October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Camden town council approves 2010 budget

Camden Town Council members approved the 2010 budget for $309,690, which is $16,456 less than the 2009 spending plan. More...

Local News

Keep our soldiers connected to home

Put old cell phones to use

The VFW, American Legion and Legion Auxiliary are collecting old cell phones for soldiers overseas to call home. More...

Registration is under way for 2010 class of Leadership Carroll County

Registration is underway for the 2010 class of Leadership Carroll County (LCC), an in-depth adult leadership development program. The sixweek program will begin Wednesday, Jan. 20. More...

Donnelly & Peterson are JJ speakers

The annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner is scheduled for Saturday at the 4-H Community Building, in Flora.   Speakers will be Congressman Joe Donnelly and former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson. More...

Opinions & Letters

Newspapers serve as democracy’s watchdogs

While Hoosiers may increasingly choose to receive their news electronically, be it via laptop or cell phone, newspapers haven’t lost that unique role they play in our community and democracy.   More...

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Full Story

Midwest Memo

You were saying?

I forced myself to head to the barbershop this morning. I was way overdue. But I was reluctant to hop up into the barber’s chair and face Carol’s music. You see I had strayed.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Trinity working as we pray

Romans chapter 8 speaks of living a life through the Spirit of God; it speaks of the roles of God the Father, of Jesus and of the Holy Spirit. In regard to prayer, we read of how God, the Father, works for the good of those that love Him (v.28). More...

Announcements

Flora Grace Brethren Church will hold its 70TH ANNIVERSARY HOMECOMING on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Former pastor Mike Ostrander will bring the message. A dinner will follow the church service. The community is invited to the celebration.   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   Kimberly A. Cripe of Delphi is serving as judge of the Delphi City Court. She was appointed by Gov. Frank O’Bannon to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of former city judge Lisa Hawn.   More...

Obituaries

Darrell G. Stevens

Darrell G. Stevens, 52, of rural Lafayette, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at his residence.   Born Jan. 2, 1957, in Tompkinsville, Ky., he was the son of Glen Stevens and Ruby Dicks Stevens Koch. More...

Doris M. Medley

Doris M. Hallam Medley, 84, formerly of Delphi, died at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at HPH Hospice in Brooksville, Fla. She had lived there the past eight years and had been in ill health the past few months.   More...

Clifford D. Baldwin

Clifford D. Baldwin, 76, of Delphi, died Friday, Oct. 9. 2009, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Lafayette. He had been in failing health since Aug. 11.   More...

Special Sections

Donnelly staff to hold office hours in Delphi Friday

According to a press release from Congressman Joe Donnelly’s Washington D.C. office, More...

Those convicted of theft outlawed by school board

The Delphi Community School Board ruled in August that all corporation volunteers are required to undergo limited criminal history checks before having contact with students. More...

Enrollment decline at Carroll hurts bottom line

A decline in student enrollment is more than was anticipated, said Carroll Superintendent John Sayers at last week’s trustees meeting. More...

Community

SFLECC cleanup 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 Christian More...

New outfits for flag corps members

Carroll County Extension Homemakers have been busy recently with county-wide projects. More...

County EH to host international and sewing days

Carroll County Extension Homemakers are announcing approaching events and encouraging the public to participate.   International Night will be held Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. More...

Sports

Oracles round up Bison

Despite the wild powerful beast that they are named after, this year’s version of the Benton Central football team is a calmer, tamer animal. More...

Blocked kick seals victory for Cougars

There was a lot of slipping and sliding Friday night at CHS field after last week’s heavy rains. But despite the cold, the rain and the mud, the Cougars snapped a fourgame losing streak, edging the Frontier Falcons 7-6 on Senior Night.   More...

Win conference title

Carroll Girls Cross Country team captured the Hoosier Heartland Conference championship last Thursday at Rossville. Carroll’s Bridget Peden finished first, running away with the first place honors. More...

Society

Brown, Treece exchange vows

Rachel Brown of Delphi   and Brandon Treece of Rossville exchanged marriage vows Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the home of the groom’s parents in Delphi. More...

McKinley 60th anniversary

Dean and Judy McKinley will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Oct. 15,   McKinley and the former Judith Daniels were married in Peru, her hometown, on Oct. 15, 1949. More...

Holloway 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Holloway   of 12001 Tippecanoe Ranch Rd., Delphi, IN 46923 will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday. Hosted by their family, the event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Education

Delphi welcomes music and lyrics as teaching tools

Rock and folk music filled the halls Oct. More...

Parent-teacher conference day set at CJSHS

Parent/Teacher Conferences for students at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will be held Monday, Oct. 26, from 12:30 to 8 p.m.   To schedule appointments with teachers, call the Guidance Office at (574) 967- 3000. More...

Comcast offers scholarship to seniors

Comcast has announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2010 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program that awards $1,000 scholarships to students to help support their pursuit of higher education.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

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 filing   Richard E. 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

Mahlon David Bowerman, 20, Spickard, Mo., and Beth Marie Brumbaugh, 19, Camden.   Jason A. Lavelle, 27, and Thyme C. Putts, 23, both of Flora. More...