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Everyone has a right to personal hygiene


The Family Health Clinic is sponsoring a “Personal Hygiene Drive” from now until Sept. 30. The clinic is requesting new, unused, in-date personal care and household cleaning essentials for distribution to community members in need. Donations should include items such as soaps (bath, dish, hand and laundry) shampoo and conditioners, cleaning products, dish and wash cloths, toothbrushes and toothpaste, feminine […]

Camden Council announces change in trash pickup


The Camden Town Council met in a short session Aug. 10. All members were present. Council president Brent Deel announced Clinton County Disposal, the town’s trash pickup provider, was sold to Waste Management. He said under the new ownership, residents should expect earlier pickup and suggested trash be set out the night before. The current three-year contract will be honored […]

Camden



The Camden-Jackson Township Public Library Board will meet Thursday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. in the library’s Reading Room. Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9- 11 a.m. will be the First Baptist Church Food Pantry distribution day. There will be a Sausage and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 7 – 10 a.m. at the fire station.

Washington Twp.



Faith Lutheran and St. Peter’s Lutheran churches are collecting boxes of cereal for the Camden Baptist Church food pantry as part of their “God’s Work, Our Hands” project for this year. They will also be assisting with pantry distribution this Saturday, Aug. 20, and again in September. Monday, Aug. 22, at noon is Faith Lutheran Church’s Community Potluck Dinner. Join […]

Burlington



Food Finders Mobile Food Pantry will be at Burlington Faith Church of Christ at 1701 Michigan Road, Burlington, on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. until food is gone. Monday morning breakfasts are held at the Burlington United Methodist Church from 7:30-8:30 a.m. COVID vaccines are available at the Family Health Clinic in Burlington. Call 1- 800-321-5043 to schedule an […]

Sorting out a more balanced home buying season for Hoosiers


Last month’s modest improvement in inflation was long-awaited good news; we’re already seeing lower prices at the gas pump, even though relief is slower to reach the grocery store and other necessities. As we enter the homestretch of the summer home buying season, the impact on Indiana real estate has also been building as mortgage rates reacted to the Federal […]

Non-start for City Council meeting



The Delphi City Council scheduled a special meeting, on their regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 1, for Monday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. specifically to discuss a UTV and Golf Cart ordinance. Agenda items, such as a retaining wall maintenance ordinance and the authorization of a sale of a police truck, were later added. However, only two City Council members (out […]

The generational divide shows in our food system, too



Gen Z households are struggling more to put food on the table compared to those of Millennials, Gen X and Boomers, according to the Consumer Food Insights Report. Thirty percent of Gen Z households report seeking groceries from a food pantry, church or other charity in the last 30 days, compared to 8% of Boomer households, it showed. The survey-based […]

Slight increase in producer sentiment despite rising costs



The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer farmer sentiment index rose 6 points in July to a reading of 103. Producers were somewhat more optimistic about both current and future economic conditions on their farms when compared to June. The Index of Current Conditions rose 10 points to a reading of 109, and the Index of Future Expectations rose 4 […]

Traffic stop nets large amount of methamphetamine

An early traffic stop Tuesday (Aug. 2) morning by Carroll County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Drew Yoder resulted in the seizure of approximately onehalf pound of methamphetamine. Yoder initiated a stop on US421 near CR600N., approximately six miles northwest of Delphi, at approximately 2:44 a.m. Yoder stopped a teal colored Pontiac passenger car after learning the registration plate displayed on the […]


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