September 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Council holds spending down in clerk's office

Carroll County Clerk Nancy Mattox has been in office for nine months. She replaced a person who was known to be frugal and able to make do with less. More...

Flora sees rise in small animal problems

Town Marshal Paul Redmon and his officers are seeing a lot of stray animals in Flora. Redmon told the town council at last week's meeting that they are becoming a nuisance, getting into garbage and intimidating residents. More...

Local News

Homework pays off for County Council

Carroll County Council members held two workshops last week to finalize proposed 2010 budget appropriations before the Oct. 20 planned adoption date. More...

Public hearings at Camden town council meeting

Public hearings concerning the 2010 budget and the downtown revitalization application preceded Thursday's Camden Town Council meeting. More...

Burlington pushes ahead with plans to improve wastewater system

Burlington Town Council President Stan Moore said at last week's council meeting that several manholes have been uncovered that have not been used or serviced in a long time due to being covered up. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

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Technology is going to get me in trouble. I should rephrase that statement. Technology continues to get me in trouble. A couple weeks back I had to confess my ignorance over a basic computer skill. More...

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Not an option - it's the law

This week, Sept. 12-18, is National Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Week. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What car would Jesus drive today?

I asked both of the congregations I pastor this question, "If Jesus was doing ministry on Earth today, what kind of car do you think He would be driving, and why? 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 The death count at a fire which destroyed a hog building on the Ross Farm west of Flora is 30 sows and 787 nursery pigs, according to Kay Ross. The small pigs ranged from 40 pounds to newborn. The barn is located on CR350W. More...

Education

Students honor teacher

Ron Long has taught jujutsu and karate at his academy, Long Academy of Self-Defense, for almost 50 years. Long recently suffered a heart attack and decided to retire after the promotion of his final class on Sept. 3. Prof. More...

Kindergarten tool time

Carroll Elementary kindergarten students recently had a hands-on tool lesson. Coomler Contracting not only brought an assortment of hand tools, but also some big equipment. 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 Robert L. Appleton was charged with check deception. Jason L. Prater was charged with two counts of intimidation. Kenneth G. Couch was charged with public intoxication. More...

Marriage Licenses

Chad Allen Pettigrew, 36, and Jendy Lee Hanna, 24, both of Delphi. Henry J. Gingerich, 28, Flora, and Emily June Hahn, 25, Bringhurst. Jamieson L. Campbell, 35, and Melanie D. Scott, 32, both of Delphi. More...

DCSC prepares for first renovation project

The Delphi Community School Board voted at the Monday night meeting to finance relatively small renovation projects over a period of several years in order to make significant improvements in school buildings without financing a single $13 million More...

H1N1 Flu diagnosed at Delphi Elementary

The first case of the H1N1 Flu in the Delphi Community School Corporation has been diagnosed at the elementary school. In response to the report, the school corporation distributed the following letter Sept. More...

Granpa Cratchet returns to Burlington Festival

A weekend of family fun will take place during Burlington's annual Fall Festival. The event will get underway Friday afternoon at 4 and continue throughout the weekend, concluding Sunday afternoon with prize drawings. More...

Community

Meetings

Carroll County GOP The Carroll County Republican Party Central Committee and precinct committee officers met recently in the Richter Room at the Flora-Monroe Public Library. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

By now, school is back in full swing and the temporary thrill of peanut butter and jelly, despite its cool lunch box carrier, may be losing its appeal. Liven up junior's lunch box with these cool (and healthy) packable recipes. More...

Announcements

ROSSVILLE SCHOOL BOARD will meet in work sessions at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16, at 9 a.m. on Sept. 19, and at 7 p.m. on Sept. 22. All meetings will be held in the Multi-purpose Room in Rossville. FLU AND PNEUMONIA SHOTS will be available Sept. More...

Sports

Cripe's 151 yards, 3 TD passing leads Delphi over Twin Lakes

The Delphi Oracles evened their record at 2- 2 with a 22-8 victory over visiting Twin Lakes last Friday night. Twin Lakes could do nothing to stop Tanner Cripe as he completed 12 of 15 passes for 151 yards and 3 touchdowns. More...

Cougars have extra long drive home to contemplate loss

How far do you drive to lose a game? Simply put by most fans, three hours to Fremont is too far to travel to play a high school football game, and way too far if you lose the game. More...

Carroll harriers win Cougar Invite

Carroll hosted five other area cross country teams at the Cougar Invitational on Sept. 10. The host boys' team took top honors with 31 points with Delphi placing second. More...

Society

Linn 90th

Alice Linn of P.O. Box 97, Camden, IN 46917, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a family dinner. Mrs. Linn was born Sept. 25, 1919, in Carroll County. More...

Isley, Zarse exchange vows

Rachel Isley and Brock Zarse, both of Delphi, exchanged marriage vows Aug. 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. She is the daughter of Mike and Teresa Isley of Delphi. More...

Wertman, Manning pledge vows

Elizabeth Wertman of Angola and Scott Manning of Bringhurst exchanged marriage vows at 3:30 p.m. July 18 at Shiloh United Methodist Church, Kokomo. Pastor Ray Probasco officiated. More...

Obituaries

Adeline Kenworthy

Adeline Kenworthy, 87, of Burlington, died at 12:17 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. Born April 21, 1922, in Middlefork, Ind., she was the son of Robert J. and Anna (Kreischer) Unger. More...

Betty Lauderdale

Betty Lauderdale, 81, of Monticello, formerly of Flora, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at White County Memorial Hospital in Monticello. She was born June 19, 1928, in Radnor, to Lawrence and Dorothy Ruffner Clawson. More...

Dorothy Eikenberry

Dorothy Eikenberry, 80, of Flora, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport. Born Sept. 22, 1928, near Camden in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Seth and Virgil Flora Jenkins. More...

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