Flora moves to ban ground floor apartments in downtown

Flora Town Council took the first step in prohibiting ground floor residential living in the downtown at Monday night’s meeting. The council instructed town attorney Dick T. Bishop to put together an ordinance prohibiting ground floor residential living in the downtown and present it at the next meeting. Two existing downtown apartments – one a corner basement and another facing […]

Another successful Old Settlers

Randle pleads guilty

Jean Ann Randle, wife of former Carroll County Sheriff Dennis Randle, appeared before Special Judge Bradley Mohler Monday, Aug. 11, and pled guilty to Class D Felony Theft, upon agreement with Special Prosecutor Anthony Sommer from Clinton County. Randle admitted she worked for the late James Huffer, Delphi attorney, from Oct. 1, 2007, until Oct. 1, 2010, and admitted she […]

DCSC enjoys improved ISTEP scores

The Delphi Community School Board heard good news Monday night about elementary students’ ISTEP scores and the number of students who passed the tests given last spring. Elementary Principal Debbie Metzger reported the percentage of students who passed the ISTEP tests administered last spring in English, Math, Science and Social Studies increased from 2013 to 2014. One exception is the […]

Republican Town Convention for Flora is Thursday

Many questions have been asked concerning the Republican Party Town Convention to be in Flora on Thursday, Aug. 14. The convention is being held by the Republican Party to determine which two, of the four, Republican candidates for Flora Town Council will serve the Republican Party on the Town Council beginning in January. Candidates are Darrell Yoder, Lee Sorrells, David […]

Alternative School for Carroll students

For expelled Carroll students, there will be a new option this year to continue their education. Crossing National, Inc. is a faith based education center that combines handson job skills training and community service. Carroll Superintendent Chris Lagoni says that the school has strict guidelines and high expectations for students, and has had good results. Carroll entered into an agreement […]

A good time was had at the 2014 Old Settlers!

Student art featured in OS Art Show

The Tri-County Art Association featured a tribute to long-time Delphi Community High School art teacher Jack Sanders during the annual Old Settlers Art Show held in the Stone Barn on North Washington St. Several pieces of art from students in Delphi Community High School and Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School were exhibited in the show. The “Jack Sanders” award was given […]

OS Art Show – plenty of art, plenty of visitors

The Tri-County Art Association held the annual Old Settlers Art Show in the Carroll County Historical Society’s Stone Barn this year. Members contributed many pieces to the exhibit and were judged according to categories. The following are the first, second and third-place, as well as honorable mention winners, in each category. Drawing: 1st Place – Lisa Rush with “Geisha Girls”; […]

Best of Show in OS Art