February 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Local resident receives National Friend of Conservation Award

Janet Ayres, one of Indiana's experts in leadership development, received the Friend of Conservation Award from the National Association of Conservation District (NACD) annual conference last week in a ceremony in Reno, Nev. More...

Local News

Burlington to work on collaborate efforts to improve the town

Township trustee Al Jackson reported at the Feb. More...

Callout meeting set for county queen contest

A call out meeting for the 2008 Miss Carroll County 4-H Fair Queen Contest has been set for March 13 at the Camden Jackson Township Public Library, Camden. Any girls ages 16-21 interested in competing in the pageant should attend. More...

Refusal to wear bracelet lands former county employee back in jail

Rebecca Lohmiller, the former county employee who served as health nurse for more than five years and was later convicted of practicing medicine without a license and fraud, was re-arrested last weekend. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Boot scootin'

I'm told that vinegar will take out the ugly salt lines that now crystalize on my favorite black dress shoes. I got that nugget in a little unsolicited advice thrown my way as I walked into the lobby of an office building yesterday. More...

Kudos to our youth

Carroll County has a lot of reasons these days to be extremely proud of its youth. The Delphi Community High School wrestling team has had a phenomenal season, with several team and individual honors being received. More...

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Faith

Community Easter cantata practices to begin Sunday

Flora Ministerial Association announces that the first practice for the annual community Easter Cantata will be Sunday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. at Jubilee Fellowship. More...

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 newest addition to the hallowed halls at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School is an academic and athletic "Wall of Fame." One lengthy wall outside of the auditorium contains pictures of both Carroll's top scholars and athletes. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

SALLY KULUPKA of Delphi and WENDY STILLER of Flora have been named to the University of Evansville dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall 2007 semester. KELSIE THORNBURG and MATTHEW MOREHOUSE, seniors at Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Rossville is Four Star School

Superintendent of Public Instruction Suellen Reed announces that 177 Hoosier public schools have been honored with Four Star School awards for the 2006-2007 school year. More...

Rossville school hosts Circle the State with Song

Rossville CSD will host 600 elementary and middle school students from central Indiana in a choral festival, "Circle the State with Song." The festival, sponsored by the Indiana Music Educator's Association, is an opportunity for gifted young sing 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. Dawn Roth, 41, of Lafayette, pled guilty to check deception. More...

Marriage Licenses

Wayne Pace Shirar, 29, and Allison Kay Short, 20, both of Bringhurst. Darrell D. Moore, 39, and Beulah J. Bailey, 52, both of Rossville. Richard W. White, 30, and Tabitha R. Fultz, 21, both of Delphi. More...

Special Sections

Short (but costly) crime spree detected

Due to quick thinking and some fast action on the parts of the Carroll County Clerk Laura Sterrett and First Financial Bank in Delphi, a short but costly crime spree was detected last week. More...

Delphi couple buys SMART car

Delphi resident Brian Stirm said he wanted a smaller vehicle to help save on fuel costs during his daily commute - and he found one. More...

Residents urge commissioners to fund Tioga Bridge Project

Preachin' to the choir

There is a element of the local population who want the county to fully fund its portion of the restoration of the Tioga Bridge. More...

Community

Trueblood files for DCSC board

William Trueblood, a retired Delphi Comm unity School Corporation administrator, has filed to run for election to Delphi Community School Board from Liberty Township. More...

McClain seeks re-election

State Representative Rich Mc- Clain (R-Logansport) has announced he will seek re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives in House District 24. McClain represents of Cass, Carroll, Miami and White Counties. More...

Mattox files for County Clerk

Nancy S. Mattox has filed as a candidate for the Republican nomination for Carroll County Clerk. Mattox is a resident of Delphi, where she resides with her husband Mark at 423 W. Front St. More...

Sports

Alderman and Atwood earn top four finishes

Oracle wrestlers Donovan Alderman and Michael Atwood both finished in the top four of the state tournament on Saturday. More...

DCHS wrestler is honored for academic achievement

The Oracle wrestling team received another honor last weekend. Senior Shane Evans, who wrestled at 171 for the Oracles all year, was selected to the First Team Academic All-State Wrestling Team. More...

Burton is sectional swim champion

Delphi sophomore Andrew Burton won the 50 and 100 freestyle events at Saturday's West Lafayette swim sectional. Burton beat five seniors in both events to be the meet's only double individual event winner. More...

Society

Mann 25th anniversary

Mike and Rhonda Mann recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. Mann and the former Rhonda Dowden were married Nov. 27, 1982, in Burlington. He works for Fed Ex and she is a homemaker. They reside in the Cutler area. More...

80th Birthday

A celebration is planned to honor Ina Small for her 80th birthday. The open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at 11160 N. Lower Lake Shore Drive, Monticello. For directions or more information, call 1-800-955-7337. More...

Engagements

Phillips-Baker

Joseph and Rebecca Phillips of Deer Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica L., to Scott A. Baker. He is the son of Pat and Janet Baker of Camden. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Phillips Home School. More...

Obituaries

Guy Bowen

Services for Guy Bowen, 76, of Delphi, were held Saturday at Bodine Funeral Home, Rossville. The Rev. Amos McGinnis officiated and burial was at Pleasantview Cemetery. He died at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at St. More...

Loris P. Stout

Loris Polk Stout, 92, of Burlington, died at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at his home. Born March 23, 1915, in Howard County, he was the son of Clarence and Mable Polk Stout. The family moved to Burlington Township in 1917. More...

Billy L. Swisher

Billy Lee Swisher, 71, of Peru and formerly of Kokomo, passed away Feb. 12, 2008, at 10:40 a.m. in St. Joseph Hospital. He was born Feb. 1, 1937, in Greentown to Kennith and Goldie M. Burns Swisher. His marriage was to Mary E. Cronan on Aug. More...