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New principal named for CJSHS

Carroll Elementary Assistant Principal Tiffany Myers was named principal of the junior-senior high at the June 22 meeting of the Carroll School Board. She replaces Angela Moreman, who resigned after holding that position for three years. More...

Local News

Mathews memorial ride set July 4

The first annual Scott “Petey” Mathews Memorial Ride will take place July 4. The ride will leave at 8:30 a.m. from Mathews Buildings, 9394 N. SR 29, south of Burlington. More...

Notice of assessments mailed to county property owners

Carroll County Assessor Neda Duff mailed the 2015 Notice of Assessment to county property owners June 22 to notify taxpayers of the assessed value of their property for tax purposes. More...

Burlington

A July 4 celebration is planned in Burlington at the Community Park starting at 4 p.m. with a fish fry and other activities. Fireworks will begin at dusk. Kiwanis Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

A delight to behold

Midwest Memo

Sometimes I will look at a family photograph with me included in the picture and wonder. I wonder to myself if at the instant the image was captured I was truly taking in the delight of the moment. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

We need both insiders and outsiders in Congress

Comments on Congress

Members of Congress get categorized in all sorts of ways. They’re liberal or conservative; Republican or Democrat; interested in domestic affairs or specialists in foreign policy. More...

Education

Long-time English teacher finds joy in helping students express their ideas

Thirty-five-year English teacher Marsha Eckert retired at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. She spent her entire teaching career at Carroll High School after graduating from Purdue University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. More...

Dedication of Camp Tecumseh’s Barbara Kampen Chapel is set for today

Dedication of the Barbara Kampen Chapel at YMCA Camp Tecumseh near Delphi will take place today, July 1. The Kampen family will dedicate the newly renovated Barbara Kampen Chapel to Camp Tecumseh in honor of their mother, Barbara, of West Lafayette. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

BRANDON WILSON of Delphi, a senior studying design engineering technology, MICHELLE BRITT of Burrows, a senior studying psychology, and ANDRIA LAND of Flora, a junior studying psychology, have been named to the dean’s list at Trine University, More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Josh Lank’s Reborn Auto Sales filed a complaint against Michael Davis. Ortman Drilling Inc. filed a complaint against Richard Harrison and Jennifer Harrison. Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Alex Ropp. More...

Marriage Licenses

Joseph M. Click, 25, and Courtney L. McKay, 28, both of Bringhurst Virgil L. Butcher Jr., 60, Delphi, and Christine A. Vanderaa, 48, Brookston Ronald A. Smith, 28, and Carley L. Heckman, 26, both of Delphi Austin A. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Discover Bank filed a complaint against Cheryl Tillett. Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Ronald Ginn. Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Nichole L. Baker. The estates of Alma E. Brubaker and Edgar E. More...

Delphi Mayoral race just got a little more crowded

A local 25-year-old decided last week to enter the Delphi Mayoral race as an independent candidate. Shane Evans filed a petition in the Carroll County Clerk’s Office containing 15 certified valid signatures. More...

Fireworks and more on July 4th

Individuals looking for special Independence Day celebrations this weekend can choose from various activities and fireworks displays around the county. Delphi More...

Delphi leaders okay OS traditional location

The Delphi Board of Works met in special session Monday at 5 p.m. to discuss how to manage downtown festivals. More...

Community

86 volunteers turn out for Fallen Officers Blood Drive

Seventy-one units of blood were received from eighty-six volunteers when the Red Cross Fallen Officers Blood Drive was in Flora on June 25. The Flora United Methodist Church with nine volunteers will receive $100 from Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

Announcements

The AMERICAN LEGION POST 75 meets the second Monday of each month beginning at 7 p.m. at the Post located at 211 S. Washington St. in Delphi. All veterans are invited to attend. More...

More about hair

Meandering Melodies

There’s something about covering your head with a prayer covering that makes people curious. It is not uncommon for people to ask our sisters questions about their hair. More...

Sports

McCammon named boys basketball coach for Delphi

Delphi Community School Board met in special session June 25 and approved the hiring of Brian Mc- Cammon as the new High School boys basketball coach. More...

County Tournament

Flora’s 8U All Stars The 8u Flora All-Star team took second place in the county tournament held last weekend in Delphi. More...

Faith

Sin free

Lessons from the Heart

Cancer—my wife heard it in 2005. She survived. In 2012, she heard it again. Thankfully, she survived. In 2013, she heard it again! Three times cancer, three different places in her body. More...

Obituaries

Richard L. Hicks

Richard L. Hicks, 73, of Flora, entered Heaven on Sunday, June 28, 2015, after what was expressed by his family as a “great day” at Lake Freeman. More...

Bruce E. Polstra

Bruce E. Polstra, 69, of rural Delphi, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at 2:58 p.m. at the IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. He had battled cancer since January. He was born Jan. More...

Marlene Wolf

Marlene (Myer) Wolf, 79, of Flora, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette. Born June 11, 1936, at home in Flora, she was the only child of the late Joe W. and Miriam (Cohee) Myer. More...

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