Commissioners reject zoning ordinance

Clawson silent for vote

Carroll County Commissioners decided to proceed with a public hearing about the proposed zoning ordinance Monday morning although there had not been a published 10-day advance notice. Before commissioners expressed their opinions, they invited Carroll County Area Plan Commission attorney Cindy Harmon to give an overview of what has become a controversial document Commissioners’ President Pat Clawson verbalized the county […]

Site of former Cutler School, home of the Wildcats

Delphi spins its wheels on parking plan

Delphi Chamber of Commerce members showed up in force to discuss a recently distributed parking plan with council members Carolyn Pearson, John Bennett and Nelson Smith at the Delphi City Council meeting Monday night. Brian Garrison and Dick Traeger were not present. The proposed parking plan would allow all-day parking on two sides of the courthouse, in front of Delphi […]

Currie faces opposition for Circuit Court Judge

There will be a Primary Race in the Republican Party for one of the top spots in the Carroll County Courthouse. Carroll Circuit Court Judge Donald Currie, a Republican, is being challenged for the position by Benjamin A. Diener, who filed to run for the same position as a Republican, according to the Indiana State Elections Division Web site. Diener […]

Flora denies funding for E-911

A request to help fund Carroll County’s E-911 program was denied by the Flora Town Council at Monday night’s meeting. Carroll County Commissioner Ron Slavens and E-911 Director Vicki Bluemke recently stopped by the town office to explain E-911’s funding shortfall. They said it was their desire that all the incorporated areas in the county help provide additional funding, clerk-treasurer […]

Free tax filing assistance by Ivy Tech accounting students

IRS-certified Ivy Tech accounting students will provide free tax help to qualified income tax filers through April 6. Tax assistance will be available on the second floor of Ivy Hall in room 2337, located on the Ivy Tech campus at 3101 S. Creasy Lane in Lafayette. Tax filers must make an appointment by calling (765) 269-5848. Times are available Tuesdays […]

Collections Care Training coming to Flora Library

Flora Public Library is one of 100 sites in the state to receive a free visit from the Indiana Historical Society’s Hoosier Heritage Alliance. These Connecting to Collections visits are made possible through an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant awarded to IHS and HHA. A collections trainer will be at the library on Feb. 15 to assess the […]

Owls to be topic of free program

Purdue Extension and Carroll County Master Gardeners will host a program on “Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the 4- H Building in Flora. Presenting the program will be Mary Cutler, naturalist with the Tippecanoe County Department of Parks and Recreation. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will learn about general owl natural history, and […]

Library news

Flora-Monroe Twp. Book Club meets Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Flora Senior Center. The group is reading Anita Shreve’s “Light on Snow,” a tender and surprising novel about love and its consequences. Extra copies of the book are available at the main desk. A trainer from the Indiana Historical Society will be at the library on Wednesday, Feb. […]

Professional Briefs

BILL MAYNARD of Delphi has been awarded his second consecutive Life Honors award from American Family. This year Maynard achieved the Life Diamond level. He joins a select group of agents who have distinguished themselves through outstanding sales and service of American Family life insurance and annuity products. Maynard has been an agent for American Family since 2009. His office […]