August 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

DLGF extends 2009 budget adoption date

Property tax delay woes cited

In a surprise move, the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) announced Friday it had extended the date for local units of government 2009 budget adoption from Sept. 30 to Dec. 1. More...

Old Settlers begins tonight

Old Settlers begins tonight (Wednesday) on the courthouse square, with rides and amusements, entertainment, art show, local organizations' booth fair, and plenty of food. The annual festival continues Thursday through Saturday. More...

Local News

'Out of the Frying Pan' to be presented by Red Brick Theatre this weekend

Delphi Public Library's Red Brick Theatre presents the hilarious comedy "Out of the Frying Pan" this weekend in the DCHS Little Theatre. The story takes place in the early 1940s. More...

Purrrfectly legal

The best little cat house in Carroll County

Jim and Jo Delaplane said they had a lot of fun telling people they were building a cat house on their rural Flora property. "You should have seen their faces," Jo said. More...

Changing lives one child at a time

A week of fun, opportunities and lots of love is what the Delphi Royal Family Kids Camp offers for abused, neglected and abandoned children in Carroll, Tippecanoe, White, Cass, Howard, Clinton, and surrounding counties. More...

Sports

Delphi trio to play in Colt World Series

Three members of Delphi's Sectional-winning baseball team have earned spots on the Hoosier North roster for the upcoming 2008 Colt World Series, which opens tonight, Wednesday, at Loeb Stadium in Lafayette. More...

TMD Hillclimbing Team wins state championship

Vance "Cheezy" Lashley, co-owner of TMD Hillclimbing Team, won the state championship in the 450CC class at Cayuga. The event was held July 26-27. Lashley raced his CRF 450, running a fast time of 4.3 seconds. More...

Call-outs

Delphi Little Gridiron Delphi Little Gridiron Football callout and equipment issue for all in-coming 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders will be held Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Berto Field. More...

Society

40th wedding anniversary

Tom and Debbie Weirick celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 4. Weirick of Silver Lake married Debbie Sisson at the Flora First Christian Church on Aug. 4, 1968. Rev. Milton Craig officiated. More...

80th birthday

Quincine Brown of Delphi will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday (8-8-08). She was born on Aug. 8, 1928, in Washington Township in CarrolCounty, the youngest of eight children of Quince and Esther Whipperman Downham. A homemaker, Mrs. More...

Education

Delphi Elementary 'Back to School Bash' is Aug. 19

Be sure to bring your folding chairs and/or blanket to the annual "Back to School Bash" Aug. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delphi Community Elementary School. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

CAMERON NORMAN, son of Greg and Susan Norman of Flora, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at Indiana University. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Douglas J. Bender, 31, and Melissa A. Cain, 30, both of Delphi. Paul W. Kruk, 27, and Kristy L. Glenn, 29, both of Delphi. Tanner W. Schwartz, 25, and Andrea L. Mrozinski, 24, both of Cutler. 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...

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 Dustin D. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners urged to sell land to IPC

INDOT awards $1.2 million for county road extension of SR 75

County leaders were urged to proceed with the sale of county-owned land to the north and west of Carroll Manor to Indiana Packers Corporation in a letter to Carroll County Commissioners and Council by the Carroll County Agriculture Association Boar More...

Delphi's first budget reading delayed

When it was time to read the proposed 2009 city budget for approval on one of three readings, Delphi City Council President Carolyn Pearson said she was "not comfortable" with one item which was debated at the work session when the budget was devel More...

Skydiver falls to his death

A student with Air Indiana Skydiving Center LLC, based at Flora Municipal Airport, was killed Sunday when the parachute he was wearing failed to open successfully. He fell to his death from approximately 11,000 feet above the ground. More...

Old Settlers meeting - a continuing tradition

Carroll County Old Settlers Association will have its 153rd annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Delphi United Methodist Church. Registration begins at 12:30. More...

Community

Library News

Delphi Public The Adult Summer Reading Dinner will be held Aug. 12 for those who completed a Summer's Feast of delectable reads. A sixcourse dinner, door prizes and a book discussion of "The Ezekiel Option" are part of the evening. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

It's not often that you have one of those meals that you'll remember for many days to come. You know the ones: delicious food, perfect setting, great friends. That's what good eating's all about. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Aug. 6-13 is listed below: Wed., Aug. 6 - 7 p.m., Carroll County Little Miss & Mister Contest; followed by highlights of 4-H Fair Swine Show. Sun., Aug. 10 - 9 a.m., Taped worship service, church to be announced. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The kitchen sink

Interior designers and architects have identified the fireplace hearth as the heart of the home. They are, of course, wrong. The heart of the home is the kitchen sink. More...

It's time to trim field corners

Guest commentary

With school rapidly approaching visibility is very important at road intersections. There will be many school buses transporting students and many students driving to school. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Friends, neighbors and Old Settlers

It is Old Settlers time in Carroll County again. The festivities will start in downtown Delphi by the time you open your paper for your weekly read. In fact the rides will be operating and the food will be cooking. 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: Rex Charles, pastor. SS: 9:30 a.m., SW: 10:30 a.m. BROOKSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST: 206 N. Prairie Street, Brookston. Ron Guzman, minister. More...

Announcements

"The Chosen Ones" will be in concert at Valley View Baptist Church on Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller's DVD Seminar, PARENTING IS HEART WORK, will be conducted three Sunday afternoons: Aug. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Two hundred nine lots were sold at the 1998 Carroll County 4-H livestock auction, bringing a total of $83,960.32. More...

Obituaries

Bill L. Johnson

Bill L. Johnson, 78, of Frankfort, died at 9:57 p.m. Fri., Aug. 1, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born Dec. 23, 1929, in Camden, he was the son of Edward E. and Stella McDowell Johnson. He was married on Jan. More...

Louis D. Curtis

Louis D. Curtis, 77, of Bringhurst, died at 5:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 1, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo, following a sudden illness. Born Feb. 5, 1931, in Pierceton, he was the son of Alonzo and Orlue Atchinson Curtis. More...

Orville E. Shultheis

Orville E. Shultheis, 91, of Pyrmont, died at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. Born Dec. 3, 1916, in Tippecanoe County, he was the son of Marvin and Ida Schutz Shultheis. More...