Delphi Chamber of Commerce Delphi Chamber of Commerce met May 14. Bob Rauscher and Phil Hodson presented an advertising opportunity regarding vinyl banners that can be hung from downtown poles. The next directors meeting will be June 11 at the Chamber office, 113 S. Washington St., Suite 1. Enter using the rear entrance of the Downtowner building. Delphi Tri Kappa […]


WRITER’S GROUP will meet May 26 at 9 a.m. at Jenny’s Restaurant. All area writers are welcome to attend. For information call (765) 491- 8515. Hickory Grove Church will host its 3rd annual STREET FAIR on May 26 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church parking lot, located between Idaville and Delphi at 9714 N. CR 700 W. […]

Library News

Delphi The library is recruiting bands and young musicians to perform at a special Teen Coffee Beat June 16. If you are a member of a band or a solo act and know two songs or two hundred, the library would like to hear from you. Call Sara Brosman or Marcia Sledd at (765) 564-2929 for information. Friends of the […]

Channel 2

Programming for May 23-30 is listed below: Wed., May 23 – 7 p.m., Carroll County YMCA update with interim director Russ Siler; Delphi City Council (taped 5/7). Sun., May 27 – Live worship service, Flora First Baptist Church. Mon., May 28 – Memorial Day, no programming. Wed., May 30 – 7 p.m., Worship service from Flora First Baptist Church (taped […]

Business Briefs

DALE SEWARD of Flora has re-opened his private investigation agency. He was formerly with the Delphi Police Department for 10 years and also owned North Central Indiana Investigations for six years. He recently was issued a new private detective’s license from the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency. He is operating under the name Bob’s Investigations, phone (812) 988-8058. Seward conducts general […]

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This week, I wrap up my minimalist ingredient recipes. Dense Chocolate Torte is decadent and would make a fabulous recipe to serve this Memorial Day – especially with a side of fresh sliced strawberries or homemade vanilla ice cream. Yum! And, to add to your “go-to” files, try Turkey in Mushroom Sauce. With a salad, it can be a simple […]

Flag pole dedication in Flora to be Sunday

Dedication of the new flag pole at Maple Lawn Cemetery will be this Sunday at 2 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Bob Kinzer, representing veterans. The singing of the “Star Spangled Banner” will be led by Gerald Clingenpeel, president of the Cemetery Board, and Al Grumbling of the Flora Lions Club, which initiated […]

Canal work

A visible difference can be seen in the canal waterway off Bicycle Bridge Road in Delphi. Workers have removed tree remnants and debris, and restored the canal to look more like it once did. Work is also being done on the canal sidecut, pictured lower right, which once took boats to the foot of Main Street. In a couple of […]

Volunteer Recognition Day in Delphi

For many people, Saturday, June 2, will be Volunteer Recognition Day in Delphi. For the nation and the public it is called National Trails Day. Dan McCain, Delphi Historic Trails chairman, says either description fits the gathering for the public and all of Delphi’s trails volunteers and their families who have helped during the past year. Volunteer activities have focused […]


John and Jody Bassett are parents of a 6-pound son, Braden Matthew, born May 13 at St. Francis South in Indianapolis. Grandparents are Max and Linda Fogelsong of Rossville, and Mark and Debra Bassett of Shelbyville. Greatgrandparents are Betty Fetterhoff of Rossville, Etta Walton of Shelbyville, and Maurice and Norma Bassett of Midwest City, Okla.