Textcaster Alerts Reach Tens of Thousands

School Delays, Closing And Breaking News Alerts - In The Palm Of Your Hand

By Peter Neumann
By Scott Sarvay

School Delays, Closing And Breaking News Alerts - In The Palm Of Your Hand

January 31, 2011 Updated Jan 31, 2011 at 12:42 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Tuesday morning could bring some school delays and closures and Indiana's NewsCenter Textcaster messaging can give parents, students and teachers an early morning advisory that their schools are on a two-hour delay. How convenient!

Tens of thousands of residents in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio are already signed up to receive Textcaster breaking news alert, weather forecasts and school closing alerts.

The service is free to use, and it works with any wireless carrier. Check your cell phone plan for any text message fees your provider may charge and we'll will keep your phone number and email address private.

Textcaster alerts from Indiana's NewsCenter will be your defining source for instant information. But you have to act now to sign up!

Look at all of your choices:

- Breaking News Alerts - find out first when news breaks in Northeast Indiana
- Daily Weather Forecast - get your forecast each day from Indiana's WeatherCenter
- Early School Dismissals - receive a message when your school is delayed, closed, or dismissing early
- Severe Weather Alerts - get severe weather alerts for the county you live in. Alerts are sent 24/7.
- Local Emergency - National Security - get alerts of threats to your neighborhood or nation
- Daily News Brief - read a daily preview of stories the NewsCenter is working on
- Local Sporting News - stay current on scores and news on local teams
- AMBER Alerts - get notified if a child is abducted in our area
- Special Offers - Coupons - Contests - receive special discount and prize opportunities

So be ready for the next weather event, for the next school closing - or be among the first to hear about the next big breaking news story .

Signing-up is easy, and instant. Sign-Up Now!

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