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Mrs. Theobald receives prestigious honor

Shelby Bradshaw, Editor

February 13, 2014


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DCHS agriculture teacher Beth Theobald was recently presented with the Certificate of Distinction award. This award is presented by the Purdue University Agriculture Alumni Association, and it is one of the most prestigious awards they give. The nomination came from one of her teaching mentors that she met...

LMC experiences water damage

LMC experiences water damage

Emma Carpenter, staff writer

January 27, 2014


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While the majority of Delphi residents were snowed in at home during the second week of January,  an unfortunate circumstance was occurring at the local high school.  A main water pipe froze and burst in the upstairs guidance office, causing the library beneath it to suffer significant damage. 377 ...

Five unique college majors

Shelby Bradshaw, Editor

January 24, 2014


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With college applications all being officially sent in and seniors finalizing their path for next year, there is always the frequently asked question: What are you planning on majoring in? For many, the answer is nursing, or business or engineering. What some people don’t realize is that there are a ...

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Shelby Bradshaw, Editor

November 22, 2013


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Every year, millions of families gather together all over the country to wine and dine together on Thanksgiving day. Wonderful food, chilly weather, and good times with loved ones are how most of the break from school and work are spent, but what about the real meaning of the day? Of course, everyone...

D.A.R.E role models visit DCES

D.A.R.E role models visit DCES

Emma Carpenter, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013


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On Nov. 12 the D.A.R.E. program was held in the elementary school for the fifth grade class. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), a program run by Detective Steve Mullin of the Carroll County sheriff’s office,  is a drug prevention program that has been used by DCES for nearly 20 years.  ...

Mr. Barry takes his leave

Adam Clawson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013


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  As we grow ever nearer to the end of the semester, we are forced to say goodbye to a mentor and a friend. As many of you may already know, Mr. Barry was offered a position at North Central High School in Indianapolis. Leaving DCHS was a difficult decision, but it would have been irresponsibl...

Hoosier Heartland affecting Delphi residents and businesses

Miranda Edwards, staff writer

November 8, 2013


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       The small town of Delphi, Indiana has been subject to many changes in the past two years. The biggest of these changes is the Hoosier Heartland highway. This stretch of highway is intended to extend from Lafayette, IN. to Toledo, OH, a distance of approximately 200 miles. Delphi gained anoth...

Fun activities for fall

Miranda Edwards, staff writer

October 24, 2013


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         The breeze is constantly blowing. The sound of orange leaves crunches underneath your feet. Autumn is in the air, and it is the perfect weather for outdoor activities. The temperature is not miserably hot or cold making the most comfortable attire jeans and a light jacket or hoodie.   ...

Senior Whitley Lehr receives academic commendation

Senior Whitley Lehr receives academic commendation

Miranda Edwards, staff writer

October 13, 2013


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The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that dates back to 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT. Approximately 1.5 million students entered the program, and of that, the 50,000 top scores q...

Local veteran bestowed honor

Local veteran bestowed honor

Joe Clouser, Editor

October 10, 2013


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With Veteran’s Day looming in the not-so-distant future, it is time to reflect upon our veterans.  It is difficult for most of us to even fathom what their service was like and sometimes even more difficult to know how best to honor them.  However, Indiana veterans of World War II are honored in a...

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