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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, 2021

  • 24 February

    Plainfield business named among Best Places to Work in Indiana

    Banning Engineering was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana. This 16th annual program was created by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the participating employers in Indiana with the leading …

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  • 24 February

    Growing Agribuisness Industry Stimulates Partnerships and Brings Economic Diversity to the Indy Region

    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 24, 2020) — The Indy region boasts a thriving ecosystem for the growing agribusiness industry, encompassing a spectrum of rural and metropolitan environments in the heart of the Hoosier state. This diversity has enabled the development of many industry sectors throughout agribusiness, including logistics, technology and research. While …

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  • 24 February

    IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in West Side Homicide Investigation

    INDIANAPOLIS –  On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives identified and arrested a suspect allegedly involved in the death of 30-year-old Walter Stein. On October 22, 2020, just after 7:00 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of a person …

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  • 24 February

    Suspect sent to the hospital in critical condition after officer involved shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, just before 3:00 p.m., officers with The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were involved in an officer involved shooting in the 3300 block of Forest Manor Avenue. IMPD SWAT Quick Response Force (QRF), officers, detectives, and ATF Agents assigned to the Indy Crime Gun …

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  • 23 February

    Indiana Secretary of Education Thanks Federal Partners for Assessment Guidance

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Secretary of Education Dr. Katie Jenner today thanked Indiana’s federal education partners, following the release of guidance from the U.S. Department of Education on required spring assessments. “Hoosier educators have worked relentlessly over the last year to continue providing quality instruction for all students despite the challenges …

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  • 23 February

    Wondering If You Qualify to File Your Taxes for Free?

    INDIANAPOLIS —Last year, nearly 1.8 million Hoosiers may have missed out on free electronic tax filing by not taking advantage of the Indiana Department of Revenue’s (DOR) Indiana free file (INfreefile) program to file their individual taxes. Indiana individual income tax return filers with an adjusted gross income of $72,000 …

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  • 23 February

    House resolution highlights National FFA Week

    INDIANA (Feb. 23, 2021) – In celebration of National FFA Week the Indiana FFA Association received a house concurrent resolution recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally. This coincides with National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27, as a week of celebration …

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  • 23 February

    Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff for COVID Victims

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. Per the President’s proclamation, flags should be flown at half-staff from now until sunset Friday, February 26. Gov. Holcomb also …

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  • 23 February

    Behning: Supporting our local law enforcement

    Our law enforcement officers work hard every day to ensure Hoosiers are safe. They run toward danger when others flee, and in many cases, they are the first on the scene during emergencies. I know our community is grateful for our local police officers and all they do to protect …

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  • 23 February

    More than $100 Million Going to Rural Communities for Infrastructure Improvements

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that $100.8 million in federal transportation funding is being awarded to 54 cities, towns, and counties in rural portions of Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements as well as sidewalk and trail projects. Combined with local funds, approximately …

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  • 23 February

    Visit. Check-in. Get Rewards. IDDC Launches Indiana State Nature Passport

    INDIANAPOLIS – (Feb. 22, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are teaming up to launch the Indiana State Nature Passport. “Indiana is blessed with unique places and remarkable natural features,” said Crouch. “From State Parks to forests and lakes, …

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  • 23 February

    Eleven Boats Destroyed in Fire at Patoka Lake

    Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fire that damaged or destroyed twenty-two boats at Hoosier Hills Marina located at Patoka Lake on Friday. At approximately 8:45 a.m., smoke from a boat in the “A” dock was observed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the State Fire …

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  • 18 February

    Holcomb signs legislation providing COVID liability protections

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement after signing Senate Enrolled Act 1, which provides businesses and schools with COVID liability protections. “The pandemic has affected Hoosier businesses, schools and others in ways no one could have foreseen just one year ago. To aid in the state’s …

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  • 18 February

    New Scam Targeting Tax Professionals

    The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) would like to alert tax professionals about a tax scam reported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This scam is sent through email and impersonates the IRS in an attempt to steal Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs). The scam email message reads: “In order …

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  • 18 February

    Behning’s bill expanding school choice opportunities moves forward

    STATEHOUSE (Feb. 17, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives on Tuesday supported State Rep. Bob Behning’s (R-Indianapolis) legislation that would provide more families the freedom and flexibility to send their child to a school that best meets their needs. “A great education sets students on a successful path for …

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