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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

Competency meeting set for man accused of killing his mother Competency meeting set for man accused of killing his mother
10 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A court conference scheduled for Aug. 13 may determine if Todd Walters, the Indiana man accused of fatally beating his mother four months ago and incarcerated since then, is competent to stand trial. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Board pares down spending plan MARION CENTER: Board pares down spending plan
10 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District directors are moving toward adoption of a 2015-16 general fund budget that is a little lower than the spending plan tentatively approved in May. [Read More]
Local contractor wanted for new IFA fire hall Local contractor wanted for new IFA fire hall
10 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In an effort to keep “Indiana County money in Indiana County,” the Indiana Fire Association wants an Indiana County contractor to build the IFA’s new fire station in downtown Indiana. [Read More]
Indiana County kicks in $30,000 for bike corridor Indiana County kicks in $30,000 for bike corridor
10 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County is the third stakeholder to commit $30,000 as part of matching funds for state grant money to help build a multimodal corridor with dedicated bicycle paths across Indiana Borough and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus and in White Township. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials hiring residents to hear reassessment appeals INDIANA COUNTY: Officials hiring residents to hear reassessment appeals
10 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County’s property reassessment project is about to create more temporary employment opportunities. [Read More]
Cupp tries to block recount Cupp tries to block recount
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Incumbent Republican Indiana County auditor Donna Cupp has taken legal action to try to block a recount of some votes in the spring primary election that was requested by three electors on behalf of Cupp’s opponent, fellow Republican incumbent auditor Helen Clark. [Read More]
INDIANA: Borough council approves next section of Philadelphia Street work INDIANA: Borough council approves next section of Philadelphia Street work
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
M&B Services, of Clarion, the construction firm that built streetscape improvements in the 500 block of Philadelphia Street and along North Seventh Street, will start moving its equipment into the borough again as early as July to begin similar improvements on Segment C. [Read More]
Flood watch issued for region Flood watch issued for region
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Severe thunderstorms over the weekend in Indiana County threatened to spawn tornadoes, flooded low-lying areas, caused some damage to farm fields and knocked out power. [Read More]
Indiana Borough begins effort to educate older drivers Indiana Borough begins effort to educate older drivers
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Older drivers are among the safest motorists on American roads, according to AARP. They are in the demographic group with the highest rate of seat-belt use, more likely to drive within speed limits and are involved in the lowest percentage of alcohol-related traffic accidents. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Jail making strides in anti-rape effort INDIANA COUNTY: Jail making strides in anti-rape effort
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday congratulated Indiana County Jail Warden Sam Buzzinotti and his staff on their actions to have the jail be the first in the state audited for compliance with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act. [Read More]
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