August 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora officials approve 4-year plan to phase in water rate increase

Flora Town Council decided Monday night to phase in the town's 27.61 percent water rate increase over the next four years. The largest increase will be the first year at 9.31%. Each of the following three years the rate will increase by 6.1%. More...

Four OS Heritage Awards presented

Heritage Awards were presented to the following persons at the 153rd Old Settlers Association meeting last Saturday at the Delphi United Methodist Church: Sarah Brown - for preservation of Carnell Family Farm, gravesites, and the federal style "M More...

Local News

Bloodmobile collects 54 units in Flora

Fifty-four units of blood were received from 63 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on last Thursday. The Flora Old Order German Baptist Church with ten volunteers will receive $100 from the Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

Open house to feature Camden Auto Company

Tradition and community pride are two elements of history that the Camden Community works hard to preserve. On Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Flora's Garden Spot Express needs volunteer drivers

Garden Spot Express, Flora's new public transit program, is ready to begin regular trips to neighboring communities as soon as enough volunteer drivers are in place. More...

Opinions & Letters

Where the rubber meets the road

Sheriff Tony Burns and his crew have been righting a wrong over the past year and the effort has resulted in additional income for the county coffer. More...

Midwest Memo

Clip clop

Frankly, I just don't get it. Clip clop. Flip flop. These little flat noisy slabs masquerading as footwear are everywhere! They aren't comfortable, I know that for a fact. They have no arch, so they are no good for posture or walking. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

I am standing on the promises of God!

In the early days of our country a weary traveler came to the banks of the Mississippi River for the first time. There was no bridge. It was in the middle of winter, and the surface of "Old Man River" was covered with ice. More...

Announcements

THE ETERNALS will present a gospel music concert Sunday evening at 6 at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church on CR 200N. Everyone is welcome. Dr. 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...

Education

New Carroll teachers

aSchool started on Tuesday in the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation. New teachers are pictured above, l-r - Amy Bochenek and Lindsey Martin, both Carroll Elementary kindergarten teachers; Douglas Danforth, chemistry, More...

EDUCATION NEWS

LEAH CREE of Camden has qualified for the dean's honor list at Ball State University, Muncie, for her academic achievement during the summer session. APRIL PRUITT, a teacher at Kathie's Klubhouse Inc. More...

Back-To-School Bash set at DCHS

Delphi Community High School will hold its third annual "Back to School Bash," formerly known as "Meet The Teacher Night," Aug. 20 beginning at 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to attend and meet the DCHS staff. 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 Bobby R. 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

Tony J. Coyner, 23, and Melissa S. Rosenbarger, 22, both of Rossville. Jeffrey K. Leach, 31, and Amanda L. Westbrook, 28, both of Delphi. Uriah W. Jones, 21, Hinesville, Ga., and Jenilynne Hall, 20, Delphi. More...

The process begins….

Council hears 2009 budget requests

Carroll County Council members began the task of paring down 2009 budget requests Monday morning. Department heads stood at the podium and explained why increases were needed in their budgets. More...

Numbers do not support DCSC land purchase

Delphi School Corporation Board of School Trustees halted a deal to purchase 15 acres of land to the south of the campus at Monday night's meeting after learning the outcome of two independent appraisals of the land. More...

Streets and roads to be closed for railroad work

Norfolk & Southern Rail Road is planning repair work that will close several crossings in the Delphi area. Roads to be closed include: • County Line Road at SR25 at Lox Equipment: Aug. 14-15, closed for two days; • Washington St. More...

Community

Five generations

Mckynzye Rae White was born July 29 to Kaleena and Sean White of Alexandria, Va. She then traveled five states with her parents and two dogs to attend her Aunt Kaicey's wedding and meet her many grandparents. More...

OS Art Show winners named

Delphi Art Club announces two Best of Show winners and eight People's Choice winners, along with other awards, in the club's annual Old Settlers Art Show. Shirley Chapman won Best of Show in Fine Arts for her pen and ink drawing, "Bountiful Hands. More...

Announcements

Carroll County SINGLES will meet at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Flora Family Restaurant. Guest speaker will be Mona Downhour, who will tell about helping her daughter, Denise Good, start an Internet business. More...

Sports

Hoosier North in Colt World Series semi-finals

It has not been done in conventional style, but the result is just the same as Hoosier North earned a spot in the Colt World Series semi-final medals round, reserved for the final four remaining from the tenteam field. More...

Golf season begins for Carroll girls

The 2008 Carroll Lady Cougars golf team began its third season Aug. 4 at the Harrison Invitational played at the par 72 Coyote Crossing Golf Course in Lafayette. Carroll finished 14th with a team score of 422. More...

Call Outs

Delphi Little Gridiron The second callout and equipment issue for all incoming third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders interested in participating in Little Gridiron Football will be Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Berto Field. More...

Society

Gibson, Myers pledge vows

Cassey Gibson and Craig Myers exchanged wedding vows at 1:30 p.m. July 5 at Chapel of the Bells in Las Vegas, Nev. The bride is the daughter of Darryle and Deanna Gibson of Flora. Parents of the groom are Bob and Beth Myers of Delphi. More...

Engagements

Harshbarger-Crossfield John and Lynn Harshbarger of Flora announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla Sue, to Kyle Wayne Crossfield. He is the son of Pastor Les and Christine Crossfield of Ohio. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Kay Pullen

Nancy Kay Pullen, 57, of Frankfort, died at 2:51 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Milner Comm unity Health Care Center in Rossville. Born Nov. 10, 1950, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Ray and Rita Marie Turner Funkhouser. More...

Owen "O.B." Brant

Owen "O.B." Brant, 7 0 , Mooresville, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, in his residence. O.B. was born Oct. 22, 1937, in Deer Creek, to the late Rutherford and Mary Louise (Hillis) Brant. More...

Tiffany Martinez

Tiffany Martinez, 22, of Lafayette, formerly of Flora, died at 1:28 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at Lafayette Home Hospital. She was born July 3, 1986, in Lafayette, to Olegario Martinez and Melinda Young Martinez. More...

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