70 Leads to Gunfire

Clay County – August 14, 2023, at approximately 12:00 p.m., troopers from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post responded to an emergency 911 call near the twenty-four mile marker westbound on Interstate 70, reporting road rage that led to gunfire.  The reported incident involved a driver of a silver Mercury …

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Avon High School Hires Kiah Ferrell to Lead Softball Program

Avon, Ind. – The Avon High School (AHS) Athletic Department has hired Kiah Ferrell as varsity Softball Head Coach. Her hiring follows a thorough selection process that involved administrators, educators, parents, and student-athletes. Her demonstrated leadership and track record of success as a student and athlete in high school and college distinguished …

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Off-Duty Hendricks County Sheriff Deputy Involved in Fatal Brownsburg Crash

Brownsburg – An off-duty Hendricks County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in crash at approximately 1:30am this morning near Brownsburg on I-74.  Crash reconstructionists from the Brownsburg Police Department in addition to the Hendricks County Coroner’s Office are investigating the crash.  Initial investigation by the Brownsburg Police Department indicates the Deputy was …

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WYRZ Announces New Broadcast Studio Underwriters

Brownsburg – WYRZ is excited to announce that it’s radio studio will now be “Hendricks Power and Indiana 811 Studio.” This joint venture between Hendricks Power Cooperative and Indiana 811 began on July 4, 2023. Hendricks Power Cooperative celebrated its 87th anniversary in 2023. It serves more than 35,000 members …

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Suspect Arrested for May 9, 2023 Road Rage Incident on I-465

Indianapolis, IN – Indiana State Police Detectives have arrested an 18 year old Indianapolis man for pointing a firearm and intimidation with a deadly weapon. The arrest stems from a road rage incident May 9, 2023, on I-465 on the north side of Indianapolis. Investigators determined 18 year old Jayion Shelton …

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North Salem State Bank Recognized as 2023 Century Award Honoree

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 9, 2023) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today awarded 38 Indiana companies and organizations with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Award in recognition of each company’s longevity and service to its employees, community and the state.  “Every year, the Century and Half-Century Awards remind me of the dedication …

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Indiana Dairy’s Hanna Kelley recognized with two awards

Hanna Kelley, RD, LD, Director of Health and Wellness for American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) INDIANAPOLIS — Hanna Kelley, RD, LD, Director of Health and Wellness for American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI), was recognized recently as recipient of two prestigious awards: Outstanding Dietitian of the Year, awarded by the Indiana …

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IDDC Launches New Initiative, “The Basketball Experience in Indiana” Microsite

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug 3, 2023) – Get in the game with “The Basketball Experience IN Indiana”. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) launched “The Basketball Experience IN Indiana” microsite to tell Indiana’s basketball story and why it is more than just a sport in the Hoosier State. “We are excited to unveil this …

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