Lindy Thackston anchors FOX 59 Morning News weekdays from 4 to 7 a.m. She’s been with FOX 59 since October 2013. Lindy is a Hoosier and happy to be home!

While not in the newsroom, Lindy is an emcee for Indiana Pacers games and a trackside announcer at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the IMS PA team.

Lindy has spent more than 16 years covering news, sports and entertainment. She has been an anchor and reporter at various stations, including WLFI-TV in Lafayette, Indiana, WSIL-TV in southern Illinois and First Coast News in Jacksonville, Florida.

She spent many years as an IndyCar Series pit reporter and pre-race host for the Versus Network and NBC Sports Network and also reported from college football sidelines for a few years.

Lindy has been a fill-in host for the Daily Buzz, a three-hour morning entertainment show that airs in a large part of the country, and a reporter for Hollywood 411 on the TV Guide Network.

She is the winner of two Edward R. Murrow awards and several Associated Press Awards.

Lindy is from Frankfort, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University.

She has been married to her husband Christian since January 2014 and they had a son in October 2015.


Recent Articles
  • Your Town Friday: Meet our local pizza talent, winner of the World Pizza Games!

    Fishers, Ind. –  We share stories every week about people making big moves in Central Indiana and the man we met this week certainly qualifies! This is Brian Hall with the awards he earned for being the best in his business in the world! Check out the video above to see Hall’s journey to the World Pizza Games and how he hopes to top it this year. For more on BoomBozz, click here. And if you’d like to learn more […]

  • Your Town Friday: Turning anyone into an artist in Noblesville

    Noblesville, Ind. – Do you consider yourself an artist? Or is art not your strong suit?! One Noblesville woman went to a “paint your own pottery” place and it changed the course of her life. Watch her story above in this week’s Your Town Friday! Check out more on Shannon Loomis and Kiln Creations by clicking here.

  • Your Town Friday: Meet the Town Crier!

    Zionsville, Ind. – Have you ever heard of a town crier? Lesley Hunt  has been the official Zionsville Town Crier for one week now and she just might be the most fashionable town crier yet! How did she earn the honor? Watch Lesley’s story in the video above and click here for more on Lesley Jane.    

  • Your Town Friday: A new go-to spot on Brownsburg’s Main Street!

    Brownsburg, Ind. – Renee Harlow moved to Hendricks County about ten years ago and never looked back! She grew up in a big house where the kitchen was always bustling. Her grandparents lived there too, and the recipes they whipped up regularly had been passed down for generations. Renee always dreamed of opening a restaurant and sharing the food with everyone else, then one day, a spot opened up on Main Street in Brownsburg and she went for it. Watch […]

  • Your Town Friday: Finding success in “the middle of nowhere”

    Hamilton County, Ind. – Like many areas in central Indiana, there is a stretch of U.S. 31 north of Westfield that’s wide open and you can see for miles. So can a business there actually get any business? Three gems along the side of the road are making it work! In this edition of Your Town Friday, we check out a pie shop where every single pie is an award winner, a tractor store with a sit-down cafe, and a […]

  • Your Town Friday: Indy native brings Hawaii to Fishers

    Fishers, Ind. – You made it to Friday! Let’s celebrate with a new edition of Your Town Friday. We’re starting off the year in Hamilton County! “New year, new you!” as they say. But Brinna Voege prefers to say, “New year, eat more poke!” She even put it on a sign leading into her restaurant, Main Street Poke. “I ate it all the time in California and I’m born and raised here in Indy so I wanted to bring it back!” Voege co-owns […]

  • Your Town Friday: Special animal feedings and chats for 2017 Christmas at the Zoo!

    Indianapolis, Ind. – The Indianapolis Zoo opened in 1964 and today it’s a leader in animal conservation and research. And it’s also a tradition for many of you during the holiday season! For this week’s Your Town Friday, we met with the Indianapolis Zoo’s senior trainer and some penguins and sea lions for a behind-the-scenes look at Christmas at the Zoo. More than one million people visit the Indianapolis Zoo each year. The 64-acre Zoo is home to nearly 14 […]

  • Your Town Friday: Flat Fork Creek Park, Crave Ice Cream Social, Wooden Bear Brewing

    Hamilton County, Ind. – We picked a cold morning to check out Flat Fork Creek Park, but near-freezing temperatures didn’t stop the people who love this place! “It’s a place where we want people to just unplug,” said Tony Elliot, Director of Parks and Recreation for Fishers. This park is one of Tony’s newest. It’s only a couple years old. “It’s a little taste of Eagle Creek or Brown County here in Fishers. It’s very close to the city, very […]

  • Your Town Friday: Haunted ropes course in Hamilton County!

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – How do you think you’d do on a haunted house ropes course? Give it a try this Halloween weekend in Hamilton County! It’s at Strawtown Koteewi Park, right off State Road 37 just past 216th street. Koteewi Park has more than 800 acres of adventure. You can find your balance in the tree top trails or plant your feet on solid ground and take aim at the archery range. “We see a lot of people that come […]

  • Your Town Friday: McCordsville in Hancock County

    McCordsville, Ind. – A town in Hancock County is growing so fast, even the town manager can’t believe the numbers. She credits one thing for the rise of McCordsville’s popularity, and that’s where we’re heading for this week’s Your Town Friday! If you ask Town Manager Tonya Galbraith what she does, she makes it easy to understand in just a few seconds. “It’s like playing SimCity in real life because we are getting to make a town!” said Galbraith. “When […]