December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Monticello group to pick-up Delphi trash

Delphi residents may not notice a difference in trash pick-up after the first of the year, until they look at their utility bills. More...

Pete winner is quiet volunteer

Tuesday night Flora Lions Club honored Helen Ennis as the 2008 Pete Award winner. She and her family were honored guests at the club's annual Christmas dinner. More...

Local News

Cutler watch group to meet Dec. 11

A second Cutler Neighborhood Watch meeting with Sheriff Tony Burns will be held Dec 11 at 7 p.m. in the Cutler Fire Station. More...

Donations being accepted for Christmas baskets

Christmas Food Baskets, Inc. is a community project coordinated by area churches and generously supported by civic groups, school children, businesses and individuals to assist those in need at Christmas. More...

Free Medicare Part D enrollment event set in Delphi

Nearly three years after the Medicare Prescription Drug Program (Medicare Part D) was launched, the Medicare Rx Access Network of Indiana is encouraging Hoosiers to learn about their options during the open enrollment period. More...

Sports

Cougars hold off Oracles

For the first time since the 1989-90 season Carroll and Delphi boys basketball teams will play twice in the regular season. The two matched up last Wednesday night on Varsity Night at Carroll and will face each other again on Feb. 6 at Delphi. More...

Lady Cougars pounce on Oracles

Carroll used a 20-4 opening period burst to quickly subdue the visiting Lady Oracles. The Cougars went on to win the game 57-30. Turnovers and poor shooting doomed Delphi from the very beginning and plagued them throughout the entire game. More...

Taylor red-hot in Oracle home opener

Coming off a hard-fought battle at Carroll Wednesday night, head coach Brian Tonsoni's third Delphi boys' basketball team knew that they were in for another struggle in the 2008-09 season home opener against Taylor Saturday night, but no-one could More...

Faith

Monticello church to present walk through adventure

"Journey to Bethlehem," a walk through family adventure, is a reenactment of the city of Bethlehem as it looked, sounded and smelled over 2,000 years ago. Zion Bethel Church in Monticello will present "Journey to Bethlehem" on Dec. More...

Announcements

Hickory Grove Church will hold a REMEMBRANCE SERVICE on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Holidays can be difficult times when a loved one is no longer present. There will be a Candle Lighting Service and refreshments will follow. 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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO A four-year long fundraising effort aimed at preserving the covered bridge at Adams Mill yielded an impressive $85,404.31 in private funds being deposited in county coffers last week. More...

Obituaries

Ervin F. Reinke

Ervin F. Reinke, 91, of Galveston, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Northwoods Village in Kokomo. He was born June 13, 1917, in Washington Township, Cass County, to John and Elsie Ervin Reinke. More...

Alice Elizabeth Harrell

Alice Elizabeth Harrell, 90, of Burlington, joined her Heavenly Father on Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at 1:10 a.m. Alice was born on Dec. 11, 1917, the youngest of four children to Charles and Vella (Landis) Hendrix. More...

Thomas R. Anderson

Dr. Thomas R. Anderson, 54, of Delphi died unexpectedly at 6:40 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Logansport Memorial Hospital. Born June 14, 1954, in Jacksonville, Ill., he was the son of Howard and Orieda Horn Anderson. His marriage was on Dec. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners face tough spending decisions

County ambulance service, Yeoman project and river clean-up scrutinized for affordability

Although a construction contract for the Yeoman Community Center/ Emergency Medical Services Garage project is ready to sign, there was a halt to the process at the Monday morning Carroll County Commissioners meeting. More...

Snapshot of Carroll County's top pick for highway engineer

A short interview was conducted with the person offered the top spot for county highway following the commissioners' Monday morning meeting. A more expansive story will be published when the new hire is secured. More...

County receives United Way funds for disaster relief

Indiana Association of United Ways (IAUW) announced Carroll County recently became the recipient of $700,000 in grant money for individual assistance to help with recovery efforts from the 2008 February and June storm and flood damage. More...

Community

Meetings

Tri Kappa Associate Tri Kappa Associate Chapter met Nov. 11 for a luncheon hosted by Helen Schilling and Joan Maxwell at the First Presbyterian Church in Delphi. New members Tina Tyner, Pat Dillman and Marsha Rossetter were welcomed. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

MID-LAND MEALS is sponsoring a Community Volunteer Day to Help Seniors Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at their location in Lafayette. Volunteers are needed to help package and box 3,000 meals for homebound seniors. Lunch will be provided. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Dec. 3-10 is listed below: Wed., Dec. 3 - 7 p.m., Delphi vs. North White girls basketball game. Thurs., Dec. 4 - 7 p.m., Delphi vs. Carroll girls basketball game, followed by Delphi vs. Carroll boys basketball game. More...

Opinions & Letters

If we just keep quiet, it will go away…

After the recent news of a less-than-perfect audit report for the City of Delphi for 2007, it was surprising that not one council member asked a question about it during Monday night's Council meeting. More...

Cartoon

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Midwest Memo

Decemburrr

No fair, Mother Nature. I was still feeling pleasantly full from pumpkin pie and finishing the last bit of leftover Thanksgiving dressing to even consider, let alone worry about snow, sleet, slush and stuff. More...

Society

Eller 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Eller, 5839E 350S, Bringhurst, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Eller and the former Alma Webb were married Oct. 25, 1958, by Rev. E.E. Morris at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. More...

Sieber 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Sieber of 179 S. Union St., Camden, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Dec. 14 with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fireman's Lounge in Camden. The special event will be hosted by their children. More...

90th birthday

Mary "Sis" Brooks, formerly of Delphi, will celebrate her 90th birthday Dec. 9. A surprise open house, hosted by her daughter Jamie Wray, is planned for Dec. 14. Cards can be sent to her at 716 E. Commercial St., Oberlin, KS 67749. More...

Education

Tri Kappa offers scholarships

Delphi Tri Kappa is seeking applicants for academic scholarships worth $1,000. Additional scholarships may be awarded. More...

College scholarships available through Indiana Farm Bureau

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance invites high school students who excel in various forms of artistic expression to enter the statewide youth arts competition, eXcel Awards. Winners will be awarded college scholarships. More...

Local sorority offers three scholarships

Applications for three scholarships, two in the amount of $3,500 each and one in the amount of $1,800, for students are being accepted by Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a national non-collegiate educational sorority. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Ryan L. Hoover Sr., 55, Bringhurst and Teresa A. Severns, 47, Lancaster, Ohio. John C. McManus, 48, and Sara L. Flores, 52, both of Burnettsville. Jonathan A. Griffey, 40, and Kristina M. Foreman, 35, both of Flora 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. The court ruled in favor of the plaintiff in: RAB Performance Recoveries LLC vs. More...