June 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pork Producers join CCAA

Dave Lambert, president of Carroll County Pork Producers, announces that the Pork Producers organization has dissolved, but its traditions will be carried on through the Carroll County Agriculture Association. More...

7th annual Relay for Life begins Friday

Carroll County's seventh annual Relay for Life will be Friday and Saturday at the Carroll High School track. Last year over $30,000 was raised from the event and over 80 survivors in the area were celebrated. More...

Local News

Delphi Preservation Society elects officers

Greg Norman became the president of the Delphi Preservation Society (DPS) at the June 19 meeting of its board of directors. Also elected were Lynn Corson, vice president, and Carol Wellnitz, secretary. More...

'Carroll County on the Same Page' at Delphi Farmer's Market

Librarians from the Camden Jackson Township, Flora- Monroe Township and Delphi public libraries have announced the 2008 selection for the Carroll County on the Same Page community read project. More...

Emergency clean-up buckets help flood survivors

Communities throughout the Midwest have begun the task of clean up following the recent flooding. More...

Opinions & Letters

Time to step up the pace in treasurer's office

Carroll County Treasurer Jane Brewington told council members at last Thursday's meeting she may not have enough help to do the work needed to produce tax bills two times this year. More...

Midwest Memo

In tune

If you notice a little spring in my step or a little two-step shuffle in my walk, well it's all due to the Father's Day gift I scored this year. The silver wrapped box seemed far too light to hold anything of substance, yet, there it was. More...

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Society

Humbarger 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Devon Humbarger of 1213W 150S, Flora, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Humbarger and the former Pauline Ross were married June 26, 1943, at the First Brethren parsonage by the Rev. Bert Hodge. More...

Walkers celebrate 30th

Mr. and Mrs. Steven B. Walker, 5611N 1150W, Flora, are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary this week. Walker and the former Tammy Kay Rader were married June 25, 1978, at the Faith Church of Christ, Burlington. More...

Crume 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crume, 2815N 300E, Camden, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house June 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Pat's Country Barn in Flora. More...

Obituaries

O. Leeann Hunt

O. Leeann Miller Hunt, 47, of Delphi, died Monday, June 23, 2008, at 10:31 a.m, at her mother's home, after a battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 25, 1960, in Lafayette, to Max Miller Jr, and Janette Shaffer Miller Horton. More...

Bennett B. Dyer

Bennett Bazz Dyer, 74, of Terre Haute, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2008, in the V.A. Medical Center at Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 2, 1933. at Monroe, Ky., to Cecil Dyer and Hattie Pruitt Dyer. More...

Hilda M. Davidson

Hilda M. Davidson, 86, of Monticello, formerly of Burnettsville, died at 9:25 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Monticello Assisted Living and Health Care, Monticello. More...

Auditor's staff position preserved

Carroll County Council managed to make the final budget reductions to reach the appropriation or spending number as determined the county could afford by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF). More...

REMC members vote down merger

After months of discussions to bring about a consolidation or merger between the Carroll and White County REMCs, members of Carroll County REMC stopped the process in a close vote Saturday at Delphi Community High School. More...

Carroll AD gets 8% raise

In a 3 to 2 vote June 17, Carroll School Board approved increases in administrators' salaries and a two-year extension of their contracts. More...

Pink flocks bring in the green

Several flocks of pink flamingos have found their way around Flora and points beyond during the late evening hours the past few weeks. More...

Community

Announcements

HIGHWAY 1 will host a benefit concert at the Bee Hive, corner of 6th and Logan Streets, in Burnettsville on June 28. Highway 1 consists of Joe Clothier and Martin Lewellen. There is no admission charge but a free-will offering will be taken. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

A recent weekend trip to a bed and breakfast in Shipshewana netted a few tasty recipes. Amish Peanut Butter Spread was served at several restaurants. The smooth creamy concoction was wonderfully decadent served on homemade sourdough bread. More...

Lions install new president

Flora Lions Club recently installed new officers. Incoming president Mike Hoffman is the second generation of the Hoffman family to hold this position. His father, DeVere "Pete" Hoffman was club president in 1972. More...

Sports

Call Outs

Tippecanoe Tornados

Registration for Tippecanoe Tornados homeschool soccer and volleyball teams for the fall 2008 season runs through July 7. Registration is open to homeeducated boys and girls ages 12 through high school. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Patient Father

On June 15 we celebrated Father's Day with our families, showing honor to our fathers and what they have done for us. As a father I realize how much parents willingly sacrifice and want the best for their children. 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 The last of the American flags will be mounted this week along Columbia Street in time for Fourth of July festivities in Flora. Over 40 flags will be seen flying from one end of town to the other. More...

Education

DCES presents year-end awards

Delphi Community Elementary School presented awards to students for their efforts this school year. More...

'Catch the Reading Bug'

Up close and personal Dylan Spesard takes a close look at a Madagascar cockroach at the Purdue Bug in a Bag program at the Flora Public Library. At the end of the program, children could touch and hold the insects. Prof. More...

Delphi elementary celebrates Space Day 2008 with Student Signatures in Space®

Students at Delphi Community Elementary School joined more than 500 other schools around the world by signing Student Signatures in Space® posters to celebrate "Space Day 2008! 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 Jerry Kelly and Randy B. 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

Raymond C. Proper, 55, Delphi, and Maylana Wertz, 49, Delphi. Jeremy A. Crume, 32, Burlington and Kelli L. Johnston, 22, Russiaville. More...

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