2019-12-04

2019-12-04 E-Edition

Santa hears Christmas wishes

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in style Saturday for the Camden Bazaar in a Jackson Township Fire Truck. The couple greeted the crowd before entering the Camden Community Center where they sat on a stage and listened to wishes and hopes of area children. Two young girls are seen sitting on Santa Claus’ lap, dressed in their finest Christmas clothes, […]

Work release program thrown into the mix of ideas for new jail



Carroll County Commissioners have been rebuffed twice by the County Council when they asked for an openended jail builder contract to be funded. The last time this happened was at the Nov. 21 Council meeting. Although the topic was not on the Monday morning Commissioners’ meeting agenda, it was first approached by community member Jeff Watson, owner of Watson Construction. […]

Pete Award goes to Doug Winger



Flora Lions Club honored Doug Winger as the 35th recipient of the Pete Award on Tuesday night. He was presented the award at the club’s annual Christmas dinner held at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. The Pete Award recognizes exceptional service to the community, in honor of the late De- Vere “Pete” Hoffman. Doug was chosen for […]

A ‘Holly Jolly’ Christmas comes to Delphi Saturday


The 28th annual Delphi Lions Club Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 7, beginning at 1 p.m. The parade will leave from the old Middle School Gymnasium on Monroe St. This year’s theme is “Holly Jolly Christmas” and Delphi Community High School principal Ann-Marie Circle and husband, restaurateur Pete Circle are the Grand Marshals. Registration for floats and groups begins […]

Tinsmans to lead Flora’s Christmas Parade

Tree lighting and Santa visits to follow


Flora’s Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Saturday late afternoon. This year’s themed “Christmas in Farm Country” parade will get under way at 4:30 p.m. with the lighting of the town Christmas tree to follow. Leading the parade as grand marshals will be Flora natives Bill and Joretta Tinsman. The couple helps out with many community activities and […]

Zero-setback request in Upper Sunset Park granted by BZA



The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) approved a variance for James W. Premeske to build a 40’ garage parallel with his house at 11856 Fairway Ln. in Upper Sunset Park at the Nov. 24 meeting. Premeske owns three adjacent lots. However, the approval came with concerns. BZA President Everett Snoeberger noted that, if the front of the garage […]

Delphi water rate hike approved



Delphi City leaders, in what was the last meeting for all current City Council members, voted to approve Mayor Shane Evans’ proposed increase in water rates in a five-to-two vote at the short Monday night meeting. Council members Dick Traeger, who has served for the past eight years and made the motion to approve the hike, Carolyn Pearson who has […]

Need for blood doesn’t stop for holidays – donors needed

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than one million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a sufficient supply is available for patients throughout the holiday season. Those with type O […]

Meandering Melodies

Meandering through December”

December has arrived swiftly this year! There’s always a whirlwind of activities. Some of the activities are centered around our family. Some of the activities are centered around our community. Some of the activities are centered around our church family and fellowship, some are centered around our friends. At times it’s overwhelming as we scurry here and rush there to […]