2020-01-01 E-Edition

Taking an oath to follow the law

The newly elected officials in Carroll County were sworn into their respective offices this week. In their Oath of Office, administered by Carroll Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Diener, they agreed to “support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Indiana” and “faithfully, impartially and diligently discharge the duties” of their office “according to the […]

New jail for Carroll County a go

Carroll County Commissioners and Council members have been debating how to bring about building and funding a new jail for several months. The proposed cost of the project was initially $12.5 million and jumped to $15 million with an additional approximate $2 million in soft costs by the time the project was approved by both bodies of county government at […]

2020 Primary Election – filing begins in 1 week

Jan. 8 to Feb. 7 is filing season

The 2020 Primary Election Day will be May 5. According to the Indiana Secretary of State Election Division calendar, potential candidates for county, state and federal races can begin filing Jan. 8. This is the first day a candidate in a major political party can file to be on the ballot in the May Primary Election. Republican Party precinct committee […]

Short end-of-year meeting to pay bills for Delphi

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Bradshaw and Mayor Shane Evans met Monday evening to finish the City’s financial business. Also in attendance was City Council member- elect Gayle Conner and Clerk- Treasurer Leanne Aldrich. Claims for a total of $228,733.72 were presented for approval. Bradshaw asked about claims totaling $5,088 for signage paid to Indiana Logo Sign G roup […]

New policy lowers Flora’s health insurance cost

Flora Town Council met Friday at noon for an end of the year meeting. Following the advice of Glendon Wolfe with Norris Insurance, the town will go with Anthem Plan 4EZV for employee healthcare insurance in 2020. The premium for the previous plan doubled in cost for the new year. Wolfe found an alternative plan that has a reduction in […]

2019 Year In Review

June 5 – Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian were seniors Marlene Joy Seward and Grace Krom for the graduating Class of 2019… There has been a question about ownership and management of the Delphi Trolley on the part of the City Council. City of Delphi Clerk Treasurer Leanne Aldrich said the City holds the title to the vehicle […]

Zooks to celebrate 70th

Wayne and Janis Zook of Delphi will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at an open house for family and friends on Sunday, Jan. 5. The event, hosted by their children, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at Carroll Manor, 6409 W. 100 N., Delphi. Zook and the former Janis Grassmyer were married Jan. 1, 1950, at the Radnor United […]

2020 vision

Meandering Melodies

Brrrrrrrrrrr!!! Ready or not winter has returned! I’m thinking a person could get rather spoiled with 50-degree weather in Indiana at this time of year! My Aunt Martha used to say, “We take whatever comes.” How true that is. Sometimes we take whatever comes with quiet resignation and acquiescence. Sometimes we take whatever comes without complaining. Sometimes we take whatever […]

Thoughts for the new year

Midwest Memo

I like the fact that 2020 is now upon us. There is a lot of symmetry present in these even looking, repeating numbers sporting all smooth curves and few edges. Take a good hard look at 2020. The number itself looks clean and exciting and welcoming. It will be both grand and pleasant to track and write and measure 2020 […]