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DCSC accepts long-range plan for maintenance

The Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees approved a tenyear corporation building maintenance plan Monday night. More...

Local News

Poppy Days to be celebrated in Delphi

For over 65 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored Poppy Days to remind Americans that millions have sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free.   More...

Flower planting at the canal

May 15 is designated flower planting day at Canal Park and along the trails in Delphi. Groups, individuals, and families are invited to come and help, beginning at 9 a.m.   More...

Gone from Idol - but not forgotten

It was a good run. Aaron Kelly (with ties to Carroll County) made it to the Top Five on Season 9 of American Idol. But last week his bid for the title ended when he received the least amount of votes and had to say good-bye.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The immigration question

Most of my distant kinsman back in Germany spell our name S-c-h-u-l-t-z. More...

Get the GIS purchase right

Carroll County Commissioners are urged to take their time and make the best choice possible for a company to provide comprehensive Geographical Information Systems (GIS) services for the county.  More...

‘Clean up’ should be required

Flora, land of flowers. We are proud of our little town here in Indiana. It’s a great place to call home. We take care of our homes and lawns - some lovely to look at, some not. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

In the midst of the chaos, there is peace

I find myself running to and fro this week preparing for my second son’s graduation from Indiana University and trying to keep all the bowls spinning on top of the rods, like you see in a circus act, in my everyday bi-vocational life.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   As a result of Monday night’s Delphi City Council approval, Wallmann’s Quality Foods in downtown Delphi will soon expand services. More...

Education

Summer Reading kick-off

Magician and ventriloquist Chris McBrien entertained Carroll Elementary students last Wednesday as a kick-off for Flora Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. More...

DCSC is awarded bookshelf collection from National Endowment for the Humanities

Delphi Community School Corporation’s three Library/ Media Centers are three of 4,000 libraries across the country selected to receive free hardcover editions of 17 classic books as part of the We the People Bookshelf grant program.   More...

Education news

HEATHER KESLING of Indianapolis graduated from St. Mary of the Woods College, Terre Haute, with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing on May 8. 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.   Recent filings   More...

Restaurant Inspections

Mitchell’s Mexican Grill (Delphi) Routine inspection: 4/19-5/1/10 Summary of violations: no violations noted. The Burlington Scoop Routine inspection: 4/19-5/1/10 Summary of violations: no violations noted.   More...

Marriage Licenses

Friedrich Ferdinand Hegel, 58, and Rachel Lorine Storey, both of Monticello.   Brian D. Wagoner, 43, of Flora and Bobbi Jo Wrede, 33, of Lafayette.   Drew Christian Ayres, 20, and Leann Marie Hazelgrove, 20, both of Bringhurst.   More...

U.S. 421 to close between S.R. 18 and S.R. 26 for chip seal operation

Closure during daylight hours from May 17-21

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces U.S. 421 will be closed More...

National Guard to vacate local armory

Maj. Gen. R. Martin Umbarger, Adjutant General of the Indiana National Guard, announced Monday that three armories across the state will be closed. One of those facilities is the Delphi Armory on Armory Rd.   More...

Carroll approves cost reduction plan

Carroll School Board unanimously approved a cost reduction plan that could save the corporation $305,638 for calendar year 2010 or a total of $368,965 for school year 2010- 2011.   More...

Community and railroad clash over Burrows intersections

Intervention from U.S. Dept. of Transportation requested

Burrows residents and township officials have complained to Carroll County Commissioners and the Norfolk Southern Railroad about a safety issue at the Norfolk Southern rail crossings in their area. More...

Community

90th birthday

Jim Del aplane of Flora will celebrate his 9 0 t h birthday with family.   He was born May 15, 1920, near Deer Creek, in Cass County.   He and his wife, Jo, have been married 67 years and are retired from farming. More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama

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

What’s Happening Elsewhere

WACKY WEDNESDAY SENIOR MOVIE DAY sponsored by Area IV will present the movie “New In Town” starring Renee Zelweger and Harry Connick, Jr. May 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the East Side 9 Movie Theatre on Farabee Dr. off SR26 in Lafayette. More...

Sports

Oracles remain in contention for Hoosier conference title

Despite having its ninegame winning streak snapped, Delphi kept its Hoosier Conference title hopes alive with a doubleheader split with Benton Central, another conference front-runner, on Saturday.   More...

Springer receives honors as girls basketball coach

Former county resident Doug Springer has been chosen as the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports District 2 Basketball Coach of the Year. More...

Lady Oracles experience rough week

The Delphi Oracle Softball team knew that the fifth week of the season would be a make or break week with six games in six days, four of the games being Hoosier Conference games. More...

Society

County Extension Homemakers present achievement awards

Carroll County Extension Homemakers held their Annual Friends Day Achievement Awards on May 5 to celebrate the achievements of individual clubs and members. This year’s theme was “Baskets of Blessings.”   More...

Engagements

Royer-Jones

Carrie Royer and Erik Jones, both of Delphi, announce their engagement. Their parents are Brad and Theresa Royer and Jack and Betty Jones, all of Delphi. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Delphi Community High School. More...

Births

Justin and Summer Bigler of Delphi are parents of a 7- pound, 12-ounce son, Brayden Cole, born at 8:29 a.m. May 10 at White County Memorial Hospital, Monticello. More...

Obituaries

Mary M. Hoffman

Mary Martha Hoffman, 29, of Cutler, passed away at 8:24 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 2010, at her residence following a three-year battle with cancer.   Born Aug. More...

Laura Brovont

Laura Brovont, 45, of Camden, died at 10:52 p.m. Monday, May 3, 2010, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.   Born March 5, 1965, in Rochester, she was the daughter of Jerry Brown of Kokomo and Ruth Evans Brown of Wabash. Her marriage was on Oct. More...

Ralph A. Porter

Ralph A. Porter, 95, of Burrowspassed away at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi.   Born Dec. 18, 1914, in Cass County, he was the son of Albert and Jesse Yost Porter. More...

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