Big thanks to Mark Murphy of Annapolis, MD for contributing some vintage photos of Uncle Wally Nehrling holding forth at birthday parties for Mark and his sister in 1955 and 1956.  Amazing that one of Indy's top announcers could come to individual homes and make memories lasting for life.
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Uncle Wally Nehrling of WIRE at the 6th birthday party for Mark Murphy in May of 1955
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Uncle Wally Nehrling of WIRE with a group of kids reading the funny papers at Mark Murphy's sister's 5th birthday party in March of 1956

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Terry Murphy gets interviewed on her 5th birthday in March of 1956 by Uncle Wally Nehrling of WIRE.

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WIRE engineer Hal Trosper records the Uncle Wally Birthday party at the Murphy home in 1956 on what appears to be an Ampex 601 "suitcase" recorder.
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Uncle Wally reads the Indianapolis Star Sunday funnies at a kid's birthday party in 1956. Wally Nehrling was morning man at WIRE for over 30 years and began reading the funny papers during a newspaper delivery strike. It became so popular that he continued it for years after including a in-home station appearances at lucky kid's birthday parties.
 
 
Steve Yount was an award-winning news anchor and later News Director at WIRE/WXTZ/Network Indiana.  After his years at the stations, he went on to be a news anchor in Chicago, Phliadelphia, New York, and top business news networks.  He died on September 30, 2015.  He had been diagnosed with Atypical Parkinson's Disease.
Steve and his wife relocated to Albuquerque, NM, after his disease forced him to leave the news business.  There Steve wrote a series of western novels featuring the character "Turner Brown". 

http://www.iape1096.org/news/2015/02_former.php - Story about Steve's passing from the Union he headed in New Jersey.

http://www.amazon.com/Steven-Yount/e/B0059K350I - Steve's Amazon.com page for his western novels.