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  • New music venue to open in Brown County

    BROWN COUNTY — Clint Black, Art Garfunkel, and Vince Gill are just some of the big name acts coming to a new highly anticipated performing arts venue in Brown County. Dana Beth Evans is the executive director of the new Brown County Music Center, and the new venue is getting things started with a bang. The first concert features legendary country artist Vince Gill. Tickets are sold out, but there are  more great concerts on the way. You can buy […]

  • Ready to rock at the Chubbstock music festival

    INDIANAPOLIS — Chubbstock music festival is rocking it again in Brown County! More than 50 bands including the Kentucky Headhunters and  Raelyn Nelson will be performing this weekend. Chubbstock organizer Scott O’Harra and emcee Rupert Boneham stopped by to talk about the four day festival. It starts August 1 and runs until August 4 at the Bill Monroe Music Park in Brown County. Organizers will be holding a giveaway featuring a Les Paul guitar signed by the Kentucky Headhunters, 2 […]

  • Seat for you at Midwest Food Bank’s Kind Harvest

    INDIANAPOLIS — This September, the table will be set for 500 guests downtown at Monument Circle. The Kind Harvest is an open air meal benefiting Midwest Food Bank , and there is a seat at the table for you. John Whitaker and Jeremy Baynai from Midwest Food Bank stopped by Fox59 to talk about the Kind Harvest. You can find more information here.

  • National Pet Fire Safety Day

    INDIANAPOLIS — Firefighters encourage families to have a fire plan in case the worst happens. And every member of the family should be part of it including your pets. July 15 is National Pet Fire Safety Day. Animal handler Jeff Owens stopped by Fox 59 with Kasey, a trained black lab and Carmel Fire mascot Sparky. Check out the video to see Kasey perform fire-related commands.

  • Tour de Komen looking for bicyclists to join the fight against breast cancer

    INDIANAPOLIS –Tour de Komen is a 100 mile bike ride from Fishers to Terre Haute that fundraises for Susan G. Komen Central Indiana. 75 percent of the net proceeds stay in Central Indiana to provide assistance to those in need with breast health services, screenings, detection and treatment. Tour de Komen founder Kyle Vannoni was 12 when he lost his mother Peggy to breast cancer. He has been fighting and fundraising in her honor ever since. The  ride is not […]

  • Competitive eater Joey Chestnut to throw ‘saucy’ launch party in downtown Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS — The world’s top competitive eater Joey “Jaws” Chestnut once again ate his way to victory at the annual Nathan’s hot dog eating contest last week. He ate 71 hot dogs and buns to take his 12th title in 13 years, but Chestnut’s passion for food goes beyond eating. Chestnut has come out with a line of four sauces designed for pairing with wings. He will be in  downtown Indy for a launch party in the southwest quadrant of […]

  • Celebrating the Fourth of July in downtown Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS — If you are unsure of what to do this Fourth of July, downtown Indy has plenty of options. Jennifer Hanson with Downtown Indy stopped by Fox59 to talk about the biggest parties in town including the IPL Downtown Freedom Blast, fireworks from Victory Field and even some events on July 3 to help you get in the party mood. Check out the video and Downtown Indy for details.  

  • Kids First: Understanding homelessness

    INDIANAPOLIS — Talking to children about important social issues like homelessness can leave even the most experienced parents stumped. In July’s Kids First on Fox segment, we discussed tools to help kids better understand the complex world they live in. Tonja Eagan, CEO of LifeSmart Youth, stopped by FOX59 to discuss the topic along with Bob Goodrum, executive director of Wellspring Center, which provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for people struggling with homelessness. Goodrum told us last year that […]

  • IPS Superintendent-elect Aleesia Johnson talks about new role

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Public Schools will start the 2019-20 school year with a new leader. Aleesia Johnson is in the process of taking over as superintendent. She has been serving in the role since January and is the first African-American woman to lead the district. Johnson and IPS board president Michael O’Connor stopped by Fox59 to discuss what’s next and plans for the upcoming school year. After serving as interim superintendent, Johnson took part in a lengthy selection process where […]

  • Weather Authority Junior: Adelaide

    INDIANAPOLIS — Every week, Fox59 invites a local kid to present the day’s forecast. Adelaide is our latest Weather Authority Junior. We had a great time chatting with her about roller coasters and the weather. Check out the videos to see Adelaide’s big moment.  

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