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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

February, 2022

  • 25 February

    Avon Nova Award Winner Chelsea Neiswinger

    The February 2022 Avon Nova award winner is a Chelsea Nieswinger. Chelsea, and her husband Brad have lived in Avon Indiana since 2017 with their 7-year-old son Owen, and 4 year old son Emmett. She currently owns and operates her online media company from her home, which means she is …

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  • 25 February

    Rep. Steuerwald: Local graduates gain experience interning at the Statehouse

    STATEHOUSE (Feb. 25, 2022) – Hendricks County residents Avery Meyer and Vanesa Reyes are gaining experience as interns with State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and his fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2022 legislative session. Avery Meyer, State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and Vanesa Reyes Meyer, …

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  • 25 February

    Register for Becoming an Outdoors Woman

    The annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop is April 29 to May 1 at Ross Camp in West Lafayette. The workshop is open to women ages 18 and older and limited to 85 participants.The program is designed for women to learn outdoor skills in a relaxed, low-pressure environment. Participants will …

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  • 25 February

    Madison Avenue to close Sunday to replace bridge over I-465

    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 25, 2022) – The South Madison Avenue bridge over I-465 is scheduled to close Sunday evening, Feb. 27, for demolition and replacement. This is a long-term closure that is expected to last just over six months. The Madison Avenue detour will follow Thompson Road, Keystone Avenue and Hanna …

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  • 25 February

    Attorney General Todd Rokita announces $26 billion national settlement with drug distributors and Johnson & Johnson

    Attorney General Todd Rokita today announced the final approval of a $26 billion opioid agreement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors — Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen — and Johnson & Johnson. Indiana communities can receive up to $507 million if Indiana communities opt into the state’s settlement under pending …

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  • 24 February

    Fiery Crash on Interstate 70 near Terre Haute Claims a Life 

    Vigo County – On the morning of February 24, 2022, troopers from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post are investigating a crash between a semi tractor-trailer and a Ford transit van on Interstate 70, that claimed a life. Preliminary investigation by Master Trooper Ted Robertson, of the Putnamville Post, indicates …

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  • 24 February

    Care to Change Addresses Demand for Mental Health Services by Opening New Offices

    AVON — In 2016, Care to Change opened its doors with the goal of addressing what its founders perceived as an underserved need in the community, but it’s possible they underestimated that demand. The professional counseling center with a foundation in faith grew so quickly it had to expand its …

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  • 19 February

    Attorney General Todd Rokita and team recoup $3.3 million for the Department of Workforce Development

    Attorney General Todd Rokita today thanked one of his own, Deputy Attorney General John Millikan, for his work recouping more than $3.3 million in funds taken fraudulently from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). Millikan has targeted funds deposited into bank accounts by scammers who collected unemployment benefits using …

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  • 19 February

    Three arrested after poaching incident in Newton County

    Indiana Conservation Officers have arrested three Chicago men on multiple wildlife violations. The arrests stem from an investigation that originated on the evening of Feb. 15, when conservation officers were contacted after witnesses reported shots coming from a vehicle illuminating a rural area with a spotlight. Shortly after the call, …

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  • 19 February

    State Accepting Nominations for Governor’s Century, Half Century Business Awards

    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 17, 2022)  – The state of Indiana is currently accepting nominations for the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards, which honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for at least 100 or 50 years, respectively, and have demonstrated a commitment to serving the community. Qualifying criteria are as …

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  • 19 February

    Bloomingdale Man Arrested for Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

    Sullivan County – Indiana State Police Putnamville Post initiated a criminal investigation on October 22, 2021, after receiving information from the Parke County Sheriff’s Department concerning allegations of sexual misconduct with a female, under the age of 14. The investigation revealed that Danny L. Richmond, of Bloomingdale, Indiana, had allegedly engaged …

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  • 18 February

    New York Street closure extended through Tuesday

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – New York Street is currently closed under I-65 between Davidson Street and Pine Street for overhead beam erection and will now be completed on or after midnight on Tuesday, February 22, weather permitting. The closure has been extended due to recent high winds preventing crews from …

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  • 18 February

    Behning: On My Way Pre-K showing success

    State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) represents House District 91, which includes portions of Hendricks and Marion counties. Children who participate in an early education program are more prepared for success when starting kindergarten, especially those from low-income families. Two recent studies show Indiana’s On My Way Pre-K program is delivering …

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  • 17 February

    Gov. Holcomb Announces Work Policy Changes Designed to Make State of Indiana a Top Employer, Reward Employees

    INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced three phases of new state work policies that will offer employees more workplace flexibility, enhance their experience and well-being, and continue efforts to make compensation more competitive. “We pledged to evaluate the employee experience to make sure that we are taking care …

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  • 16 February

    Indiana FFA Celebrates National FFA Week, Feb. 19-26

    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 16, 2022) — The Indiana FFA Association and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture will celebrate all things blue and gold for National FFA Week from February 19 – 26, 2022. National FFA Week remembers more than 94 years of FFA tradition and history while also highlighting and celebrating …

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