July 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

County council focused on bottom line

All Carroll County Council members had their eyes and minds focused on the bottom line as they considered business at their Tuesday morning meeting. More...

Local News

Bloodmobile visits Flora; collects 59 pints

Fifty-nine units of blood were received from 61 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on July 16. The Flora Grace Brethren Church with five volunteers will receive $100 from Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

SR 25 closing

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces SR 25 between SR 218 and U.S. 24/35 in Cass County will be closed July 22 through mid-September. More...

Carroll County FSA to host ACRE Program workshops

Starting Monday, Farm Service Agency Carroll County Executive Director Jacob Maxwell will hold several workshops regarding the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program. More...

Opinions & Letters

Minimum wage to increase

Indiana's minimum wage will increase from $6.55 per hour to $7.25 per hour on Friday. The minimum wage increase is in conjunction with the federal minimum wage increase and is the third in a threeyear series of increases. More...

Midwest Memo

Checking the bill

My friend Helen moved last week. She traded her big city apartment for new digs at an upscale retirement home. Helen was tired of grocery shopping and cooking for herself. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Summer Time Fun

Animals, crops, food, clothing, crafts and numerous other projects were on display throughout the Carroll County Fairgrounds in Flora July 10 through 17 for the Carroll County 4-H Fair. More...

Vacation Bible School

Valley View Baptist Valley View Baptist Church, Flora, is having a one-day vacation Bible school on July 25 for children three through 12 years old. It will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SW = Sunday Worship SS = Sunday School

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 Dorothy Mills of Delphi will be presented Area IV's 1999 Martin H. Miller Senior Volunteer of the Year Award. She will be honored at a luncheon on Aug. 12 at the Indiana State Fair. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

CHRISTOPHER DAVID CLEM of Cutler has been named to the spring semester dean's list at Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Ill. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New Filings Timothy J. Cunningham was charged with attempted sexual battery and battery resulting in bodily injury. Kasey W. Kult was charged with driving while suspended. Kimberly 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

Levi Michael Fielding, 23, and Jessica Danielle Buschman, 22, both of Delphi. Vaughn Eugene Pratt, Sr., 61, of Cutler and Debra Diane Butz, 58, of Delphi. Devon M. Johnson, 24, and Misty M. Brown, 37, both of Delphi. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners endorse 'extraction tax'

Anyone who purchases any natural resource, such as limestone, cement products, coal, oil and natural gas from the land, air or water in Indiana could be paying an additional state tax in the future. More...

Laptops for the law

Carroll County received a grant from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security for 19 new laptops this week. More...

Carroll joins regional economic development partnership

Eight counties including Carroll have been meeting regularly since the spring and are in the process of developing a regional economic development plan. More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for July 22 - 27 is listed below: Wed. July 22 - 7 p.m. - Carroll County 4-H Fair Parade. Thurs., July 23 - 7 p.m. More...

Announcements

The American Red Cross BLOODMOBILE will be in Burlington on July 28. The blood drive will be held at the Burlington Community Park Building from 1 to 6:30 p.m. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

There's nothing better than a summer salad supper to wind down a scorching July day. And, this week, I feature two international versions - both starting with grilled, boneless, skinless chicken breasts. More...

Sports

Two Delphi teams win semi-state titles

Flora and Rossville Junior Leaguers also advance

Delphi baseball continues to enjoy unprecedented success in the 41st annual Town & Country Youth Baseball State Tournament as teams from both the senior division (12-year-old-&-under) and the junior division (10-&- under) took semi-state championsh More...

Call-outs

Delphi Youth Football

Callout and registration for players and coaches for the Delphi Youth Football League will be July 27-29 from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at the Varsity Practice Field behind Delphi Community Middle School. More...

District champions

Delphi 8 & under All Stars defeated Pioneer for the District Championship in Reynolds on July 13. Final score was 13-12. Team members pictured are (l-r): Front - Mason Shoemaker, Aaron Webb, Seth Heckenlively, Jordan Roth. More...

Society

80th birthday

A surprise open house was held July 18 at the Boy Scout Cabin in Flora for Joe Ayres' 80th birthday. His sister-in-law, Sharon Delaney of Grand Rapids, Mich., and his cousin, Becky Overholser of Newcomerstown, Ohio, hosted the party. More...

Wheeler 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Wheeler, 208 N. Center Street, Flora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house July 25 at the First Christian Church in Flora. Hosted by their children and grandchildren, the event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

German, Stout exchange vows

Hali German of Delphi and Cameron Stout of Deer Creek exchanged marriage vows on June 19 at 4:30 p.m. in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, following a week-long mission trip. She is the daughter of Randy and Nina German of Delphi. More...

Obituaries

Linda K. Jetton

Linda K. Weckerly Jetton, 70, of Dayton, died unexpectedly Monday, July 20, 2009, at 6:20 p.m. at her residence. Born July 14, 1939, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Nada Holloway Weckerly. More...

Marie H. Imler

Marie Helen Imler, 91, of Flora, died Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 12:20 a.m. at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville, where she had resided the year. Born Nov. More...

Dorothy M. Wilson

Dorothy M. Wilson, 84, of Monon, passed away early Monday morning, July 20, 2009, in Lafayette. Born Dec. 30, 1924, in Battle Ground, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Pattengale Sterrett. Her marriage was to Woodrow T. More...