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New Mayor Evans rallies the troops

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans, who took office last week, wasted no time engaging City Council members in discussions based on written information presented to them over the weekend. More...

Local News

2015 YEAR END REVIEW

April 22 – Delphi’s restored Freedom Bridge will be dedicated Saturday. The 1897 300- foot long iron bridge takes the Wabash & Erie Canal Monon Trail over the Hoosier Heartland Highway…. More...

County GOP to fill vacancy on Deer Creek Twp. Board

A vacancy was created on the Deer Creek Township Board when newly elected Delphi City Court Judge Craig Wellnitz resigned and assumed his new duties with the City. That vacancy will be filled when the Carroll County Republican Party meets Jan. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Community Center will have a soup supper on Jan. 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken Snow day for this event is Jan. 27.   Faith Lutheran Church will be in charge of worship at McKinney House on Jan. More...

Opinions & Letters

Kindness shown

Midwest Memo

It was raining and wet outside a couple Saturdays ago. Despite the weather, road conditions did not factor into our decision to order pizza. More...

Political Cartoon

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Draining Kankakee Basin destroyed an Indiana habitat

Long before scientists understood the benefits of wetlands, Hoosiers drained a wildlife Garden of Eden that stretched from western St. Joseph County to the Illinois line.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The Carroll County Council and Commissioners approved an animal control ordinance and shelter service contract for 2006. A contract with Dr. Lawrence Stauffer for $55 to shelter each dog and $40 for each cat was approved.  More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Krisann Walters.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Christopher Striegel.  State Farm Bank filed a complaint against Everett Kruger.  An estate was admitte More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Indiana Emergency Care filed a complaint against Jeremy Hampton.  Orville Reed and Geraldine Reed filed a complaint against Misty Blumke.  Farmers Automobile Insurance Association filed a complaint against Caleb Buffen More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Commissioners may hire third party firm to develop county spending plan

Cost for services between $20K and $30K

Carroll County Commissioners asked H.J. Umbaugh and Associates for a letter of engagement to provide county financial planning services at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Sheriff searching for animal control committee members

The Carroll County Commissioners issued a letter Monday stating Sheriff Tobe Leazenby will form a committee to explore options for animal control for the county. More...

Hydro geologists to analyze Delphi’s water usage trend

Newly appointed Delphi Board of Works members, Sam Deiwert, Dick Bradshaw and Delphi Mayor Shane Evans approved a miscellaneous services agreement with Peerless-Midwest for $125 per hour for as needed services. More...

Community

Clem 65th anniversary

Charles and June Clem, 126 W. Walnut St., Flora, IN 46929, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14. Clem and the former June Allbaugh were married Jan. 14, 1951, at the Flora First Brethren Church. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

With the start of the new year, it’s always a good time to eat a little healthier. Power foods have certainly come into play in recent years and this week, I feature three of them in recipes for breakfast lunch and dinner. More...

Alzheimer’s Association hosts caregiver support groups

The Alzheimer’s Association hosts two support groups in Lafayette. More...

Sports

Fogarsi’s buzzer beater pushes Delphi to Oracle Invite championship win

The Lady Oracles began their hunt for a championship in the Oracle Invitational last Friday starting off in the first round against Hammond Gavit, a team that came into the invite with a below .500 record and an offensive average of 26 points a game. More...

Oracle wrestlers compete in state team tourney

The Delphi wrestling team competed in the IHSWCA State Duals tournament over the weekend. The Oracles were seeded 7th in the tournament and were put in a pool with the No. 2 seed, Southmont, and the unseeded Churubusco.  More...

Oracles take 3rd in holiday tourney

Delphi used a red-hot shooting performance to earn its first win of the season and claim third place in the Miami County Holiday Tournament last Tuesday at North Miami. More...

Faith

Sing and shout for joy

Lessons from the Heart

“I come, let us sing for joy to the Lord. Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving. Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.” Psalm 95:1-2.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Holsinger

Dorothy Marie Holsinger, 90, of Rossville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at Milner Community Healthcare Assisted Living in Rossville. She was born Jan. 17, 1925, near Robins, Iowa, to John Edward and Elizabeth Boyd Holsinger. More...

Max E. Rude

Max E. Rude, 79, of Camden, died at 3:50 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.   He was born April 4, 1936, in Rossville, to the late William and Helen Bolinger Rude. He married Mary L. More...

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