2022-10-12 E-Edition

DCHS helps students plan for the future with interactive events

The Delphi Community High School’s School Improvement Plan (SIP) group organized a “Career Day” for the school’s freshmen through junior students, which was held on Sept. 27 throughout the day. High School Principal Kevin Sims told the Comet teachers and staff are required to be involved in the SIP process. In addition, there are also students and parents involved at […]

DCSC seeks passage of referendum

According to the Miriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a “referendum” is “the principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative.” This vote is either up or down; it either passes with the popular vote or it fails. The question is, should the Delphi Community School […]

Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing classes launching in Carroll County

With the help of a donation of Yaskawa manufacturing robots from Subaru of Indiana Automobiles there will be a new course offering for the region. The partnership, which is made up of the Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) and Indian Trails Career Co-op will launch the new robotics and advanced manufacturing class in Delphi. The course work is part of […]

Council hears departments’ concerns about 2023 appropriations

Carroll County Council members Josh Plue, Tracy Martin, Lawrence Stauffer and Scott Ayres met in special session Oct 5 to listen to concerns from department heads about their appropriation decisions for 2023, which were made during recent budget deliberations. Council members Ethan Brown, Paul Rider and Tim Radcliff were absent from the meeting. Department heads such as Clerk/Election Board member […]

Farmer Sentiment Drifts Lower, Rising Interest Rates Contribute to Uneasiness

The Purdue University- CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index drifted lower to a reading of 112 in September which was 5 points lower than a month earlier. The decline in farmer sentiment was primarily the result of producers’ weaker perception of current conditions as the Current Conditions Index declined to 109, 9 points lower than in August. The Index of […]

Dad’s Book – Bits & Pieces

Meandering Melodies

There’s a lot of information I’m skipping here – God granted the people’s desire for a King to rule over Israel. The kingdom was divided when the ten northern tribes rebelled under the leadership of Jeroboam and God took the northern ten tribes from Judah. Judah was left with three tribes; Judah, Levi, and Benjamin. (See I Kings 12) The […]


A COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM (musical) will be presented Sunday, Dec. 18, in Flora. The time and location are yet to be decided. The program will feature “CAROLS: A Cantata for Congregation and Choir” by Heather Sorenson. All are welcome to be a part of the choir, being directed by Joe Spence. The first rehearsal will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, […]

DNR stocks channel catfish statewide

It is that time of year again, when the weather is cooling, leaves are falling, and the DNR is stocking channel catfish. This fall, DNR will stock 147 locations with approximately 63,742. To provide additional angling opportunities, the DNR annually stocks channel catfish statewide in publicly accessible waters. All stocked channel catfish are produced by state personnel at the following […]


Midwest Memo

The other morning I walked out the back door and the smell permeating the yard at that early hour was unusual, to say the least. Hanging in the air was a fermented aroma, a ripe smell that wafted over the nearby field that had been harvested the day before. For a moment it seemed I was living downwind of some […]