DCSC prepares for future with land purchase

Investment' will require $270,000 from Rainy Day Fund

Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker recommended the corporation could be better prepared for school growth if trustees acted on an opportunity to purchase 15 acres of farmland directly south of the high and middle schools. He said he tried to determine how the Delphi area and school would look in the future and believed possibilities supported the acquisition. […]

Heritage Transportation Festival this weekend

Delphi’s annual Heritage Transportation Festival will be June 14 and 15 at four locations. The festival celebrates transportation through the years, with exhibits, rides, dedication ceremonies, a canoe race, food, entertainment, and more. Saturday Activities on Saturday will take place on the Courthouse Square and at Canal Park. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. New this year will be […]

Flora agrees to purchase Grubb properties

The Town of Flora approved the purchase of two properties on West Main Street owned by John and Margaret Grubb at Monday night’s meeting of the Town Council. “We want to own them for possible future fire station expansion,” said council president Josh Ayres. The agreed price for both properties was $62,250 – $44,500 for the property at 108 W. […]

30th annual Hog Jog set for Saturday

Cruise-In now in 20th year

The 30th running of the Carroll County Hog Jog will be Saturday at Flora Community Park. Also on Saturday, Idlers Car Club will host their 20th annual Hog Jog Cruise-In, under the shade, at the park. The day will get underway with a French Toast and Sausage Breakfast at the park, sponsored by Flora Rotary Club. Serving will be from […]

Committee pushes toward land use plan finish

The committee appointed by Carroll County Area Plan Commission to oversee the development of the comprehensive land use plan continued the process of hashing out concerns and refining the first draft of the plan at a Tuesday morning meeting. Members plodded through a list of revision suggestions to be included in a preliminary document prepared by Ground Rules Inc. representative […]

Airport fuel production project to be explained

A domestic for-profit corporation planning to establish an alternative fuel production plant at the Delphi Municipal Airport will present plans to the Delphi City Council and board of works members Thursday night at 6 p.m. in a public meeting in city council chambers. Swift Enterprises Ltd. principals, Mary and John Rusek located at the Purdue Research Park, appeared on Inside […]

County to hold 2nd annual Fallen Officers Blood Drive

The second annual fallen officer’s blood drive will be held not only in the Lafayette District, but throughout the state this month. On July 10, 2001, Sergeant Dan R. Starnes of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department lost his life as a result of gunshot wounds sustained during a line of duty gun battle with a burglary suspect four weeks earlier. […]

Shaffer benefit dinner is set June 25

A dinner to benefit Todd and Cheryl Shaffer of Madison Township has been set for June 25 at Carroll High School cafeteria. Serving will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Todd was recently diagnosed with throat cancer. Tickets for the pork loin dinner are: age 12 and younger $5; age 13 and older $8. All meals, dine in or carry-out, […]

DCSC tables $20M building project

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees decided Monday night to give the old adage ‘time heals all wounds’ a chance instead of fighting patrons in court. The board voted to table discussion regarding its proposed building renovation project until after July 1 when new state laws regarding the process become effective. Patrons and voters filed a petition against the […]

SR25 restricted thru June 25

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will restrict traffic on SR25 between US421 and SR218 to one lane as directed by flag persons during daylight hours through June 25 while pavement is resurfaced. Work schedule is subject to change in the event of inclement weather. INDOT reminds drivers to use caution and consider worker safety when traveling through a construction […]