Wish comes true for Flora Thrift Shop

New location offers expanded floor space

During the summer of 2014 Flora Thrift Shop put out a call that it needed a larger place. The shop had outgrown its present location at 11 S. Center St., which it shared for the past six years with the Food Pantry. That call was answered and on Saturday as part of Flora’s Moonlight Madness Day activities, Flora Thrift Shop […]

County Council debates 2016 spending plan for 911

Commissioners issued three letters to the council signed by all Commissioners, urging the members to not only restore funding for the E-911 director but also to fully fund the $556,652 and $50,000 (contract amount from the City of Delphi) requests by Director Vicky Bluemke for next year. Commissioners also urged the council to levy additional income taxes to help pay […]

HHH to experience construction in October

Off ramp to Camden construction planned

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close the southbound right lane of SR25 (Hoosier Heartland Highway) between SR218 and US24 near Burrows, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily, beginning Oct. 1. Lane restrictions are expected to continue through the middle of October of this year. Crews will excavate shoulder stones and dirt in preparation for […]

Delphi teachers’ 2-year contract approved

Raises for all classified staff approved over objections

The Delphi Community School Board met in special session Sept. 24 to discuss how much employees will be paid in the future. The newest teacher contract, which was approved by the Board, will cost the corporation $225,000 each of the next two years, according to Board member Kirk Schwarzkopf. He questioned how the corporation could sustain the added cost, which […]

Completed improvement projects enhance Flora’s downtown

In 2014 Flora Main Street was awarded a $10,000 Downtown Enhancement Grant for façade improvement. With matching funds from the Town of Flora, Carroll County EDC, Flora Community Club and Flora Main Street, the organization awarded $20,000 to downtown building owners on a 50% matching basis for seven projects that would improve building exteriors in downtown Flora. Mike Wilcox is […]

Students collect shoes to support clean water projects

Thanks to Ivy Tech’s Students for Nursing Excellence, readers can turn used shoes into water. The nursing students are holding a shoe drive for WaterStep’s Shoes for Water program (waterstep.org/shoesfor water/). Any and all types of shoes will be accepted, regardless of condition, as long as they are free from mold or mildew. The public can drop off shoes at […]


Delphi Presbyterian Church will host its SENIOR CITIZENS MONTHLY LUNCHEON Oct. 14 at noon in the church Fellowship Hall. All are invited and an elevator is available for those in need. For information, call Susan at (765) 564-2371 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the church. The AMERICAN LEGION POST 75 meets the second Monday of each month beginning […]

What’s Happening Elsewhere

LOGANSPORT COIN CLUB will host its 61st anniversary show on Sunday at the American Legion Post 60, 828 Burlington Ave., Logansport. Public hours for the free event are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sells celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Sell, 8982N. 175W., Delphi, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house. The event, hosted by their daughters, will be Oct. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the couple’s home. Sell and the former Barbara McFatridge were married Oct. 16, 1955, in the Burrows Presbyterian Church. He is retired from Matthew Warren in […]


Through the years I’ve mentioned many times my affection for beautiful, durable porcelain coated cast iron cookware. While these pots, bakers and saucepans are made by many manufacturers, my heart belongs to Le Creuset (and, no I’m not paid to say that!). Last week, I had the opportunity to take an autumn gourmet cooking class by Le Creuset chef, Trisha […]