New legislation could mean additional felons in county

Lawmakers want more self-sufficiency

A piece of legislation that was adopted by the Indiana General Assembly last spring could mean that Carroll County will be required to house or monitor those who have been convicted of what is now considered a Class D felony. Currently, those individuals are sent to the Indiana Department of Correction to serve their sentence. Although the new law is […]

A second CASA class graduates

Thursday afternoon crash claims two lives

A 17-year-old Cutler teen and his 14-year-old passenger were killed Thursday afternoon in Carroll County. Deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, volunteers from the Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory, and Carroll County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a serious two-vehicle collision at the intersection of US421 and CR300S. Carroll County E911 received the initial call […]

Rail Commission organizes

Camden and Flora will work to bring rail services to central Carroll County

The newly formed Camden Flora Rail Corridor Commission was established by resolution between the two governments June 10. The Commission held an organizational meeting July 19 to elect officers and begin to develop a plan of action. The goal of the Commission, as written by the elected chairperson Pete Wagoner, is to jointly pursue job creation opportunities associated with developing […]

Dementia – A caregiver’s perspective

Kathy Reece of Lafayette along with her two brothers, have taken turns over the last nine years caring for their mother, Elaine Quinn, who was diagnosed in 2004 with dementia. After the diagnosis, Kathy had to ask herself some difficult questions. How do family members and friends cope with their loved one’s illness? Where do they find help and support? […]

Senior Health Rankings highlight health problems of aging population

A new national report analyzing the health status of seniors in the United States finds a nationwide increase in rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases. The report also compares senior health status state-by-state to determine the healthiest areas of the country. The United Health Foundation recently published its inaugural edition of America’s Health Rankings Senior Report. The report […]

Robbins 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Robbins of 8 Flowermound Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47906, formerly of the Delphi-Camden area, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise and an open house. The cruise will be with their children, grandchildren and extended Belgium family to the Bahamas The open house, hosted by their children, will be Aug. 10 from 2 to […]


There will be SAFE SCHOOL/ACTIVE SHOOTER PRESENTATION July 30 at 10 a.m. at the Rossville School Building, 1 Robert Egly Dr. in Rossville. The presentation is for educators to learn about what could happen if an active shooter enters a local school and the response of law enforcement and emergency personnel. The second FLORA BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNERS meeting […]

May celebrates 95th

Mary May of Delphi celebrated her 95th birthday July 20 with a dinner hosted by her two sons and friends at the Stone Barn in Delphi. Mary was born July 26, 1918, in Mulberry, to Forrest R. and Ruth Miller. She and her family later moved to Omaha, Neb., where she graduated from high school. She also lived for some […]

Reunions & Gatherings

Sieber family Four generations of the Charles and Floss Sieber family enjoyed a picnic at the Flora Park. Those attending were Wayne and Joan Rule, Lafayette; Dean Goslee, Yeoman; Rosalie Bowker, Ft. Wayne; Bob and Kaylene Bowker, Roanoke; John and Marta Gerard and Christine and Chloe Garner, Plymouth; Debbie, Scott, Allison and Derrick Grass, Lafayette; Jim and Carolyn Landis, Hartford […]