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  • By BILL RICHMOND For The News-Gazette

The Randolph County Board of Commissioners at its most recent meeting continued a discussion of a request by Winchester city officials that the city take over the contract responsibility of providing animal control and animal shelter services for the entire county.

  • By MICHAEL BUCKMASTER N-G Correspondent

Union City could be facing the demise of the Union City Housing Authority, at least it its current location, Mayor Bryan Conklin told Union City, Ind., council members Monday.

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  • By DARREL RADFORD N-G Managing Editor

Construction bids for the Winchester House drug rehabilitation project will be opened and read aloud during a meeting of the Winchester Municipal Building Corp. at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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  • By DARREL RADFORD News-Gazette Managing Editor

There is life after ‘Stellar’ in Union City.

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  • By BILL RICHMOND For The News-Gazette

Another heated exchange regarding the establishment of a proposed drug treatment center occupied Winchester council’s time last week.

  • By MICHAEL BUCKMASTER N-G correspondent

Union City residents who were hoping to get assistance through the homeowner rehab program are going to be disappointed with the outcome of the city’s latest effort to obtain the grant to fund the work.

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  • By DARREL RADFORD N-G Managing Editor

Randolph County public safety communication issues – ranging from old equipment to use of different systems unable to talk with others just a few miles away – may cost as much as $2.7 million to resolve.

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  • By BILL RICHMOND, For The News-Gazette

Winchester City Council Monday considered possibly taking over the responsibility of managing the county animal shelter, operating the shelter as part of the services provided by the city animal shelter.

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  • By BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

The Randolph County Tea Party Thursday hosted a candidate forum for candidates running for county council at-large positions. The candidates opened up about their qualifications, values and plans for the future.

  • By BILL RICHMOND News-Gazette managing editor

Augusta Consulting Principal Brad Bookout updated council on the progress of an application for an $89,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to expand the newer retro-looking downtown light fixtures to a nearby commercial district.  

  • By Bill Richmond News-Gazette managing editor

Rural Farmland resident Hiriam Messersmith Monday presented the county board of commissioners with several pages of a legal pad lined with signatures of apparent local residents who support expanding handicap parking options on the courthouse square.

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  • By PAT HUGHES News-Gazette features editor

    A member of Reach All Randolph County told Union City officials on Monday that a billboard the group plans to display along the city's main drag was specifically designed as an "in your face" billboard.

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The News-Gazette incorrectly published in its meetings calendar that the Union School Board of Trustees meeting and the Union School Board of Finance meeting was held on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The notice given to the newspaper correctly stated that the meetings would be held on Thursday, Jan. 28.…

  • By Pat Hughes

Bob Lahey (left) and Dan Vinson are the newest members of the Union City Common Council. Both men were elected to the council in November.

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  • By PAT HUGHES News-Gazette Features Editor

For a few long minutes Thursday night, there appeared to be some doubt as to whether Parker City officials would even be able to come to an agreement on the reappointment of Matthew Snyder as town marshal.