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RANDY WELLS

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 rwells@indianagazette.net.

Articles by RANDY WELLS

Tax increase expected, Marion Center directors say Tax increase expected, Marion Center directors say
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — With a month remaining before the Marion Center Area School District directors must approve a tentative 2017-18 budget, district administrators again Monday recommended the school board, at a minimum, increase taxes enough to recoup revenue the district will lose. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Feedback mixed on North 7th Street INDIANA BOROUGH: Feedback mixed on North 7th Street
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council may at some time vote on whether to permanently close the short section of North Seventh Street through IRMC Park in downtown Indiana. [Read More]
Homer City man sentenced for deadly DUI crash Homer City man sentenced for deadly DUI crash
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
A Homer City man was sentenced this morning in Indiana County Court to a prison term for causing a drunken driving accident last spring that claimed the life of a Rayne Township woman. [Read More]
Program examines dangers of opioid addiction Program examines dangers of opioid addiction
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Recent news reports — from local and regional media all the way to the state governor’s office — have been detailing the tragedies from a spreading opioid epidemic. [Read More]
House fire spreads to nearby brush House fire spreads to nearby brush
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
DIAMONDVILLE — Volunteer firefighters from more than a dozen communities were challenged Saturday afternoon by tough terrain, a lack of water and breezy conditions as they fought a structure fire and a resulting woods and grass fire. [Read More]
Good Friday speaker recounts his time in heaven Good Friday speaker recounts his time in heaven
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Landon Whitley this morning encouraged guests at the YMCA of Indiana County’s Good Friday Breakfast to be good Christians and to get to know Jesus better. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Ruddock denounces IUPatty's INDIANA COUNTY: Ruddock denounces IUPatty's
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County commissioner Rodney Ruddock on Wednesday called for renewed efforts to control the dangerous and disruptive behavior of last month’s IUPatty’s celebration in Indiana Borough, White Township and on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
Real-life stint in prison inspired author's memoir, Netflix hit show Real-life stint in prison inspired author's memoir, Netflix hit show
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Author and social justice advocate Piper Kerman told an audience of Indiana University of Pennsylvania students Tuesday that following 13 months in a federal minimum-security prison, she wanted to write a book about the women inmates she met and about criminal justice reform. [Read More]
Gun shop hosts open house Gun shop hosts open house
3 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana area’s newest firearms retailer held a grand opening Saturday for the business that is more than a gun shop. [Read More]
North Seventh Street to be closed for parts of May and June North Seventh Street to be closed for parts of May and June
3 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
North Seventh Street through Indiana’s IRMC Park will be closed for parts of several dates in May and June. [Read More]
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