February 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Projects take center stage in Camden

Current projects and funding were discussed at the Camden Town Council meeting Feb. 11.   The town is waiting to learn whether it will be awarded an SIA Foundation grant to add restrooms in the Community Building. More...

Local News

Women’s Ecumenical Retreat offered in Monticello

A morning of inspiration and fellowship for women will be offered at the Ecum enical Women’s Spring Mini- Retreat March 6 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Monticello Christian Church located at the corner of Airport and Gordon Road.   More...

County commissioners’ race gains momentum

Jefferson Township resident and business owner Jamie Rough filed to run for the District 1 commissioners’ seat Monday, making it a two-way race in May’s primary election. More...

Family-to-Family classes available in Delphi

NAMI-West Central Indiana Services has announced that Family-to-Family classes are being offered in Delphi. More...

Opinions & Letters

Congress and citizens share responsibility for failings in the legislative process

A newly released public opinion survey shows that neither Congress nor the citizenry is doing its job in getting the legislative process to work effectively.   More...

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Midwest Memo

Winter scents

I walked past a large evergreen wreath the other day. The crisp scent of the cut pine needles was a bolt of fresh, natural smell that cleared the air and made me breath deep until it tingled inside me. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Choices

“I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live.” Deuteronomy 30:19. More...

Announcement

The Carroll County Camp of The Gideon’s International will will host an APPRECIATION BANQUET for all Carroll County Church pastors and guests on March 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center, Delphi. 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

KEVIN KNAUS of Flora has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Butler University, Indianapolis.   More...

Area colleges to host College Goal Sunday

Financial aid consultants will be available

Colleges in Logansport, Kokomo and Lafayette will host College Goal Sunday on Feb. 21 at 2 p.m.   More...

Book challenge is Monday at DCHS

The Battle of the Books at Delphi Community High School will be Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Little Theatre.   The annual Bacon Bowl will be Feb. 25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

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   HILCO Receivables, LLC filed complaint against Michael P. 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

Alan Ray Bower Sr., 56, and Mitzie Gale Stockey, 53, both of Rossville.   More...

DLGF approves county’s budget order and final tax rates

The Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) certified Carroll County’s 2010 budget order and tax rates on Feb. 10, paving the way for on-time property tax bills for the first time in at least three years. More...

Commissioners to sell Flora EMS building

Flora EMS building on SR 18, west edge of town Monday afternoon

Carroll County Commissioners decided at the Monday morning meeting to sell the former ambulance service garage on the edge of Flora to the highest bidder. More...

Performance Reports identify school progress

Indiana school corporations and newspapers across the state are working together to publish report cards for local school communities. Required for publication by Feb. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

As we continue to eat our way through soup land, this week, I focus on the veggies. Italian Vegetable Soup is rich and hearty with the addition of ground beef. Cajun Corn Soup is spicy and delicious. Vegetable Burger Soup takes only minutes to make. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The Lafayette Adult Resource Academy (LARA) 20th ANNUAL SPELLING BEE FOR LITERACY will be Feb. 27 at Jefferson High School in Lafayette starting at 1 p.m. following the National Spelling Bee Regional competition. More...

Bayh will not seek re-election

U.S. Senator Evan Bayh announced Monday he will not seek re-election for a third term. More...

Sports

Cougars 3-peat as Sectional champs

Pummel Oracles in semi-finals

The Cougars overcame a hot shooting first-half by the Seeger Patriots to win their third Sectional championship in a row. More...

Atwood pins his way to semi-state championship

Lynde wins runner-up honors

Braden Atwood’s perfect record remained just that, perfect, after Saturday’s Wrestling Semi-State at Merrillville. More...

Carroll’s poor 3rd quarter shooting gives Tipton easy win

Carroll (8-7) entertained Tipton (12-3) Thursday night. More...

Society

Engagements

Lytle-Butler

Jeffrey and Corinne Lytle of Cutler announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Dennae, to Brett Edward Neil Butler. He is the son of Edward and Julie Butler of Lafayette and Gary and Cathie Gangwer of Rossville. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   An open house is set for Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the new EMS ambulance garage in Delphi. The spacious garage was built with the future in mind. It will hold up to four ambulances plus the paramedic chase vehicle. More...

Obituaries

Dewey G. McIlrath

Dewey George McIlrath, 71, of Rossville, died at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo.   Born June 6, 1938, in Burlington, he was the son of George and Lorena Calton McIlrath. More...

Lois Enoch

Services for Lois Enoch, 100, formerly of Cutler, were held Thursday at Bodine Funeral Home, Rossville. Burial followed at Rossville Cemetery.   More...

William D. Smart

William D. “Bill” Smart, 90, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Versailles, Ky., died Feb. 14, 2010, after a short illness.   Born Sept. 26, 1919, in Bourbon County, Ky., he was the son of William and Anna Elizabeth Shankland Smart. More...

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