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Terror attacks in Paris

Hannah Alexander, Staff Writer

November 26, 2015

          On Friday the 13th, Paris was attacked by the radical group known as ISIS. The attacks occurred in many places such as a stadium, local café, and a popular nightclub. There are 129 people dead and over 350 people injured with 80 -99 of the injured in critical condition. The attacks began a...

Delphi elects Independent candidate Shane Evans

Delphi elects Independent candidate Shane Evans

Miranda Edwards, Editor

November 11, 2015

       The citizens of small-town Delphi, Indiana, elected Independent candidate Shane Evans to serve as Mayor on Thursday, Nov. 4. Evans, 25, is now one of the youngest mayors in Indiana. Evans is a 2008 graduate of Delphi Community High School and is currently a paralegal studying to retake hi...

Syrian refugees have nowhere to flee

Hannah Alexander, Staff Writer

October 16, 2015

Since March 2011, over 4 million Syrian refugees have been forced to leave their homes because of the Syrian Civil War. Many have fled to neighboring countries. Of the 4 million refugees, over half of them have been children. Countries such as Britain and Germany are now being faced with a crisis. Some countries ...

Wake the kids! Phone the neighbors! The Pope is in town!

Emilee Gear, staff writer

October 13, 2015

From being a bouncer in a bar in Buenos Aires, to being a pontiff, Pope Francis has seen it all, except, before a few weeks ago, he had never seen our great nation.  From Thursday, Sept. 24th to Sunday, Sept. 27th, the pope visited The United States for the first time in his papacy, and his life.  He...

Mohammed’s discrimination results in recognition

Hannah Alexander, Staff Writer

October 8, 2015

On Sept. 16, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohammed of Irving, Texas brought a clock he made by himself to school. His teacher took Mohammed’s invention as a threat and called the police. Mohammed was suspended from school and escorted out of the school by police.       Police tried to charge Mohammed wi...

Church shooting in Selma, Alabama.

Carol Johnson, staff writer

September 24, 2015

On Sunday, Sept. 20, there was a shooting at Oasis Tabernacle Church in Selma, Alabama. The shooter, James Junior Minter, opened fire at his girlfriend, his one month old son, and the pastor at the early morning service. The people of the congregation were described by police as ‘heroes’ as they...

Former President Carter has been diagnosed with cancer.

Carol Johnson, staff writer

September 21, 2015

President James “Jimmy” Earl Carter announced on Aug. 20 his recent cancer diagnosis. The 39th president said that the cancer is all over his body. It was discovered in July after having undergone surgery to remove a small mass in his liver. "Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is i...

Russian Food Embargo

Hannah Alexander, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

On Aug. 18, the Russian police busted a cheese smuggling ring worth more than 30 million dollars. The smugglers managed to get rennet, which is an enzyme used in the cheese making process, into the country to make cheese similar to Western cheese and sell it in stores. Police raided 17 warehouses, h...

‘Route 29 Batman’ killed in a tragic car accident

Hannah Irelan, staff writer

September 8, 2015

On a late Sunday evening, the Batmobile pulled into a local gas station and, as usual, the children who saw it gawked in amazement. Robinson was accustomed to that. The Baltimore resident turned superhero had for years dressed as the Caped Crusader, travelled to hospitals throughout the Baltimore-Washi...

Frozen yogurt trend hits Delphi

Hannah Irelan, staff writer

August 25, 2015

Residents of Delphi will be happy to hear that the frozen yogurt trend has finally made its way here. “Blue Moose,” with its quirky motif and carnival themed snacks, has already greatly impacted this small town despite only being open for a few weeks. Although construction was still underway, Blue Moose...