Animal Control Program funding not included in 2017 budget submission

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby has been working with Maj. Mike Thomas to bring the latest version of a County Animal Control Program to fruition. According to County Council President Jason Scott, the County Council approved $118,480 for the proposed program in the 2017 General Fund budget. However, county budgets are required to be approved by the Indiana Department of […]

Delphi Chamber honors community members with awards

The Delphi Chamber of Commerce recognized businesses and individuals that make Delphi a great place to live and work at Monday night’s annual banquet, held at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center. Honored with the organization’s most prestigious award was Carolyn Pearson, a tireless civic volunteer for the city she has resided in her entire life. The Samuel L. Milroy […]

Smoke detector blitz in Flora this Saturday

Firefighters from all departments in Carroll County, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, are providing free smoke detectors to county residents. Firefighters will be going door-to-door and visiting homes in Flora this Saturday, Jan 28, beginning at 9 a.m., to request permission and access to check and or install smoke detectors for free. Residents who live in the Flora […]

2017 Legislative priority is road funding

The Indiana General Assembly recently convened for this year’s legislative session and House Republicans are focused on enacting a sustainable, long-term and comprehensive road funding program, according to a newsletter distributed by House District 25 Representative Don Lehe, who represents portions of Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Tippecanoe and White counties. Lehe said over the next 20 years, the state needs more […]

Six things to know about a stroke

According to the AARP website, (aarp.org) every 40 seconds in America, someone has a stroke. Every four minutes, someone dies of one. But those statistics are not as grim as they could be. The number of people who die from stroke each year has declined dramatically in the past 30 years, thanks to the widespread use of blood pressure and […]

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for February available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772. February 2017 Feb. 1 – 10 a.m., Wal-MartTrip* and 12:15 p.m., Bingo atBurlington, St. Elizabethsponsors.Feb. 2 – 11:30 a.m., Bingo and12:30 p.m., Lunch.Feb. 3- 12 p.m., Euchre.Feb. 6 – 10 a.m., […]

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for February available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967- 3400. February 2017 Feb. 1 – 12:30 p.m., Bingo, Milner’s host.Feb. 6 – 12:30 p.m.,Euchre/Games.Feb. 10 – 12:30 p.m., BibleStudy.Feb. 13 – 9 a.m., Shopping Trip*and 12:30 p.m., Euchre/Games.Feb. 14 – Happy Valentine’sDay!Feb. 20 […]

Clossin, Wertz pledge vows

Jenna Lynn Clossin of Greenwood and Erin Lloyd Wertz of Whiteland were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. May 7, 2016, at the Dayton United Methodist Church. Pastor Larry DeVos officiated. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Glenda Clossin of Mulberry. The groom’s parents are Ron and Diane Wertz of Camden. James Gascho of Lafayette was vocalist. Serving […]

80th birthday celebration

Don Gangwer of Cutler will celebrate his 80th birthday on Jan. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Cutler Presbyterian Church, south room. Don, the son of Lloyd and Ersie Gangwer, has resided his entire life in Democrat Township. He graduated from Cutler High School in 1955 and then served in the National Guard from 1958 to 1964. On […]

Lafayette adventure & abundance – Part 2

Last week I wrote about an adventurous day in Lafayette. The end of the page came before I reached the end of the story! Before I left for town that day I was going through some papers and found something I had written several years before about a game we used to play on a regular basis. The game is […]