March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Republicans set April 3 caucus to fill vacancies

Republican caucuses will be held at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on April 3 to fill vacancies recently created on the Delphi City Council and the Carroll County Council. More...

Tippy erosion spells unsafe road

The Tippecanoe River’s power for destruction became a discussion topic at the Monday morning Carroll County Commissioners’ meeting. More...

Local News

Energy assistance options available for NIPSCO customers

According to a Northern Indiana Public Service Company, the state’s moratorium ended March 15 and NIPSCO reminds low-income customers with outstanding balances that a number of assistance programs and payment arrangements are available to help More...

Mayor to hold public meeting about building purchase

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser told the three out of five city council members present for the March 1 meeting that it is nearly time for the public to be involved as plans progress toward the purchase of part of the Globe Valve property on North Washi More...

Homes in Camden to benefit from grant monies

It was announced at last Thursday night’s Camden Town Council meeting that 12 houses will receive improvements through a $250,000 grant received from the Indiana Housing Authority. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Old school

For everyday business I wear pretty traditional black leather shoes. Given my clothing budget, my shoes were an expensive purchase back when I bought them maybe 10 years ago. They are Italian and hand stitched. More...

Sunshine Week:

Make secrecy the exception

“Sunshine is the best disinfectant,” Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice. The esteemed Justice Brandeis was ahead of his time. His observation fits exceptionally well with national Sunshine Week, which starts today. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Heirs (Romans 8)

Have you ever lost some one that you loved a great deal? Do you know the understanding of grief? The kind of grief that can only be experienced by the loss or separation of a loved one. That pain cuts to the bone. More...

Church honors 50+ marriages

Bringhurst United Methodist Church recently honored nine couples at a dinner celebrating their long marriages. All have been married more than 50 years and are still very active members of the church. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

8th graders and parents invited to orientation meeting

A freshman orientation meeting for eighth grade students and their parents will be held at 6:45 p.m. March 30 at the Delphi Community High School in the Little Theatre. More...

Rossville wins gold at leadership conference

Fourteen members of Rossville Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competed at State Leadership Conference March 4-6.   Rossville members won 11 silver medals and three gold medals. More...

Education News

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School seventh graders KARLEE KITCHEL and MADISON RINEH A R T recently served as Indiana House Pages during the 2010 session of the Indiana General Assembly for Representative Rich McClain (RL ogans- port). More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Oakdale Dam Inn Routine inspection:3/1-3/5/10 Summary of violations: No violations noted.   More...

Circuit Court

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

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.   Recent filings   Discover Bank filed complaint against Michelle L. More...

3rd House Saturday

The monthly 3rd House, featuring representatives Rich McClain and Brandt Hershman, will be Saturday, March 20 at 9:30 a.m.   More...

Wind developer shows interest in Carroll County

Performance Services, a wind energy developer from Indianapolis, has met with area landowners on at least four occasions in the past two months to discuss a project which could possibly be located in a targeted wind area in the county.   More...

Loading grain into trucks – there’s an app for that?

Camden farmer made it happen

An unassuming young farmer from Camden is getting worldwide attention.   Neil Mylet, now age 25, had an idea to help farmers with the grain loading process by using the technology of a smartphone application. More...

Community

Announcements

CUTLER NEIGHBOR WATCH will meet at 7 p.m. March 25 in the Cutler Presbyterian Church social room. Postal Inspector Robin Bankhead will be the speaker. Come and learn how to be a part of a safe community. This is a change of meeting place.   More...

Meetings

Republican party The Carroll County Republican Party met at the Flora- Monroe Public Library on March 9. The meeting itinerary included discussion of an upcoming party event and a caucus date to fill recent city and county office vacancies.   More...

Rural asthma study launching in the Midwest

This week, Madisonbased Reciprocal Sciences, with funding from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is launching a new study to learn more about the problem of rural asthma in the Midwest. More...

Sports

Guerin stymies Carroll’s regional hopes

Carroll (13-11) fell short of its quest for a regional victory as Guerin Catholic (15-11) defeated the Cougars 70-60 in the Saturday afternoon session of the Tipton Regional 10.   Carroll never led, but fought hard throughout the game. More...

DCMS wrestling team places third overall

Delphi Community Middle School seventh and eighth grade wrestling team competed March 6 in the W.C.J.C. Wrestling Conference held at Benton Central High School. Delphi placed third overall and in the top six with 13 out of 14 wrestlers.   More...

Wrestling club earns top five placings

Carroll Cougars Wrestling Club competed in its final tournament of the season Saturday in Kokomo. All five participating members placed in the top five.   More...

Society

Red Elk-Cornwell

Greg and Lisa Rush, along with Keene and Melanie Red Elk, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharayah Red Elk, to Devin Cornwell of Seymour. He is the son of Phillip and Valerie Cornwell of Seymour. More...

Walker-Heise

Doug and Vicky Walker of Lafayette and Lori Carte of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca L. Walker, of Delphi to Jesse D. Heise of Camden. He is the son of Samuel and Jean Heise of Rockfield. More...

Births

Chad and Missy Turner of Fort Lewis, Wash., are parents of an 8-pound, 14-ounce son, Colten Michael, born Feb. 23. Grandparents are Penny and Mike Creek of Lafayette, Mike Turner of Flora, and Rod and Linda May of Warsaw. More...

Obituaries

Jerry L. Oldfield

Jerry Lee Oldfield, 74, of Cutler, died at 10:03 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at his home.   Born Feb. 17, 1936, in Kokomo, he was the son of the late Jess Austin and Margaret Westerman Oldfield. His marriage was on Sept. More...

Veta N. Meade

Veta Nell Brown Meade, 92, formerly of Green Tree Assisted Living in West Lafayette, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 2010, at her son’s home near Buck Creek. She had been residing with him the past 11 months due to declining health.   More...

Kenneth E. Deitrich

Kenneth E. Deitrich, 80, of Logansport died at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010, at his residence.   Born Oct. 20, 1929, in Logansport, he was the son of Robert and Jessie Gertrude Soncarty Deitrich. More...

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