January 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Appeal filed to halt a Optima Dairy

An objection to the issuance of a discharge elimination system for a proposed dairy farm in Liberty Township has been filed before the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication. More...

Marketing specialists to present recommendations for county

The results of the "Strategic Directions" marketing study for Carroll County will be presented Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center, Delphi. Marketing specialists Dick Heupel and Bob St. More...

Local News

Sign-up continues for HIP

Thousands of uninsured low-income Hoosiers are signing up for the state's new Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) which went into effect Jan. 1. More...

Historic Resources groups give progress reports

Editor's note: Bonnie Maxwell contributed information for the following story: The Historic Resources Task Force had its third meeting Dec. 18. Reports were given by the four action groups, and general plans for the future were discussed. More...

Prevent a litter - spay or neuter your critter

Tomcat Special offers cure for costly pets

Budget cutbacks can help cure peoples' financial concerns, but cats and dogs do not necessarily understand their responsibilities when it comes to helping out in times of need. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

One size fits...

At our favorite pizza place the thin crust version comes in sizes from small to extra large but the deep dish sizing stops abruptly at large. Don't ask me why. More...

A new day has dawned

This is a New Year, and with that, a new chapter for Carroll County. How will it be written? Will the theme of county leaders not working together to the detriment of all Carroll County citizens prevail? More...

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Society

Templin 90th birthday

Evelyn Templin of 5 5 0 7 W . C R 5 0 0 S . , Bringhurst, will celebrate her 90th birthday today, Wednesday, with a family dinner. She was born Jan. 2, 1918, in Delphi, to Jason "J.L." and Lettie Whiteman. She married Lloyd P. More...

Education

Carroll FFA is represented at FIRE conference

Three Carroll FFA members attended the Foundations In Reaching Excellence (FIRE) conference held recently at the Indiana FFA Leadership Center in Trafalgar. More...

Carroll FFA places in state contests

Carroll FFA Forestry and Entomology teams competed recently in state contests held at Purdue University, placing in the top ten in both. The forestry team took second place honors and the entomology team took ninth place. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

JANET SMITH of Delphi received an Associate of Science degree in business from Indiana Wesleyan University during graduation ceremonies Dec. 15. 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 Jeffery A. Boles was charged with driving while suspended. 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

Dean Owen Burton, 70, of Delphi, and Frances Jean Flora, 70, of Flora. More...

Council tries to stop the bleeding

Temporary fix for a long-term problem

With their collective backs against the wall, county council members decided to "draw a line in the sand" to prevent further deterioration of the general fund at their Thursday morning meeting. More...

Judge Currie arrested for public intoxication

Carroll Circuit Court Judge Donald E. Currie, 49, of Delphi, was arrested in Boone County on I-65 at 7:10 p.m. Dec. 23 for public intoxication. More...

Local group discusses impact of HHH through Deer Creek Valley

Editor's note: Anita Werling and Dan McCain provided information for the following story: A planning group of 21 citizens met Dec. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM will be closed Jan. 1 to 15. New winter hours will be Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment beginning Jan. 15. Call the museum at (765) 564-3152 for information. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Cass County Smoke Free Task Force will sponsor a Quit Smart SMOKING CESSATION CLASS from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 8-29, in the Private Dining Room at Memorial Hospital, Logansport. The class is free, but space is limited. More...

Meetings

Tri Kappa The Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa held a Christmas meeting and party Dec. 12 at the home of Pat Duff. Committee in charge was comprised of Duff, Mary Brown and Marjory Clifford. More...

Sports

Atwood goes undefeated in super duals

The Oracle wrestling team competed in the North Mont Super Duals last weekend at North Montgomery High School. The Oracles placed seventh out of eight teams. Braden Atwood was the champion of the 160-pound weight class. More...

Cougars finish 3rd in holiday tourney

Carroll put together two good games at the Clinton Central Holiday Tourney. They finished 1-1 for third place after falling to Clinton Prairie 56-55 on a rare four-point play with 2.7 seconds left. More...

Scoreboard

Wrestling NORTH MONTGOMERY DUALS Perry Meridian 7-0, Carmel 6-1, New Palestine 5-2, Warren Central 3-4, Bloomington South 3-4, Portage 2-5, Delphi 2-5, North Montgomery 0-7 DELPHI INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION: 160 - Braden Atwood 7-0. 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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The new CVS Pharmacy, formerly Revco, opened Sunday on US 421 in Delphi. The new store includes a drive-up window for picking up prescriptions and a food mart. Carroll County United Fund has surpassed its goal of $51,700. More...

Obituaries

Barbara J. Pearson

Barbara J. Pritts Pearson, 67, Delphi, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 26, 2007, at 5:20 a.m. in her home. She had been in failing health the past few months. She was born Nov. 1, 1940, in Flora, to Roy and Betty Mabbitt Pritts. More...

Walter Joseph Spear

Walter Joseph "Joe" Spear, 68, of Lafayette, died at his residence on Monday, Dec. 24, 2007. He was born in Brookston, on Dec. 9, 1939, to the late Thomas E. and Lenora Kirts Spear. More...

Frank L. Wertz

Frank Lee Wertz, 60, of Kokomo, died at 3:30 a.m. Dec. 31, 2007, at his residence. Born Jan. 1, 1947, in Flora, he was the son of William and Bonnie K. Sheagley Wertz. He was married on July 1, 1967, to Delores Coles and they are divorced. More...

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