April 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

City directed to proceed with animal ordinance enforcement

After hearing that a Monroe St. family was cited for harboring a dangerous canine and failed to respond appropriately to a letter from city attorney Kurtis Fouts, Delphi Board of Works voted to proceed with ordinance enforcement. More...

Local News

New online course for homebuyers is being offered

A tool to educate prospective homebuyers on the home purchasing process was announced recently by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA). More...

Council adopts budget; more cuts imminent

Carroll County Council met twice last week in an attempt to develop a budget to stop constant overspending of projected income by department heads. They were successful in that endeavor. More...

Preschool Trike-A-Thon to raise funds for St. Jude

The community can help save lives by becoming involved in a St. Jude Trike-A-Thon event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event, scheduled for April 18, is sponsored by First Step Preschool in Flora. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Adios to the tea towel

I'd like to ask a favor. Put down this newspaper, march into the kitchen and check out the oven handle on the stove. Is there a towel hanging from said oven handle? Does said towel have a rooster on it? More...

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Time to pull the plug

The budget for Carroll Manor has been reduced to the point that the administrators do not believe they can manage the facility. And they probably cannot, certainly not with that fatalistic mindset. More...

Society

Engagements

Hensley-Holzer

Sara Leanne Hensley and Kenneth Andrew Holzer announce their engagement. They were engaged on Oct. 8 at Mammoth Cave, Ky. They plan to wed July 12 at The Church at the Crossing in Indianapolis. More...

Spohr-Huckstep

Terry and Pam Spohr of Kendallville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Ann Spohr, to Jeremy David Huckstep. He is the son of Charles and Jayne Huckstep of Cutler. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of East Nobel High School. More...

Herrons to celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Herron of 9983 W. 400 N., Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 13. Friends and relatives are invited to an open house that day from 2 to 6 p.m. at Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Obituaries

Mable E. Adsit

Mable Edith (Arion) Adsit, 89, of Delphi, died at 2 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, at St. Anthony's Nursing Home, Lafayette. Born Dec. 26, 1918, in Burrows, she was the daughter of George and Mable Hardy Arion. More...

Charles D. Kirk

Charles D. "Charlie" Kirk, 74, of Delphi, passed away April 3, 2008, at 7:20 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been a patient there for one week. Mr. Kirk was born Oct. More...

Vernon Kenworthy

Vernon L. Kenworthy, 92, formerly of Kerlin Ave., Delphi, passed away April 2, 2008, at 1:32 p.m. at Milner Health Care Center in Rossville. He had been a resident there since June 30, 2006. Mr. Kenworthy was born Oct. More...

Special Sections

Late Breaking News

Potential flood alert for this weekend

Emergency Management Agency Dave McDowell reported that National Weather Service predictions for the next several days anticipate the arrival of more rain in Carroll County. More...

Commissioners cooperate with funding plan

Two formal requests made by Carroll County Council President Nancy S. Cripe were met with unanimous approval by Carroll County Commissioners at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Flora contracts for water rate study

Council president Josh Ayres explained that the town's water plant will need upgrades and new filters in two to three years. "We don't want to raise rates, but we may need to," said Ayres. More...

NIPSCO submits dam analysis

Report states dams should remain run-of-river

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), which operates Norway and Oakdale dams, submitted a dam analysis to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Friday. More...

Community

'Trail of Death' to be topic at Canal annual meeting

The 1800s journey that the Pottawatomie Indians call the "Trail of Death" will be the topic of Shirley Willard's talk at the annual meeting of the Wabash & Erie Canal Association on April 15 at the Canal Conference and Interpretive Center. More...

Meetings

Double Dozen EH

Double Dozen Extension Homemakers met April 1 at the home of Barbara Dillon. President Lona Yeakley read the Thought of the Month. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS WORKSHOPwill be held April 16 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Swezey Commerce Center, 337 Columbia St., Lafayette. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles off to sizzling start

Expectations are high this season for the Delphi Lady Oracle softball team. More...

Delphi opens season with home meet

Delphi boys' and girls' track and field teams opened their season at home on April 3 versus West Lafayette and Twin Lakes. The meet marked the first competition on the newly redone track. More...

To play for Marian Knights

On April 5, Garret Herron was awarded a three-year football scholarship to attend Marian College, Indianapolis. 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...

Lessons from the Heart

You must be born again

John 3:3-6: You must be born again. Have you ever trusted Jesus as your personal savior? Jesus was talking with a man who believed in God and even went through the religious things required of him by the law. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Judy Berkshire, a spokesman for Neighbors for a Clean Environment, has confirmed that Top Sow has offered to sell its site for a confined feeding operation in Jackson Township to the Neighbors group. More...

Education

'08 Lilly Scholars are named

Two Carroll County students will receive full-tuition, fouryear scholarships as the Carroll County 2008 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Both seniors, Kylee German, of Delphi Community High School, and Angela Jackson of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

A reading challenge to dye for

Delphi Community Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Tim Conner follows through on his part of a challenge with students. More...

Project helps children learn about the Holocaust

Carroll Elementary teacher Andrea O'Brien teaches sixth grade students about the Holocaust. She tells them that 1.5 million children were killed during Nazi rule in Germany and occupied Europe during World War II. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Scott Anthony Baker, 22, and Erica Lynn Phillips, 22, both of Camden. Dennis W. Morris, 25, and Lori J. Harris, 19, both of Rossville. David S. Wood, 30, and Brooke Michelle Bailey, 27, both of Flora. 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. New Filings Jeremy S. 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...