2022-04-13 E-Edition

Sheriff candidates do some sparing at April 7 debate

Many times in past political debates, the candidates at the podium have agreed with each other on most topics posed to them. This was not the case at the April 7 sheriff’s debate hosted by the Carroll County Comet in the Delphi Community School Corporation’s Little Theatre April 7. Everything from the topic of a new jail to deputies campaigning […]

Legacy event: Part celebration, part homecoming

Lafayette TV-18 news anchor Jeff Smith turned the microphone back on two adept and highly successful interviewers last week as, in his words, “now they get to sit on the other side.” The Legacy Event held at the Delphi Opera House honored Abbie VanSickle, born and raised in Delphi and Brian Lamb, a Purdue graduate, raised in Lafayette and with […]

Delphi Opera House endowment initiative

An initiative to insure long term finances for future maintenance, preservation and programing at the circa 1865 Delphi Opera House was announced last week at the Legacy Event held to honor Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Abbie VanSickle and CNN founder Brian Lamb, both with local roots. The formation of the “Limelight Society” was detailed by Barb Mayfield, Delphi Opera House board […]

Celebrate 150 years of Flora at Depot Day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 24, and plan to spend the day in Flora at Depot Day. Not only will Depot Day be the grand opening of the Flora Depot Railroad and Local History Museum, it will be the 150th birthday celebration for the Town of Flora. Activities will begin at 11 a.m. and be centered in and around […]

Water aerobics returns to DCSC

The Delphi Community School Board learned that a program, which used to be offered at the school and was discontinued earlier in the year, has returned. It was announced at the Monday, April 11 meeting, Water Aerobics is again being offered in the High School pool by Mike Harbeck. Harbeck told the board, the program was started in 1992 and […]

Purdue Agriculture experts suggest thinking twice before purchasing Easter pets

Dating back centuries as a sign of fertility and new life, chicks and rabbits have been identified with Easter and spring décor, making their seasonal arrival in most farm supply stores a tempting purchase. These pets, however, come with specific needs to be considered before heading to the check out, according to Emily Luc, Purdue Extension agriculture and natural resources […]

Purdue Extension releases Indiana renewable energy survey results

Indiana communities are facing complex land-use planning decisions, specifically in regard to renewable energy. To assist communities, Purdue Extension, through support from Hoosiers for Renewables and Indiana Farm Bureau, released a comprehensive study on land-use regulations for wind and solar renewable energy along with county snapshots. “Hoosiers for Renewables is pleased with the effort made by Purdue on this important […]

80th birthday open house

An open house will be held Sunday, April 24, honoring Janice Marvin for her 80th birthday. The event, hosted by her family, will be from 2-5 p.m. at Living Faith Church of the Brethren, west of Flora. Janice was born April 14, 1942, in Portland, Oregon, to Wayne and Edna Timmons. She spent her childhood years in Lafayette and Idaville […]


Delphi Rotary Club On April 5, Clayton Michael-Butler, territory sales manager for Thunder Creek Equipment, spoke to the Rotary Club of Delphi. His discussion revolved around the uncertainty of the corn and bean market. Michael-Butler’s comments addressed the increase of several input costs such as potash, for example, shipping costs, sanctions, China’s needs and production, as well as the effects […]