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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

INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners discuss new economic development task force INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners discuss new economic development task force
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday gave their blessing to a new organization that will look for ways the county can attract economic development, provide good jobs and keep communities healthy in a sustainable economy. [Read More]
Former IUP student cleared of rapes sues university Former IUP student cleared of rapes sues university
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student who was acquitted of rape charges but was expelled from the university a week before graduation in 2015, is suing the university, claiming his suspension by IUP’s disciplinary board violated his right to due process. [Read More]
Indiana council approves changes to parking system Indiana council approves changes to parking system
8 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Big changes are coming to Indiana Borough’s parking system by autumn, including the ability to pay for parking with credit and debit cards or even apps on cellphones. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2017: Two Republicans vying to run for mayor in fall CAMPAIGN 2017: Two Republicans vying to run for mayor in fall
8 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Mayor George Hood will be unopposed on the Democrat ballots in the May 16 primary in his bid for a sixth four-year term. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2017: Kimberly McCullough CAMPAIGN 2017: Kimberly McCullough
9 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Kimberly McCullough was essentially a political newcomer in 2015 when she ran as a candidate for Indiana County auditor, yet she received the most votes of the three auditors elected. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2017: Rick Markel CAMPAIGN 2017: Rick Markel
9 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Richard “Rick” Markel grew up in the Brush Valley area and graduated from United High School in 1987, then earned a bachelor’s degree in religious education from Allegheny Wesleyan College in Salem, Ohio. [Read More]
Tax increase expected, Marion Center directors say Tax increase expected, Marion Center directors say
9 weeks 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
10 weeks 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
10 weeks 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
10 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]
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