September 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Highway department readies for winter

Getting the most bang for the buck

The county highway department is not waiting for the first snowfall or ice event before preparing to treat the roads this season. In the past salt and sand were piled outside in the garage lot and mixed after being out in the elements. More...

Local News

Lower Deer Creek Homecoming is Sunday

Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren will celebrate its annual Homecoming on Sunday with a noon meal followed by an afternoon program featuring the Rev. Dr. Flora L. Williams. More...

Volunteers needed to help file tax returns

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking for volunteers to provide tax return preparation assistance to people who cannot afford professional tax help, such as seniors, disabled, non-English speaking people and persons with low-to-moderate inc More...

Carroll County 4-Her's recognized

Carroll County 4-H Achievement Night was held Sept. 12 in the 4-H Community Building in Flora. Recognized were mini 4-H'ers, first-year members and members with over three years of participation. More...

Sports

Oracles win Tri-County Invite

Delphi's boys Cross Country captured their second team title this season, besting a field of eight teams to capture the Tri-County Invitational Thursday in Wolcott. The Oracles amassed 70 points to edge runner-up Clinton Prairie's 77. More...

Oracles cannot overcome strong CP first half

Friday night the Oracle football team traveled to Clinton Prairie to face the Gophers. The two-and-two Gophers are led by a strong ground game which had gained an average of 500 yards in each of their last two games. More...

Knights shut down Cougars

Carroll was in trouble Friday night at home. Central Catholic's offense had its way, rolling to a 62-0 win over the Cougars. The Class A No. More...

Society

Pastor Paris marks 40th anniversary

Andrew Paris, pastor at the Delphi Christian Church, received a surprise on Sept. 20 from his congregation when he was honored with a plaque and dinner to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his ordination. Paris was ordained Sept. More...

Scholl 60th anniversary

Bob and Marge Scholl, 303 E. Main St., Flora, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Scholl and the former Marjorie Brubaker were married Sept. 24, 1949. He is a retired farmer and she is a housewife. 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...

Education

DCHS band performs at Purdue football game

Delphi Community High School Marching Band participated in Purdue's annual "All- American" High School Band Day Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette. More...

Cougar of the Month

First grade teacher Diana Brown is Carroll Elementary's first Cougar of the Month for the new school year. She was nominated by Rhys Allbaugh, who wrote that "she's a really, really good teacher. She's a really awesome number writer. 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 Tiffany A. Garner has been charged with illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage. Jeremiah A. Combs has been charged with possession of marijuana. Jacobo Sanchez Venegas has been charged with perjury. More...

Marriage Licenses

Keith Allen Schidler, 44, and Anne Marie Venters, 22, both of Delphi. More...

Failing grades at Carroll mean loss of school driving privileges

The first test of Carroll's new driving eligibility rule came at the midterm of the first nine weeks of school. Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School principal Charles Huckstep gave the progress report at the Sept. 15 Carroll School Board meeting. More...

Final approval for new TIF district granted

The process for Carroll County to establish a new tax incremental financing (TIF) district was completed Friday with a unanimous vote by the four Carroll County Redevelopment Commission members who attended the meeting to approve the required resol More...

Mock H1N1 flu clinic a success

The H1N1 Flu is expected to descend upon Indiana sometime this fall and Carroll County health and emergency leaders are hoping for the best, but they plan to be ready for the worst if it happens. More...

Community

SFLECC Adopt-A-River cleanup volunteer effort is successful

As part of the annually observed 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, volunteers from the Shafer and Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation (SFLECC), the Monticello Kiwanis Club, the Monticello Rotary, the Monticello Christia More...

Meetings

Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa

The Delphi Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met Sept. 8 for a luncheon and meeting at the home of Faye Underhill. Co-president, Pat Duff welcomed guests Jane Myers and Milly McGrew. More...

Carroll County Masons to honor long-time members

Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge No. 211, F. & A.M., is announcing that several of the lodge's long-time members are to be honored with a dinner and presentations of pins on Saturday at the Masonic Temple in Camden. More...

Opinions & Letters

County clerk faces a harsh reality

Carroll County Clerk Nancy Mattox faced a formidable group in the county council last week when she went - hand out - to ask for more money than originally given to her at the beginning of the year. More...

Midwest Memo

Button down collar

A large mirror hangs over the three sinks in the men's room on the floor of the office building where I work. The mirror is lit 24/7 by fluorescent light bulbs which cast a bright, unflattering light upon anyone daring a look. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

'Cash for Clunkers'

"Cash for Clunkers" certainly stirred a great deal of excitement for would-be vehicle buyers the last couple of months. It was such a big hit that even the government was caught off guard by the success of the program. More...

Announcements

The public is invited to a Cutler Community Concert featuring RESURRECTION (Ginny Yoder and Dan Galema) at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. There will be a free-will offering, and refreshments will be served. 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 One of the popular features of the annual Burlington Fall Festival is the parade on Saturday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Sandra L. Bartenbach

Sandra L. Wiles Bartenbach, 58, of Indianapolis, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009. Born Oct. 9, 1950, in Rensselaer, she was the daughter of Robert L. Wiles and Alberta Ruth Weltzin Wiles. More...

Larry E. Weaver

Larry E. Weaver, 66, Idaville, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Clarion Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born Nov. 10, 1942, in White County, he was the son of the late Forrest E. and Wilma R. Biddle Weaver. His marriage was in White County on Oct. More...

Don R. Moore

Don R. Moore I, 83, of Delphi, died at 7:28 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born March 8, 1926, in Carroll County, he was the son of Henry Newton and Mayme Ellen Riggle Moore. More...

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