No plea for former health department ‘nurse’

During a Nov. 30 status hearing in Carroll Circuit Court, Florence Anne Briggs, the attorney for former county employee Rebecca Lohmiller, announced that she expects the case to result in a jury trial. Lohmiller, who was employed as the county health nurse for nearly five years, was charged in August with six C-felony counts of between two to eight years […]

Commissioners to TLRSD opponents: ‘Hire an attorney’

After listening to county attorney Barry Emerson’s formal report concerning the Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District’s state authorization to use county owned right-of-ways without permission, commissioners’ president Bill Brown advised Jefferson Township residents in attendance who oppose the sewer district, “I think you need to hire an attorney.” According to Emerson TLRSD “has the right to use your county highways, […]

A 14-year tradition

Community cooperation is the spirit of the season

It’s hard to remember a time that Delphi did not have a Christmas Parade. But according to the organizers of this year’s event, the parade had a very humble beginning only 14 years ago. Parade organizers Ed and Donna Sholty have lived in the Delphi community for 41 years, 37 years in the same house. During that time they raised […]

Commissioners adopt animal control ordinance

At their Monday evening meeting, Carroll County Commissioners approved an increase to $55 for redemption of pets detained by the county animal control officer. The previous fees were $45 for dogs and $40 for cats for shelter services. According to the ordinance which was presented by county sheriff Dennis Randle, only “nuisance cats” will be detained. Randle defined “nuisance cat” […]

Sr. housing won’t go on Summit St.

Delphi’s senior housing won’t be built on Summit Street, developer David Uttermohlen announced at the Delphi City Council meeting Monday night. “I feel that we did not do our homework adequately on the Summit site,” Uttermohlen said. In turn, the council offered tentative support for moving the location into the heart of the city to one of several locations owned […]

Old-Fashioned Christmas planned at Canal Park

An Old-Fashioned Christmas is planned for two days at Canal Park in Delphi. The event will be Dec. 10 and 11. Hours on Saturday will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday’s hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free. All buildings at the park will be open both days. Setting the holiday scene will be decorated […]

Multi-county meeting set to plan byway connections

The date of Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m. in Delphi’s Canal Center is set for a meeting concerning multi-county connections with Prophetstown, Indiana Beach, and other places that might attract bikers and hikers. Representatives from White, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Cass, Clinton and Howard Counties are invited to attend and discuss developing these common connections. Short term and long term public […]

Presentation sheds light on meth

Around 50 people got a detailed analysis of the meth epidemic in Carroll County and found out about the effects of the drug last Thursday at Delphi Community High School. Partners for a Drug-Free Carroll County hosted the event, which featured information from a plethora of sources, including law enforcement, drug counseling and a recovering addict. Carol Collins, who runs […]

State park and recreation area fees set for 2006

Visitors to Indiana state parks and recreation areas will see some changes in fees next year, but the changes won’t necessarily be hard on Hoosier pocketbooks. “Fees for 2006 have now been set, and include some modest increases and decreases depending on the fee in question and the particular day or date involved,” said DNR Director Kyle Hupfer. The Natural […]


Kiwanis Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at The Dinner Bell. Guest speaker will be Ron Harper from the Carroll County Community Foundation. Burlington Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in the town hall. Bible Study is held Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Burlington Church of Christ. Members and friends of Burlington Church of Christ will […]