April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Causes pending in Flora fire/death

A fire last Thursday night at Flora Estates may have claimed the life of a 52-yearold resident there. Johnnie F. Dyer was pulled from his burning mobile home by neighbors. More...

Carroll hires elementary assistant principal

Roy Hufford of Warsaw will be the new assistant principal at Carroll Elementary next school year. His hiring was approved at the April 7 Carroll School Board meeting. More...

Local News

Scrabble tournament to benefit literacy

A county-wide Scrabble Tournament for Literacy will be held April 23 in the Carroll Elementary cafeteria. The event, sponsored by the Psi Iota Xi chapters in Flora and Delphi, raises money to help with literacy efforts in Carroll County. More...

Principal to return to classroom

Delphi Community Elementary principal Bill Shidler said Tuesday he requested to be reassigned as a teacher. That request was approved at the Monday night meeting of the Delphi Community School Board. More...

Public comments

In accordance with the new public comments policy adopted by the Delphi Community School Board, comments are taken at the beginning of the meeting before other agenda items. All patron questions were not answered immediately. More...

Opinions & Letters

A lesson learned

The Carroll County Council's Finance Committee meets just about every other Tuesday morning. Members Ann Brown, Ron Slavens and Marion Huffer frequently are confronted with funding requests and situations by department heads during the meetings. More...

Midwest Memo

Timing

The white Lexus four-door with California license plates pulled round the aisle intersecting the parking lot lane I was in. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Hanging in There

From my observation there is some truth, though certainly not universal, that people have less desire to stick it out when challenged. Stick-to-it-ive-ness is not as widespread a virtue as in the days of my childhood. More...

Announcements

Flora First Christian Church invites everyone to HOLY HUMOR SUNDAY on April 19. The joyful service begins at 9:30 a.m. 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 Spring and fall at the Lavys will be quieter now that their orchard is gone. Trees had to be pruned in the spring, and in the fall up to 1,500 bushels of apples had to be picked. More...

Obituaries

Johnnie F. Dyer

Johnnie F. Dyer, 52, of Flora, died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at his residence. Born Dec. 21, 1956, in Kokomo, he was the son of Joe and Ottie Curtis Dyer. He graduated from Carroll High School in 1975. More...

Other Death Notices

Robert Morris Terry, 82, died April 5, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. Mr. Terry had worked as a meat cutter at Wallmann's in Delphi. Services were held April 10 in Monticello. 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 Jaime L. 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

Wesley R. Bixler, 25, and Sheena Marlene Brady, 23, both of Delphi. Daniel Unger, 26, and Christina Gayle Cates, 29, both of Flora. More...

Camden seeks INDOT's help in extending 75 to HHH

Camden Council president Pete Wagoner announced at last Thursday's council meeting that he presented a formal request to the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) that it take over responsibility for completing the SR 75 extension northward More...

Fake federal IDs seized during Easter domestic scene

Easter Sunday probably turned out somewhat differently for a rural Carroll County couple than they intended. More...

Delphi accepts elementary construction bids

It was full steam ahead for the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees as they approved construction bids for renovations at the elementary school and the early childhood education center at a Monday night meeting. More...

Carroll rejects all HVAC bids

At a special meeting Monday afternoon, Carroll School Board rejected all bids for HVAC renovations at the junior-senior high school. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

The tax man cometh! For all of you who had to pay Uncle Sam, this week's column is full of cheap eats. That famous box of meat magic with the gloved mascot has been a traditional American food for years. More...

Free movie weekend at Lakeshore Drive In

In celebration of its 60th year in business, the Lakeshore Drive In Theatre in Monticello will offer free movies this Friday and Saturday. More...

Canal Earth Day - Work Day is Saturday

A call-out is issued for volunteers to come to Project W.E.E.D. or Wabash & Erie Earth Day, beginning at 9 a.m. at Canal Park, Delphi. If it rains, the alternate date is April 25. More...

Sports

Oracles continue hot start

After the first full week of the young season, the Delphi baseball team continues to turn some heads and earn some respect after improving its record to 4-1 with a 13-3 win over Rossville and a doubleheader sweep of Fountain Central, 7-4 and 6-1. More...

Lady Oracle Softball off to 4-0 start

The Delphi Lady Oracle softball team got off to a quick start with plans to repeat their Sectional championship and more. More...

Delphi runs past Western Boone

The Delphi Community High School boys' and girls' track and field teams opened the year last Wednesday by hosting Western Boone. Both teams came out victorious with the boys winning 82-50 and the girls coming out on top 71-61. More...

Society

Wood 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Wood of 875W. 1050N., Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the fire station in Burrows. More...

Engagements

Krueckeberg-VanZile

Alicia M. Krueckeberg and Adam VanZile announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Randal L. Krueckeberg and Katherine A. Krueckeberg, both of Decatur. His parents are Bryan and Terra VanZile of Burlington. More...

Wade-Flory

Jim and Tracy Wade of Cutler announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan, to Weston Flory. He is the son of Dale and Sandra Flory of Frankfort. The bride-elect will graduate from New Hope School, Rossville, in May. More...

Education

Two Carroll County ag students excel in Pennsylvania conference

In mid-March, two Carroll County students earned distinctive honors at the National Postsecondary Agricultural Students Organization (PAS) Conference. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ANDREW RIDER of Delphi has been awarded a $384.50 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCRSARE) for the project, "The Efficiency of Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes) as a part of a diversified p More...

INSPIRE provides access to testing and career development resources

According to the Indiana State Library, Indiana's free virtual library, INSPIRE, provides Hoosiers with the tools they need to take studying to the next level. More...

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