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Redevelopment Commission sets precedent

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission and Redevelopment Authority have managed the tax incremental financing (TIF) district which encompasses Indiana Packers Corporation since its inception. More...

Local News

Soil Productivity Field Day set Aug. 24

Agriculture producers wanting to learn more about reduced tillage, notill and improving soil quality in their farming operation are encouraged to attend a Soil Productivity Field Day set for Aug. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Progress on lime kiln exhibit

Lime kilns have long been talked about as a part of canal and Delphi history, but what did they look like? More...

Area IV Agency forms new division

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs has formed a new division called Private Pay Care Coordination that is a personal service that works with individuals to develop a plan to assist them at difficult times during their life but als More...

Sports

Call Outs

Monticello Eclipse   Monticello Eclipse 12U will hold tryouts for 2010- 2011 season on Aug 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Aug. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Voight Park in Monticello. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Winds of change

Several months ago I was able to experience a different climate in the Tri-State area from that of northeast Ohio; from urban to small town/rural; from Lexus and Jaguars to Fords and Chevys; from cloudy, overcast skies to fresh air and sunshine; fro More...

Pittsburg church has new name

The Pittsburg Missionary Baptist Church has changed its name to the Pittsburg Community Church, (nondenominational). More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Larry Williams, pastor. SW: 10 a.m. BRINGHURST UNITED METHODIST: Barbara Kerkhoff, pastor. SS: 9:30 a.m., SW: 10:30 a.m.   BROOKSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST: 206 N. Prairie Street, Brookston. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Carol Trapp was recently spinning on her customized walking wheel. She had it specially made so it would fit into her car. Trapp has her spinning and weaving shop set up in a storage trailer. More...

Education

Teacher Protection Act shields schoolteachers from frivolous lawsuits

Parents and children have a lot of details to keep track of during back-to-school time: School clothes, textbooks and supplies, classroom schedules, immunizations and sports physicals.   More...

Moffitt is honored by MSU for scholastic and leadership abilities

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School graduate Kelly Moffitt has been awarded the prestigious Chester Brewer Leadership Award at Michigan State University. More...

Carroll student to spend year in Brazil

Hannah Reinke of Flora is following in her dad’s footsteps – all the way to Brazil.   Her father, Jerry D. Reinke, went to Brazil as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange when he was right out of Carroll High School. More...

Public Records

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   LHR Inc. filed complaint against Kameron Gibson. More...

Marriage Licenses

Bryce Matthew Ayres, 22, Bringhurst, and Calee Lynn Etchinson, 22, Frankfort.   More...

Delphi picks up some TSC students

The “grass is always greener on the other side of the fence” idiom seems to have played a part in the 2010-2011 school year enrollment figures for Delphi Community School Corporation as discussed at the Monday night Board of School Trust More...

Old Settlers is for remembering

This photo, provided by the Carroll County Historical Society Museum, shows a reunion of the 72nd Regiment of Indiana volunteers from the Civil War. Some of their wives are also pictured. More...

Grant to help expand broadband Internet access to Camden Telephone Co. customers

TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) has been approved for local broadband expansion projects totaling $1,453,273. More...

Community

Hot weather is increasing risk of West Nile virus activity

State health officials are urging Hoosiers to again take steps to protect themselves from mosquito borne diseases, including West Nile. More...

Scam tries to fool seniors over health-care rebate

No matter what anyone on the phone might say, seniors on Medicare don’t have to do anything to receive their $250 rebate check for hitting the “doughnut hole,” the gap in prescription drug coverage. More...

Community Thank You

Appreciates donations   Girl Scout Troop 41156 thanks the businesses that supported us and everyone who donated school supplies to help fill our backpacks. These backpacks will be distributed to children in need.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Fresh scent

Years ago a skunk took up residence under the breezway of a house I had to clean out and sell. I never actually saw the skunk, but there was no mistaking the precise identity of who was down under. The neighbors saw Mr. More...

Commissioners, can you cancel that contract?

County clerk Nancy Mattox has not been in the office much since you gave her permission to enter into a contract with a company to pursue child support reimbursements from the state. More...

Trim cornfield corners for safety

A concern for children’s safety returns with area schools scheduled to open this week. There are cautions to remind drivers of children entering and exiting buses and to pay attention to children who walk and drive to school.   More...

Society

Zook 50th anniversary

Rev. Gerald and Joy (Beamer) Zook. 250 S. Lincoln St., Bunker Hill, IN 46914, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Aug. 14 at the Loree Brethren Church Fellowship Hall. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

A few weeks ago, I got together with two of my best girlfriends for a cheeseball party. We were on a mission. More...

Engagements

Levi Byrd and Lindsay Draper, along with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching wedding.   They are both 2008 graduates of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School and are attending college.   They will be married on Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Alice A. Shank

Alice A. Dunfee Shank, 92, of Delphi, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi. She had been a resident there since June 21.   Born. June 9, 1918, in Clinton, Ill., she was the daughter of Robert M. More...

John C. Marvin

John C. Marvin, 69, of Brookston, died at 2:25 a.m. Friday, August 6, 2010, at his residence.   He was born May 2, 1941, in Idaville, to the late James and Rosemary Holeman Marvin. More...

Mark W. Porter

Mark Wayne Porter, 94, former longtime Madison Township, Carroll County resident, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at St. Mary’s Healthcare Center in Lafayette. More...

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