2020-11-18 E-Edition

Many hands accomplish many projects

Carroll County Extension Homemakers recently hosted their annual sewing day to sew for others. Eighteen adults were kept busy sewing items for the Toy Store, a part of the Christmas Baskets project. They made 215 gift bags to be used to fill with small presents for ages 0-12 and have a head start on next year’s sewing with 105 bags […]

Health officer cracks down on non-compliant retail food establishments

Wearing a mask is not a choice

High levels of COVID-19 are currently found in all but five Indiana counties. Governor Eric Holcomb implemented pandemic requirements for all Hoosiers and targeted restrictions for high level counties. Executive Order 20-48 was signed on Friday (for highlights see page 6A). In a seven-day period, Nov. 10-17, Carroll County recorded 84 positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total number to […]

Possible legal action by Delphi against non-masked shoppers

Governor Eric Holcomb has directed all businesses to post signs on their doors mandating that masks be worn while on the premises. However, one Delphi business owner feels there should be some local teeth in the situation. Wallmann Grocery Store representative Matt McKean told the Delphi Board of Works at its Monday night meeting, he wants legal action to be […]

CJSHS to remain on virtual learning for 2 more weeks

The Carroll School Board learned at the Nov. 10 meeting the Jr.-Sr. High School would begin a hybrid A-B schedule again Nov. 16 after being back on virtual learning for the past three weeks. That all changed Monday when Superintendent Keith Thackery notified parents and staff that “three more staff members critical to the instructional process at the Jr.-Sr. High […]

Trustee’s death creates vacancy on CCSC board

Friday the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation lost a true friend. Dave Lambert, a long-time board member and benefactor to the corporation, died unexpectedly. Three nights earlier he had been elected to the school board to fill the unexpired term of Jon Johnson, who had resigned with two years remaining on his term. Lambert was sworn in at the beginning of […]

Local Drug Free group accepting mini-grant apps

The local drug free group, “Partnership for a Drug Free Carroll County” is accepting applications for mini-grants for projects which will address: • Education and/or prevention – programs aimed at preventing alcohol abuse and other drug use in groups who are not currently using alcohol and/or other drugs), •Intervention and/or treatment – programs focusing on methods of intervention and/or treatment […]

Flora Depot restoration to begin interior phase

Starting in January 2021, work will begin on Phase III, Part Two of the Flora Depot Restoration Project. When completed the interior of the depot will be finished and ready to be equipped as a museum space. This project is made possible through a generous grant in the amount of $68,707 from North Central Health Services (NCHS) administered by the […]

Logansport Memorial re-implements tightened restrictions

Citing patient, employee and provider safety, Logansport Memorial Hospital reimplemented a zero visitors policy, effective Tuesday, Nov. 17, until further notice. This is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases throughout Cass and surrounding counties, as well as across the state of Indiana. At this time, there are no visitors allowed at Logansport Memorial Hospital. Exceptions will be […]


A FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL will be served Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Honan Hall in Delphi.. This will be a carry-out hot meal only; no indoor dining. The 2020 CHRISTMAS BASKETS PROJECT is currently taking names of people in need of food/toy help. Those who know someone who would benefit from a basket should call […]