June 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Progress continues on county bridges

As the summer rolls on, progress will be made on a number of Carroll County bridges being repaired and rehabilitated. And that means some of them will be closed until the work is completed. County highway supervisor Ramzi Awwad More...

Local News

151st annual Old Settlers

Plans underway for

Delphi Chamber of Commerce has begun planning for the 151st Old Settlers Celebration in downtown Delphi. The very first meeting, on Aug. More...

Camden to correct meter problem

The clerk-treasurer's request to approve expenditures of funds to start moving "problem" meters from the basements of certain residences was approved at the June 13 meeting of the Camden Town Council. More...

Burlington's red barn is coming down

Burlington Town Council opened the June 14 meeting with a decision to tear down the red barn, located on the south side of Burlington Community Park. A new barn to house just the town truck and generator will be built in its place. More...

Sports

2006 Hog Jog winner has local ties

Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Fife of Seymour won the 2006 Hog Jog. He ran the nearly six mile course in 33:50. More...

Sport Shorts

State doubles champion M e l a n i e S u l l i v a n , Greenwood, granddaughter of Max and N o r m a Sullivan of Delphi, was a member of the Center Grove High School girls tennis More...

Delphi Pony team picks up 2 wins

Delphi Auto Express Pony baseball team ran its record to 11-3 with a 12-1 win over Frankfort Gray and a 2-0 win over Clinton Central. More...

Society

Allens celebrate 25th

Mr. and Mrs. Rod Allen of 308 W. North Street, Delphi, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Beef and Boards, hosted by their children. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dunn of Anderson, S.C. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. with an open house at White Oaks on Lake Freeman, hosted by their children. Dunn and the former Carol Simmons were married June 24, 1956 in L

worked as a secretary for Krogers. The couple has 3 children, Allen Dunne (wife Thelma) of Rochester Hills, Mich., Chris Dunn (wife Mickie) and Laura Johnson (husband Don), both of Anderson, S.C. More...

Greiners celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Greiner of Livingston, Texas, celebrated their 50th anniversary May 18 with a dinner reception in Houston, Texas, hosted by their son and daughter-in-law. More...

Obituaries

Leila H. Laber

Leila H. "Lee" Bolinger Laber, 60, of 2618W 900N, Delphi, died at 12:45 p.m. on June 14, 2006, at her residence. She had battled cancer for the past few months. More...

Lula K. McFall

Lula K. McFall, 90, of B r o o k s t o n , died at 9:50 p.m. on June 17, 2006, in her daughter's home in Cutler. She had been in poor health for several months. More...

Helen M. Smith

Helen M. Thomson Smith, 89, of Monticello, formerly of Prince William Road, Delphi, died at 7:40 p.m. on June 19, 2006, at Twin Lakes Village in Monticello. More...

Special Sections

IPC expansion a good surprise to city leader

A growing business is a good thing for any community. Although negative economic growth is frequently a topic of discussion at county commissioners' and city council meetings, there is one industry with good news in the works. More...

Commissioners hold debate on mega-dairy

If the opponents to a proposed mega-dairy in Democrat Township get their way, there will be no zoning or building permits issued to Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) until the current ordinance is revamped and modified. More...

Delphi's senior housing project is a go

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced June 15 the Area IV Development Corporation was awarded two grants to proceed with the proposed senior housing project planned for the outskirts of Delphi. More...

Community

Meetings

Classy Classics The monthly meeting of the Classy Classics Extension Homemakers Club was held June 12 at the home of Lois Patty on Lake Shafer with 15 members present. More...

Announcements

The American Red Cross will hold a BLOOD DRIVE June 27 at the Burlington Community Park Building, located at East Fifth St., from 1-6:30 p.m. For more information or to schedule a blood donation appointment, call (800) 448-3543. More...

Bridge-A-Rama

Tri Kappa's Bridge-A-Rama has completed another year of bridge play and announced the winners. All proceeds are used for scholarships. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Suggestion Box

I've never worked anywhere that had an oldfashioned suggestion box. Now that I think about it, I can't recall seeing an actual suggestion box in many years. More...

Limits are in order

The Carroll County Commissioners' meeting Monday night lasted almost four hours. More...

Web poll

Should county leaders put time limits on agenda items? More...

Faith

Huse returns from mission trip to Estonia

Joseph Huse, of rural Flora, recently returned from a mission involvement experience in the country of Estonia. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

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AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Vernon Stingley, pastor. SW: 10 a.m. More...

Mission work

Joseph Huse is seen working in the attic of The Lighthouse, More...

Education

DCMS academic awards announced

Delphi Community Middle School's Academic/Honor Awards Program was held in May. Recipients are listed below, with the exception of most of the seventh-grade class. Those seventh-graders whose names were available are listed. More...

DCMS announces honor roll

Delphi Community Middle School honor roll for the third trimester has been released by Principal Joanne Allard. Students earning academic recognition include: More...

EDUCATION NEWS

The Vincennes University Dean's List for Spring 2006 includes students from the main campus in Vincennes plus extended instructional sites in Indianapolis at the Aviation Technology Center and the Indiana School for the Deaf. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New Filings Janet L. Coghill was charged with Count I, operating while intoxicated, endangering; Count II, possession of marijuana. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

A complaint was filed in Midland Credit Management Inc. vs. Jason Endress. More...

Marriage Licenses

John W. Britton Jr., 44, and Tricia A. Hammond, 41, both of Delphi. More...