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Randy Wells has been a reporter and staff writer at The Indiana Gazette since 1988. His regular assignments include coverage of the Indiana County commissioners, Indiana Borough council and the Marion Center Area School District. His email address is

Articles by RANDY WELLS

Police seize 20 pounds of pot in one of area's biggest busts Police seize 20 pounds of pot in one of area's biggest busts
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough police interrupted what they described as a “significant” cash-for-drugs transaction in Indiana early Monday, arrested an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student and seized marijuana with an estimated street value of $115,000 and more than $18,000 in cash. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Democrats gather to hear from statewide candidates CAMPAIGN 2014: Democrats gather to hear from statewide candidates
18 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
More than 100 of the party faithful gathered Thursday evening for the Indiana County Federation of Democratic Women’s spring banquet to hear brief comments from 10 candidates, or the candidates’ representatives, in the primary election, now just 18 days away. [Read More]
IUP students rally to feed county's hungry
18 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Students in the community nutrition class in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Food and Nutrition are finalizing plans for next weekend to help feed the hungry in Indiana County. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Property reassessments still on track, company reports
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County’s property reassessment that began last summer is proceeding well and is a little ahead of schedule. [Read More]
Cooperative Extension's new dairy educator visiting farms Cooperative Extension's new dairy educator visiting farms
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
After being vacant more than two years, the position of dairy educator in the Indiana County Penn State Cooperative Extension office is occupied again. [Read More]
Author thrilled by possible movie deal Author thrilled by possible movie deal
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Like many writers, Indiana native and Sunday Times best-selling author Chris Kuzneski has had a goal of eventually seeing his work up on the silver screen. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Consultant says energy plan could save big money
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Representatives of Constellation, a Chicago-based energy services company, proposed to Indiana council Tuesday a nearly $2.5 million package of renovations and technology upgrades they say will save the borough more than $205,000 annually. [Read More]
Panel to explore how to temper rowdy celebrations
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough residents eventually will get a chance to give a new borough council committee their ideas for keeping a lid on celebrations of rowdy young people like last month’s “IUPatty’s Day.” [Read More]
Liquor control enforcement officers seize moonshine stills
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Officers of the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement in Punxsutawney last week discovered two moonshine distilled liquor stills, one near Rossiter and the other in Cooper Township, Clearfield County. [Read More]
Fire officials warn against burning
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Paul Koons, an assistant fire chief for the Indiana Fire Association, Thursday asked everyone to “give area firefighters a break” and refrain from starting outdoor fires until Indiana County receives significant rain and until the landscape’s vegetation turns green. [Read More]
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