September 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents voice concerns over Armory Road

New phone system and computer router The council approved leasing a new phone system from the Roeing Company. This system will be a key component in the switch to central dispatch Strasser said. More...

Local News

Party at the Park planned

A public event, "Party at Deer Creek Park," is set for Sept. 13 from 2 to 7 p.m. The park is located at 6336E State Road 218, Camden. More...

Media help police nab convenience store suspects

Through the assistance of mass media print of a convenience store suspect's video image and the immediate response of Grant County law enforcement, authorities in Carroll and Cass counties have charged two suspects involved in burglaries Aug. 28. More...

Carroll playground to get new B-ball goals

Carroll School Board approved the purchase of new basketball goals for the Carroll Elementary School playground at its Sept. 2 meeting. Six goals will be purchased from Delphi Products. More...

Opinions & Letters

Never forget!

Guest commentary

A long time ago my grandparents would gather with their friends and talk about the economy, their jobs, how hard it was to save a dime, etc. Whenever Dec. 7, 1941, came up for discussion everyone had something to say. More...

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Midwest Memo

A rush to gossip

I've been handed more than my share of religious articles to read over the years. These inspirational pieces come to me with "read this" or "terrific" or "thought you'd enjoy" marked at the top of the page. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Easing the challenge of personal loss

One of the greatest personal challenges we face is the loss of a loved one. Permanent farewell is difficult for everyone. We do not like losses. Death and divorce, moving and removing, schism and separation tear our hearts apart. 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

EDUCATION NEWS

TINA DOLBY and LOTTIE WADDLE, both of Flora, have been named to the spring dean's list at Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley Region. More...

Obituaries

John S. Smith

John S. Smith, 67, of Camden, formerly of Walton, died at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, in his residence. Born April 6, 1941, in Rensselaer, he was the son of Joyce "Bud" and Maxine Williams Smith. More...

Cheryl Williamson

Cheryl A. Hardy Williamson, 46, of Burnettsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at her father's home where she resided. She had been in ill health the past year. Born Oct. 20, 1961, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Jerry L. More...

Robert V. Meekins

Robert V. Meekins, 86, of Delphi, died at 10:47 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had been in ill health the past two years. More...

Special Sections

School board split on land purchase

Tie-breaker moves project forward

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees met in executive session with members of Delphi United Methodist Church before the regularly scheduled Monday night meeting. More...

Alleged fire setter still incarcerated

Larry E. Farner, 62, Delphi, who was arrested Sept. 3 on suspicion of arson for setting the Wabash & Erie Canal Center's playground canal boat replica on fire during the early morning of Aug. 31. According to Maj. More...

Flora to consider charging for trash pickup in 2010

Flora Town Council will hold a work session to discuss specifications in the 2009 trash contract and to get public input on what type of program the community might want in anticipation of charging for trash pickup in 2010. More...

Community

Announcements

Delphi Post Office, located at 201 W. Franklin Street, will host a PASSPORT FAIR from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Postal Service sales and service associates will help residents with passport applications, fees and photos. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With school back in full swing and families running in a zillion different directions for track meets, band practice and the like, it's perfect casserole season. These three easy dishes are hearty enough to make a meal. More...

Births

Jeff and Brooke (Smith) Shuler of Delphi are parents of a 6-pound, 13-ounce daughter, Kennedy Paige, born Aug. 20 at Home Hospital in Lafayette. Grandparents are Paige and Debbie Smith of Delphi, and Alan and Kathy Shuler of Camden. More...

Sports

Cougars win first-ever HHC soccer championship

The Carroll varsity soccer team won the Hoosier Heartland Conference championship with a 3-2 overtime victory over Central Catholic last Thursday night. The Cougars improved to 5-0 on the season. More...

Cougars hammer Trojans

The chant on the sidelines from the Carroll players when their offense and defense are on the field is - hammer, hammer, hammer. The Cougars gave the Tri Central Trojans a 65-0 clawing Friday night. More...

Oracles overmatched by WL

The Oracle football team lost to the 4th-ranked West Lafayette Red Devils Friday night. The lop-sided score was 62-6. More...

Society

Clift, White exchange vows

Liddia Dawn White of Delphi and Ian Campbell Clift of Aniak, Alaska, exchanged marriage vows on May 31 at 3 p.m. at Riley Park in Delphi. The bride is the daughter of Roberta and Robert Blue of Delphi and the late Wayne White. More...

Hanaway, Fritz pledge vows

Erika Hanaway and Ty Fritz exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m. July 12 at the United Methodist Church in Flora. The bride is the daughter of Bret and Sarah Hanaway of Flora. Parents of the groom are Reverends Ed and Brenda Fritz of Goshen. More...

Glenn 30th anniversary

Pastor and Mrs. William Glenn of 310 E. Franklin St., Delphi, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. Glenn, the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Delphi for 19 years, and the former Debbie Compton, a homemaker, were married Sept. 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 Evelyn M. Czernik was charged with driving while suspended. 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

Cory M. Heckathorn, 32, and Jessika D. Kelly, 21, both of Delphi. Michael Shane Chapman, 35, and Melissa Ann RedElk, 32, both of Camden. Brett A. Zook, 27, and Cuong Kim Vi, 25, both of Cutler. David A. Kallenberger, 40, and Valerie D. More...