2019-11-27 E-Edition

Chamber presents awards, recognizes membership

The 14th annual membership meeting and awards dinner of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce was held Nov. 20 at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. The 2019 Business of the Year was awarded to Flowers & Friends of Flora. Owner Theresa Brown accepted the award and was recognized for her many contributions to the Flora community and […]

County Council rejects jail contract for second time

Carroll County Commissioners signed a second contract with CCI builders at their Nov. 4 meeting after builder Jack Krause made slight changes to his proposal. Approval to fund the contract fell to the County Council at their Nov. 21 meeting. A majority of the Council voted not to pay for the first contract earlier this fall. Concerns with the contractual […]

Drainage Board will not fix new subdivision issues

The Carroll County Drainage Board discussed at length a situation in Clay Township that has been worsening for several months. The Area Plan Commission approved a site plan map for Kingslund Hollow, located south of Pyrmont on CR 800W., in April 2018. APC members approved the preapplication with several requirements to be met. Surveyor Don Shockley reported to the Drainage […]

DCSC and multi-school building corporations’ credit ratings downgraded

The Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) Board of School Trustees met in special session Monday night to discuss several issues, one of which was a credit report from S&P Global (formerly Standard and Poor’s). The report indicates DCSC’s credit rating has been lowered. The credit rating is used by investors and lenders to determine risk when loaning money. Curt Pletcher […]

DCSC Board looking for Liberty Twp. member

The Delphi Community School Board will be one board member short as of Dec. 31. Liberty Township Board member Bill Trueblood has resigned as of that date and it is the responsibility of the school board to name a replacement to fill the vacancy, if possible. Board members at the Monday night special meeting agreed that any resident of Liberty […]

New AARP report looks at key issues and emerging trends in family caregiving

Approximately 41 million unpaid family caregivers provided an estimated 34 billion hours of care — worth a staggering $470 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to the latest report in AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series. The report also explores the growing scope and complexity of caregiving, including an aging population, more family caregivers in […]

Dementia: Warning signs for family caregivers

From age 50 on, it’s not unusual to have occasional trouble finding the right word or remembering where you put things. But persistent difficulty with memory, cognition and ability to perform everyday tasks might be signs that something more serious is happening to a loved one’s brain. Dementia isn’t actually a disease, according to the Mayo Clinic. It’s a catch-all […]

Carroll County senior activities

The following is a list of activities for 2019 available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services at the Delphi Community Center, 311 N. Washington St., Delphi. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772. December 2 – 10 a.m., bowling*;3 – 12:30 p.m., bingo and euchre; 4 – 10 a.m., Walmart*;5 – 10:30 a.m. to […]

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for December 2019 available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967- 3400. December 2019 Dec. 2 – 12:30 p.m., EuchreDec. 3 – 12 p.m., Root BeerFloatsDec. 5 – 11:30 a.m., Jeopardywith Beth BertramDec. 9 – 12:30 p.m., EuchreDec. 10 – 12:30 p.m., Bingowith Mandy […]