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Old Time Radio Christmas Specials presented by State Bank

Beginning Monday, November 28th and running through the week of December 19th, tune in Monday through Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on 98.9 FM WYRZ and online at WYRZ.org to relive some great Christmas memories of yesteryear as we air some of the best Old Time Radio Christmas Specials presented by …

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Music and the Spoken Word presented by Wilkinson Insurance Agency

Featuring modern and traditional arrangements of spiritual, patriotic, popular, classical and contemporary music coupled with timely, inspiring prose, Music and the Spoken Word becomes an uplifting, rejuvenating destination that listeners remember for a lifetime. Monday, December 12th 8:30 p.m. –  Music and the Spoken Word presented by Wilkinson Insurance Agency: …

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Christ Church of Plainfield presents Christmas with Elvis

Christ Church of Plainfield presents “The Elvis Presley Radio Christmas Special”. This radio special was first broadcast 54 years ago this December and featured Christmas songs from Elvis – some of which were new at the time. The Elvis Presley Radio Christmas Special can be heard Sunday, November 28th at 5:00 …

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WYRZ Live Remote – Christmas Under the Stars presented by the Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department – December 3rd

It’s a Brownsburg tradition and WYRZ’s Shane Ray will be there broadcasting LIVE from “Christmas Under the Stars” presented by the Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department. Celebrate the magic of the season with several fun activities for the whole family! Winter Market: Shop at …

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I-465 Crash Claims a Brownsburg Man’s Life

Indianapolis, IN – This morning, at 3:08 a.m., Indiana State Police Dispatchers began receiving several 911 calls reporting a serious crash on I-465 near the 3.2 mile marker of westbound I-465. It was reported that two people were entrapped in the wreckage and both were unresponsive. Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan …

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WYRZ’s “31 Days of Christmas” Schedule

WYRZ begins 31 Days of Christmas on Friday, November 25th at 4:00 p.m. to begin The Drive Home Show when Shane Ray plays the first Christmas song of the season. Listen to Christmas music mixed in with our regular playlist through 7:00 p.m. on December 5th when WYRZ flips the …

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Hendricks County Community Foundation Announces New Community Calendar

The Hendricks County Community Foundation (HCCF) is excited to announce its new online Hendricks Community Calendar. HCCF conducted a county-wide needs assessment in 2019 which identified the top 20 community issues facing Hendricks County. One of the top issues was a lack of community-wide communication vehicles to inform everyone. In …

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Recent Posts

March, 2022

  • 15 March

    Lt. Gov. Crouch, IHCDA now accepting applications for the Indiana Homeowner Assistance Fund

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 15, 2022) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) today announced the state’s mortgage assistance program, the Indiana Homeowner Assistance Fund (IHAF). The portal is accepting applications for mortgage assistance for Hoosiers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the …

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  • 14 March

    January Indiana Employment Report

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 14, 2022) – Indiana’s unemployment rate fell from 2.7% in December 2021 to 2.4% in January 2022—continuing a record low for the state dating back to 1976, when the current method of compiling unemployment rates began, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD).  In addition, private sector …

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  • 14 March

    Emergency SNAP Allotments to End After May

    In March 2020, the U.S. government allowed the state of Indiana to issue “emergency allotments” to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program households during the COVID-19 pandemic. This allowed SNAP families to receive the maximum benefit allowed based on the number of people in the household. For many Hoosiers, this meant they received …

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  • 13 March

    Vermont Street to close Monday as part of North Split construction

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close Vermont Street under I-65 between Davidson Street and Pine Street early Monday as part of the North Split reconstruction project in downtown Indianapolis.  Crews will be installing Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) retaining wall. This closure is anticipated to continue through …

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  • 13 March

    Gov. Holcomb and Sec. Chambers Tout Success of Economic Development Agenda Legislation

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 11, 2022) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers were pleased with the adoption of SB 361, a governor’s agenda bill which will strengthen the state’s position as the best state for business through new tools. The legislation addresses needed adjustments to the state’s 20-year-old …

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  • 13 March

    Gov. Holcomb Continues to Strengthen Indiana with Key Agenda Accomplishments

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today is continuing the steps of strengthening Indiana’s economic, education, and health foundation after his 2022 Next Level Agenda was adopted by the Indiana General Assembly. “I am pleased that we will now have the tools we need to help build and grow businesses, …

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  • 13 March

    I-465 speed limit reduced on city’s northeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 11, 2022) – The Indiana Department of Transportation is changing the speed limit on a portion of I-465 for Clear Path 465 construction. The I-465 speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph on the city’s northeast side between the Keystone Avenue and East 56th Street exits. Drivers …

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  • 13 March

    IMPD Detectives Arrest Teen for armed robbery x2, and auto theft

    INDIANAPOLIS- Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Covert Robbery detectives identified and arrested a 15-year-old juvenile on Wednesday March 9, 2022 for his alleged involvement in two armed robberies and auto theft. On Saturday, February 26, 2022 at approximately 10:30 p.m., A Marion County Sheriff‘s Office deputy was working off duty employment at Castleton Square Mall …

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  • 13 March

    Delaware/11th Street ramp closure extended through early summer 2022

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will extend the closure of the Delaware /11th Street to I-70 eastbound on-ramp until early summer. Weather-related issues and material delivery delays caused bridge and wall foundation work to be pushed back. The ramp was originally scheduled to open mid-March. When …

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  • 13 March

    Hendricks County student pages visit Steuerwald, Thompson at the Statehouse

    STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2022) – State Reps. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) recently welcomed local students to the Statehouse where they participated in the Indiana House Page Program. According to Steuerwald, the students toured offices of all branches of government in the Statehouse, helped staff with daily responsibilities …

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  • 13 March

    Avon Indiana Resident Receiving National Award for Saving Her Brothers Life

    Avon Indiana resident, Darasimi “Racheal” Fajana, receiving the Indiana Public Safety Communications Kids Hero Award at March 10th 2022 Avon Town Council meeting. © Provided by WXIN-TV Indianapolis During the March 10th Avon Town Council meeting, the Town of Avon has the privilege to recognize two individuals for working together to save …

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  • 13 March

    Hendricks County Historical Museum Reopens

    by Kam Skobel Danville – As of March 4th the Hendricks County Historical Museum officially reopened. The new display is “Making History through Music” by exploring the music that played through the years and the impact the music had on everyone. You can see music players and instruments for entertainment, …

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  • 9 March

    Indiana Department of Education to Provide Strategic Literacy and STEM Support to Indiana Schools

    INDIANAPOLIS – At today’s State Board of Education (SBOE) meeting, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced that it is working to provide Indiana schools with extra support in literacy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction. “Literacy and STEM skills are foundational to our students’ future learning,” said Dr. …

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  • 9 March

    INDOT reminds drivers of North Split closures ahead of Big 10 Championship

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is reminding motorists to plan ahead for travel related to the upcoming Big 10 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Routes to Gainbridge Fieldhouse may be impacted by work being performed as part of the North Split Reconstruction interchange closure. Exits currently open …

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  • 9 March

    Attorney General Todd Rokita warns Hoosiers to be aware of cryptocurrency scams

    With the rise of cryptocurrency and other digital assets, Attorney General Todd Rokita wants Indiana consumers to be on the lookout for risky or predatory practices related to the often-misunderstood topic. “New technologies spark the interest of many people, and Hoosiers are no exception. Indiana consumers may be familiar with …

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