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Status quo for third county ambulance

The ambulance garage near Flora suffered flooding damage inside and out for several years. Tens of thousands of dollars have been spent to replace carpeting, drywall and waterlogged equipment, which at times included computer equipment. More...

Local News

Food Pantries are beneficiaries of generosity from luminary display

The Annual Stoney Creek Subdivision Christmas Luminary display was held Dec. 12 in Monticello with recordbreaking results. The efforts of those who participated were supported by an outstanding turnout and with open hearts. More...

Brouwer selected for Indiana Artisan

Carroll County artist Rena Brouwer has been jury selected into the Indiana Artisan program.   Indiana Artisan currently has 138 members and represents 46 counties. Brouwer is the first and only artisan from Carroll County. More...

Carroll County receives Community Focus Fund Grant

At a Statehouse ceremony Dec. 14, Lt. Governor Becky Skillman awarded Carroll County a $250,000 Community Focus Fund grant for a community facility.   More...

Sports

Oracle matmen win TL Invite

Atwood breaks two school records

The Delphi wrestling team won the 15-field Twin Lakes Invitational on Saturday. Trailing a tough South Bend Riley team all day, the Oracle put together a great final round, winning eight matches out of ten. More...

Carroll Lady Cougars win Classic title

Carroll’s Lady Cougars won their Invitational on Saturday, defeating the University Trailblazers in the championship game. To earn their berth in the title match-up they defeated Lowell that morning.   Vs. Lowell   More...

Oracle swimmers split with Tigers

The DCHS swim teams split meets with Northwestern. The girls beat the Tigers for the first time in recent history 102-83, while the boys, who had beat Northwestern the past two years, fell 78- 107.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘What child is this?’

It is almost impossible for me to imagine the excitement that went through the hearts of Mary, Joseph and so many others on that day long ago.   More...

Announcements

CUTLER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH will have its traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve Service Dec. 24, at 9 p.m.   LIVING FAITH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN will have Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at 4 and 10 p.m. with communion. 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   Carroll County Council on Aging will bring in the year 2000 under new leadership. Jeff Sieber of Camden will take the helm as executive director. He succeeds Betty Landis who recently resigned.   More...

Education

CES teams are shrewd in Stock Market Game

In the statewide Stock Market Game, a Carroll Elementary team made more than $26,000 in 10 weeks. More...

Delphi elementary students help community members ‘survive’

The stage at Delphi Community Elementary School was transformed into “Oracle Island” Dec. 11 for the third schoolwide ceremony to award students in “tribal councils” for “Survivor” achievements this year.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

SUZANNE D. STOUT of Burlington graduated Dec. 12 from Midwestern State University with a Master of Science Degree in radiologic science.   She is employed as a Radiologist Assistant (RA) with Northwest Radiology at St Joseph and St. 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

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   Rachel N. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Carroll Manor (Delphi) Routine inspection:12/07-12/10/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted. Treat America (Indiana Packers) Delphi Routine inspection:12/07-12/10/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted.   More...

Huckstep’s contract is renewed

Carroll School Board met Tuesday night and renewed the contract of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School principal Charles Huckstep to June 30, 2011. More...

New lease on life for former Globe-Valve building

Delphi Industrial Park LLC., an investment group from Monticello with Carroll County ties, purchased the former Globe-Valve industrial site Dec. 11. More...

Contract item draws crowd at CCSC meeting

Editor’s Note: The following story covers the Dec. 15 Carroll School Board meeting. An agenda item about administrator contracts was set aside until a specially called meeting for Dec. More...

More department heads go under contract next year

Fouts named new commissioners attorney

Carroll County Commissioners approve contracts with various county department heads at this time each year. In past years the approvals were done with little or no discussion. More...

Community

Free Christmas dinner in Flora

Bringhurst and Flora United Methodist Churches will serve a free Christmas Day dinner as a gift to the community.   The 23rd annual dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Flora church, 107 East Main Street. More...

Donation made to Food Pantry

The Carroll County Food Pantry was recently presented with 550 pounds of food and $1,078.36 from the Stoney Creek Subdivision Luminary Committee of Monticello. More...

Announcements

The residence of Henry and Cheryl Milburn has over 20,000 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS. The holiday display is located at the intersection of CRs 600N and 600E (one mile off SR 29, turn west at the truck wash). More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Holiday transport

Spools of ribbon in every color   Cardboard boxes; big and small   Rolls of wrapping paper; short and tall   And Christmas cards. More...

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Comments on Congress

Lincoln’s question at Gettysburg is still relevant

Maybe it’s the recession. Or the perilous state of the war in Afghanistan. Or the growing sense that other nations - China, India, Brazil - are rising at a clip we can’t match. More...

Society

90th birthday

The children of Frances Ashley invite her friends to celebrate her 90th birthday Jan. 10, 2010 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the Delphi United Methodist Church.   No gifts but cards are welcome.   More...

Richardson 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Richardson, 4256E 350S, Bringhurst, have been married 25 years.   Richardson and the former Carla Cottrell were married Dec. 22, 1984, at the Flora First Christian Church. More...

Busch 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Busch of   Delphi will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today.   Busch and the former Melody Kenworthy were married Dec. 23, 1969, at the Pittsburg Church of the Brethren. More...

Obituaries

Thomas R. Hicks

Thomas R. “Tom” Hicks, 61, of Delphi, died at 8:12 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, at his home. He had been in ill health for two years.   Born Aug. 10, 1948, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Russell E. More...

Reba D. Modisett

Reba Donita Williamson Modisett, 88, of Deer Creek, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Lafayette.   More...

Mary M. Pearson

Mary Margaret Pearson, 85, Flora, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18,   2009, at her   daughter ’s home in Delphi where she had resided since September. More...

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