2022-03-09 E-Edition

Delphi woman enjoys trip down memory lane at The Sandwich Shop

The Sandwich Shop in Delphi has new owners, Kent and Jennifer Sales. They purchased the business known for its griddlefried hamburgers and hand-cut French fries four months ago. “It’s a true Mom and Pop place,” Kent said. The couple’s interest in purchasing the restaurant, Kent said, was “to preserve this little bit of Delphi nostalgia.” The previous owner, Pete Circle, […]

Power company to pay Delphi for permanent easements across two locations

Delphi City Council members took little time at the Monday, March 7, meeting to approve a resolution for a proposal from the Wabash Valley Power Alliance to pay the City for two parcels of land it will make permanent easements for the power line linking The Andersons and Indiana Packer’s Corporation above the Monon High Bridge Trail. One tract is […]

Jail a hot topic at Monday’s Commissioners’ meeting

Carroll County Commissioners participated in a lengthy and involved meeting about the proposed jail situation at their Monday, March 7, meeting. Commissioner Bill Brown began talking about the topic when he relayed information presented at a non-public meeting last week. Brown said he, along with County Council President Scott Ayres, Auditor Beth Myers, Sheriff Tobe Leazenby, Rick Hall and Justin […]

New property assessment information announced

According to a press release from the Carroll County Assessor, taxpayers should be aware of some changes for the Jan. 1, 2022, assessment which may cause significant increases in the assessed values of their properties. The value changes will not impact the 2022 property tax bills. The changes are beyond the control of the Assessor’s Office. Changes are: • Statewide […]

Flora Council responds to funding requests

The Flora Town Council fielded several requests for funding at Monday night’s regular meeting. Girls Softball League The Council approved up to $10,000 to the Flora Girls Softball League (FGSL) field improvement project after hearing a presentation by FGSL representative Adam Hoke. Hoke explained the league has been steadily growing and the expectation this year is for the program to […]

Grant aims to bring Indiana maple syrup back to its former glory

In 1919, Indiana stood as the nation’s number one maple syrup producer boasting vast acres of maple forests. Decades of removing trees, however, made the statewide industry move to the back of the line in scale of production. A $500K Acer Access and Development Program grant, the USDA funded program that supports states’, tribal governments’, and research institutions’ promotion of […]

Historic farms sought for rural preservation award

Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Farm Bureau welcome nominations for the 2022 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation. The award recognizes the preservation and continued agricultural use of historic farm buildings in Indiana. Since it was established in 1992, owners of more than 30 historic farms all over the state have been honored with the award. Anyone, including farm owners, can […]

Purdue Extension Carroll County

Howard & Tipton Cover Crop Field Day The Howard & Tipton Cover Crop Field Day will take place on March 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maple Farms, 3924 S. 250 E. Kokomo (46902). Topics to be covered are: cover crop termination, planter setup, transitioning from traditional, and tillage to no-till using cover crops. Private Applicator, Commercial Applicator, […]

Farmer sentiment rises during commodity price rally; concern over production costs remain

Farmer sentiment continues to fluctuate month-to-month as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose 6 points to a reading of 125 in February, a mirror image of the previous month. The Index of Current Conditions was down 1 point to a reading of 132, while the Index of Future Expectations improved 10 points to a reading of 122. The […]