The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

(Modoc, IN) September 20, 2022 - Two of Union School Corporations teachers are heading to bootcamp this year, the Teachers Leaders Bootcamp, provided through the Indiana Department of Educatio…

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W.C. West was born in Fayette County, Ohio on January 29, 1849. His parents were Claibourne and Margaret West. His father was a farmer and blacksmith in Stanton, Ohio. The family came to Rando…

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The Winchester Rotary Club’s speaker this past Monday, Sept. 19th, was Denise King, Director of Resource Development for the ‘Heart of Indiana’ United Way. Denise spoke about the many challeng…

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A busy Friday capped-off homecoming week for the Falcons of Winchester Community High School. Each day of the week was a dress-up day based upon a different decade. The “Golden Era” received a…

Always check your backseat. This week’s scene is this decal that makes it appear as if “The Shape” himself, Michael Myers is in the back seat of this car spotted recently in the parking lot of…

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On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Monty Cook was sentenced by Judge Jay Toney in the Randolph County Circuit Court to 64 years for the charges he was found guilty of on August 9.

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 Union City’s football team took one on the chin Friday night, beaten soundly by a much more experienced Northeastern team by a final count of 47-zip. It was the last home game of the regular season for the Indians.

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It wasn’t the Homecoming Union City’s had hoped for, but Northeastern’s 47-0 victory over the Indians on Friday night wasn’t entirely unexpected.

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    It was a happy Homecoming celebration for Winchester this past Friday night as the Falcons held off the visiting Union County Patriots, winning the hard-fought battle by a narrow 7-0 score.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that Hoosiers age 50 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. This expansion of eligibility makes the vaccine available to an additional 412,000 Hoosiers.

On Friday afternoon Dakota Crabtree, Chief Operating Officer of Thompson Group Insurance was at the Parker City Municipal Building to present Parker City Police officers a check for $3, 720. The money was a public safety grant from the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan, Inc. (IPEP). The money w…

Randolph County continues to do well in terms of community spread. I expect our metrics will be “Blue” this week (the best rating) and that the advisory level will drop to Blue also. The advisory level drops whenever there are at least 2 consecutive weeks of improved community spread by the …

The Indiana Department of Health has selected Randolph County for a mobile vaccine clinic this week. Eligibility for the vaccine is expected to be 60 and over will be announced soon.