May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Cinco de Mayo in Delphi

A folkloric performance, or Mexican folk dance, was presented by local youth at the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Delphi on Saturday. Girls pictured, l-r, are Iris Verdin and Ashley Garcia. More...

Wind energy group pitches tax abatement to commissioners

No current operation available to gauge company success

Performance Services has been in the energy-saving business for 12 years. The business branched out three years ago to wind energy and is now offering to build 25 wind generators on more than 3,000 acres near Carroll Jr.- Sr. High School. More...

Local News

Spences set retirement celebration

Carroll teachers Joe and Pat Spence of Bringhurst are having a retirement celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. May 15 at the Living Faith Church of the Brethren, 310N 250W, Flora. More...

Camden Preservation Society presents awards

Camden Community Preservation Society met recently for its annual dinner and Community Awards presentations. Humanitarian Award More...

New court management system is up and running

Odyssey, a court case management system, touted as a mechanism to save court and clerk’s offices time and money, was unveiled in the county Friday morning in the Carroll Circuit Courtroom. More...

Sports

Oracle win streak reaches six

With three more victories, including a pair over Hoosier Conference rival Twin Lakes and another in the openinground of the Oracle Classic over Seeger, Delphi extended its winning-streak to a season high six games before it finally came across an op More...

Delphi’s ladies shutout Carroll, then fall to West Lafayette

Delphi Softball played only two games in week four of the season as games three and four were cancelled due to the weather. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The words we use

Have you ever heard gossip? Have you ever found yourself spreading it? Of course not, you only discuss topics of social interest, politics and prayer requests, all three totally based in irrefutable facts. More...

59th National Day of Prayer observed in Delphi

“The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Scott Sisson, Flora Volunteer Fire Department Chief, requested consideration from the council to build a new fire station large enough to house all of the fire trucks, and a meeting room for training purposes. More...

Obituaries

Virginia R. Buttice

Virginia Rose Rozzi Buttice, 86, of Logansport, passed away at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Woodbridge Health Campus surrounded by her loving family. More...

Edna F. Reed

Edna Faye Reed, 64, of Tazewell, Tenn., formerly of Delphi, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, in Morristown, Tenn. Born April 20, 1946, in Tazewell, she was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Fultz Massengill. More...

Patricia L. Witter

Patricia L. Witter, 73, of Flora, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Milner Community Healthcare Center, Rossville. Born Dec. 25, 1936, in Kokomo, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mildred Chism Obermeyer. More...

Special Sections

A nail-biter in the courthouse Tuesday night

Carroll County voters have gone through their share of drama in the weeks leading up to the Primary Election. Even on Tuesday night there was more drama to be experienced. More...

New Delphi Police Chief is named

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser lost no time in naming a new police chief after former chief Justin Darling resigned less than two weeks ago. More...

Flora VFD secures grant for new tanker

Flora Volunteer Fire Department will be purchasing a new tanker truck after receiving a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. More...

Community

Carroll County Flower & Garden Fair

“Brie,” the well-mannered dog in the Rhine & Daughters Landscaping booth, enjoyed all the scents at this year’s fair. Comet photo by Jennifer Archibald More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

INTERNATIONAL LEARN TO FLY DAY, sponsored by EEA Chapter 256, will be held May 15 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Purdue University airport. The event is free of charge and open to those interested in the world of flight. More...

Announcements

JACKSON TOWNSHIP’S ANNUAL YOUTH DAY PARADE will be June 5 at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Blast to the Past.” Following the parade there will awards presented and games played. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Space conundrums

Every year it seems the same. Spring arrives with a warming sun and promise in the air. The branches green, the buds appear. Tulips show their colors. More...

Here’s an idea for Congress:

Try democracy

In both the Senate and the House, the give-and-take that ought to be part of the legislative process is now far too easily shut down. More...

Open letter to CHS administration

Carroll High School has been involved with a program titled “Battle of the Books” for six years, with Mrs. Duff administering the project. More...

Society

Jones 25th anniversary

Phil and Cindy (Julius) Jones of Flora celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary by spending several days in Nashville, Ind. They were married April 20, 1985, at the Flora United Methodist Church. More...

Engagements

Riddle-McKinley

Tim and Belinda Riddle of Chalmers announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Liz, to Shawn McKinley. He is the son of Patty and John Hamel of Delphi and Don McKinley of Lafayette. A May 8 wedding in Monon is being planned. More...

Births

Corey and Stacey (Sitzes) Taylor of Kokomo are parents of a 9- pound son, Brayden Jeffery, born April 18 at home. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Kathy Taylor of Flora. More...

Education

DCSC art show starts Friday

Delphi Community School Corporation will present its 54th Jack Sanders Art Show, “Celebrating the Arts,” beginning Friday evening in the Delphi Community High School commons. More...

Earth Day celebrated at the Flora park

Delphi Community Elementary School second graders are pictured planting snapdragons around the flagpole at the Veterans Memorial at Flora Community Park. More...

Education News

TIFFANY A. GRIST of McKinney, Texas, will graduate May 15 from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation- Professional Pilot. Grist plans to become a commercial airline pilot. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Michael Joseph Gray, 31, and Bobby Anne Martin, 22, both of Delphi. Ralph Lynn Scott, 62, and Echo Twilight Fry, 68, both of Delphi. Timothy Robert Cline, 22, Versailles, Ohio, and Lauren Nicole Stokdyk, 21, 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. The following causes have been dismissed: Pearson’s Gas vs. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...