October 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC proceeds with renovation plans

A discussion process to determine what needs repaired or updated in Delphi Community School Corporation facilities entered a new phase when DCSC Board of Trustees met in public work session Monday night. More...

Delphi Municipal Election 2007

'We have to plan our work and work our plan.' - Mayoral Candidate Randy Strasser

The Delphi race for mayor is between two well-known residents. The incumbent has been in office for nearly eight years. He has a well-established support base. Challenger Randy Strasser (D) has served on the city council for the same eight years. More...

Local News

FamilyHealthClinic to offer free osteoporosis screenings

Osteoporosis is often a silent disease, causing bone loss and fragility. Every year the risk for having a fracture because of osteoporosis is greater than the risk for heart disease, stroke or breast cancer. More...

Memorial Hospital opens the Hervey Preserve

Logansport Memorial Hospital and its Foundation celebrated the Grand Opening of the Hervey Preserve within the city limits of Logansport on Oct. 12. More...

Six vie for three seats on Camden Town Council

A common theme emerged from all the candidates seeking a position on the Camden Town Council. To keep Camden strong, it needs to attract new businesses. When Camden voters go to the polls on Nov. More...

Sports

Oracles vanquish Spartans

Delphi to host Round 2

Taking advantage of a tough regular season the Oracles weren't intimidated by playing in the sectionals. The Oracles went on the road and completely dominated on defense and offense to beat the North Newton Spartans 55-12. More...

Cougars end season as Warriors easily advance

In Football Sectional 35, the Carroll Cougars (3-6) vs. North Miami Warriors (7-2) squared off to see which one moved onto round 2. The bottom line in this game was win or go home. More...

Flora fisherman reels in the big prize

Ladd Kitchel of Flora has been fishing competitively for more than 20 years. In the bass tournament circuit, he recently won "the big one" - the Indiana Bass Federation's Forrest L. Wood Classic. More...

Society

Foster, Perry wed

Kimberly Foster and Cliff Perry were united in marriage Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. at The Trails in West Lafayette. Pastor Fred Holst officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Julie Foster of Rossville. More...

Engagements

Absey-Kressley

Eli and Stephanie Absey of Raccoon Township, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Melissa Carol Absey, to Dr. Brook Thomas Kressley. He is the son of Tom and Jill Kressley of Flora. More...

Countynative to turn 100

Carroll County native Golden Rule Thomas of Indianapoliswill celebrate her 100th birthday on Nov. 4. One of triplets, she was born Nov. 4, 1907, to Perry and Anna Wise Rule at their home east of Camden. More...

Obituaries

Orville L. Skinner

Orville Leroy "Lee" Skinner, 71, of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, died Oct. 16, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Regional Health Center, Lafayette. Born May 31, 1936, in Flora, he was the son of Oren L. and Thetus G. Drake Skinner. Mr. More...

Fred L. Hedderich

Fred L. Hedderich, 86, of Camden, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Lafayette. Born Oct. 12, 1921, in Camden, he was the son of Frank E. and Esther M. Lesh Hedderich. More...

Donald E. Aveline

Donald E. Aveline, 80, formerly of Delphi and Lafayette, died Oct. 10, 2007, in Lake Alfred, Florida. Born Jan. 19, 1927, he was the son of Fred L. and Mary O'Tilda Boller Aveline. From 1940 to 1942 he attended St. More...

Special Sections

Delphi to get social services complex

The controversy over a proposed social services complex finally achieved a direction at both the Tuesday night Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) and Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meetings. More...

County wrestles with the future

Preparing for the end of the year

The Carroll County general fund cash balance numbers for the past year tell the story of the county's continuing financial dilemma. Two months ago, on Aug. More...

Camden, Red Cross partner to provide emergency shelter

The Town of Camden and the American Red Cross have joined together to help the citizens of Camden and Carroll County in the event of a natural or man-made disaster by providing a safe shelter. That shelter will be the Camden Community Building. More...

Delphi Municipal Election 2007

'This campaign is about Lee and Randy and who is the best qualified to take Delphi into the future.' - Mayor Lee Hoard

Incumbent mayoral candidate Lee Hoard is definite about being the person who should lead Delphi into the future. "The next four years are going to be very important ones for the city," Hoard said Monday. More...

Community

Meetings

Flora Lions Club Matt McIntosh was installed as a member of the Flora Lions Club on Oct. 16. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With Halloween just around the corner, this week's treats are perfect for school sharing or a great kid's party. Chocolate Caramel Layer Bars are a spooky fall treat, especially if you use cookie cutters in fun Halloween shapes. More...

Announcements

The Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corp. is making plans for the 11th annual DICKENS OFA CHRISTMAS, to be held Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette. More...

Opinions & Letters

Remembering the old days

Before the days of electronic mailing and constant communication, people had to face each other to discuss matters and work out differences. That or they just let the matter drop. More...

Kudos to Camden

What a great thing Camden has done for its community and the entire county by teaming up with the American Red Cross to provide an emergency shelter. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Too poor to pay

In a Scottish village lived an old country doctor who was noted for his generosity.After he died, when his books were examined, quite a few of his accounts were found to have these words written across them in red ink: "Forgiven. Too poor to pay. More...

Announcements

Living Faith Church of the Brethren's annual all-you-caneat CHICKEN POT PIE SUPPER will be Nov. 5 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the church. The meal includes cake or pie, and baked goods will be for sale. More...

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

New kitchen cabinets for Carroll Elementary

Carroll Elementary kitchen is getting new cabinets. The purchase was approved at the Oct. 16 Carroll School Board meeting. Superintendent John Sayers said the cost will be $5,277 plus approximately $340 for shipping and handling. More...

CES honor roll is announced

Carroll Elementary Principal Carolyn O'Connell has released the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. More...

Deadline nears to apply for continuing ed scholarship

The deadline to apply for a $300 education continuation scholarship being offered by Contemporary Collection Extension Homemakers Club is Nov. 1. More...

Public Records

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. Sarah Marshall, 21, of Lafayette, pled guilty to maintaining a common nuisance. More...

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...

Restaurant Inspections

Blimpie's Routine inspection: 10/12/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Carroll County Auctions Routine inspection: 10/12/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted More...