April 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Building renovation plans on track at DCSC

The Delphi School Corporation Board of School Trustees unanimously approved the necessary legal paperwork to begin two, $2 million renovation projects at the middle and high schools. More...

Local News

Local March for Babies team welcomes support

The March of Dimes March for Babies Walk will be April 24 in Lafayette. More...

The legislature changes farmland assessments

The Indiana General Assembly has passed a bill to change the formula used to assess farmland for property taxes. Farm assessments — and tax bills — will still go up in coming years. Just not as much.   More...

Payphone in Camden may soon be thing of the past

A memorandum of understanding with TDS Telecom to donate $1,500 to the Town of Camden to be used for promotional purposes was approved at last week’s Council meeting. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Tee time

My dad was a bachelor living with his parents during the Great Depression. To hear him tell it, he had few responsibilities in those years and plenty of free time. And so it was during that historic period that he took up the game of golf.   More...

Make motorcycle safety a priority

The warm weather of spring brings increased motorcycle traffic with Hoosiers riding for recreation and transportation. Nationally, motorcycle riders are involved in thousands of crashes resulting in disabling injuries and death. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

We serve a risen savior

It is surely no coincidence, but part of God’s plan, that Easter comes in the spring.   More...

Announcements

HICKORY GROVE CHURCH will celebrate a dedication service of the expansion of the sanctuary and fellowship hall during the 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday. More...

WCTU to hold rally

The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) will hold its mid-year rally April 17 at the First Church of Nazarene in Lebanon.   The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. with brunch and fellowship with activities ending at 2:30 p.m.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Purdue quarterback Drew Brees didn’t come to the Camden Jump Rope for Heart just to watch. He joined in the jumping. More...

Education

Carroll adds to honor roll

Due to a computer software problem at the school, the following students were accidentally left off Carroll Junior-Senior High School’s honor roll for the third nine weeks. The school apologizes for the error. More...

Carroll talent show

“Carroll’s Got Talent,” the annual talent show presented by students at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, is April 17 at 7 p.m. in the John A. Bush Memorial Auditorium. More...

Education News

MAXWELL KENDER was listed incorrectly on the Delphi Community Elementary School A/B Honor Roll that appeared in last week’s issue. More...

Public Records

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.   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...

Marriage Licenses

Robert Eugene Cain Jr., 57, and Mary Margaret Kinslow, 46, both of Rossville.   Robert Michael Lynch, 46, Lafayette, and Lori Jo Carte, 49, Delphi.   Jerry Kevin Burns, 49, Enon, Ohio, to Kristine Ann Brickhouse, 42, Bringhurst. More...

Sayers explains effects of cost-cutting measures

Meeting with the Comet last Thursday, Carroll Superintendent John Sayers gave further explanation and interpretation of the cost reduction list presented at the April 6 school board meeting.   More...

They’re in the mail…almost!!

Carroll County Treasurer Jane Brewington, staff and volunteers have been toiling over stacks and stacks of pink tax bills preparing them for mailing since last week. More...

Community

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama

Proceeds from Bridge-ARama support Tri Kappa scholarships. More...

Canal annual meeting is Tuesday

Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Association will have its annual meeting April 20 at 7 p.m. The meeting and program are open to the public. More...

Concert will help Schnepp family

Malachi Jaggers, The Overtones and others will perform at a benefit concert for the Kasey Schnepp family on Saturday. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Delphi Community High School gym. More...

Sports

Oracles start season 3-1

Two weeks into the season, Head Coach Pat Lowrey’s third Delphi baseball team has opened with a 3-1 record after a 9-2 road victory at Rossville Friday and a double-header split at Fountain Central Saturday afternoon. More...

Scoreboard

Full Story

Carroll Elementary volleyball award winners

Awards for 6th grade volleyball went to Calin Luzzader, left, most improved, and Kelsey Smith, right, most spirit. Photo provided Awards for 5th grade volleyball went to Morgan Thompson, left, Most Spirit, and Nikki Penn, right, most improved. More...

Society

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Some of my favorite fresh recipe ingredients pop up this time of year. Fresh green asparagus, tart and tangy rhubarb and strawberries come center stage in grocer’s produce aisles. More...

Batchelor-Flora

Leola and Jerry Burns of Flora announce the engagement of their son, Wade Flora, to Amanda Renee Batchelor. The groom-elect is also the son of the late Rod L. Flora. More...

Turner-Fernandez

Michael and Cathy Turner of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie, to Tony Fernandez, both of Miami, Fla. He is the son of Antonia Fernandez of Miami and Valerie Wycka of Palm Bay, Fla. More...

Obituaries

Roberta M. Wagoner

Roberta M. “Bertie” Wagoner, 86, formerly of Bringhurst, died at 9:48 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been a resident there since 2006 and in failing health the past few months.   More...

William J. Lowe

William “Bill” James Lowe, 63, of Mossyrock, Wash., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at his residence.   Born Aug. 12, 1946, in Logansport, he was the son of Ralph W. and the late Lois Zinn Lowe. More...

David W. Weishaar

David W. Weishaar, 60, of Delphi, died at 5:53 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2010, at his home. He had battled cancer since October 2005.   Born Jan. More...

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