2024-03-13

2024-03-13 E-Edition

Gone with the wind

No welcome for wind power in Carroll County


The Carroll County Commissioners were receiving public praise following a work session to discuss developing a new county wind power ordinance. Area citizens were asked to participate in the meeting by offering their input and concerns. More than 70 community members were on hand for the meeting. “I don’t know of another instance in Indiana where the people were given […]

Oracles kick off track season

Delphi track athletes kicked off their season on Saturday, March 9, when the team traveled to Purdue University to compete against more than 20 other teams in the Maverick Hoosier State Relays (HSR) Indoor Invitational at Lambert Fieldhouse. For the full story and a preview of the 2024 season, see page 8.

Allen’s trial to begin in May



In a continued series of twists and turns that surprise no one familiar with the case, Richard Allen’s day in court is coming sooner than later. Allen is accused of killing Abigail Williams and Liberty German in Carroll County. Williams and German went missing on Feb. 13, 2017. Their bodies were found by a search party the next day, Feb. […]

From Ball State to Delphi, new library director follows calling



Sitting behind the desk in Bracken Library on the campus of Ball State University, Ashley Meyer found herself surrounded by books. Her career path as a student studying communication studies at the time was to one day be in the world of publishing. At the time, the new Director at the Delphi Public Library had no idea her life would […]

City Council meets, approves use of golf cart by police



While meeting in regular session on March 4, the Delphi City Council passed five measures in one evening which resulted in resident comments and council explanations. Passed were Resolu- tion 2024-5 transferring funds from a proposed full-time Community Development Director position, which did not come to pass, to EDIT consulting. Resolution 2024-6 reimburses expenditures. Ordinance 2024- 5 permits the Delphi […]

Burlington Township: A Michigan Road Metropolis

Carroll County History


Gently nestled in the southeast corner of Carroll County is Burlington Township, an area that was affected greatly by the Michigan Road, one of the oldest means of transportation in Carroll County, having been engineered in that part of the State as far back as 1830, and which eventually connected Michigan City with Madison, Indiana. This road is currently known […]

Air Force Captain Mike Wilcox (Vietnam)

Carroll County’s Own


Mike Wilcox served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. He completed three tours in Vietnam as a navigator, flying B-52 bombers as part of the 307th Strategic Air Wing and logging 118 combat missions. He also spent four years in England as a weapons officer, flying F-111s with the 77th Tactical Fighter Squadron, supporting NATO forces in Europe. […]

Community Calendar

Burlington Park Board, Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m., at the Burlington Community Park, County Road 450 South, Burlington. Special meeting of the Carroll County Commissioners, March 7, at 5:30 p.m., Carroll County 4-H Building, 102 North South Fourth St., Flora. Art auction to benefit the Upper Room Youth Center, 101 W. Front St., Friday, March 7, doors open at 5:30 […]

– Washington Township –



Every Wednesday through the season of Lent, Faith Lutheran Church, 6765 East 800 North, Logansport, will have a mid-week meal at 6 p.m. and Holden Evening Prayer Service at 6:45 p.m. They plan to have weekly information from the places that have been outreach projects throughout the year. The service can be watched online at bit.ly/fstpservices, either live or anytime […]