Here at Second Harvest Food Bank, we have finished our Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2019. Our board has set us on a course with an updated vision statement and mission statement. The Vision State…

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The organizers of the Kevin Gulley Memorial Scramble would like to thank the following sponsors:

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We've all heard the compelling case as to why we should shop locally as much as possible. Every dollar we spend within our community multiplies, either directly or indirectly, many times over,…

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The 2007 Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce Home & Business Expo is behind us, but what a successful event it was! Over 50 exhibitors from Randolph County and East Central Indiana promote…

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WOW! The word doesn't begin to describe the March Madness all of us experienced with our Winchester Golden Falcons. We are so proud of our team and of our community for embracing this journey …

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The large fire at the Armstrong Cabinet Warehouse (Triangle Pacific) on April 1 consumed more than 160,000 square feet of building and a large part of our history. A fire of this magnitude, un…

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Over the next month, Randolph County YMCA Board members and volunteer campaigners will be approaching you seeking donations for this year's "My Y" fundraiser. Many of you that are asked give g…

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Fellow citizens this is a very serious and critical time of our lives. I implore you Please go and vote in person or by mail in ballot. Vote your heart and soul. Many have said I do not know who to vote for. Consider the last four years, where we are now and where we were four years ago befo…

The week of August 9-15, 2020 marks American Wind Week, a time to highlight and celebrate the progress of wind energy across the country. Randolph County has been fortunate to see the positive impacts of wind energy firsthand. The Headwaters Wind Farm and Bluff Point Wind Energy Center have …

Like thousands of my fellow physicians who are members of the Indiana State Medical Association, I applaud Gov. Holcomb’s mandate for Hoosiers to wear face masks in public to prevent another surge of COVID-19.

July 15, 2020 – The Winchester Area Churches and Community Food Pantry has been in existence for just over 30 years.  It began in a small metal closet in the office of Community and Family Services and since then has weathered 3 moves, several economic recessions and in 2011 became a 501(c)3…

We’re all feeling the stress of navigating today’s difficult times. With layoffs and health issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic impacting more people each day, it’s even more important that we do what we can to keep our community safe and strong. 

A current Covid debate centers on when to relax business closures and end stay at home executive orders. Some leaders are advocating that we relax restrictions now in order to begin getting the economy back on track while others say we should wait another several weeks to minimize Covid spre…

I am not normally one who speaks my mind in a public forum, but I must address the wholesale slaughter of our rights in this country in the last month. 

I want to encourage all Christians to do one more thing-PRAY! Pray for President Trump, whether you love or hate him, he is our leader in this crisis. Pray for God to guide him, give him wisdom, strength, calm. Pray for those who are sick and the ones who care for them. Pray for comfort for …

Freedom of speech is the core tenet of the First Amendment and it is fundamental to our democracy. Without the freedom to speak our thoughts, We the People cannot attain or retain our unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Those who founded our nation knew this to…

The Freedom of the Press given in the First Amendment was a unique American idea. It sprung to life when a colonial jury in New York refused to convict printer John Peter Zenger for publishing articles critical about the Crown’s appointed governor. The case introduced the concept of truth as…

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    Fellow citizens, it amazes me as to how much our new president has achieved for the american people in just a year and a half as he has made more accomplishments than the Obama administration did in 8 years by far.

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    Fellow citizens, a few years ago the tax payers of Randolph County paid close to 10 Million Dollars to totally restore our Court House, which we are still paying for by the way. Now after years of nagging problems, starting with roof leaks and huge heating and cooling bills, our current …

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    Are you planning to forego voting in the election this fall because you don’t feel the two major parties are giving you acceptable options?  Have you been convinced that voting for third party candidates is “wasting your vote”?

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    There is a Church in Indianapolis called: “The First Church of Cannabis” in which they want to use marijuana as a sacrament.

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    Fellow citizens with all the turmoil and unrest that’s going on within our country’s borders, you would think that our country is at war with itself (which is true.)

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    Fellow citizens, I feel fortunate to be living in this great country called America and be able to witness first hand exactly why this is the greatest nation to ever grace the face of the earth. Where else, but in America, can it’s citizens determine the future and fate of their country …

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Here at Second Harvest Food Bank, we have finished our Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2019. Our board has set us on a course with an updated vision statement and mission statement. The Vision Statement – Our vision is to see people in East Central Indiana free from hunger and self-sufficient. The…

Over the past year, I have continued working with Democrats and Republicans to grow the economy and expand opportunity for Hoosiers, improve mental health care for servicemembers, and address crime and drug epidemics impacting families and communities. I am committed to continuing this work …

As the daughter of a pastor, the husband of a pastor and a longtime Christian, I have spent a fair amount of time in church services learning about God, worshiping God and adhering to the Bible as best I can.

Fellow citizens, is it just me or is there a shortage of common sense and good reasoning within the ranks of our county officials? Because just two short years ago, our county coffers were empty and our county was operating day-to-day on fumes and it took a hundred wind turbines and a county…

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The organizers of the Kevin Gulley Memorial Scramble would like to thank the following sponsors:

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We've all heard the compelling case as to why we should shop locally as much as possible. Every dollar we spend within our community multiplies, either directly or indirectly, many times over, and benefits all of us.

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The 2007 Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce Home & Business Expo is behind us, but what a successful event it was! Over 50 exhibitors from Randolph County and East Central Indiana promoted their businesses to interested viewers, and that's what the Expo is all about. Bringing buyers and…

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WOW! The word doesn't begin to describe the March Madness all of us experienced with our Winchester Golden Falcons. We are so proud of our team and of our community for embracing this journey to the 2A state championship finals. East Central Indiana is Hoosier Hysteria at its finest!