December 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora VFD to purchase new equipment truck

Flora Town Council approved the purchase of a new equipment truck for the fire department at Monday night’s meeting. More...

State files securities violations complaint against ISTA; action mirrors local suit

Indiana Secretary of State Securities Division filed a civil complaint in Marion County Superior Court against the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA), the ISTA Insurance Trust and several other related entities Dec. 2. More...

Local News

2010 census is recruiting for short term jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Chicago Regional Census Center recently announced that about 45,000 people need to be recruited across Indiana to work as census takers for the 2010 Census between December and June of 2010. More...

Local artist’s creation chosen to represent Carroll County

Over the past two years, the Indiana State Museum has contacted the Historical Society of each county to provide a handmade ornament that would best represent their county. More...

Canal Christmas comes this weekend

“ Old Fashioned Christmas at the Canal” can be experienced this weekend, Dec. 12 and 13. Visitors are invited to glimpse what life was like 150 years ago, during the canal period. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Special treatment

It was in a long, slow line at the cashier’s station in the Macy’s Trim A Tree section last Saturday. The space is small, the place was packed, and the jostling was polite. More...

Excellence in action

There is a long history of excellence in Carroll County when it comes to the service provided by its volunteer firefighters. That well-deserved reputation was yet again witnessed on Nov. 25 when a long-time Delphi building was consumed with flames. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What if?

Christians commemorate several holidays during the course of a year, each corresponding to a major event in the life of Jesus Christ. Good Friday memorializes Christ’s death for our sins and Easter observes His resurrection from the dead. More...

Miracle in a Manger begins Sunday in Delphi

The community is invited to explore the many ways that the miracle and joy of Jesus’ birth have been displayed through the “Miracle in a Manger,” an exhibit of Nativity sets at First Presbyterian Church of Delphi from Sunday to Sun More...

Announcements

Camden First Baptist Church will present a LIVING NATIVITY on Saturday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited. The church is located at 255 E. Main St.   More...

Obituaries

Charles R. Gardner

Charles R. Gardner, 95, of Camden, died at 8:55 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.   Born Aug. 4, 1914, in Burrows, he was the son of Charles H. and Ollie P. Tribbett Gardner. More...

Calvin W. Minglin

Calvin W. Minglin, 76, of Lebanon, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at Parkwood Health Care Center, Lebanon.   Born Oct. 27, 1933, in Frankfort, he was the son of Lester Calvin and Grace Whaley Sharp Minglin. On Sept. More...

Ralph E. Saubert

Ralph E. Saubert, 96, Colburn, died Dec. 4, 2009, at Mulberry Health & Retirement Center.   Born May 23, 1913, in Lafayette, he was the son of William Henry and Emma M. Cohee Saubert. More...

Special Sections

Government Meetings and Agendas

The list of government meetings and More...

City taxpayers off the hook for clean-up costs

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser announced Thursday afternoon that the family trust for the former Kerlin Building More...

Delphi to begin fire clean-up

Reimbursement expected from property owner

Although most city council members agree that taxpayers should not be saddled with the bill from the Nov. 25 fire that destroyed the Kerlin Building on S. More...

Courthouse use charge for out-of-county groups significantly increased for 2010

Carroll County Commissioners addressed issues related to ending 2009 and beginning 2010 at their Monday meeting. More...

Community

Announcements

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets every Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Pittsburg Baptist Church, 2172N 910W, Delphi. The name of the support group is Fresh Start. More...

INDOT to host meeting on Cass County section of S.R. 25 Hoosier Heartland project

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host a Public Information Meeting about Segment Four of the S.R. 25 Hoosier Heartland Project in Cass County. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Dec. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Everyone loves a little sweet treat at Christmas and this week’s column features candies that are perfect for giving and nibbling! More...

Sports

Carroll County Youth Soccer League

Tournament champions and runners-up

U12/U14 champion The red team, coached by Greg McCarty, was the U12/U14 tournament champion. More...

Richardson sets new swim, invitational records

Carroll swimmers had an outstanding day at the recent Maconaquah Invitational.   Senior Brock Richardson broke two school records dating back to 1966. More...

Carroll student receives Lugar leadership award

Carroll Junior-Senior High School student Andrew Miller is the recipient of the 2009 Richard G. Lugar Distinguished Student Leadership Award. More...

Society

Gibson 60th anniversary

Tom and Jane Gibson of 8400 N. Calverts Dr., Monticello, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 11.   Gibson and the former Jane Bronson were married at the home of the groom’s parents in Flora. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Flora Lions Club honored a man whose proverbial doctor’s bag is never far from him, a man always on call when a medical need arises. Dr. More...

Education

Carroll FFA competes in Career Development Events

The Carroll FFA Forestry and Entomology teams participated in the Area VIII Career Development Events (CDE) on Dec. 1. More...

DCES Spell Bowl team wins 1st

Delphi Community Elementary School Spell Bowl team recently earned first place in its division at competition held at Northwestern Elementary School in Kokomo. Bailey Gasser earned the only perfect score for the team. 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. New filings   Andrew L. McCauley was charged with OWI-endangering a person. More...

Marriage Licenses

Gary E. Foreman, Jr., 31, and Krista L. McKnight, 28, both of Delphi.   More...

Restaurant Inspections

Subway (Delphi) Routine inspection:11/9-11/20/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted. Monicals (Delphi) Routine inspection:11/9-11/20/09 Summary of violations: 1 critical 1. Chicken in prep cooler not date marked. More...