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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

October, 2015

September, 2015

  • 28 September

    Food Safety a Top Priority for Local Public Health Officials

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, IN – Food safety is a top priority for public health officials at the Hendricks County Health Department, and they want to remind residents how to prevent foodborne illness at home during National Food Safety Education Month. “Our staff works daily to prevent foodborne illness and make sure …

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  • 28 September

    Six Counties Including Hendricks Change Local Income Tax Rates

    INDIANAPOLIS (September 28, 2015) — Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties have changed their county income tax rates. These changes take effect on Oct. 1, 2015. The changes for Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties are as follows: Blackford – The resident rate has increased from …

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  • 28 September

    Indiana Democrats say Governor Pence Resorts to Playing Blame Game Rather than Admitting Fault to INDOT Controversy

    INDIANAPOLIS – As Indiana’s D+ rated infrastructure system continues to crack and crumble, Governor Mike Pence has decided it’s best to play the blame game. He is placing blame on the hardworking contractors who help pave our roads rather than admitting his administration has been late to the game on solving …

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  • 28 September

    Indiana’s Dual Credit Advisory Council will convene on dual credit teacher preparation

    In response to concerns expressed by education leaders across the state regarding new requirements affecting Indiana’s dual credit teachers, the Indiana Dual Credit Advisory Council will convene to examine the issue and determine possible next steps. The council will be co-chaired by Indiana’s Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers and …

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  • 28 September

    Rokita statement on Pope Francis's historic visit

    Washington, D.C. – Rep. Rokita (IN-04) issued the following statement after participating in Pope Francis’s joint meeting with Congress today. “The Pope’s message inspires me to help continue leading a thoughtful conversation on a few of the Judeo-Christian characteristics of our collective moral code.   “Serving others is a major aspect of our …

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  • 28 September

    Brownsburg Business Opens New Zionsville Branch Office

    (ZIONSVILLE, IN.) – The Payroll Department Inc. had been in operation since 1990. It started on Main Street in Brownsburg by Teresa Ray as more or less a part time business. It didn’t take long for it to become a full time business as word spread. Over the years, businesses …

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  • 28 September

    Indiana single-family building permits up 2 percent in August

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Single-family building permits in Indiana increased 2 percent in August over the previous month while numbers decreased 4 percent in August 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.  In …

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  • 28 September

    Trade Adjustment Assistance Benefits Expanded for Hoosiers

    INDIANAPOLIS (September 28, 2015) – Due to recent changes in federal law, current and former employees of businesses that have been certified by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) as Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) eligible, may be entitled to additional federal benefits. Individuals who are not currently in contact …

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  • 28 September

    HCCF Deedee Daniel Opportunity Fund Cycle Closes Wednesday

    There are just a few days left to apply for the 2015 Deedee Daniel Opportunity Fund grant cycle. This cycle will close this Wednesday, September 30th at midnight. All grant applications must be submitted online. Grant monies awarded must be used within one year of the grant date. Guidelines and …

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  • 28 September

    Coats: Status Quo is Unacceptable, Will Oppose Short-Term Funding Bill

    WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today released the following statement regarding tonight’s Senate vote on a bill that would fund the federal government through December 11: “In 2010, I asked Hoosiers to send me back to the Senate to focus on …

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  • 28 September

    Bicentennial Trail declared an Indiana Legacy Project

    HENDRICKS COUNTY – The aptly-named Bicentennial Trail connecting the Avon and Brownsburg trail systems was selected as a Legacy Project by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. It was one of 80 projects around the state recently approved as Legacy Projects honoring the state’s 200 years of history and leaving a legacy for …

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