July 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Burrows rail crossings fix is progressing

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts said Monday that progress is being made to repair two rail crossings in Burrows. He reported that Norfolk Southern Railroad has chosen a contractor for the work and plans are being designed. More...

Local News

Curb-sidewalk ordinance amendment under development

One week ago, Delphi Board of Works members Bob Conner, Randy Strasser and Brian Garrison told resident Vern Hinkle that an amendment to the city’s curb and sidewalk program ordinance would be written which will allow him to hire a local indep More...

DNR announces geocaching event

Anyone with a trail GPS unit can compete in the Indiana Epic State Park Challenge until May 2011, with a chance to win prizes.   More...

Conservations districts are main beneficiaries of MRBI funds

Conservation districts in the Mississippi River Basin received more than $11 million of the $30 million recently awarded by the U.S. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Single scoop

Fate snatched a small fortune from my dry cleaner the other day when the folks at the ice cream stand ran out of cones.   More...

They talk the talk but they don’t walk the walk

At last week’s Delphi Community School Corporation reorganization meeting, four of seven board members were sworn in – three taking office as school trustees for the first time. More...

Storage unit will cause problems for business

I own Sassy’s Salon in Delphi and am a member of the Delphi Chamber of Commerce. My business is located in front of the Delphi Chamber parking lot, next to Mitchell’s Grill. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Brandi Nichols, 17, of Delphi was crowned queen of the Carroll County 4-H Fair during the pageant Saturday night. More...

Education

Kelley is National Eagle Scout scholarship winner

Jared Andrew Kelley, son of Patrick and Kim Kelley of Delphi, was recently selected as a $3,000 National Eagle Scout scholarship winner. More...

Ivy Tech to host open house for new Welding Institute

Ivy Tech Community College will introduce its new Welding Institute by holding an open house from 10 a.m. to noon on July 29 at the Logansport campus. A 30- minute presentation will begin at 10:30 a.m.  More...

Education News

CLAYTON A. HALL of Delphi received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Conservation Law Enforcement from Vincennes University.   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.   Aaron M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Eric Joe Flickinger, 27, and Kortney Lee Avery, 25, both of Cutler.   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...

DCSC board proposes 2011 tax rate reduction

Delphi Community School Board of School Trustees met in special session Monday night to modify and approve the 2011 proposed budget suggested at last week’s meeting. More...

Commissioners table clerk’s request for help

Carroll County Commissioners heard a request from Glen Eschenbacher, a representative of Maximus Consulting Inc, to file claims with the state on behalf of the county clerk’s office for child support reimbursement. More...

Book photographer seeks leads on old agricultural subjects

Bloomington photographer John Bower and his artist wife, Lynn, have published seven photography books on Indiana’s fascinating, yet fading, cultural past.   More...

Community

Gallery to feature Thomsen exhibit

The memory and artistry of Lynn Thomsen - Delphi native and 1975 graduate of Delphi Community High School - will be honored in a special exhibition of her works Aug. 1-29 at the Opera House Gallery of Contemporary Art in Delphi. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

TippeCanoe Players Dinner Theatre is scheduling its first AUDITION APPOINTMENTS for principal characters only for its June 2011 production of the hit musical HAIRSPRAY.   More...

Announcements

A public meeting to discuss and plan the future of FLORA COMMUNITY PARK will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 29 in the Town Council Board Room. Anyone interested in the future of the park is encouraged to attend.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Finding meaning

Have your neighbors used up all their fireworks by now? Are there no more “bombs bursting in air” each evening?   More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

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...

Society

Weeks 50th anniversary

Family gathered at the home of Ron and Sally Dillon Weeks of Tonasket, Wash., on Sunday for a BBQ, homemade ice cream and cake. A DVD with pictures and music of the family in earlier years was featured. More...

Engagements

Downham-Maifeld

Terry and Judy Downham of Burlington announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, to Nathan Maifeld.   He is the son of Lester and Gail Maifeld of Burnsville.   More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

Continuing with my Southern recipe swap, this week I’m sharing some awesome summer vegetable favorites from my recent trip to see the relatives in Mississippi. More...

Obituaries

Lois E. Meador

Lois Evelyn Meador, 87, of rural Delphi, near Pyrmont, died at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born July 1, 1923, in Cerro Gordo, Ill., she was the daughter of Arthur E. and Marie Edna Wagoner Metzger. More...

Barbara Miller

Barbara Grabill Miller, 82, of Indianapolis, died at 2 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi, where she had been a resident for four months.   Born Dec. More...

Other Death Notices

Robert “Bob” Sparger, 90, Monon, died July 17, 2010, at Jasper County Hospital, Rensselaer. Among the survivors is a stepson, Lou Hayden (wife: Amy) of Camden. Services will be held today, Wednesday, in Lafayette.   More...

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