2023-12-06 E-Edition

Everyone loves a parade!

The Delphi and Flora communities ushered in the holidays with annual parades on Saturday. Old Saint Nick was able to make appearances in both parades and had time to stay afterwards and visit with children. The Delphi Lions Club parade, led by 2023 marshal, Anita Force, began at 1 p.m. and delighted attendees with floats, decorated vehicles, walking groups, the […]

Commissioners to support Tippecanoe Co. Commissioners in water reduction moratorium

Carroll County Commissioners voted to support the efforts of the Tippecanoe County Commissioners to not allow a significant amount of water from the local aquifer, which serves both counties and others, to be diverted to Boone County for infrastructure to a large economic development project, (known as the LEAP Project) for at least 90 days at the Monday, Dec. 4, […]

Two candidates interview for vacant DCSC board seat

Township District 1 seat on the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees became vacant when hold-over board member Steve Myer announced he was stepping down at the end of this year. Myer was considered a “hold over” after the last school board election four years ago because his term was ready to expire, no one ran for the seat […]

Flora Police to have chaplain

Pastor Brad Burton has agreed to be the Flora Police Dept.’s first chaplain. Chief James Bishop made the announcement at Monday night’s meeting of the Flora Town Council. Bishop said he will be “a very valuable asset” for the department. He will primarily serve the officers and their families but will be available for department purposes as well. Burton is […]

Tom Kressley is Pete Award recipient

Tom Kressley, a life-long resident of the Flora community, is the 2023 recipient of the Flora Lions Club Pete Award. Last night (Dec. 5) He was presented the award at the annual Lions Club Christmas Dinner held at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. Tom said when he received the call from Lions president Mark Good that he […]

Christmas Baskets distribution to begin

Distributions for the Christmas Basket project for 2023 is this week. Food certificate distribution will be Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Delphi United Methodist Church parking lot from 9 to 11 a.m. Food certificates are given in lieu of food baskets due to the pandemic in 2020. Toy distribution for children up to age 18 will be Friday, Dec. 8, […]


Orders for WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA are to be picked up on Saturday, Dec. 16, between 9-11 a.m. at the Camden American Legion Post on Main Street. CARROLL COUNTY PARKS BOARD will meet in the Camden Library’s reading room on Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. for the quarterly meeting. ROSS STRIEBECK, who is retiring on Dec. 31 after 43 years of […]

Professional Briefs

ABIGAIL DIENER, a partner with Diener & Martin, LLC, Delphi, was appointed to the Kids First Trust Fund Board by Governor Eric Holcomb. She will serve until June 30, 2027. Indiana-based farmerowned cooperatives CO-ALLIANCE COOPERATIVE, INC. and CERE SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE, INC.. announced Nov. 29 an agreement to pursue a merger. The cooperatives spent the past three months in a due […]

Texas Mounties

Meandering Melodies

The day had been long on Thursday, Nov. 16, as we wearily climbed into the car to head to Texarkana, Texas, where we planned to stay the night. We were feeling the pull of our home fires and the Wolf Family Christmas that was planned for Saturday night and Sunday. We planned to stay with our daughter in Tennessee on […]