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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: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall
14 weeks 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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]
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