Focus On The Community is a community affairs program hosted by Dave Crooks.

If you have a community topic that would appeal to WFNB listeners and would like to be considered for an interview, call (812) 420-2518.

Below are some of our past shows.

Focus On The Community Podcasts

Focus on the Community: Brazil Planning & Zoning

On this week’s Focus on the Community, we speak with Janet McCellan, the Planning & Zoning Administrator for the city of Brazil...
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Focus on the Community: Brazil State of the City Address

Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndam gave his State Of The City Address on Tuesday January 24th at the Brazil Chamber of Commerce Luncheon...
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Focus on the Community: President of Clay County Council

On this episode of Focus on the Community, we speak with Larry Moss, President of Clay County Council...
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Focus on the Community: 2023 Gov. Holcomb State of the State

For this Focus on the Community, take a listen to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2023 State of the State address he presented Tuesday, January 10th...
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Focus on the Community: Clay Comm. Schools Police Department

On this Focus on the Community, learn more about the new Clay Community Schools Police Department as Dave Crooks interviews their newly appointed Chief,...
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Focus on the Community: ISP PIO Matt Ames

On this Focus on the Community, Dave Crooks chats with Matt Ames, Public Information Officer at Indiana State Police Putnamville District. Learn how you...
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Focus on the Community: ISU Athletic Director

This weekend on Focus on the Community, Dave Crooks interviews Indiana State University Athletic Director, Sherard Clinkscales...
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Focus on the Community: Toys for Tots 2022

Dave Crooks’ special guests are Gunnery Sgt. Ricard Hernandez and Sarah Skelton. Learn more about the 75th Marines annual Toys for Tots...
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Focus on the Community: Clothe-a-Child Campaign

Nick Telezyn of the Terre Haute Optimist Club is the special guest this weekend on Focus on the Community. Bid on bargains now thru...
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Focus on the Community: Mayor Duke Bennett

Coming up this weekend on Focus on the Community, my special guest is Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett. We cover several timely topics including...
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Focus on the Community: Dr. Timothy Rayle

Dr. Timothy Rayle has been hired to replace Jeff Fritz as Superintendent of Clay Community Schools effective July 1, 2023. Dave Crooks chats with...
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Focus on the Community: Economist Morton Marcus

Will Tuesdays Election results have an impact on the Economy? What about rising interest rates? Economist Morton Marcus joins Dave Crooks this weekend during...
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Focus on the Community: Discussing upcoming Elections

Jim Shella and Dave Crooks speculate about the Election on Focus on the Community....
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Focus on the Community: State Representative Tonya Pfaff

Our candidate previews continue this weekend on Focus on the Community. State Representative Tonya Pfaff (D) of Terre Haute talks with Dave Crooks....
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Focus on the Community: David Sanders and Spencer Deery

Another candidate preview this weekend on Focus on the Community. In the open District 23 State Senate Race to replace Phil Boots, Democrat David...
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Focus on the Community: Alan Morrison

Our series of interviews with candidates running for office continues. Dave Crooks visits with State Representative Alan Morrison (R) of Brazil...
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Focus on the Community: Thomas McDermott Jr.

Dave Crooks interviews Mayor Tom Thomas McDermott Jr. of Hammond. He is the Democratic Nominee for US Senate challenging Republican Senator Todd Young....
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Focus on the Community: Mark Spelbring for State Rep.

Dave Crooks interviews Mark Spelbring, Democratic Candidate for State Representative in District 42....
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Focus on the Community: Andrew Horning

Andrew Horning, Libertarian Candidate for US Rep in IN 8th District is Dave Crooks’ special guest....
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Focus on the Community: College Savings Month

September is National College Savings Month. On this weekends Focus on the Community, Dave Crooks interviews Marissa Rowe, the Executive Director of Indiana’s CollegeChoice...
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Focus on the Community: Ray McCormick

On this episode of DLC Media’s Focus on the Community, Dave Crooks interviews Ray McCormick of Vincennes. Ray is the Democratic nominee for United...
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Focus on the Community: 2022 Route 40 Fest

Josh Alsip, President of Brazil Main Street Association discuss the upcoming 40 Fest in Downtown Brazil scheduled for September 17th from 11am-7pm....
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Focus on the Community: See You in Terre Haute Plan

Josh Alsip, Director of Community Engagement for Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce discusses The See You in Terre Haute Plan with Dave Crooks on...
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Focus on the Community: Inside Out Recovery

Dave Crooks interviews Michael Hadley, Project Coordinator for Inside Out Recovery in Brazil. Learn about a special event coming to Forest Park on August...
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Focus on the Community: Jeff Fritz, Superintendent of Clay Community Schools

Local public schools are beginning a new school year. What should parents know and how can we stay connected while keeping our students safe?...
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Focus on the Community: Van Buren Township Vol. Fire Dept.

