2021-11-10 E-Edition

Cougars claim Sectional championship

Carroll football, under first-year coach Blake Betzner, will play in its first regional in 18 years when it hosts North Judson at Carroll’s Lambert Field Friday night at 7:30. The Cougars defeated Clinton Prairie 16-6 to win the title. It was a sweet victory as the Gophers had defeated the Cougars earlier in the season. After the game, fans stormed […]

Statewide housing stability partnership launched

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority will accept applications from renters in all 92 counties for the Indiana Supreme Court’s Eviction Diversion Program, which is a tool to promote housing stability across the state. To qualify, the renter must have a pending eviction filed against them where they are named as the defendant and have not applied to or […]

DCSC approves preventive maintenance contract

Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) Board of School Trustees decided some months ago it would be prudent to practice preventative maintenance using one company instead of waiting for an issue to arise and then deciding how to not only repair it but also how to fund the repair. Board members decided to hire Benchmark Mechanical Inc. of Kokomo for $5,960 […]

Delphi Chamber votes to dissolve

A unanimous vote was cast Monday night in favor of the resolution to dissolve the Greater Delphi Chamber of Commerce. The next step in the process to dissolve is to sell the Chamber’s property, said Matt McKean, Chamber vice president. That property is the parking lot and storage facility next to Mitchell’s Mexican Grill. McKean said the property has been […]

Hoosiers ages 5-11 now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine

The Indiana Department of Health announced last week Hoosiers ages 5 to 11 are now eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine following the Nov. 2 authorization of the pediatric vaccine by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Carroll County Health Department does not have the pediatric vaccine for the 5 to 11 age group, but expects to in […]

NWISWD promotes ‘America Recycles Day’

According to the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District, Nov. 15 is “America Recycles Day.” This is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. The activity of recycling keeps more than one-third of the nation’s trash out of landfills each year. When articles are recycled, energy is saved, natural resources are conserved and […]

Farmer sentiment weakens amid rising concerns of a cost-price squeeze

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer recorded a drop in producer sentiment in October, down 3 points to a reading of 121. The modest drop was part of a three-month slide for the index primarily due to producers’ weakened perceptions for both current and future conditions in the production agriculture sector. The Index of Current Conditions was down 5 […]

Pesticide Applicators Recertification Program is Dec. 3

Purdue Extension – Carroll County will host a Pesticide Applicators Recertification Program on Friday, Dec. 3, from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the 4-H building in Flora. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with donuts and coffee available during registration. This is an approved program for one recertification credit toward a Private Applicator’s License and a maximum of two Commercial […]

New edition of cover crop field guide is released

Cover crops are used to slow erosion, improve soil health and capture nutrients. However, from planting to termination, growers face many production decisions. The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC), composed of representatives from 12 Midwest states and the province of Ontario in Canada, agricultural stakeholders and universities, including Purdue, is releasing a new edition of the Cover Crops Field Guide. […]