June 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Science update is priority in 10-year facilities plan

Carroll Jr.-Sr. H.S.

A committee that worked on a 10-year facilities plan for Carroll Consolidated School Corporation presented its findings at the Carroll School Board meeting June 5. More...

Local News

New sidewalk policy in Camden encourages improvements

The Camden Town Council passed ordinance 2007-2 establishing a sidewalk construction plan policy for the town on June 5. Property owners desiring a new sidewalk will be reimbursed $4 per running foot for sidewalk installation. More...

Infant found near death

According to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, a twomonth old infant was found near death in Rock Creek Township Monday morning. The male child was rushed to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette where he was pronounced dead. More...

Burlington names new rep to EDC

Councilman Wayne Swaim submitted his resignation as a Burlington representative on the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation at last week's meeting of the Burlington Town Council. The council appointed Jay Bordner as his replacement. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

That old-time religion

"This is church?" That was the question posed on an enormous billboard I saw from my train seat the other day. On the billboard gymnasts leaped through mid air, dancers twirled and musicians appeared to fill the otherwise silent space. More...

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Guest commentary:

Why are we so nuts about transportation in Delphi

With the upcoming Delphi Area Heritage Transportation Festival, June 16 and 17, maybe we should explain to all why we are so into transportation in our fair city. More...

Education

Award winners

Carroll High School track team was honored recently at an end-of-the-season awards banquet. Award recipients were, from left: Front - Skylar Bagwell, boys' most improved; Chase Meade, boys' most distance points; Corey Johnson, More...

DCMS presents year-end awards

Delphi Community Middle School presented awards for academic year 2006-07. Recipients are listed below. Editor's note: Names were taken directly from information supplied by the middle school. More...

Delphi high school honor roll announced

Delphi Community High School fourth nine weeks honor roll has been announced by principal Barry Stone. Students who received a D or F in a class during the fourth nine weeks are ineligible. More...

Obituaries

Helen Harshbarger

Helen Marie Harshbarger, 95, of rural Cutler, passed away at 12:27 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville. She had been a resident there for five months. She was born Dec. More...

Helen L. Foley

Helen L. Foley, 75, of Kokomo, passed away June 8, 2007, at 5:40 p.m. at Howard Regional Health System in Kokomo. She was born April 2, 1932, in Fulton, to French C. and Bernice Apt Severns. She graduated from Fulton High School in 1950. More...

Lee J. Kuns

Lee J. Kuns, 73, of rural Flora, passed away June 9, 2007, at 9:20 a.m. at Seton Specialty Healthcare inside St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been a patient there since April 23. He was born Sept. More...

Special Sections

Getting a head start on the 2008 budget

Carroll County Council members began a 2007 budget review process to discuss 2008 budget preparation at a special Thursday morning meeting. More...

Delphi school corporation

Elementary schools renamed

What's in a name? For most, a name helps identify what something is and what it means. More...

Festival to celebrate transportation history

Transportation has been a key element to growth for Carroll County. For many years, types of transportation have been developed, modified and sometimes forgotten as new modes of transport surface. More...

Births

Eric and Chasity Spitznagle of Mulberry are parents of a 5- pound, 15-ounce son, Carter Allen, born June 1 at Home Hospital, Lafayette. Grandparents are Randy and Jo Anna McKenzie of Flora and Richard and Retta Spitznagle of Mulberry. More...

Community

Reunions

Adams Township Alumni The 81 annual Adams Township Alumni Banquet and Reunion was held recently at the Bee Hive Gymnasium in Burnettsville. Fifty-seven people attended. More...

Announcements

ADAMS MILL CRAFT FESTIVAL will be June 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be craft booths, food vendors, Celtic folk music, Rendezvous (living history encampment), and mill tours. Adams Mill is located at 4640S 75E, Cutler. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

An information night is scheduled for June 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Child & Family Partners in Lafayette for those wanting information on how to be a FOSTER PARENT. More...

Sports

Sport shorts

Garrison takes 1st Megan Garrison took first place Monday in the Mountain Dew Tournament held at the Tipton Golf Course. She competed in the 15-16 girls age group, finishing with a 4 over par 76. A junior this fall at Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

County Legion baseball team organizes

Carroll County American Legion Baseball Team is off to a 3-0 start. "I expect a pretty respectable season," said Ron Fritz, team manager. "We've already beat Lafayette. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Expiration date

The magazine section of a recent Saturday newspaper included a fascinating article on life expectancy, and included a link to www.livingto100.com. More...

Society

Griffey, Brey pledge vows

Candace Griffey and Gregory "Jake" Brey were united in marriage on May 25 at the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico. Thirty family members and friends from the United States attended the ceremony. More...

60th anniversary open house

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Allen of Flora will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their daughters. The event will be held June 23 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Flora First Christian Church. More...

Spears-Allen

Larry and Lisa Spears of Lebanon announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Nicholle, to Kevin Andrew Allen. He is the son of Tom and Leslie Allen of Flora. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Lebanon High School. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Wildcat Creek Bed & Breakfast Routine inspection: 5/10/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Main Street Pizza King Routine inspection: 5/10/07 Summary of violations: More...

Superior Court

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. New Filings John P. More...

Police & Fire Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...