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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

MARION CENTER AREA: Apollo-Ridge principal hired as new superintendent MARION CENTER AREA: Apollo-Ridge principal hired as new superintendent
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Clint Weimer, the principal at Apollo–Ridge High School, in July will become the new superintendent of the Marion Center Area School District. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Budget proposal indicates tax hike MARION CENTER AREA: Budget proposal indicates tax hike
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — In the past week, administrators and directors of the Marion Center Area School District pared more than $40,000 from a proposed general fund budget for next year, and on Monday the school board approved a tentative 2016-17 budget of $24,481,321. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: New member sworn in at work session INDIANA BOROUGH: New member sworn in at work session
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
William Budris was sworn in Tuesday evening as Indiana Borough’s newest council member, filling the Third Ward seat and unexpired term of Nancy Jones, who left council because she has moved from the borough. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District is facing a nearly $136,000 shortfall as the school directors approach next week’s consideration of a tentative budget for 2016-17. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Five bridges set for rehab work INDIANA COUNTY: Five bridges set for rehab work
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
On the recommendation of the Indiana County Office of Planning and Development, the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday authorized Gibson-Thomas Engineering to proceed with repairs or demolition work to five county-owned bridges. [Read More]
Shuster touts bill to fight opioid epidemic Shuster touts bill to fight opioid epidemic
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a number of bills that deal directly with what Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, called the “scourge” of opioid use and addiction. The new legislation, he said, will help save American lives. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials certify reassessment values INDIANA COUNTY: Officials certify reassessment values
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
After months of often heated and contentious arguments, debate and demonstrations by Indiana County property owners, the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday — without comment — unanimously agreed to certify the 2015 base year values for real estate. [Read More]
Commissioners certify reassessed property values Commissioners certify reassessed property values
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
After months of often heated and contentious arguments, debate and demonstrations by Indiana County property owners, the Indiana County commissioners this morning unanimously agreed to certify the 2015 base year values for real estate as set during the countywide property reassessment. [Read More]
Man sentenced to prison for beating boy Man sentenced to prison for beating boy
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Brandon Green, the 27-year-old White Township man charged with seriously beating his 6-year-old stepson last year, was sentenced this morning by Indiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Thomas Bianco to spend five to 10 years in a state prison and pay more than $4,850 in costs and a fine. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Shuster may face challenger in general election PRIMARY 2016: Shuster may face challenger in general election
3 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Art Halvorson, who lost his primary election bid for a Republican nomination to be the next U.S. congressman from the 9th District, expressed optimism Friday that he might still be on ballots in November thanks to write-in votes from Democrats. [Read More]
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