Most Volunteer Fire Departments are struggling to find Firemen. Tune in Focus on the Community this weekend and hear from Van Buren Township Chief,...
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Focus on the Community: ISU Athletics

This weeks “Focus on the Community” guest is Indiana State’s Director of Athletics Sherard Clinkscales. Great conversation about all things ISU Athletics you won’t...
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Focus on the Community: ISP Sgt. Ames discusses Interstate 70 Accidents

Why are their so many traffic accidents on Interstate 70 between Terre Haute and Indianapolis? Coming up this weekend on DLC Media’s Focus on...
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Focus on the Community: Obesity Epidemic in America

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 Children and 1 in 3 adults struggle with Obesity. On this weekend on Focus on the Community,...
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Focus on the Community: The Mill in Terre Haute

Dave Crooks interviews Tim and Kelly Drake this week on Focus on the Community. They own and operate The Mill in Terre Haute. Learn...
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Focus on the Community: Proposal to change gun laws

Program host Dave Crooks discusses President Biden’s proposals to change gun laws with Steve Ellis, owner of Top Guns in Terre Haute and his...
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Focus on the Community: The voice of the Indy 500

Mark Jaynes the Voice of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network talks with Dave Crooks about this Sundays race. They will discuss improvements at...
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Focus on the Community: Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Month. Dave Crooks interviews Melvin Burks, CEO of Hamilton Center and Meghan Creech, Chief of Utility Service at Hamilton...
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Focus on the Community: Indiana Food & Fuel Association

Why are gas and diesel prices at record highs? This weekend on Focus on the Community, we get an insider’s perspective on pricing, supply,...
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Focus on the Community: 2022 Primary Elections

This weekend on Focus on the Community, Dave Crooks of DLC Media News and Jon Swaner of WTHI-TV discuss the competitive races in Tuesdays...
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Focus on the Community: Vote No Vigo County

This weekend on DLC Media’s Focus on the Community, an opposing interview on the Vigo County School Corporation School Referendum. Steve Ellis, Chair of...
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Focus on the Community: Vote Yes Vigo County

This week, Dave Crooks speaks with Dr. Rob Haworth, Vigo County School Corporation Superintendent, and Lori Danielson the Chair of the Vote YES PAC....
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Focus on the Community: Indianapolis Zoo

Dave Crooks interviews Carla Knapp, the Public Relations Specialist at the Indianapolis Zoo. Learn more about the Zoo and the many unique features going...
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Focus on the Community: Chief Communications Officer for America First Policy In...

Kevin Rader guest hosts this weeks Focus on the Community. Rader spoke with Marc Lotter, former director of strategic communications for the Trump Campaign...
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Focus on the Community: 2022 Brazil Rotary 4th of July Celebration

Dave Crooks interviews Andrew Bowman, President of the Brazil Rotary Club. They discuss details of upcoming 4th of July Celebration and how you can...
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Focus on the Community: Clay County YMCA

Dave Crooks interviews Nicole Fry, Executive Director of the Brazil branch of the Wabash Valley YMCA. She will update the community on the many...
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Focus on the Community: Logging in the Owen-Putnam State Forest

Dave Crooks interviews 3 guests concerned about logging in the Owen-Putnam State Forest. Jeff Stant represents Indiana Forest Alliance. Jeff and Lora Kemp represent...
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Focus on the Community: Local Jail Expansion

Dave Crooks interviews Clay County Sheriff Paul Harden and Chief Deputy Josh Clarke. The program will focus on the proposed expansion of the local...
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Focus on the Community: Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham

Dave Crooks interviews Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham. This wide-ranging interview will give listeners an update on the many changes and improvements to the city...
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Focus on the Community: Politics in the Hoosier State

This episode of Focus on the Community, it’s all about politics in the Hoosier State. Kevin Rader, former Statehouse Bureau Reporter for WTHR-TV and...
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Focus on the Community: State Rep. Tonya Pfaff

This weekend on Focus on the Community, Dave Crooks interviews State Representative Tonya Pfaff, Democrat of Terre Haute. They will discuss the latest legislative...
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Focus on the Community: Senator Jon Ford

Dave Crooks interviews State Senator Jon Ford of Terre Haute to discuss more about the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly....
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Focus on the Community: Clay County Commissioners

Clay County, Indiana Commissioners Paul Sanders and Marty Heffner discuss a proposal to expand the current Clay County Jail....
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Focus on the Community: Commissioner Kerns

Vigo County Commissioner Brendan Kerns discusses topics including duties as Commissioner, the latest on the new and old Vigo County Jail, public access to...
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