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What was the government shutdown?

This past government shutdown was the longest in history, lasting for 35 days.

Nickolas Roberson, columnist

January 31, 2019

On Jan. 25, 2019, the second government shutdown to occur during Donald Trump’s presidency was temporarily ended. What exactly was the shutdown? Why did it happen? Will our politicians allow it to happen again? The government shutdown for the United States of America took place from Dec. 22 - Ja...

Sandwich Shop renovations underway

Sandwich Shop renovations underway

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

The popular eatery known as the Sandwich Shop is closed for the month of January to update and renovate the building to improve the structural integrity and provide more space for the customers. Full time cook and owner Pete Circle is looking forward to the much-needed upgrades. He is planning on installing a whole new black ceiling, which will be raised hig...

Nike’s prominence in NBA in jeopardy

Elijah Hudson, sports writer

December 19, 2018

When the National Basketball Association was brought into existence, Converse Chuck Taylors were the prevailing shoe on the court. However, as times changed, Puma became a particularly popular shoe throughout the league, with many players donning the Puma Clyde (named after Clyde Frazier, who was on...

St. Elizabeth’s new assisted living facility aims to keep residents in Carroll County

The entrance to the new assisted living facility of St. Elizabeth is shown. After 14 months since breaking ground, the addition is finally complete, and is ready to begin moving residents in.

Jordan Ladd, editor

December 8, 2018

St. Elizabeth, a local nursing home in Delphi, has recently opened up the doors of its new $4.5 million assisted living facility. Paid for by Trilogy Health Services, a premier healthcare company in the Midwest, St. Elizabeth was chosen from multiple facilities to receive the new residential area. A...

Delphi’s FFA chapter heads to convention

Delphi presents a 1945 John Deere B tractor to John Deere on behalf of National FFA with the CEO of National FFA and the CEO of John Deere present.

Joe Perry, Sports writer

November 12, 2018

In Carroll County, agriculture is among the most coveted industries that we have. This is exhibited by the expansive corn fields that surround our small town, but it is personified by our talented FFA chapter, which represented Delphi at the National FFA Convention last week. The convention ran from W...

May B.O.B forever rest in peace

May B.O.B forever rest in peace

Jessica Powlen, staff writer

October 17, 2018

Have you heard the tragic story of what happened to B.O.B?  B.O.B has been a dear companion of ours for the past 14 years.  His one goal in life was to sustain the minds of students with literature.  He wanted students to find their love for reading and create new friendships with those who have the same in...

European Union considers meme ban

European Union considers meme ban

October 3, 2018

In June of 2018, the European Union developed a new rule that could be the end of memes as we know it: Article 13. This new law is going to include censoring social media posts for copyright infringement, which is when someone uses a piece of creative content that belongs to someone else without legal r...

Senior Jonas Brown earns national grant for FFA community garden

Jonas Brown, left, and Mr. Plank, right, show off this week's produce that was picked.

Jordan Ladd, editor

September 19, 2018

Delphi senior Jonas Brown earned a national grant this September for his work in the Delphi FFA’s community garden. The grant is sponsored by Land O’ Lakes, a member-owned cooperative that focuses on the agriculture industry. Called the ‘Garden Guru’ Grant, the grant is given to, “an FFA student that consiste...

Homecoming week full of activities

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

The week of Homecoming is a great way to show off school spirit and to enjoy some good times with classmates. Here is a guide for all of the upcoming Homecoming events.   Spirit week dress-up days:   Monday- Hat Day Tuesday- Pajama Day Wednesday- College Day Thursday- Throw...

Delphi celebrates fifth annual Bacon Fest

Delphi celebrates fifth annual Bacon Fest

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 26 Delphi held its fifth annual Bacon Fest. Being one of the biggest bacon producing counties in Indiana, it is no wonder why Delphi is home to this unique festival. Many bacon creations took shape there, such as bacon fried ice cream, chocolate bacon, and all kinds of bacon food...