Delphi dedicates new Community Center

The City of Delphi has been working to build a community center for just over a year. A group of dedicated volunteers acted as a committee to work through the projects which needed to be accomplished to achieve the final result. The City held an open house and a dedication on Saturday to formally announce its Community Center is open […]

Commissioners vote to build new jail

Carroll County Commissioners made a dramatic decision at the Monday morning meeting after listening to public comment about allowing a higher threshold for the property tax rate for the Cumulative Capital Development Fund (CumCap) tax. They listened to a County Council member describe why more CumCap tax revenue is needed if a new jail is built. By the end of […]

Future of Channel 2 is up in the air

Channel 2 director Eric Fewell explained to the Flora Town Council Monday night his frustration with the cable company, maintaining expensive equipment and lack of volunteers. He said with the changes in technology, perhaps a cable television station is not the way to go anymore. Fewell said in the franchise agreement with the cable company it states that Flora will […]

Delphi City Council meetings moved to Community Center

Delphi City Council members voted unanimously Monday night, by Resolution 2019-04, to move their monthly meetings to the Delphi Community Center, located at 311 N. Washington St., beginning in April. Council President Dale Seward told the group, although he agrees with the move, it should be considered temporary. He said the Council should actively pursue the installation of an elevator […]

Commissioners in dilemma about county facilities’ lawn care

Carroll County Commissioners debated how to handle lawn care at county-owned facilities at their Monday morning meeting. The last contract with a lawn maintenance service was for two years. However, there were no detailed specifications provided to the company and at least one department head, Martha Lewis at Carroll Manor, expressed displeasure with the service because they would not weed […]

Junto Club celebrates 100 years

The Delphi Chapter of Junto Club celebrated its 100th anniversary on Jan. 31. Benjamin Franklin originally founded the club in 1726 with 12 members who were tradesmen and artisans. They met each week to discuss issues of morals, politics, or natural philosophy. Members were avid readers and intellectuals involved in their individual improvement and that of society. A branch of […]

Delphi Junto Club

Members of the Delphi Chapter of Junto Club gathered in December for their Christmas party. Pictured are (l-r): Front – Barbara Bergner, Kay Seurynck, Sandra Beale, Connie Million, Richard Bailey, Joy Bailey, and Elaine Mc- Connell. 2nd Row – Fred Bergner, Lucy Jacob, Joe Seurynck, Dave Beale, John Million, Ruth Van Matre, Norine Hartzler, Lynn Kolter, and Alan McConnell. 3rd […]

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Meandering Melodies

Last week I mentioned it was my dear husband who introduced a new way of dating to me. When I broke up with the young man I thought I would marry in January 1979 I had several dates with other young men. My 16th birthday was in June and I was baptized in September. Philip and I had our first […]


So you’ve made some fabulous liqueurs from the recipes in the past few columns, now take one step further with some amazing craft cocktails from your collection. Grapefruit Squeeze is a perfect refreshing beverage made from Ruby Red Liqueur or your favorite purchased version. Toasted Almond combines my recipes for Marzipan Liqueur and Coffee Liqueur for a wonderful, creamy kick. […]


The CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, March 9, at the home of Steve and Maxine Brewer, 2175 E. 400 S., Bringhurst. RSVP to (765) 268-2382 or smbrewer@remconline.net. The Flora Library will host a LOCAL AUTHOR NIGHT featuring Carroll County authors Jessica Mc- Carty and Cheyenne Porras on Wednesday, March 13, at […]