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One-of-a-kind performance comes to Delphi

Women’s Suffrage is brought to life

Audrey Johnson will present “To Keep Truth Marching On!” songs and stories of heroism from the Women’s Suffrage Movement at Delphi Community Elementary and Middle schools on Thursday and at the Delphi Opera House on Saturday afternoon. Johnson brings the Women’s Suffrage Movement to life through historical songs and images, costumes and narratives. The program educates and entertains while recognizing […]

No April Drainage Board meeting

Carroll County Drainage Board members, Commissioners Steve Pearson, Bill Brown and Loren Hylton, voted to cancel the April meeting due to the expected absence of Surveyor Don Shockley. Contact Shockley for information at (765) 564-3310. In other news, Shockley announced two drains were been repaired in February. One in Democrat Township and the other in Washington Twp. Shockley said he […]

Update is given on Burlington’s new town hall/police station

Council president Steve Michael gave an update on the new town hall/police station under construction at the March 8 meeting of the Burlington Town Council. Michael said cables have been run for the Internet, phone lines installed and furnace/AC duct work is complete. That day, drywall was being put up and was almost finished, he said. Asphalt work will probably […]

NICHES to hold weed pulls at 3 Carroll County preserves

Every spring, the invasive garlic mustard plant emerges across NICHES Land Trust’s preserves in large numbers. If left unchecked, the weed can change soil chemistry, overtake the forest’s understory, and diminish the display of native ephemeral wildflowers. For this year’s fourth annual “War of the Weeds” effort, NICHES will host 36 garlic mustard pulling shifts at a variety of its […]

Election Board reverses position for PAC campaign finance report

All political candidates who run in an election are required to submit campaign finance reports if they have spent over a certain amount of money in the campaign. Reporting of the expenses is mandatory by a due date. Election boards are to review the reports for inconsistencies and when questions arise from the reports, candidates are asked to clarify their […]

Washington Twp.

Faith Lutheran Church is hosting Lenten Supper and Service on Wednesdays with the meal at 6 p.m. and service beginning at 6:45 p.m. Deer Creek Presbyterian Church’s 1st Saturday Breakfast is set for April 1 from 7-10 a.m. Proceeds from freewill donations will go to the family of Debi Trapp. Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter services are being planned […]


The Burlington Community Easter Egg Hunt will be at 1 p.m. sharp Saturday, April 8, at the Burlington Community Park. The Burlington Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 8, from 6-10 a.m. Monday morning breakfasts are held at the Burlington United Methodist Church every week from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the church. COVID vaccines are […]


Spring Break will start Friday, March 24, and end March 31 for students of Camden Early Childhood Center. Craft and Chat continues each Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Reading Room. On Tuesday, March 28, at 3 p.m. in the library there will be a Frisbee Craft for “kids of all ages.” Friday, March 31, at 3 p.m. there […]

CCSC reviews updated strategic plan

A brief overview of the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation’s strategic plan for 2021-2025 was presented by various faculty members at the March 14 school board meeting. The presenters highlighted the five priorities outlined in the plan and what goals have been established to address each priority as well as indicators of success. The priorities are: Priority 1: CCSC is committed […]

County Council not pleased with Prosecutor’s secretary position change

The Carroll County Council met in regular session March 16 with a full agenda. It got even fuller at what was expected to be the end of the meeting. Recorder Penny Titus approached the Council after all other business had concluded. She informed council members that the person who was supposed to be hired as the trial secretary for the […]

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