December 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Resler explains

Reasons for interim superintendent Steve Sailor's absence from the Monday night meeting were two-fold according to board president Robert Resler. More...

Local News

Council scrutinizes transfers

It has been the rule of thumb for department heads to make budget line item corrections for end-of-the-year spending during the latter part of the year. And those transfers were accepted with few questions from council members. More...

Santa to visit Delphi VFW

Though Christmas is less than two weeks away, the busy Mr. and Mrs. Claus plan to swing by the Delphi VFW on Market St. Dec. 22 from 3 to 5 p.m. to spread even more Christmas cheer. More...

Meetings set to discuss Corn Checkoff program

Corn farmers with an interest in the new Indiana Corn Checkoff Program have an opportunity to provide input into the development of new programs that serve Indiana's corn industry through a series of regional meetings. More...

Opinions & Letters

Tax tips for holiday charitable giving

Many donations are made to charitable causes at this time of year. The IRS cautions taxpayers to keep some important points in mind when making donations with the expectation of deducting them on a federal tax return. More...

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Midwest Memo

Royal bone to pick

The Queen of talk has finally found her King. The new road show is billed as Oprah and Obama. But there's one big problem The King in waiting has a wife. So the Queen has to marry her fellow off to all of us. More...

Faith

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=Sunday Worship

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Larry Williams, 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...

Society

Pinkard 45th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Louis R. Pinkard of Flora recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with a trip to Florida to visit their daughter and sonin law, Annette C. and Tim Jones of Pensacola. More...

Williams 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Williams will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 23, 1937. He formerly farmed in Carroll and Howard counties, and she has been a homemaker. More...

90th birthday

Mary Ellen Johnson of Deer Creek will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 18. The daughter of Ralph and Maude Jones, she graduated from Camden High School and Ball State Teachers College. She taught elementary education for 15 years. 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. New Filings Coltan L. 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...

Marriage Licenses

Rustin Neal McIlrath, 26, of Bringhurst, and Tonya D'Ann Manning, 25, of Idaville. Mark Allen Miller, 38, of Logansport, and Sarah Jane Layman, 43, of Delphi. Edward Allen Davis, 44, of Flora, and Marcia Gwenn Rund, 44, of Greentown. More...

Special Sections

SBOA weighs in to help county

After the Indiana State Board of Accounts 2006 Audit Results for Carroll County were made public, there were as many questions as answers in the minds of most county council members. More...

DCSC interim Supt. leaves early

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees has continued to steer the corporation without its leader, superintendent Ralph Walker, but is ready for his January return. More...

27 dramatic changes proposed by Commission for Local Government Reform

Recommendation 1: Establish single-person county chief executive for better accountability

The Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform presented its recommendations to make Indiana's local government more efficient, effective, understandable and accountable on Tuesday. The commission, headed by former Governor Joseph E. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Great candies make great gifts and you're going to love this week's recipes. Chocolate Marshmallow Slices are very simple, but look great all packaged in cellophane or on a pretty tray tied with ribbons. More...

Announcements

Camden First Baptist Church is hosting a LIVING NATIVITY from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the church parking lot. Come and enjoy Christ's birth re-enacted with live animals, characters and music. Refreshments will be provided. More...

Meetings

Double Dozen EH

Double Dozen Extension Homemakers and their guests had their annual Christmas dinner and gift exchange on Dec. 4 at the Deer Creek Community Center. More...

Sports

DCHS boys swim team is repeat champion

Delphi boys swim team repeated as champions at the Clinton Central Invitational. The team was led by quadruple winners Kyle Price and Andrew Burton with Andy Flora, Jared Kelley, Matt Keen and Jeremy Sterrett as double winners. More...

Lady Cougars win fifth in a row

The Lady Cougars visited the Panther Den at Pioneer on Saturday on the prowl for their fifth straight victory. The Cougars came away with an win, raising their record to 5-3 and sending the Lady Panthers back into their den with a record of 2-7. More...

Lady Oracles lose thriller at Frontier

The Lady Falcons of Frontier High School stormed back from a halftime deficit to take the lead in the third quarter on the way to a 47-44 victory over the Oracles. The officials established early that they were not going to call many fouls. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

CHAD GRIFFIN, Cutler, a student at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, was one of 20 finalists in the essay contest, sponsored by Senator Richard Lugar, Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., and Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance. More...

Carroll top spellers

Betsy Bingaman was the winner of Carroll's spelling bee for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Nathan Stoddard was runner-up. Betsy's last word for the win was "amicable. More...

Rube Goldberg project

Carroll eighth grade technology students built a Rube Goldberg device as a class exercise. More...

Obituaries

Thomas P. Lantz

Thomas Paul Lantz, 79, of Deer Creek, died at 4 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2007, at his residence. Born April 4, 1928, in Carroll County, he was the son of Fred and Maggie Cohee Lantz. He graduated from Deer Creek High School in 1945. More...

Patricia A. Hutchinson

Memorial services for Patricia A. Hutchinson will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the United Methodist Church, Sparta, Wisc. She died Dec. 2, 2007, at the Morrow Memorial Home in Sparta. Born Sept. More...

Alice L. Kirkpatrick

Alice L. Kirkpatrick, 89, of Frankfort, passed away Dec. 7, 2007, at noon in Wesley Manor Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 6, 1918, in Frankfort to Ora and Maude Roby Mitchell. Her marriage of 59 years was to Rev. John M. More...