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Indiana DOR Reminds Nonprofits About Upcoming Tax Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) wants to remind nonprofit organizations about changes to how they file their annual report with the agency and how they will access sales tax exemption certificates beginning next year.  Earlier this year, Indiana General Assembly passed new legislation revising the filing frequency …

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Plainfield Students Benefit from $8,000 Community Foundation Grant

The Hendricks County Community Foundation awarded the Plainfield Youth Assistance Program (PYAP) a grant for $8000 to assist with programming opportunities for youth in PYAP that need individualized services. The grant provided support for 15 students completing the year-long PYAP Mentorship Program, 32 students registering at Richard A. Carlucci Recreation …

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Visit Hendricks County CEO Celebrates 20 Years in Tourism Role

DANVILLE, IN (December 1, 2022) –A Hendricks County tourism professional, who has spent two decades putting the county on the tourism map, celebrated her 20th year with Visit Hendricks County this month. Jaime Bohler Smith Visit Hendricks County Executive Director/CEO Jaime Bohler Smith’s work has made a difference locally in …

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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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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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Recent Posts

January, 2016

  • 28 January

    Indiana single-family building permits up 15 percent from December 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Single-family building permits in Indiana increased 15 percent in December compared to the same time last year according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Permits decreased 13 percent in December from the previous month. In December …

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  • 28 January

    Key committee passes bill returning $550M to local communities

    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2016) – The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee voted unanimously Wednesday in support of State Rep. Todd Huston’s (R-Fishers) bill returning $550 million to local governments.   “We understand that local governments face unique challenges in funding much-needed services, particularly in maintaining and improving local roads and …

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  • 28 January

    Dr. Jennifer McCormick Announces Campaign for Superintendent of Public Instruction

    INDIANAPOLIS — Dr. Jennifer McCormick, a nationally-recognized innovator and leader in education who is currently the superintendent of Yorktown Community Schools, announced today her candidacy for Superintendent of Public Instruction in a press conference at the Indiana Statehouse. “As we teach our students and I teach my son, you can’t …

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  • 28 January

    Edinburgh Man Dies Following Early Morning Crash on I-65 in Shelby County

    Shelby County – Today at approximately 1:10 am the Indiana State Police, along with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, responded to reports of a single vehicle roll over crash on I-65 near the 81 mile marker. When police arrived they found a male standing outside the truck in the ditch …

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  • 28 January

    Indiana Department of Child Services Appoints Rhonda Allen Regional Manager

    AVON (January 28, 2016)—The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) has appointed Rhonda Allen as manager of Region 9. She will provide broad oversight and supervision for the five DCS county offices within the region. These central-west counties include Boone, Hendricks, Montgomery, Morgan, and Putnam Counties. Also, she will serve …

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  • 28 January

    Electrical Grid Management Firm Adding 80+ High-Wage Jobs at Hamilton County Headquarters

    CARMEL, Ind. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Inc., an independent regional electric transmission organization, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 84 new high-wage jobs by 2020. The company will invest $30 million in its Carmel campus, with the investment including costs …

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  • 28 January

    Early Thursday Morning Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that has left a man dead. Shortly before 1:30 a.m., IMPD officers were dispatched to a person shot in the 10100 block of Pineneedle Court.  When officers arrived, they found an unidentified male in a vacant apartment …

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  • 28 January

    IMPD Investigating Indianapolis East Side Homicide

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that has left a man dead. Shortly before 10:30 p.m., an IMPD officer was notified by a concerned citizen of a person down in the 3000 block of Eastern Avenue.  When the officer arrived, an unidentified male …

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  • 28 January

    John Crane Announces State Senate Campaign

    Avon, IN – January 27, 2016 – John Crane, Founder and CEO of the Sagamore Leadership Initiative, today announces his candidacy for State Senate, District 24. “It’s always healthy to offer voters a choice about who will represent them in the Statehouse,” said Crane. “I want to serve as a …

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  • 27 January

    Coats Statement on First Anniversary of HIP 2.0

    WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the first anniversary of the approval of the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0: “One year after its approval, the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 is empowering Hoosier consumers and providing access to quality care. I applaud Governor Pence …

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  • 27 January

    Donnelly Pleased to See Momentum in Addressing Devastating Opioid Abuse and Heroin Epidemics

    Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced his support for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), bipartisan legislation that would provide a series of incentives and resources to encourage states and local communities to use proven tactics to prevent and treat drug addiction and support individuals in …

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  • 27 January

    Governor Pence Marks First Anniversary of HIP 2.0

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today marked the first anniversary of the landmark approval of the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0 waiver at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, where he first announced “HIP 2.0 is open for business.” There, he recognized the early successes of the HIP 2.0 program and …

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  • 27 January

    Sen. Michael Young’s Bill to Expand the Ability to Charge Drug Dealers Passes Committee

    STATEHOUSE (Jan. 27, 2016) — State Sen. R. Michael Young’s (R-Indianapolis) bill that would increase prosecutors’ ability to charge drug offenders as dealers recently passed the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law by a vote of 7 – 2.   Current Indiana law states that the amount of drugs in …

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  • 27 January

    Brownsburg Public Library Launches Mobile App

    Want to renew a book or place one on hold? There’s an app for that. Library hours or locations? There’s an app for that. Download an eBook? Find information fast? There’s an app for that, too. The Brownsburg Public Library has recently launched a mobile app to put the library …

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  • 27 January

    First Brownsburg Town Hall Meeting is this Tuesday

    Just a reminder that the first Town Hall meeting of this year is Tuesday morning, February 2 at 7:30 a.m. in Eaton Hall! Bring any topics of local interest or concern that you’d like to discuss. No official action is taken at Town Hall meetings, but the relaxed, open floor …

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