Literary fundraiser

Delphi Rotary Club won the county-wide Scrabble® Tournament for Literacy held April 23 and hosted by Flora and Delphi chapters of Psi Iota Xi sorority. Proceeds from the annual event benefit literacy efforts in the county. Pictured is the winning team, from left: Mary Van Sickle and Karen Fouts, volunteer players, Jack Cross, Kurtis Fouts and Mike Cruz, Rotary members. […]


As part of the Downtown Revitalization grant, Ken Smith of Municipal Civil Corp will be hosting a SERIES OF TOWN MEETINGS to gather citizen input in identifying obstacles and opportunities for the revitalization of Camden’s downtown. Based upon the recommendations made at these meetings a clear action plan will be developed to address the findings and will become part of […]

Letter carriers’ food drive is May 9

Letter carriers in Carroll County will join their counterparts nationwide to help stamp out hunger by collecting non-perishable food items this Saturday during the annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive. Customers are asked to place non-perishable food items in a bag next to their mailbox before their letter carrier delivers the mail on the day of the […]

Channel 2

Programming for May 6 – May 11 is listed below: Wed., May 6 – 7 p.m., Live program in studio – Carroll County Master Gardeners with guests Keith and Sue Burge and Jennifer Loepker. Sun., May 10 – 9 a.m., Taped worship service to be announced. Mon. May 11 – 7 p.m., Worship Service from Radnor United Methodist Church (taped); […]

Hoosier Home Cooking

Although one day belated, this week’s column celebrates Cinco De Mayo with a few tasty South of the Border Treats. In case you’re wondering, Cinco de Mayo marks the Mexican Army’s defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Danita Shafer Such, formerly of Flora, sent in one of her favorites – Enchilada Casserole’. It’s […]


Ryan and Amanda Haygood Stout of Lafayette are parents of a 6-pound, 10- ounce daughter, Chaylee Ryanne, born April 20 at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Grandparents are Stu and Joyce Krintz, David and Katrina Stout, and Mike Haygood. Great-grandparents are Alice Shaffer, Jerry and Mert Tague, and George Stout. Great-greatgrandmother is Evelyn Zook.

Hospital Notes

Paul Sibray of Silver Lake is a patient in Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital for tests. Cards may be sent to him at his home address: 10668 S. Bouse Dr., Silver Lake, IN 46982. Steve Dixon of Flora has been moved from Wishard Hospital to Westview Hospital’s in-patient rehabilitation facility. He is reportedly doing well. Cards may be sent to him […]

Camden preservation society presents awards

Thirty members and guests of the Camden Community Preservation society gathered at the Camden-Jackson Twp. Fireman’s Lounge for their annual meeting. Following a catered dinner from the Stone House Restaurant of Delphi, the society announced its two community awards for the 2008-2009 club year. Winning the honor of the Camden Humanitarian Award was the Camden-Jackson Twp. Volunteer Firemen. Accepting the […]

Business Briefs

Indiana State Police First Sergeant JAY KISTLER of Flora has recently been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. In his new assignment, he will serve as the Special Enforcement and Projects Commander. Prior to his promotion, Kistler, a 30-year veteran of the department, began his career at the Lafayette State Police Post, where he patrolled Carroll and White counties. He […]


The annual Kiwanis Consignment Auction will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the big shelter building at the park. There will be many new and used items, along with restaurant gift certificates. Come for an afternoon of fun. Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the town hall. Kiwanis Club will be serving lunches May 16 and […]