October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Outside company to hold sheriff’s sales

Carroll County has always sold foreclosed real estate at the county jail each week. The work is done by jail staff and there are no fees attached for the service. More...

Local News

Burlington Council addresses problems with new leaf vac

Fred Michael explained to the Burlington Town Council at last week’s meeting that the new leaf vac is too heavy to be pulled by the town truck. More...

Redistricting – ‘a chance to do it right’

Indiana’s Secretary of State Todd Rokita believes legislative districts should represent people, not politics, and he is out stirring discussion on that very issue. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Shadow dancing

After days of cold and dark and rain, Mother Nature did an about face and Sunday dawned warm and sunny and a perfect day for an afternoon wedding. More...

Cartoon

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Guest Commentary

We did our homework!

The County Council has concluded its work on the 2010 county budget.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Who is Jesus?

Jesus is near and dear to the hearts of many believers and followers of Christ. However, in our culture today and around the world some would discount Him. More...

Announcements

Living Faith Church of the Brethren’s annual all-youcan eat CHICKEN POT PIE SUPPER will be held Nov. 2 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. The meal includes cake or pie, and baked goods will be for sale. 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   Purdue anthropology students are conducting research at a construction site where prehistoric human bones were found. So far, the bones of 16 individuals have been found. More...

Obituaries

Joe K. Ayres

Joe K. Ayres, 80, of Bringhurst, died at 6:28 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   Born July 22, 1929, at Cutler, he was the son of Chester V. and Mary Belle Kenrick Ayres. More...

William E. Bowman

William Edward “Bill” Bowman, 93, of Carefree, Ariz., died Oct. 4, 2009, at his home.   Born Aug.   1, 1916, on the family farm outside of Burlington, he was the son of William and Sadie Bowman. More...

Clyde W. Cropper

Clyde W. Cropper, 58, Flora, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. He had been in failing health for four years.   Born Nov. 16, 1950, in Gamaliel, Ky., he was the son of the late Clyde and Ersie Cropper. More...

Health care facility opens in Camden

Camden town leaders worked to find a suitable replacement for the doctor who provided health care to many community members until his sudden death just one year ago. Dr. More...

Accreditation may be coming for the local health dept.

Carroll County Board of Health members met for their quarterly meeting Oct. 14 at the Wildcat Bed and Breakfast near Cutler.   County health officer Dr. More...

Council adopts $5.6 million spending plan for 2010

LOIT increase proposed

Meetings, negotiations and consultations led Carroll County Council members Scott Ayres, Jerry Hendress, Marion Huffer, Nancy Cripe and Ann Brown to reach a unanimous decision to approve a 2010 budget for $5,637,552 at the Tuesday morning meeting. More...

Community

Workers at Chrysler Group LLC eligible for federal assistance

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today announced an amended ruling by the U.S.  More...

Trolley tour to cover old stagecoach routes

Passing through the half dozen houses of Lexington in southern Carroll County, it takes some interesting imagination to see this place as a much bigger town. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Oct. 21 - 26 is listed below:   Wed. Oct. 21 – 7 p.m. – Open. Sun., Oct. 25 – 10:30 a.m. – Live worship service from Flora Grace Brethren Church.   Mon., Oct. 26 – 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Cougars defeat Vikings with safety

The Cougars closed out the regular season with a two game winning streak, defeating the North White Vikings 8-6.   Carroll (4-5) got on the board first with a safety in the second quarter. More...

Qualifies for semi-state

Carroll junior Blake Mills finished in third place at the Cross Country Regional hosted by Harrison High School on Saturday. Mills will run this Saturday in the Semi-State meet at New Prairie. Photo provided   More...

Tipton thumps Delphi; rematch Friday

The Oracles lost their sixth game to go along with three wins with a regular season ending loss to the visiting Tipton Blue Devils, 49-0. This was the first game of a double header with Tipton. More...

Society

80th birthday

Betty Miller of Burlington will be honored on her 80th birthday with an open house.   The event will be Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Burlington Library from 2 to 4 p.m.   More...

Five generations gather

Seven-week old Branson K. Maxwell brought five generations together for a family gathering Oct. 18. More...

Bakers wed 65 years

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Baker of 911 E. Columbia Street, Flora, are observing their 65th wedding anniversary this week.   Baker and the former Mildred (Milly) Million were married Oct. 21, 1944, at the Rockfield Presbyterian Church. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

LEANNA K. SMITH of Logansport has been named to the 2008-2009 Dean’s Honor List of the College of Sciences and Humanities at Ball State University. She was honored at a Dean’s Honor List reception held Saturday on campus.   More...

Delphi schools to host parent/teacher conferences

Delphi Community School Corporation will host parent/ teacher conferences today, Oct. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 22, from 8 to 11 a.m.   More...

Online survey available to parents and community

Delphi Community High School will be participating in the InSAI School Improvement process.   An online survey was developed to aid in accessing parent and community opinions.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

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.   Aaron L. Bagsby was charged with three counts of invasion of privacy. 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

Brandon Eugene Mills, 35, Flora, and Stephanie Leah Herron, 30, Delphi.   Dustin William Dowden, 25, and Amber N. Smith, 24, both of Frankfort.   More...

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