May 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Matters of the heart

Local family involved in heart research project

Ruth Thompson, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren are participating in a medical research project because, as she says, "It's so important to our family. More...

Protect Your Pockets:

Understanding the pitfalls of pay day loans

Seeking a temporary, quick fix to a long-term problem is rarely ideal. Too often — like now — we find our government doing this, and too often it happens with personal finances, as well. More...

Wolf gives up position as Channel 2 director

Vicki Wolf, station director at Flora's local access cable TV station, is leaving her position there after 27 years of service. More...

Sports

George wins Sectional high jump crown

DCHS boys' record falls

Delphi's boys and girls track & field teams both placed ninth last week at the Lafayette Sectionals. Olivia George continued her outstanding season in the high jump by clearing 5'1" and winning the Sectional championship. More...

Lady Oracles finish regular season 23-4, ranked 5th in state

After finishing the regular season, the Lady Oracles are looking to defend their 2008 sectional title. More...

Oracles win two to close regular season; sectional starts Thursday

Delphi baseball team closed regular season with consecutive Hoosier Conference victories over Rensselaer, giving the team the momentum it was looking for heading into Sectional play this week. More...

Society

90th birthday

Marjorie Barber of Burlington will be honored for her 90th birthday at an open house May 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Burlington Church of Christ. She has requested no gifts, but cards will be welcome. More...

Sorority at IUK offers opportunities

Are you planning on attending IU Kokomo after graduation? Would you like to be involved in college not only academically, but socially, and be involved in your local community? Then becoming a Phi Sigma Sigma sister is for you! More...

Gottschalk Open House

Pastor and Mrs. Dan Gottschalk of 5 6 1 8 N . US421, Delphi, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children on Sunday. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Idaville Church of God, 11073E. 50N. More...

Education

Seurynck to end 41-year teaching career

Delphi Community High School's U.S. history and psychology teacher Joseph "Joe" Seurynck will retire after 41 years of teaching at the end of the 2009 school year. Seurynck has taught at DCHS for the past 38 years. More...

Prom Prince & Princess

The junior prince and princess of Delphi's Jr.-Sr. Prom were Braden Atwood and Haley Lynde. The prom was held April 25 on the Madam Carroll. King and queen were Paul Zink and Aspen Wallace. More...

Carroll approves technology purchase

Carroll has been updating its technology equipment. The latest purchase was approved at the May 19 Carroll School Board meeting. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

U.S. Bank N.A. filed complaint on note and to foreclose mortgage against Anthony and Thelma J. Perry. American Acceptance Company filed complaint against Robert Richards. HSBC Bank Nevada filed complaint against Edward H. Williams. 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 Dalton L. More...

Marriage Licenses

William Shawn Talbert, 37, and Miranda Sue Schultheis, 28, both of Delphi. Ronnie Joe Babcock, 48, and Penny Jean Blackman, 42, both of Delphi. Thomas Michael Whitworth, 57, of Rolla, Mo. and Diana Sue Cable, 58, of Delphi. More...

Four siblings in Carroll graduating class

From the day their quadruplets were born, Sam and Jane Zook have kept them out of the limelight. "We wanted them to be thought of as individuals, not as a group," Jane said. More...

Stolen and relocated 'Road Closed' signs present public safety hazard

Vandals cost county additional dollars

Carroll County Highway Department workers spent time Friday dumping loads of crushed stone on the Crooked Road to Flora/Delphi to prevent drivers, unaware the road is washed out and closed, from driving off the edge of the asphalt. More...

Community

Farmers' Market, U-Pick and Agritourism Directory is available

The 2009 Indiana Farmers' Market, U-Pick and Agritourism Directory is now available. More...

Announcements

ALL CANAL AND TRAILS VOLUNTEERS are invited to a free lunch at noon June 6 at the Canal Park shelter house, followed by a recognition ceremony. More...

Meetings

Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa The Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met recently for lunch and a meeting at the Loeb House Inn in Lafayette. More...

Opinions & Letters

Use caution and be safe

With the fireworks season in full swing, Indiana citizens and retailers are being reminded of the state law governing the use and sale of fireworks. More...

Midwest Memo

Join in

We arrived on the late side at the winding down part of my cousin Shannon's high school graduation party. The relatives we would have normally visited with had already been there and gone. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Reflections on schooldays

With the school season at its end our community's children anticipate the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. More...

Church to host Street Fair May 30

Hickory Grove Church's annual Street Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in the church parking lot. There will be games, activities, moonwalk, crafts, face painting, popcorn, prizes and more. Everything is free. More...

Flora-Bringhurst United Methodist

Flora-Bringhurst United Methodist churches will hold Bible School the week of June 8-12 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Flora church. This year's event, "Happy Birthday Jesus," is for ages preschool through the fifth grade. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Zachary White a Carroll Elementary student raised $1,019 for the American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart program. He received a mountain bike and numerous other prizes for his efforts. More...

Obituaries

Charles Markley

Charles Markley, 86, of Flora, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, at 10:10 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born April 9, 1923 in London, Ohio, he was the son of Paul and Jeanette Davidson Markley. More...

Benjamin Stewart Jr.

Benjamin Gordon Stewart Jr., 49, of Massena, N.Y., died May 14, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 11, 1959, in Lafayette, to the late Circa 1978 Benjamin Gordon Stewart Sr. and Beulah Bernice Rock. He attended Delphi schools in the 1970s. More...

Bryce Eikenberry

Bryce M. Eikenberry, 81, of Flora, died at 4:56 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2009, at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis. Born April 1, 1928, in Onward, he was the son of Monroe and Chloann Flora Eikenberry. More...

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