February 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sewer district is ready to connect south of Lake Freeman

Payment plan offered to county residents for connection fees

Carroll County customers of Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District (TLRSD) will pay a $1,000 fee to connect to the service by April 1. Property owners within the project were mailed certified notices and invoices. More...

Delphi/townships approve fire protection territory

It was no surprise when all participating parties approved the formation of a fire protection territory for Delphi and Tippecanoe, Madison and Deer Creek townships at a special Tuesday night meeting at the Stone Barn. More...

Local News

New trail to be discussed at Delphi trails meeting

Delphi Historic Trails volunteers will meet March 5 from 7-9 pm in the Canal Center on North Washington Street. The purpose is to assess the possibilities for the newest trail development in Delphi since the Monon High Bridge Trail five years ago. More...

Noted economist speaks in Delphi

Delphi Rotary Club members and guests heard Purdue University Economist Dr. Chris Hurt speak about the present economic situation in the U.S. at the Feb. More...

Fund set up to help Hughes family

A fund has been set up at Salin Bank & Trust for the Don Hughes family of Camden. Hughes was critically injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle collision near Delphi. He is a patient in ICU at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. More...

Opinions & Letters

How much 'behind closed doors' will taxpayers tolerate?

Indiana Code allows for two or more townships with common borders to form fire protection territories. It also allows for a community to form a fire district. More...

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Midwest Memo

Expectant

The scene in front of the Panera Bread store unfolded last Saturday in a fashion so ordinary I will, no doubt, be the only person to report on it. More...

Faith

Flora First Christian plans Lenten services

Flora First Christian Church will hold its annual Ash Wednesday service this evening, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Dry bones

A recent newspaper article tells about an abandoned church that is dangerous to the community. The writer mentions that the windows are broken, the doors are hanging on one hinge, and kids play in and around the building. 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

Scholarships deadline approaching for IU Kokomo

The deadline is fast approaching for scholarships available at Indiana University Kokomo for the fall semester. More...

DCHS names first semester honor roll students

Principal Barry Stone of the Delphi Community High School announces the first semester distinguished honor roll, honor roll and honorable mention students Distinguished TWELETH GRADE - Kelsie Blickenstaff, Nicole Brubaker, Ali Canen, Olivia Geo More...

Carroll play coming in March

Carroll High School Drama Club will present its spring play, "You Can't Take It With You," by Moss Hart and George Kaufman on March 13, 14, and 15. Anything can happen in the Sycamore home. 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. The following causes were dismissed: United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company vs. 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

Cameron John Stout, 20, of Camden and Hali Nicole German, 21, of Delphi. Joel Craig Robinson, 33, and Jennifer Leslie Ann Hancock, 34, both of Delphi. More...

Tongues wag about local government reform

Everywhere you go these days, people are talking about local government reform. The township trustees are worried township government will be eliminated. So are the fire departments. And a group from Indianapolis called MySmartgov. More...

County election board gets ready for referendum

Carroll County residents in Liberty, Jackson, Madison, Tippecanoe, Rock Creek and Deer Creek townships, 5,832 in all, will be given the opportunity to vote whether or not to allow the Delphi Community School Corporation to proceed with a planned p More...

Fire Protection Territory unanimously passes first city council reading

Delphi City Ordinance 2009-02, which establishes Delphi's participation in a fire protection territory with Deer Creek, Tippecanoe and Madison townships, unanimously passed first reading Thursday night at a special city council meeting. More...

Community

County Republicans to reorganize

The Carroll County Republican Party will hold its reorganization meeting at 9 a.m. March 7 in the Boy Scout Cabin, located at Flora Community Park. More...

Local pastor is in Chancel Players production

The Chancel Players of Lafayette will present "A Sleep of Prisoners" on Feb. 27 and 28. More...

Announcements

DOLLY MADISON EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS CLUB will met March 2 at 6 p.m. at the Flora Family Restaurant for an anniversary dinner. DEER CREEK TOWNSHIP ADVISORY BOARD will meet March 4 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

County rivalry could be renewed in Sectional

For those who can't get enough of the Carroll-Delphi boys' basketball county rivalry, the IHSAA Class 2A Sectional draw held Thursday night has made it very possible that the two schools could meet for a third time this season, More...

Swimmers head to state

Five DCHS records set

Five members of the Delphi Boys Varsity Swim team are headed to the State swim meet Friday at the Natatorium in Indianapolis. More...

Lady Cougars bow out in Regional semi-finals

The Lady Cougars arrived at Lewis Cass on Saturday morning in time to watch the first semi-final game, Oak Hill vs. Wabash. They learned that Oak Hill is a very good team, pounding Wabash 66-29. More...

Society

Studebaker, White wed

Jenny Sue Studebaker and Kyle Fletcher White exchanged wedding vows at 1 p.m. Feb. 14 at New Life in Christ, Frankfort. Pastor Robert Palmer officiated. Parents of the bride are David and Kelly Studebaker of Bringhurst. More...

Engagements

Vargas-Mansfield

Pamela Mansfield of Brookston announces the engagement of her son, Jacob Mansfield, and Yeceny Vargas, both of Indianapolis. The bride-elect is the daughter of Norma Guzman of New York, New York, and Jose Vargas of The Dominican Republic. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Flora Town Council renewed its look into the continuing problem of the Old Flora School on East Main Street. Hopeful steps are being taken for the beginning of the end of the seemingly never ending tale. More...

Obituaries

John K. Wright, Jr.

John Kenneth Wright, Jr., 50, of Delphi, died Feb. 13, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born Feb. 2, 1959, in Elizabethtown, Ky., he was the son of the late John "Jack" Kenneth Wright, Sr. and Mary Jane Swarner Wright Robertson. More...

Helen E. Snyder

Helen Elizabeth Snyder, 97, originally of Flora, died Sunday Feb. 15, 2009, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky. She was born Oct. 27, 1911, in Flora. Mrs. More...

Helen M. Simon

Helen Mae Simon, 84, of Monticello, died Feb. 16, 2009, in Monticello. Born March 15, 1924, in Avery, she was the daughter of the late Roy M. and Eunice Pettiner Connaway. Her marriage was on July 23, 1948, in Frankfort, to Eugene C. More...

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