August 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Two public events should draw interest

Town Hall Meeting Carroll County residents will be able to attend the first Town Hall Meeting in the area Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Delphi Public Library. U.S. Cong. More...

Wagoner points out reasons to extend SR75

In a letter to local and state officials, Camden Town Council President Pete Wagoner outlines why he and the town he represents believe that extending SR 75 to the Hoosier Heartland Highway is important to Carroll County's economic future. More...

Local News

Crossroads II to revisit county visioning process

Public encouraged to participate

Carroll County at the Crossroads II, a county-wide visioning process that began five years ago, will be revisited during two, three hour sessions on Sept. 3 and 10. The Sept. 3 Crossroads event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Extension Homemakers offer educational programs

Carroll County Extension Homemakers will offer three educational programs Sept. 3 at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. The public is invited to choose from two morning programs and an evening program. More...

DCES launches Box Tops fundraiser

Delphi Community Elementary School announces the launching of its 2009- 2010 Box Tops for Education fundraising campaign. This year the school has set a goal of earning $2,100 to purchase books for the school library. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Blow out the candle

I have a confession. I am the birthday scrooge. I do not get, have never gotten, can't figure for the life of me the big deal of birthdays past the age of - oh for the sake of argument - age 9. More...

Community groups… where are you?

Not many weeks ago, Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker put out a plea to community groups for help with projects at the middle and high schools. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Words of Assurance

Recently a storm with lightning and thunder breezed through parts of Indiana, including ours. On the one hand, some people experienced loss of power even damage to their properties. On the other hand, we may view the storm in a positive light. 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 Kenneth Red Elk and his granddaughter Sharayah danced at the Old Settlers celebration Aug. 14. Dancing is one of the Native American traditions that Red Elk is passing on to his children and grandchildren. More...

Obituaries

David R. Eis

Pastor David Raymond Eis, 70, died Aug. 20, 2009, at his home. Born in Pittsburg, he was the son of Earl E. and Mildred Fross Eis. His marriage was on June 17, 1995, in Lafayette, to Karen Shockey, who survives. More...

Michael K. Zink

Michael K. Zink, 69, Flora, died Aug. 18, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Central, Lafayette. Born April 13, 1940, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late George and Daisy Spears Zink. His marriage was in 1960 in Lafayette to Nancy L. Webb, who survives. More...

Helen L. Pullen

Helen L. Pullen, 83, of Cutler, died Sunday morning, Aug. 23, 2009, at Waterford Place Healthcare in Kokomo. She had resided there for three years and had been in ill health for the past week. Born Feb. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners set special meeting

HHH connections to SR25 to be decided

According to a press release issued Wednesday morning from Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts, there will be a Special Meeting of Carroll County Commissioners, More...

Carroll cracks down on student use of cell phones

Carroll School Board has stiffened the penalties for student use of cell phones during school hours. At its Aug. More...

County council reviews others' budgets

For the second year all county councils in the state are required to review other taxing entities' budgets in their respective counties. The directive came from the state legislature and was not specific in scope. More...

Delphi police warn residents about more burglaries

The Delphi Police Department has received reports of and investigated an increasing number of burglaries in the area in the past several days. Residents are reminded to keep buildings such as garages and other out buildings locked. More...

Community

Flora Rotary honors Humes

Brian Wagoner, president, and Bret Rinehart, past president of Flora Rotary Club, recently presented a certificate to Fred Humes in recognition and appreciation for his service to the Flora community as a charter member More...

Channel 2

Programming for Aug. 26 is listed below: Wed. Aug. 26 - Not Available. More...

Announcements

A FOLLOW-UP to the two JOB SEEKER events held in July in Flora will be tonight, Aug. 26, at the Flora Presbyterian Church. The evening will begin with a free supper at 6:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Cougars win opener against Tri-County

The Cougars' first victory of the year was a hard fought battle over Tri County. For a while it did not look too promising for the young Cougars; they just weren't clicking. More...

Delphi blanked in opener

Jamie Sailors knew his first game as the Oracles head coach would be a challenge against powerhouse Central Catholic. It turned out to be an extreme challenge as the Knights left Berto Field with a 56-0 win. More...

Fall Sports Summaries

Oracles lose to Faith Christian

Delphi varsity volleyball team lost its first match of the season to Faith Christian 19-25, 22-25, 21-25. The Oracles had a great defensive effort led by Danni Burge with 15 digs followed by Brittani Rhodes with 9. More...

Society

90th birthday

Josephine Delaplane of Flora will celebrate her 90th birthday with family. She was born Sept. 1, 1919, east of Deer Creek in Cass County. She and her husband, Jim, have been married 66 years and are retired from farming. More...

Landes 65th anniversary

Max and Winifred Landes of Logansport will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with their family. They were married Aug. 31, 1944, by the Rev. Bert Hodge at the Flora First Brethren Church. More...

Drapers to celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. William B. Draper will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house Sept. 5 at their home, 34W 485S, Cutler. Hosted by family, the event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Draper and the former Barbara L. More...

Public Records

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...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New Filings Cynthia M. Lemus was charged with criminal mischief. Joseph Olvera was charged with driving while suspended and false or fictitious registration. Kurtis M. Vestey was charged with possession of marijuana. Gloria K. More...

Marriage Licenses

Daniel E. Hardy, 58, and Sandra J. Nethercutt, 62, both of Burrows. Daniel William Alvarez, 46, and Tami Marie Hanna, 47, both of Monticello. Matthew Carl Kostella, 37, and Heather Joan Ellis, 33, both of Flora. More...

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Edibles

PSI OTE COOKIE DOUGH - $8 per frozen log. Great to have on hand for when kids come home from school, reunions, and get-togethers. Call (765) 268-2679, leave message. More...

Garage/Special Sales

All ads under this category must be paid in advance. First 25 words $10.59 each additional word $ .25 each. If submitted by Friday noon, $1 discount. VISA & M/C accepted. COMMUNITY THRIFT SHOP- 11 S. Center St., Flora. More...

For Rent

CAMDEN - 2 bdrm. house, completely remodeled. No pets. $425/mo. plus deposit & utilities. Call (574) 686-2884. 34t3 DELPHI - Furnished apt, 3 rooms. All utilities. $300/mo. Call (765) 564-3363 evenings. More...