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The Winchester Area Churches and Community Food Pantry has been in existence for over 33 years, feeding neighbors in Randolph County who are in need of supplemental nutrition. This past year was one of the more difficult years in the past decade for the food pantry. This year the closure of …

Indiana is on its way to becoming a state leading the way in renewable energy development. While we still have work to do, we can look toward areas that have already seen success as a model for the future. With an abundance of resources and incredible development potential, there are opportu…

Since 2014, the Headwaters Wind Farm, developed by EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA), has put Randolph County on the map as a hub for wind energy and is enhancing Indiana’s reputation as an industry leader in renewable energy excellence. 

I am a resident of District 33 and am represented by JD Prescott. On February 22, I checked into my representatives Facebook page to see if he had posted any updates on the current legislative session that was in process. Representative Prescott had made a post at 2:26 pm regarding HB1005 wh…

I want to thank the ladies of Randolph and Jay County for knitting and crocheting the scarves, throws and slippers. This year we were able to deliver 985 plus pieces to the VA , for Veterans living in nursing homes, hospitals and retiree centers.

I want to thank the ladies of Randolph and Jay County for knitting and crocheting the scarves, throws and slippers. This year we were able to deliver 985 plus pieces to the VA , for Veterans living in nursing homes, hospitals and retiree centers.

Thank you, those words seem so inadequate. You lifting our family in prayer, texts, phone calls, food brought to our home, notes, and cards meant so much. Through this it has only strengthened our belief in the Almighty and the fact that there is no better place on the planet to live than Ra…

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. 

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 …

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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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    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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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…