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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

Commissioners certify reassessed property values Commissioners certify reassessed property values
41 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
41 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
42 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]
ROTC unit earns distinguished unit award ROTC unit earns distinguished unit award
42 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The 93 Air Force Junior ROTC cadets at Marion Center Area High School learned Friday evening during the school’s annual awards program that their unit earned the Air Force JrROTC Distinguished Unit Award with Merit. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Part of North Seventh to close for festival INDIANA BOROUGH: Part of North Seventh to close for festival
42 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council Tuesday gave the go-ahead for Downtown Indiana, the group representing merchants and business owners in the borough’s business district, to occupy IRMC Park along the first half-block of North Seventh Street for a new six-week Christmas holiday festival. [Read More]
IRMC nurses authorize strike vote IRMC nurses authorize strike vote
42 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Registered nurses and certified registered nurse anesthetists at Indiana Regional Medical Center Tuesday approved a strike authorization vote in a demonstration of their frustration over the lack of a new labor contract. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Halvorson camp concedes race to Rep. Shuster PRIMARY 2016: Halvorson camp concedes race to Rep. Shuster
42 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Art Halvorson, who challenged incumbent Rep. Bill Shuster for a Republican nomination for the 9th Congressional District in last week’s primary election, conceded defeat Monday and thanked his supporters. [Read More]
IRMC nurses stage informational picket IRMC nurses stage informational picket
42 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Nurses at Indiana Regional Medical Center this morning were walking an informational picket line near the hospital, reportedly to protest a proposed increase in the contribution they pay for their health care costs and other issues. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Festival lights may get new life INDIANA COUNTY: Festival lights may get new life
43 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The thousands of colored lights, dozens of displays and 227 pieces of the former Blue Spruce Festival of Lights may be coming out of storage for a second lease on life. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Baker says officials handled glitch well INDIANA COUNTY: Baker says officials handled glitch well
43 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County commission chairman Mike Baker said Wednesday that municipal and county election officials did an outstanding job Tuesday night in resolving a primary election ballot misprint in seven precincts. [Read More]
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