AM-1310 The Light Local News Headlines with Kim Wells

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local News   —  Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett is doing his part to keep our city beautiful and he’s encouraging Indy’s citizens to join. Community leaders will join Mayor Hogsett in Douglass Park on Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. to announce the new “It’s My City” initiative which calls for Indy’s residents to help make […]

Source: Christopher Futcher / Getty@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News   —  Students of Indianapolis Public Schools won’t miss critical meals because they’re out of class for Spring Break. They will be able to enjoy both, breakfast and lunch. Beginning today, the meals will be served at 29 schools in the district.  A full list of which schools are serving meals […]

@kwellscomm  @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local News — Indiana’s Republicans spent time at the statehouse on Thursday rolling back the policies of former-Governor Mike Pence, according to The Indianapolis Star. Many of the reversals affect African-American Hoosiers directly—from a critical pardon-to-giving an assist to a Northwest Indiana community poisoned through no fault of their own—a new administration and […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News  — Margot Lee Shetterly, who is the author of the book that inspired the film which carries the same name “Hidden Figures” is visiting Indiana on this busy Wednesday. The film garnered “Oscar” buzz and was nominated for an Academy Award on Tuesday in the Best Pictures category and landed a Best […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News & Sports  — A rally based on inclusion and belonging is being held in Indianapolis on this busy Friday as the Inauguration and swearing-in of the 45th American president is underway in Washington D.C. Local organizers say this rally is, “intended to celebrate and affirm Indy as a welcoming and supportive community.” It’s a […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com Political News  — Indiana’s newly sworn-in leader will speak to Hoosiers across the state Tuesday night when he delivers his first State of the State address before a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly in the House of Representatives chamber at the Indiana Statehouse. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s address gets underway at 7 p.m. Eastern […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News & Sports — Friday the 13th is a lucky day for local disabled veterans thanks to the staff and student/athletes at Indianapolis Public Schools  Indianapolis Public Schools’ District Athletics Department, also known as ‘IPS Athletics’ is celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior with a ‘day on’ for […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News  —   Indianapolis gathers today to say goodbye to former Indianapolis Mayor William “Bill” Hudnut. A memorial service gets underway Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at Second Presbyterian Church located at 7700 North Meridian Street. After being sworn in on January 1, 1976, Hudnut served a total of 16 years which made […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Health & Community News  —  It’s World AIDS Day today. The AIDS epidemic began back in 1981 claiming lives here in the United States and across the globe. However these days, people are living longer lives due to adherence to HIV medications and treatment. Indianapolis has been a leader in the fight against […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Local News — Hardee’s is helping the Mozel Sanders Foundation today in their goal to feed hungry Hoosiers on Thanksgiving.   Yes the annual Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Radiothon has ended but the fast food restaurant is donating $1 from each sausage sandwich you buy today to the fund to help them provide a hot meal to […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Local News An education icon in the Indianapolis community and the wife of a legendary coach has died. Betty Crowe was the wife of basketball coach Ray Crowe when he led the Crispus Attucks Tigers to a 60-to-1 record and groundbreaking back-to-back state titles in 1955 and 1956. She was a proud Attucks graduate […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News Shortcake, ice cream, whipped topping and oh yes…plenty of strawberries are the featured items at an annual tradition that’s being held today in downtown Indy. The Christ Church Cathedral’s annual Strawberry Festival is celebrating its 51st year on Monument Circle today with those homemade shortcake biscuits made by the members of the church. The event […]