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Union City HS grad, Brian Merrill, is the new Director of KISS TV at Union City HS. Brian spoke to the Union CIty Lions at the Oct. 10 meeting and discussed his plans to revive the KISS TV student run station along with his ideas which include internet broadcasting, local programs, sporting …

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  • By BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

Winchester Masonic Lodge #56, Winchester later this month will host its eighth annual haunted lodge to give local children a friendly scare to go with their trick or treat experience.

  • By BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

This holiday weekend, Goodrich Park, Winchester, will be a city unto itself as softball aficionados, many of them camping out for the duration, gather for the annual Winchester Labor Day Softball Tournament.

  • By BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

The 70th annual Winchester Mardi Gras Festival is Oct. 5-8 around the courthouse square, downtown Winchester. The theme of this year's festival, coordinated and sponsored by the Winchester Community Cultural Preservation Committee (WCCPC) is "Masquerade."

  • BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

Mom, Baseball and Apple Pie Festival organizers have plans in place to make sure it is a continued success, whatever Mother Nature may send.

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  • BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

A concert Friday evening at the Goodrich Park Amphitheater will feature Winchester favorite Levi Driskell who has been touring extensively lately - making his way as a professional musician.

  • By DARREL RADFORD News-Gazette features editor

Those who attend the Randy Players Melodrama at State Line Heritage Days this week will share something in common with the cast members on the stage. Neither really knows what is going to happen next.

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  • By BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

Approximately 75 people attended a walk through of the Randolph County Infirmary hosted by television and movie celebrity Chad Lindberg (The Fast and the Furious, Supernatural, October Sky). The walk through preceded a paranormal event, called Face Your Fears allowed people who are intereste…

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Members of Jacinda Gates' Baker Elementary School kindergarten class Thursday practiced playing along with wood instruments to "The Drumstick Song." The activity was led by Baker music teacher Kathy Wallace. Shown, from left, Daegan Albertson and Maddox Byrum seemed to really enjoy playing a…