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DCSC resolves to spend $20M

Taxpayers and voters of Delphi Community School Corporation received formal notification of the corporation's plans to spend more than $20 million on school construction projects during a tax hearing Monday night. More...

Two local groups unite for the good of all

Residents urged to help save county parks and Mother Earth

For many generations it has been foretold the heartbeat of Mother Earth would come together as one voice. More...

Local News

Senior movie days resume

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Arnett Gold and Secure Horizons Hippensteel Funeral Service and Crematory and Rosewalk Commons will resume "Wacky Wednesday" Senior Movie Days beginning March 12. More...

Serious crash on SR25

Carroll County Sheriffs Department is investigating a one-vehicle personal injury crash on SR25 south of Delphi. More...

SBA deadline to apply for physical damage disaster loans is March 31

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations just over three weeks remain to submit disaster loan applications for damage caused by severe storms and flooding that began Jan. More...

Opinions & Letters

Look for candidates who respect the Congress

You might not have noticed, given the media's fascination with the presidential campaign, but there are 435 U.S. House contests and 35 U.S. Senate races taking place this year. More...

Midwest Memo

Pudding

That was me rummaging around in the cooler section at the grocery store last week. I was looking for a little container of chicken salad for my lunch. More...

Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Who's in charge

Who's in charge? 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 A new commercial center may be on the horizon for Delphi. At the Area Plan Commission meeting, the preliminary plat for a 32-acre business park was accepted. The proposed location is on U.S. More...

Education

Cougar of the Month

Winners named

Carroll Elementary PTO has announced Cougars of the Month for December, January and February. December's pick was Jeff Hodson, physical education teacher, He was nominated anonymously. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Indiana University Kokomo announces the following parttime students who were named to the Dean's List for the period January to December 2007: ASHLEY PUMPHREY, Bringhurst, dental hygiene (4.0 GPA). SHAWN DREADFULWATER, Cutler, pre-business. More...

DCHS 'Made' update

February 26 was a big day for Delphi Community High School students who tried out for MTV's Daytime Emmy Award winning television series "Made." Open casting interviews for the series were held in the gymnasium with MTV casting associate Victoria More...

Public Records

APC issues 12 permits in February

Twelve permits were issued by Carroll County Area Plan Commission during February, for improvements amounting to $828,000. 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

Tony Lee VanDyke, 34, and Rachel Elaine Carmack, 28, both of Delphi. Jacob Alen Warf, 22, and Amanda Nicole Lazarus, 23, both of Delphi. More...

County council hires finance pros

Carroll County Council has been meeting feverishly to make the drastic 2008 budget reductions necessary to stem the flow of more money appropriated than income expected. More...

Rebate checks to be mailed soon

According to the Carroll County Auditor's Office, the anticipated property tax rebate checks will soon be in the mail. More...

Overmyer makes Top 12

Indiana was initially represented by three talented singers in the American Idol competition, but now only one remains. Delphi Community High School graduate Amanda Overmyer is still in the running to be the next American Idol. More...

New process for producing hydrogen fuel wins top competition award

Business owner hopes to build facility in Carroll County

Business owner Kurt Koehler took first place in a local business plan competition for a process that will make it easier to produce, store and transport hydrogen gas as an alternative fuel - an invention that could have a significant impact, given More...

Community

County snowbirds meet in Florida

The annual get-together of Carroll County snowbirds was Feb. 22 at Homer's buffet in Sebring, Fla. A short meeting was held after the meal. It was decided to hold next year's gathering at the same place, on Feb. 19. More...

Channel 2

Programming for March 12-19 is listed below: Wed., March 12 - 7 p.m. Flora Town Council meeting (taped 3/3); memory tape of 1991 ice storm in Carroll County. Sun., March 16 - 7 p.m., Worship service from St. More...

Top boxtop collectors

Delphi Elementary and Camden Early Childhood Center both collect "Boxtops for Education" to help raise money to purchase books and supplies for their library and other programs for students. More...

Sports

Northfield dashes Carroll's regional hopes

Northfield's patience and Carroll's early game jitters were too much for the Cougars to overcome in Friday's Tipton Regional. They dug themselves an early hole and the Norsemen took advantage, winning the Class 2A game 59-47. More...

Winter Sports Summaries

Carroll 7th ends season Carroll's 7th grade Lady Cougars split their final two games of the season, finishing with 8 wins and 7 losses. Last Wednesday they defeated Lewis Cass 31-20. They were led by Madison Welch with 12 points. More...

Sport shorts

Comets are runners-up Carroll County Lady Comets finished the season with a 9-win, 3-loss record and placing as runner-up team in Division 3 at the state tournament held at DePauw University. More...

Society

Engagements

Rab-Cable

Sarah Marie Rab and Wesley Allen Cable announce their engagement and approaching marriage. She is the daughter of Lisa Rab of Angleton, Texas, and Charlie Rab of Bay City, Texas. He is the son of Jon and Aleta Cable of Cutler. More...

Nichols-Farrer

Steve and Chere Nichols of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Rae, to Bradley Curtis Farrer. He is the son of Steve and Terry Farrer of Royal Center. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Delphi Community High School. More...

Cree-Henderson

Jay Dee and Valerie Cree of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Danielle, to Jon Wesley Henderson. He is the son of Brad and Jama Henderson of Delphi. More...

Obituaries

Eva M. Need

Eva M. Need, 94, formerly of 7906N State Road 75, Frankfort, died at 2:05 p.m. March 11, 2008, at Wesley Manor in Frankfort. Born Dec. 16, 1913, in Owen Township, Clinton County, she was the daughter of Robert J. and Anna Belle Weida Lipp. More...

Vera L. Measels

Vera L. Measels, 92, a resident of Delphi for more than 65 years, died March 5, 2008, at 10:06 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. She was born July 12, 1915, at Lake Cicott to John Walter and Myrtle Emma Mussall Spencer. More...

Wilma Rusk

Wilma Rusk, 85, formerly of Bringhurst, passed away at 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at The Waters of Yorktown. She was born July 15, 1922, in Mexico, Ind., to Oran W. and Ruth Hazel Irvin Robbins. More...

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