2022-05-11 E-Edition

INDOT’s concept plan for SR75 puts a kink in the road

Some property owners who live, or plan to live, south of Cutler on SR75 are up in arms about INDOT’s plans to reroute the road to save a concrete bridge. Other local residents also oppose the concept plan, as did the late Pete Wagoner, which was prepared by INDOT. INDOT has an “Historic Bridges Program” and the current bridge over […]

Complaint filed for campaign law violations

According to ‘The Law Portal,’ a tort occurs when someone commits a wrong against another person. Tort law allows individuals who have had a wrong committed against them to claim damages against the person who has committed the wrong. Two individuals, Sue Wright and Angela Sadlowski, filed a civil tort in Carroll Circuit Court on May 6. The tort calls […]

County Council supports building purchase

Carroll County Council members Paul Rider, Tracy Martin, Ethan Brown, Scott Ayres and Lawrence “Doc” Stauffer held a short meeting on May 7. Council members Josh Plue and Tim Radcliff, who expressed their reservations about the purchase of a building at the April 21 meeting, were not present. Both indicated at the April meeting they would not be available when […]

RDC pauses on DCSC request – for third time

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission (RDC) has been asked by the Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) to fund a $60,000 motherboard from the Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) surplus to aid in the robotics class being developed for next year. Subaru Isuzu Automotive (SIA) in Lafayette gifted the corporation with robotic arms to help students learn about automated assembly. DCSC personnel […]

Hoosiers are encouraged to protect against tick bites

Indiana health officials are urging Hoosiers to protect themselves from tick bites during and after spending time outdoors as warmer weather increases tick activity. “We ask Hoosiers to take precautions so we don’t see a bump in tick-borne illnesses, which are preventable,” said State Public Health Veterinarian Jennifer Brown, D.V.M., M.P.H. While Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease […]

USDA accepts 2 million acres in offers through Conservation Reserve Program General Signup

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting more than 2 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and landowners through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General signup, which included more than 4600 acres in Indiana. This is the first of the program’s multiple signups occurring in 2022. With about 3.4 million acres expiring […]

Producer sentiment improves with strengthened commodity prices, but high cost inflation worries farmers

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April, up 8 points to a reading of 121; however, it remains 32% below its reading from the same time last year. Producers’ perspective on current conditions and future expectations saw an uptick over the past month. The Index of Current Conditions improved 7 points to a reading of 120, and […]


A FREE COMMUNITY MEAL will be served at Honan Hall in Delphi on Thursday, May 19. Everyone is welcome. Dine-in service is from 6-7 p.m. Carry-outs are available beginning at 6:15 p.m. A MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS Proclamation Reading and Cook-Out will be held Wednesday, May 11, from 3-5 p.m. at the Brooks Center, 901 Prince William Rd., Delphi. The entire […]

30th food drive will help feed needy families in all 50 states

The National Association of letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct it annual national food drive on Saturday, May 14. NALC’s food drive, which was first held in 1983, helps feed millions of Americans. The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the country’s largest one-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need. Customers simply leave […]