May 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Severe weather alert is posted today for County

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell reports the county has been advised to brace for severe weather Wednesday. More...

Local News

Deadline nears for Little Miss/Mister Contest

Registration deadline for the 31st Annual Little Miss and the 14th Annual Little Mister Contest will be June 1. The contest will be held July 12 at 7 p.m. in the show arena at the Carroll County 4- H Fairgrounds in Flora. More...

Hickory Grove hosts free movie night

Free movie night at the Hickory Grove Church, located seven miles north of Delphi on CR 700W., will be May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. More...

Free help available to get unemployed back to work

In October 2008, Carrie Herwick found out that her job as sales manager for Troyer Products, an RV products supplier in Bristol, would be eliminated at the end of the year. More...

Opinions & Letters

Important referendum

Absentee voting (by mail) for the referendum to allow, or not allow, the Delphi Community School Corporation to proceed with a $13 million building project begins Monday. More...

Midwest Memo

Reaching out to D.C.

Dear Senator Bayh: It's been a while since I wrote. Things settled down after Countrywide Mortgage froze my home equity line. More...

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Society

German-Kemp wed

Melissa Jayne German and Terry Ray Kemp were married Feb. 14 in a small ceremony at Columbian Park in Lafayette. Pastor Lelan McReynolds of Brookston Federated Church officiated. The bride is the daughter of the late E. More...

Rider 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Rider of 10672W. 250N., Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 29. Rider and the former Clara E. Salzman were married May 29, 1959, at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Kankakee, Ill. More...

Education

Delegates attend Hoosier State

The Hoosier Girls and Boys State program, sponsored by the American Legion, will be at Trine University in Angola June 13-20 for boys and June 21-27 for girls. More...

Martin wins national scholarship

Travis Martin, a Carroll Junior Senior High School senior, has been named a recipient of a Principal's Leadership Award Scholarship (PLA), cosponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and Herff Jones, Inc. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ANNETTE MILLER of West Lafayette, formerly of Cutler, will graduate with honors from Purdue University on May 15 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. More...

Special Sections

Jefferson Township to go with Monticello ambulance service

Although told previously on two occasions by Carroll County Commissioners to not contract with another county to provide ambulance service, the Jefferson Township Advisory Board voted unanimously to do just that. More...

Local residents see increased police presence

Delphi residents, as well as motorists passing through the county seat, experienced increased police patrols in the past two weeks. More...

Carroll board considers transfer student policy

Carroll School Corporation is considering a new policy pertaining to transfer students. It is posted on the school website or can be seen at the Administration Office. More...

Community

EH awards are announced

Carroll County Extension Homemakers celebrated achievements of outstanding clubs and individuals at their annual Friends Day/ Achievement Awards on April 30. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet Monday at the Flora-Monroe Public Library at 7 p.m. Grace Deel and Beth Myers are hostesses. All Republican women are invited and encouraged to attend. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

The DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS Mobile Service Office will be in Kokomo on May 28 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to provide counseling and claim filing assistance. More...

Sports

Ladies record #12 shutout

Delphi's Lady Oracle softball team had a busy week with six games, including four shutouts for 12 on the season. Vs. Rossville Delphi over powered the Lady Hornets, winning this game 11-0 in five innings, played at Rossville. More...

Oracles pick up two road wins

Delphi baseball team was on the road all week, winning its first two over Hoosier Conference foe Sheridan, 13-2 in five innings, and over Tri- County 7-1, before dropping three-in-a-row. More...

Call Outs

Carroll Co. Swim Club

Carroll County Summer Swim Club will have a callout and parent meeting on Sunday at 6 p.m. in the Carroll High School cafeteria. All youth ages 5-18 are eligible to participate. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Press On

" I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ." Philippians 3:14. Today more than any other time in my life, people are struggling. There is a struggle for employment and for provisions. 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 Pittsburg and Flora Churches of the Brethren voted last Sunday to officially merge the two congregations as Living Faith Church of the Brethren. More...

Obituaries

Wayne L. Plunkett Jr.

A memorial service for Wayne L. Plunkett Jr., 52, formerly of Flora, will be held at a later date. He died at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at Regency Place in Lafayette. Born Feb. 11, 1957, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Wayne L. More...

Dorothea E. Whistler

Dorothea Elizabeth Garrison Whistler, 90, Delphi, died at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009, at St. Anthony Healthcare Center in Lafayette. She had been a resident there since March of this year. Born Jan. More...

Joseph F. Pearson

CPO U.S. Navy retired Joseph "Joe" Frank Pearson, 86, of Bedford, England, passed away May 3, 2009. Born Oct. 18, 1923, in Buck Creek, he was the son of the late Frank and Eva Pearson. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Zachari Ryan Ayres, 24, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Anya Renae Wolfe, 20, of Bringhurst. Brandon Wade Pitty, 33, of Delphi, and Alisha Marie Peercy, 23, of Brookston. Vernon Lee Wise, 38, and Michelle Ann Dillman, 37, both of 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. New filings David W. Glasgow was charged with criminal trespassing. 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...