May 7, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

Letter carriers to conduct annual food drive

Letter carriers in Carroll County will join their counterparts nationwide to help stamp out hunger by collecting nonperishable food items on Saturday during the 16th annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive. More...

Area IV Head Start begins enrollment

Area IV Head Start serving Carroll, Clinton and White counties is now enrolling children for the new school year. The program is accepting children ages three to five for the school year beginning this fall. More...

Death threatening E-mail scam reported

Carroll County Sheriffs Deputy Grant Davidson received a report about an Internet E-mail scam last Friday. A local resident received an E-mail threatening their life if money was not given to the sender. More...

Get trained to spot storms

Training will be held locally

Carroll County witnessed several natural disasters this year. When alerted to potential dangers, it was imperative locals take the necessary safety precautions. More...

Alzheimer's Association offers free family conference

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter will host a free family conference, "Alzheimer's Disease: Enhancing Care, Finding Humor," on May 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Thomas Duncan Hall, 619 Ferry Street, Lafayette. More...

Camden Preservation Society announces award winners

Camden Community Preservation Society met for dinner on April 28 at the Flora Family Restaurant. The Community Pride and Camden Humanitarian awards were presented. Both are given annually and include the Town of Camden and Jackson Township. More...

Flora works with Area IV to secure transportation van

Stan Minnick, representing Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, explained a volunteer transportation program that Area IV oversees that can be expanded to the Flora area at Monday night's Town Council meeting. More...

ISP encourages motorcycle awareness

The warmer weather brings increased motorcycle traffic with Hoosiers riding for recreation and transportation. Each year, nationwide, motorcycle riders are involved in thousands of crashes resulting in disabling injuries and death. More...

FEMA to hold public assistance briefing

Public assistance applicants are notified to attend an applicant briefing to be eligible for funding. More...

Sheriff's Youth Leadership Camp applications available

Carroll County students in grades seven and eight who may be interested in a career in law enforcement will have a chance to learn more about the line of work this summer. More...

Safety tips to remember for outdoor projects

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) reminds homeowners, contractors and landscapers to keep safety a priority when planning outdoor home improvements. • Call 811 Before You Dig: Know what's below and call before you dig. More...

Budget reductions by the departments… what does it all mean exactly?

The following departments were either partially, or fully, funded out of the Carroll County general fund and lost funding in the recent budget reduction measure. More...