June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Council split on bill-paying vote

Funds stability vs. no loan interest

Carroll County Council members were again faced with putting enough money in the general fund to pay upcoming bills at their Thursday morning meeting. However, from where to draw the money provided significant discussion. More...

Local News

Camden Lodge presents awards

At recent public ceremonies several members of Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge #211 received honors for long-term membership and achievements. The event was held in the historic Masonic Building on Camden's Main Street. More...

Awards a-plenty at Lions Club banquet

Delphi Lions Club presented several awards and scholarships during its annual awards banquet May 21. Thirty-five members and 11 guests were present. More...

Former deputy finds part-time home at Delphi PD

Former Carroll County Deputy Jason Dunning, terminated due to county budget reductions, was sworn in May 16 as a part-time fill-in officer for Delphi. More...

Sports

Sectional champs

Oracles capture first ever sectional championship

Delphi's Oracles won the IHSAA Sectional 39 championship on Thursday with a 10- 0 triumph in 6 innings over cross-county rival Carroll before a huge throng of Oracle faithful. More...

Lady Oracles drop close one in Regional

The end of a season never comes easily, no matter how successful it has been, especially when there are lingering feelings of what could have been. More...

Delphi Parks offers variety of programs for summer

The Delphi Parks and Summer Recreational Program kicked off the summer with a bevy of programs to suit every taste and desire. More...

Society

90th birthday

Mary Dillman of rural Logansport will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house Sunday, June 15, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Logansport. Born to Oscar and Erasma Homburg on June 16, 1918, she married Dale A. Dillman June 23, 1940. More...

80th birthday

Paul Snell will be turning 80 on June 8, and will celebrate with family and friends. He is retired from Eli Lilly, Lafayette. Cards may be sent to him at 7338S 400W, Rossville, IN 46065. More...

Engagements

Pearson-Akers

Bill and Anna Donnelly of Lafayette announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Marie Pearson, to Zachary J. Akers. He is the son of Steve and Martie Akers of Crawfordsville. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of McCutcheon High School. More...

Obituaries

I. J. Rader

I. J. "Jake" Rader, 67, of Monticello, formerly of the Camden area, died May 31, 2008, in rural Carroll County. H e was born Nov. 27, 1940, in Green County, Tenn., to Arthur Willie Rader and Bessie Lee Ragan. He married Dorothy R. Ashlock Dec. More...

John C. Hafey

John "Chick" C. Hafey, 65, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, June 2, 2008, at his residence. Born Jan. 1, 1943, in Monticello, he was the son of Jack and Barbara Black Hafey. He married Pamela England on Oct. 5, 1985, in Delphi, and she survives. More...

Mary Ellen Johnson

Mary Ellen Johnson, 93, of Galveston, went home to be with the Lord at 5:23 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2008, at her home in Galveston. Born Dec. 28, 1914, in Carroll County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Edwin and Blanche Mitchell McCain. More...

Steering committee steps up for zoning ordinances

Land use plan progress slow

Members of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan Steering Committee appeared at the Carroll County Area Plan Commission meeting last week to discuss progress, and the lack of progress, of the plan. More...

Call-out for local autism chapter

Parents of autistic child tired, desperate for help

Robert and April Zopp of Yeoman do not get very much sleep. They are busy tending to the needs of their 15-year-old daughter, Lyndze. More...

Community

Canal/trails volunteers to be recognized on National Trails Day

For hiking interests in this nation, the first Saturday in June is called National Trails Day. For local canal and trails volunteers, this Saturday is also Volunteer Recognition Day. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

A presentation on CONFINED ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS (CAFOs) will be presented at 6:30 p.m. June 5 in Heartland Hall at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. More...

Announcements

An AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE will be held June 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Honan Hall, 119 E. Monroe St., in Delphi. All donors will be entered into a drawing for an outdoor grill package. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Floor please

I was stuck in an elevator a couple weeks back. It was early on a Sunday morning and I was alone in the elevator. I hit the floor 10 button and the cab started its assent. More...

Faithful servant retires

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Such is the case with the retirement of the veterans service officer. More...

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Faith

Vacation Bible School

Faith Church of Christ Faith Church of Christ, State Road 29, Burlington, will have Vacation Bible School June 9 through June 12 for ages three through those who have completed sixth grade. The time is 9 a.m. to noon. 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

CORY NORMAN of Flora has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2008 semester at Wabash College, Crawfordsville. More...

Rossville names honor students

Rossville Middle/High School announces the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks. "A" Honor Roll SENIORS - Autumn Dalton, Neil Hartje, Alice Hawkins, Lindsey Zachman. JUNIORS - Nicholas Grady, Rebecca Shideler, Dane Snyder, Emily Thompson. More...

CJSHS announces honor roll

Principal Charles Huckstep announces the fourth nine weeks honor roll at Carroll Jr.- Sr. High School. Top Scholars SENIORS - Katilyn Brewster, Angela Jackson, Kara Overholser, Aurora Shands. More...

Public Records

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 Kristy L. Martin was charged with battery resulting in bodily injury. 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

Craig Francis Padgett, 24, and Amanda Marie Waltz, 22, both of Rossville. Jamie Scott Downey, 36, and Trisha Laine Emrich, 30, both of Delphi. Jonathon Phillip Carter, 27, of Jonsonville, Ill., and Grace Evangeline Banks, 27, of Camden. More...

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