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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, 2016

  • 21 March

    Attorney General Candidate Curtis Hill Statement on Closure of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer South Bend Abortion Clinic

    ELKHART – Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Attorney General in Indiana, issued this statement in response to the closure of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer’s abortion clinic after 38 years of operation in South Bend: “For years, those of us in Northern Indiana have watched …

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  • 18 March

    State Road 240 will Close east of Greencastle

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 240 (S.R. 240) will close on or after Friday, April 1 for a bridge rehabilitation project east of Greencastle over Deer Creek. Duncan Robertson, Inc. was awarded the $341,882 contract.  This project will overlay the deck located …

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  • 18 March

    Lt. Governor Holcomb’s Welcomes Walmart Milk Processing Plant Announcement

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb, who serves as Indiana’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, has issued the following statement on the new Walmart milk processing plant in Fort Wayne. “Indiana’s innovative, twenty-first century agricultural industry is one of the centerpieces of our state’s economy, and our workforce and investments …

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  • 18 March

    Gas City Man Dies in Howard County Crash

    Howard County – Today at approximately 2:36 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Howard County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on State Road 22 at Howard County Road 400 East, in which a Gas City, IN, man died. The preliminary crash investigation by Indiana …

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  • 18 March

    IMPD Arrests Two Men for the Thursday Morning Robbery of the Rich Oil on Brookville Road

    INDIANAPOLIS – Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested two men in connection with the Thursday morning robbery of the Rich Oil located in the 6000 block of Brookville Road. The suspects, 31-year-old Kevin Jones and 18-year-old Theondre Matthews, were taken into custody following a crash and a short foot …

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  • 18 March

    Coates op-ed: Let the People Decide

    Coats Column: Let the People Decide Senator Dan Coats The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia marked a great loss for our nation. Justice Scalia possessed a brilliant legal mind and loyally served our country throughout his distinguished career. His passing created a unique situation – a Supreme Court …

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  • 17 March

    Trooper David Ploog returns to ISP Duties after 10 month Military Deployment

    Indianapolis – Trooper David Ploog recently returned to his Indiana State Police duties after nearly a year long Military Deployment in North Kuwait. Ploog is a 2002 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and a four year Indiana State Police veteran who primarily patrols Shelby County. He is also active in the Indiana National Guard …

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  • 17 March

    Peru Teen Killed in Miami County Crash

    Miami County – Last night at approximately 7:23 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Miami County Road 200 West near Miami County Road 400 South, in which a Peru, IN teen died. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Jeremy Perez revealed that …

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  • 17 March

    State Housing Finance Agency launches Ramp Up Indiana Program

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced today, in accordance with Indiana Disability Awareness Month, the launch of a new program aimed at providing assistive mobility devices to Indiana homeowners. The program, called Ramp Up Indiana, will provide up to $25,000 each to eligible non-profit organizations …

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  • 17 March

    Driver Impacts INDOT Vehicle on I-70 in Vigo County

    Vigo County—At 11:00 this morning, Indiana State Police troopers and members of the Terre Haute Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the 7.5 mile marker. The crash involved a camper and an INDOT vehicle. Preliminary investigation revealed a white 1991 camper, …

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  • 17 March

    Indiana State Police Participate in Tri-State Human Trafficking Initiative

    Indianapolis – Troopers and Motor Carrier Inspectors with the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division of the Indiana State Police joined neighboring states to raise awareness about human trafficking for the entire month of February. The Indiana State Police, Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Michigan State Police take the crime of …

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  • 17 March

    Mosquito Season Begins Soon in Hendricks County

    HENDRICKS COUNTY – As warm and wet weather hits Hendricks County and central Indiana, public health officials from the Hendricks County Health Department want to remind residents to take steps now to prevent mosquito breeding and mosquito-borne disease on their property. “We have already received calls from residents concerned about …

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  • 17 March

    Coats: Federal Payments to Dead People Must Stop

    WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today delivered his weekly “Waste of the Week” speech and highlighted $27.6 million in federal payments made to dead people. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found that, between 2008 and 2012, the United States Department …

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  • 17 March

    Hendricks County Community Foundation Grants to WYRZ for 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Hendricks County – In celebration of 20 years of service to Hendricks County, the Hendricks County Community Foundation is presenting $1,000 grants to County nonprofits every 20 days in 2016. These 20th Anniversary Board Engagement Grants allow each member of the HCCF Board of Directors to designate a Hendricks County nonprofit …

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  • 17 March

    NRC hears student petition on invasive plant

    The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday adopted tour fees for Wyandotte Caves and dedicated two new nature preserve sites, but the highlight of the meeting was a presentation from third-grade students at The Orchard School. With parents, teachers and dozens of classmates looking on, several students at the Indianapolis …

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