March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Ivy Tech, IU Kokomo invite employers to register for spring job fair

Ivy Tech Community College and Indiana University Kokomo are inviting area employers who may be hiring soon to register to participate in the annual spring Kokomo Area Job Fair. The job fair is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Burlington resident to celebrate 100th birthday

Tomorrow, March 16, Rosella Shankland Bell will turn 100 years old. She said she has witnessed many changes during those years and loves to reminisce about them all.  More...

Kinzers married 75 years

Robert and Bernadean Kinzer of Flora celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on March 10 with a small family reception.  Kinzer of Rossville and the former Bernadean Pearson were married at the bride’s home in Ockley on March 10, 1941. More...

Announcements

St. Joseph Catholic Church invites everyone to a FREE COMMUNITY MEAL at Honan Hall in Delphi on Thursday, March 16. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with serving of the spaghetti dinner from 6-7 p.m.   More...

Health officials offer free tobacco cessation support

Indiana tobacco users will be able to obtain free medication to help them quit smoking as part of an Indiana Tobacco Quitline promotion offered in conjunction with a nationwide smoking cessation campaign, according to the Indiana Department of Health More...

Facts about the Cigarette Tax

Capital Comments

The Indiana General Assembly is in session, and the House has proposed a budget for the 2017-19 biennium. It includes a $1 increase in the cigarette tax, raising the rate to $1.995 per pack. More...

Ag Day Increases Agricultural Literacy

Roughly 2 million farms dot America’s rural landscape. About 99 percent of those farms are operated by families – individuals, family partnerships or family corporations. More...

Carroll County Agriculture Association

Entering its 10th year, CCAA promotes Agriculture best practices and has been supporting the Carroll County community since 2008

Origin Story   More...

Living with Canada geese during nesting season

If Canada geese have become a problem on your property, helpful information is available through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources website.  Most goose problems occur from March through June, during nesting season. More...

The Amen Corner

There is a list I have been keeping since I started writing this column. That list contains ideas and titles for articles to write for this column. After almost four years of writing and drawing from this list it has dwindled significantly.   More...

Engagements

Sieber-Freeman

Jeff and DeAnna Sieber of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Tristan, to Keith Freeman of Delphi. He is the son of Gary Freeman of Delphi and the late Linda Freeman.  The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Delphi Community   More...

Meetings

Flora Lions Club   More...

Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Awareness Week begins Sunday

Hoosiers encouraged to prepare now for thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) is encouraging Hoosiers to plan ahead for extreme weather as part of Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Awareness Week, March 19-25.  More...

AG warns about social media scams

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has advised Hoosiers to beware of scams via social media through direct or private messages, most commonly on Facebook.  More...

Delphi Players present ‘Sound of Music’

Join the Delphi Community High School Players as they present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, “The Sound of Music” March 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. in the high school Little Theater. Doors open at 6 p.m. More...