March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County Council struggles with additional appropriations/transfers

Accounting errors vex county leaders

A $24,767 additional appropriation from the Rainy Day Fund for new servers at the jail was approved by the Carroll County Council months ago. More...

Local News

Barn contest celebrates Indiana’s ag heritage

Any Indiana barn built prior to 1950 and still standing is eligible to be entered in a contest that is honoring the state’s rural heritage. More...

Date set for 75 connector completion

Pete Wagoner reported at Thursday night’s Camden Town Council meeting that the Indiana Department of Transportation has indicated the county road 75 connector to the Hoosier Heartland Highway should be completed by Sept. 1. More...

DPS to apply for federal grant

Public Hearing set for Monday night

The Delphi Preservation Society (DPS) will hold a formal Public Hearing to allow community members to comment on a $127,192 Community Facilities grant proposal the group plans to submit to the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development More...

Opinions & Letters

Burger and fries with a caviar view

Midwest Memo

Friday night Deb and I were both in Chicago. When dinner time hit we decided on hamburgers and fries. It was cold outside and we were looking for something close to my office. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It’s time to audit the County Auditor

Carroll County Council members did themselves a disservice last Thursday. When, after confronting County Auditor Debbie Stevens about her error-ridden financial reports, they did not end the council meeting. More...

Education

DCMS wins annual ‘Bacon Bits’ challenge

The 10th Annual Junior “Bacon Bits” Battle of the Books challenge between Carroll Junior High and Delphi Community Middle schools was won by DCMS. The challenge was held March 17 at Carroll Junior High. More...

Ivy Tech increases dual credit offerings, agreements with high schools

Ivy Tech Community College has increased its number of dual credit agreements and now has a direct relationship with 93 percent of Indiana’s public high schools. This is up from 88 percent of schools in 2013-14. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Atlantic Credit & Finance Special Finance Unit LLC filed a complaint against Gwen Everett. Cavalry SPV I LLC filed a complaint against Jessica Spangler. LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Dale Seward II, 29. More...

Marriage Licenses

Douglas R. White, 49, and Janice L. Wilken, 39, both of Camden. William M. Stalbaum, 53, and Kristie M. Whitaker, 41, both of Delphi. Eric A. Peters, 43, Camden, and Joyce L. Rock, 43, Lafayette. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Phyllis Johnson. Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against John Workinger Jr. and Janell L. Workinger. The estate of Essie E. Zook was admitted for probate. More...

Trust lost in auditor’s budget numbers

County Council meeting halted

Carroll County Council members expressed discontent with error-ridden information provided to them by Carroll County Auditor Debbie Stevens at their March 19 meeting. More...

County officials caution drivers of thawing roads

Carroll County officials warn drivers county roads can pose safety issues in some areas. Sudden surface changes exist on various roads in the county due to extreme freezing and thawing through the winter. More...

Community

Bell 50th anniversary

Gary and Jane Bell, 4708 E. 600 S., Cutler, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Bell and the former Jane Thomas were married March 28, 1965, at the Methodist Church in Russiaville. More...

Veach, Metzger wed

Megan Nicole Veach and Adam Montgomery Metzger were married Jan. 17. The Rev. Bruce Fultz officiated the ceremony held at the Refuge Worship Center in Logansport. The bride’s father, Troy Veach, walked his daughter down the aisle. More...

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at 7 p.m. March 26 at the Garden Gate Tea Room in Delphi. Everyone is welcome. The annual EASTER EGG HUNT on the courthouse lawn in Delphi will be April 4, beginning at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Worl is named to JVA Watch List

Lauren Worl, a Carroll High School sophomore, was recently named to the Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) National Watch List for the Class of 2017. More...

Faith

I love Holy Week

Lessons from the Heart

I love Holy Week and it is coming you know. Holy Week is really the reason we celebrate Christmas. Some of you who are reading this may only attend worship on these days for the songs and the pageantry of the services. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The Whiteman Brothers elevator structures were demolished which took some effort on the part of those doing the job. The elevator closed in 2004 after 90 years of business. More...

Obituaries

Lowell L. Spesard

Lowell Lee Spesard, 77, of Cutler, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.He was born Dec. 27, 1937, in Catlin, Ill., to Lloyd and Pearl Archer Spesard. More...

Geraldine Clawson

Geraldine K. Clawson, 89, of Lafayette, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette. She was born on June 6, 1925, to the late Alphonse and Mary (Glasser) Mueller in Chicago, Ill. She was a graduate of St. More...

Katina G. Jones

Katina Gayle (Ohlemacher) Jones, 68, of Thomasville, N.C., passed away at 11:14 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015, at High Point Regional Hospital. More...

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