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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

  • 9 March

    State Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Crash

    (Indianapolis, IN)-The Indiana State Police is investigating a fatal crash which occurred last night on Indianapolis’ east side where a pedestrian was struck by an unknown vehicle which then left the scene. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Christian Guerra Beltran indicated at approximately 9:35 p.m., a male identified as Brendan Blue …

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  • 8 March

    Indiana High School Students Can Complete Credentials & Certificates for Free This Summer

    INDIANAPOLIS — For the second consecutive summer, thousands of Indiana high school students will have the opportunity to accelerate the completion of a high-quality credential, including the Indiana College Core, an associate degree, or a career and technical education (CTE) certificate, for free through Crossing the Finish Line. The initiative …

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  • 8 March

    Attorney General Todd Rokita reminds Hoosiers to choose carefully when giving to charities

    As part of Attorney General Todd Rokita’s continuing efforts to protect Hoosier consumers from scams and in celebration of National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Rokita reminds Hoosiers to be mindful of their charitable giving. “Hoosiers are generous. Yet as they look for opportunities to help the less fortunate and …

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  • 8 March

    Small Business Partnership Growing Support for Indiana Agribusinesses

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2022) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD), Purdue Extension, and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) today announced a partnership to launch the Agribusiness Initiative.   The Indiana SBDC Agribusiness Initiative offers Hoosier small businesses and entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector …

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  • 8 March

    Secretary of State’s Catalytic Converter Bill Signed into Law

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2022) – Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan’s legislation, regulating the transaction of catalytic converters was signed into law by Governor Eric J. Holcomb Monday. “Every day Hoosiers’ vehicles across our state are targeted by thieves looking to make a quick buck by cutting out catalytic converters,” …

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  • 8 March

    Plainfield Police Asks for Public’s Help in Bank Robbery Investigation

    On Monday, March 7, 2022, Plainfield officers responded to Huntington Bank located at 2110 Stafford Rd. on a reported bank robbery. The preliminary information provided to officers was that one adult suspect described as a black male wearing a white hoody, dark pants, dark baseball cap, with acne scars on …

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  • 7 March

    Avon Indiana receiving over $10 million dollars for road enhancements and roundabout creation

    Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization (IMPO) Executive Director Anna Gremling will deliver an oversized check representing $10,693,700 in federal funds to Avon Town Council leaders at the beginning of the Council’s March 10 meeting, starting at 7:00 pm at Avon Town Hall (6570 E US Highway 36, Avon IN 46123). The …

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  • 7 March

    Consumer Alert: Attorney General Todd Rokita warns against home improvement scammers; partners with Indiana Builders Association

    As we move into spring, many homeowners across Indiana will begin planning for home improvement and repair projects around the house. Home improvement projects can bring added comfort as well as value to your home. Whether you are making improvements such as replacing windows and doors, adding a home office, …

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  • 7 March

    The Evening Drive Home with Jason

    Jason Dozier After a long day you’re ready to head home and wind down. Join Jason Dozier weekdays from 4 PM – 7 PM for The Evening Drive Home with Jason as he plays all of your Solid Gold favorites. And all you have to do is tune in every …

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  • 6 March

    Lt. Gov. Crouch, Treasurer Mitchell and IAC celebrate 2022 Hoosier Women Artists

    STATEHOUSE (March 3, 2022) – Recently, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Treasurer Kelly Mitchell and the Indiana Arts Commission hosted a reception to celebrate the 2022 Hoosier Women Artists exhibition at the Statehouse. “It brings me joy to see the return of the Hoosier Women Artist exhibition,” Crouch said. “We received so …

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  • 6 March

    Behning: Helping students recover from learning loss

    While Hoosiers have largely shaken off negative effects from the COVID-19 pandemic, too many of our K-12 students are still behind in school after many switched to virtual or hybrid instruction during the public health emergency. In Indiana, only 22% of low-income students (those on free and reduced lunch) passed …

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  • 5 March

    Shane Ray – Executive Director & Station Manager of WYRZ-FM

    Shane Ray is the Executive Director of The Hendricks County Educational Media Corporation (a non-profit organization) and Station Manager (along with the number one on-air fill-in when someone gets sick or goes on vacation) of WYRZ. He started in radio in 1991. He began in a community-oriented radio station and …

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  • 5 March

    The Intern Hour

    One of WYRZ’s missions is to help aspiring broadcasters gain real world experience in a working radio station. Here they learn some of the ins and outs of the radio industry as well as observing how things work from behind the scenes. WYRZ also provides our interns with an opportunity …

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  • 5 March

    Jason Dozier

    Jason Dozier Jason Dozier is a Hoosier native, who has worked in the radio industry for over 30 years. He started his radio career as the Sports Director for WKLU in Brownsburg, IN in 1991, and eventually purchased and ran his own AM/FM station in Whiteville, North Carolina from 2008 …

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  • 3 March

    Consumer Alert: Products Recalled in February

    Attorney General Todd Rokita is alerting Hoosiers of important consumer protection concerns for products recalled in February. Attorney General Rokita encourages consumers to take advantage of opportunities available for those who purchased the recalled items. “Protecting Hoosiers and their liberty is the focus of my efforts statewide. I encourage everyone …

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