September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Kiwanis disbanding but will continue events through Community Club

Flora Kiwanis Club is joining forces with the Flora Community Club. Janice Johnson, Kiwanis president, said there will no longer be a Flora Kiwanis Club as of Sept. 30. More...

Burlington Fall Festival contest winners are announced

Contest winners have been announced for last weekend's Burlington Fall Festival. Three karaoke contests were held.Winners are: Age 12 and under - 1st Luke Atkisson, 2nd Zac Prater, and 3rd Jared Hinkle. More...

Burlington Prince, Princess, court

Burlington Fall Festival's Prince and Princess were crowned last Thursday evening. The two little title holders are Mason Rudd, son of Chad and Michelle Rudd, and Ashlyn Pullen, daughter of Darren and Janelle Pullen. More...

Local News

Students form living flag to honor patriotic anniversaries

Last week marked the 193rd anniversary of the attack on Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. More...

Light theNightWalk celebrates Leukemia & Lymphoma AwarenessMonth

The Indiana Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is recruiting walkers for the annual Greater Lafayette Area Light The Night Walk to raise money to research blood cancer cures. The Light the Night Walk will take place at 5 p.m. Sept. More...

Family Fun Night set for preschoolers

Preschoolers (ages three to five) and their parents are invited to a "Family Fun Night." One will be held at the Camden Early Education Center on Monday, Sept. 24, and the other will be held at Carroll Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 25. More...

Opinions & Letters

No pain, no gain

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that if you spend more money than you take in, it's going to eventually catch up with you and cause problems. Such is the case with Carroll County's finances. More...

Midwest Memo

The big clipper

Every once and a while I'll read a story about some lady who feeds her family of 5 for $12.25 or so a month, thanks to her amazing coupon clipping system. More...

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Faith

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=SundayWorship

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: LarryWilliams, pastor. SW: 10 a.m. BRINGHURST UNITED METHODIST: Larry DeVos, pastor. SS: 9:30 a.m., SW: 10:30 a.m. BROOKSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST: 206 N. Prairie Street, Brookston. Ron Guzman, minister. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

VANESSA VANSICKLE of Delphi was selected as a 2008 Andrew Carnegie Society Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University. The honor was based on recommendations by the university's president, provost, dean and department heads. More...

County developer ordered to 'cease and desist' activity

Carroll County residents along the west-side of Lake Freeman have expressed concern many times about the development site across from Hambridge Addition. More...

Obituaries

Eileen Grace Wray

Infant Eileen Grace Wray was born Sept. 11, 2007, at 12:56 p.m., and lived for 19 minutes before passing away at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru. More...

Special Sections

Fun at the Burlington Fall Festival

There were plenty of things for children to do at the Burlington Fall Festival last weekend. Miniature golf was one activity, along with rides, carnival games, and eating their favorite foods, such as French fries and ice cream. More...

County voyeurism investigation active

A man who was a Red Cross lifeguard trainer for more than two years was arrested in May in Tippecanoe County for video taping girls while they changed clothes in a locker room at Jefferson High School. More...

Commissioners to look at cell and land-line phone savings

Unbeknownst to many members of the community, not to mention the Carroll County Council member who has spent untold hours the past year working on reducing the cost of cell phones to the county, the county commissioners have had an open-ended contr More...

Burlington Festival Queen & Court

Caylin Hinkle, center, was crowned Burlington Fall Festival Queen at the annual pageant held lastWednesday. She was also voted by her peers as Miss Congeniality. More...

Community

Worth a shot

Carroll County resident Kevin Schnepp was awarded the peoples' choice award during the second annual Art on the Wabash, A Local Artists' Fair held Sunday at Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette. More...

Service News

Completes basic training

Navy Seaman Recruit Tyler J. McCracken recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With the recent successes of both the Colts and the Boilermakers, it's definitely a great time for Indiana tailgating. Tasty Tailgate Burgers can be packed in foil and baked right on the grill. More...

Sports

Delphi Oracles upset Clinton Prairie

Clinton Prairie came into Friday night's game with Delphi with a 4-0 record and a No.10 ranking in the latest polls. While some may say the Oracles' 22-18 win was an upset, others would say it wasn't a surprise at all. More...

Knights prevail despite strong second half by Cougars

The No. 3 ranked Lafayette Central Catholic Knights came to Carroll Friday night, hoping for a high scoring game. They left with the 34-21 win, however the margin of victory was not what they had anticipated. More...

Cougars are runners-up in Caston Soccer Tourney

Carroll varsity soccer team had a rough week. Beginning last Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Cougars paid a visit to Lafayette Faith Baptist. On a windy day, the Cougars gave up 2 early goals and were never able to overcome the deficit. More...

Society

Norman 25th anniversary

Dr. and Mrs. Greg Norman of rural Flora will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 25. Dr. Norman and the former Susan Abbott were married on Sept. 25, 1982. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. Dr. More...

Wagoners celebrate 50th

Mr. andMrs. FloydWagoner, 1130W 300N, Camden, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Sept. 14. They enjoyed a meal at the Sportsman Inn, Monticello, where the couple had dined 50 years earlier for their engagement meal. More...

80th birthday

AliceMiller Gascho will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house on Sept. 30. The event will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Pyrmont Church of the Brethren. She requests no gifts, but cards are welcome. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse,Delphi. More...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

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 Matthew A. Burkhart was charged with theft. Daniel Zell Jr. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jason Alan Homier, 27, and Rachel Leigh Brubaker, 26, both of Flora. William Paul Carmack, 35, and Kimberly Marie Marpoe, 30, both of Delphi. Marcus Jerard Lyles, 24, and Kayla Jo Reed, 23, both of Delphi. More...