April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Community

April 21 is a Free Fishing Day

Saturday, April 21, is the first of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana this year.  More...

NICHES celebrates Earth Month

For Earth Month, NICHES Land Trust is working with a 10-member AmeriCorps NCCC Team: Oak 4. Ameri- Corps is a voluntary civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, corporations, and others. More...

Professional Briefs

The YWCA Greater Lafayette announced Tuesday the hiring of ALLISON MEADOWS BEGGS as its new Executive Director effective May 1. More...

A man named John

Meandering Melodies

I first learned of a man named John when I went to Lydia’s to get foot treatments. Lydia was a dear sister in our district who practiced foot ref lexology. Foot reflexology was a relatively new thing in our area and not very well understood. More...

Myer 25th anniversary

Steve and Connie Myer of Delphi celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday.  Myer and the former Connie Abbott were married on April 17, 1993, at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Historic farms sought for rural preservation award

Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Farm Bureau welcome nominations for the 2018 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation. The award recognizes the preservation and continued agricultural use of historic farm buildings in Indiana.  More...

4-H News

‘Spark an Interest; in drones   Enjoy trying out a flight simulator while learning coordination between the controller and the drone. More...

DCHS senior is DAR’s Good Citizen

Delphi Community High School senior Kristina Powlen, center, was honored as the Charles Carroll Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 2018 Good Citizen. More...

Avoid planting ornamental pear trees

Ornamental pear trees, most commonly known as Bradford pears, have been a popular landscaping tree in Indiana for decades. More...

State extends 2017-18 Winter Assistance Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced Monday the application date for the 2017-18 Winter Assistance Program through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is being extended from May 18, 2018, to June 1, More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met at the Burrows Presbyterian Church for their April meeting with Norma Mullin as hostess.  More...

Announcements

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for a Carroll County Parks Spring Cleanup Work Day April 21 at 9 a.m. at the Deer Creek Park. Bring gloves and wear appropriate shoes. For information, contact Bob Burton at (765) 412-7090.   More...

Tinsman 45th anniversary

o Bill and Joretta Tinsman,  807 S. Willow St., Flora, will ycelebrate their 45th wedding nanniversary on Saturday. ” nndy Tinsman and the former  Joretta L. Harmon were married April 21, 1973, at the Flora First Christian Church. More...

Grant workshop to be held May 10 in Terre Haute

Indiana Humanities will host a grant workshop on May 10 at 9: 30 a. m. for nonprofits seeking funding for public programs in history, preservation, literature and other humanities fields.  More...

OCRA announces opening of Community Development Block Grant round one

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced Monday the first round of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) of 2018 is now open.  The following programs are accepting applications in this round: • Main Street Revitalizat More...

New form of e-cigs lures teens despite no proof it’s safe

Thinking about health

The electronic cigarette, or e- cigarette, has been touted – without proof – as a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products and perhaps even a method of breaking the tobacco habit altogether. More...

Library

Delphi Public   Minecraft Club for students in second-grade through the senior year will meet April 19 from 4 to 6 p.m.  Southern Oblivion’s ‘Hippie Music’ will be featured at the April 21 Coffee Beat 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Bill to expand opioid treatment centers signed by governor

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to expand the number of opioid treatment centers in Indiana was recently ceremonially signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb.  More...