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Community forum is under way in Burlington

Township Trustee Al Jackson reported at the May 13 meeting of the Burlington Town Council that the first community forum had been held with 14 of the 15 invited groups represented. More...

Local News

Jenny Maxwell receives teaching award

Delphi resident Jenny Maxwell already felt rewarded by doing what she loves - teaching special education at a neighboring school district. More...

State and local agencies have until May 25 to file for federal disaster assistance

Indiana state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations that are eligible for federal disaster assistance have until May 25 to apply. More...

Are you and your family sun safe?

As temperatures slowly begin to rise and residents get ready to spend more time outdoors, the American Cancer Society asks families across the country to be sun safe in the coming months. More...

Opinions & Letters

EMS deserves our thanks

This week, May 18-24, is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in Indiana. More...

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Midwest Memo

Unexpected

I went to a lease signing today. The landlord, the tenant and I all met at the house in question at 4 p.m. I did the introductions (the parties had not yet met) and produced the lease document. More...

Faith

Delphi UMC to host block party

Delphi United Methodist Church will host a Community Block Party June 8 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot behind the church. The event is free and open to the public. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Have you thought about some mind renewal?

When I first arrived in Carroll County in 1976 as an agricultural science and business teacher, I would often visit my students. Some of my students lived on farms and raised hogs. 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 Details of a plan for countywide animal control are currently being circulated among local officials who control the tax funds necessary to make the plan a reality. More...

Education

Carroll names high school award recipients

Carroll's high school awards program was May 14. Those receiving awards are listed below. Recognition Awards CARROLL HONOR AWARD Matthew Morehouse HUGH O'BRIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD Crystal Keck FCCLA President's Award - Kierstyn Harper More...

CJHS awards announced

Carroll junior high awards were presented May 12. More...

Middle school students earn recognition at Rossville

Students receiving recognition at the recent honors program for Rossville Middle School were: AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY Sarah McKee CHOIR Most Outstanding: 6th Grade - Carson Crow. 7th Grade - Bethany McIlrath. 8th Grade - Aubree Yoder. 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. New Filings James D. Clark Jr. was charged with public intoxication. More...

Marriage Licenses

Triston Allen Draper, 22, of Muncie, and Reanna Louise Morrison, 22, of Camden. Scott Eugene Hile, 46, and Lisa Michele Brown, 44, both of Camden. Robert Guy Bowen, 21, of Delphi, and Nicole Lynn Thomas, 19, of West Lafayette. More...

Temporary 'Y' members

This robin family likes the accommodations at the Carroll County YMCA. They've made themselves right at home in the "C." The photo was taken at dinner time on Sunday. More...

State to repay county balance of borrowed funds

Money used by the State of Indiana from county property tax replacement credit and homestead credit in 2003 will soon be repaid to Carroll County to settle the debt by the state. More...

Do DCES students have a choice?

Results from the Indiana Department of Education Web site recently revealed Delphi Community Elementary School (DCES) did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress for the second straight year. More...

Grants go to projects in Camden, Yeoman

Two county projects are among the 33 approved to receive Community Focus Fund grants totaling $14,419,777 statewide. The Town of Camden will receive $500,000 for improvements to its wastewater system. More...

Community

Architectural art

Melissa Jones of Delphi was named winner of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs' Rural Matters photo contest in the architecture category for her photo of Adams Mill. Lt. More...

Announcements

DELPHI ART CLUB will meet June 5 at 7 p.m. in the home of Carol Wickland, 12261 W. Tippicanoe Ranch Rd. Delphi. She will give a presentation of her art collection for the program. More...

Meetings

Double Dozen EH Double Dozen Extension Homemakers met May 6 at the home of Virginia Marcellino with nine members present. The hostess also gave devotions. More...

Sports

Zink propels Oracles over Tipton

It took all week, but by Friday evening the Delphi Oracles had completed a split with conference foe, Tipton, losing 4-3 at Tipton and winning 10-2 in the home rematch. More...

Delphi's George advances to regional

The Delphi boys and girls track and field teams finished off their seasons last week with sectional action. The girls finished 10th and the boys finished 11th. Olivia George was Delphi's lone regional qualifier. More...

Lady Oracles win Sectional opener

In a rematch of last year's opening round game and the Sectional championship from two seasons' ago, the state's Class 2A #12-ranked Delphi softball team defeated Fountain Central 10-5 Monday night in the Sectional 37 opener played at Clinton Centr More...

Society

Engagements

Wortman-Trahan

Thomas and Brenda Wortman of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Sue, to Patrick Wilson Trahan. He is the son of Maurice and Donna Trahan of Richmond, Va. The couple will be married Aug. 30 in Key West, Fla. More...

Porters to celebrate birthdays

Mark and Charlene Porter of Lafayette, formerly of Carroll County, will celebrate birthdays in June. Mrs. Porter will be 90 years old June 2 and her husband will turn 92 June 8. More...

Olivers celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Oliver, 5394 North Wells Street, Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house May 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. in their home. Oliver and the former Carol Randle were married Jan 25, 1958, in Lafayette. More...

Obituaries

Martha A. Spangler

Martha Anne Spangler, 80, of Logansport, passed away May 17, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. at Miller's Merry Manor in Logansport. Born Dec. 14, 1927, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Fred P. and Dorothea M. Flora Blue. More...

Madeline Kesner

Madeline Kesner, 87, formerly of Camden, died at 2:17 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2008, at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal, Ill. Born May 30, 1920, she was the daughter of Harvey Kenneth Bohannon and Vera Belle Logan Bohannon. More...

Larry L. Bower

Larry L. Bower, 65, of Mechanicsburg, died at 2:28 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2008, at his home. Born Oct. 4, 1942, in Clinton County, he was the son of Phillip and Nora Mantooth Bower. He graduated from Little Jeff High School in Jefferson in 1961. More...

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