The Randolph County unemployment rate for December increased by .5 percent, a slight growth that means for the first time in several months we are not below state average and no longer have the lowest unemployment rate in the region.
An alleged Ku Klux Klan recruiting rally Wednesday evening downtown Winchester resulted in a disturbance when more than 100 area residents gathered to protest the group's presence. Many attendees said they found out about the rally on social media.
The Randolph County unemployment rate for July improved improved slightly, as part of a gradual positive trend. Randolph has the lowest unemployment rate of any neighboring county.
The baton has been tossed for Monroe Central's band program — not by one of the Golden Bears' talented performers, but by the director who led them to so many golden moments over the past few years.
The Randolph County unemployment rate for June showed a slight increase over May, according to Indiana Department of Workforce Development data. This follows what had been a continual process of gradual improvements over the prior four months.
The Monroe Central High School marching band, "The Marching Bears" this past weekend continued its growing progress as a performing unit, turning in great performances Friday at the Jay County Lions Band Contest and Saturday's Spirit of Sound contest at Muncie Central High School.
State Representative Greg Beumer (R-Modoc) and State Senator Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) Wednesday hosted a pre-legislative update and luncheon downtown Winchester to lay out their expectations of the upcoming General Assembly session.