New commissioner takes the oath to serve

Jefferson Township resident John Brown was sworn in as the District 1 Carroll County Commissioner April 4. Brown, who was appointed to the Carroll County Election Board Dec. 21, 2009, and became the group’s president April 24, 2012, said he has been involved in county government for more than 30 years. He served as the chair of the Warren County […]

DCSC attempts to navigate National Healthcare mandate

There has been considerable debate and concerns about mandatory changes to the nation’s healthcare system, which are set to begin next year. Some of those concerns are being felt by local governmental entities which are trying to become more informed about what will be expected from them by the federal government. The Delphi Community School Board took a step Monday […]

Special judge sets Slavens hearing

Clinton Circuit Court Judge Bradley K. Mohler scheduled a hearing April 11 at 1:30 p.m. in the Carroll Circuit Courtroom to address issues raised by former Carroll County District 1 Commissioner, Ron Slavens. Judge Mohler was appointed as a special judge, by agreement of all parties, to preside over a lawsuit filed against the Carroll County Republican Party and the […]

Carroll summer school focus is on intervention

The summer school programs for both the junior-senior high and elementary schools were approved by the Carroll School Board at a meeting last week. The junior-senior high program proposed by Principal Angela Moreman will focus on academic intervention needed in mathematics and language arts, credit recovery, and credit advancement for courses not offered at CJSHS, and enrichment opportunities in driver’s […]

Carroll County parks to open April 13

Even though Mother Nature had decided she was going to sleep in late this year, there are indications that she is rubbing the sleep from her eyes. Skunk Cabbage, Wild Water Iris and Dog Tooth Violet can be seen poking their noses out of the underbrush at Deer Creek Park. The official opening for both Deer Creek Park and French […]

Flora Library’s website to offer downloadable music

Flora Public Library has joined Library Ideas™’ network of public library websites that offers access to over 3 million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. The Freegal™ Music Service will allow the Flora Public Library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 10,000 music labels from 65 different countries. Under the […]

Memorial bench is dedicated

Speakers at canal meeting to promote local heritage

New ideas and new directions will be discussed by two speakers at the annual meeting of Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Inc. on April 16 at the Canal Center in Delphi. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. A free dessert and coffee time will follow. The speakers both have a special interest […]

Delaplane 70th anniversary

Jim and Josephine Delaplane of Flora are celebrating their 70th anniversary. They were married April 14, 1943, at the home of her parents near Flora. The Delaplanes are retired from farming. They are active members of Deer Creek Presbyterian Church. Their family will attend church with them on Sunday, with a family dinner following.


Plans for the upcoming garden fair will be discussed at the Saturday meeting of the CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB. Steve and Maxine Brewer, 2175 E. 400 S., Bringhurst, will host the 10 a.m. to 12 noon meeting. Members are asked to call the Brewers to confirm their attendance. Members are also reminded if they have extras to bring small, clean […]