Snow arrives… finally!

After escaping a good part of the winter with no significant snowfall, that changed last Saturday. The weather predictions were spot on with most of the county receiving at least seven inches of snow. And it’s not over yet. A mix of rain and snow is expected on Thursday and more snow and wind conditions on Saturday. Municipal workers were […]

Plue new president of County Council

Carroll County Council members Paul Rider, Ethan Brown, Lawrence “Doc” Stauffer, Josh Plue, Tracy Martin and Tim Radcliff met Jan. 10 to reorganize the group in preparation for 2019 regular monthly meetings. Scott Ayres was not present. Auditor Beth Myers led the pledge of allegiance before asking for nominations for president. Radcliff nominated Plue for the position and Martin provided […]

Republican Delphi City Council member files to run for Mayor

Current Delphi City Council member Dale Seward, has filed his candidacy for the Mayor’s position as a Republican in the May 7 Primary Election. Seward is currently completing his first term as a City Council member. Seward said in a press release he had worked at the Delphi Police Department for ten years, including two years on an undercover drug […]

DCSC considers weighty subjects at first meeting of the year

The Delphi Community School Board worked for more than two hours Monday night to address several matters of significant importance. The Board met in a work session Jan. 9 before new officers were established and learned about the needs of the corporation. They addressed the needs presented at the work session Monday night. Preventative Maintenance Contract Superintendent Greg Briles advised […]

New leadership selected for DCSC board

The Delphi Community School Board met Monday night. Two items on the agenda at the beginning of the meeting were to elect Board of Finance officers and to elect Board officers. Newly-elected Board member Mike Priest nominated Neal Anderson for president of the Board, former president Steve Myer for vice president, and Kirk Schwarzkopf, board member, for secretary. Board member […]

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care. The Red Cross collected more than 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s than needed […]

Professional Briefs

DELPHI AMERICAN LEGION POST 75 has added a new feature to its organization. The Post opened a kitchen to serve daily specials and menu items as of Jan. 9. The Post will be open for lunch every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the only exception will be the third Thursday of each month when they […]


The 2109 PROM FASHION SHOW is scheduled for Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. at the Delphi Community High School. If the event is canceled due to expected inclement weather, the fashion show will be rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. For details, check the DCHS website.


Wednesday Forum Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Nancy Austin for their January meeting. Austin presented a program on one of America’s favorite inspirational novelists, Karen Kingsbury. Kingsbury is noted for her life-changing, Christian fiction stories. Austin reviewed the Bailey Flanigen series that includes, “Leaving,” “Longing,” and “Loving.” The setting for several of the books takes place […]

February SNAP benefits will now be distributed on January 16

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has been informed by the USDA the state must issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for February on Wednesday, Jan. 16, rather than the previously reported date of Saturday, Jan. 19. In Indiana, SNAP benefits are usually issued to recipients according to an alphabetical schedule over a 19 day period throughout the month. […]