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Carroll vows to keep level tax rate

At its Aug. 17 meeting, Carroll School Board gave the superintendent permission to advertise the corporation’s 2011 budget, and it appears in this week’s newspaper.   More...

Local News

Canine Frisbee winners are announced

The 15th Annual Canine Frisbee Championship was held Aug. 14 at Riley Park in Delphi with 24 teams competing.   The BaJure Memorial K-9 Frisbee Championship was named after Bill Marion’s dog, BaJure, who died last year. More...

Sign-up begins for Burlington Prince & Princess Contest

Those wishing to have their son or daughter participate in the Burlington Fall Festival Prince & Princess Contest have until Sept. 10 to sign-up. More...

Little Cuties are needed for festival contest

Burlington Fall Festival Cutie contest will be held the last day of the festival, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. in the Community Building. More...

Sports

Cougars cannot stop the Cavaliers

The Tri-County Cavaliers used big plays against the Cougars Friday night and came away with a 28-14 conference win to start the 2010 football season. This TC team went 0-9 last season.   More...

Battle of the Bounty - help stock the food pantry’s shelves

Coinciding with the annual Bacon Bowl football rivalry is the Battle of the Bounty.   Both Carroll and Delphi fans are encouraged to bring canned and boxed goods for the Carroll County Food Pantry to Friday night’s game at DCHS. More...

Carroll Soccer goes 2-1 in first week

The Carroll Cougars started the soccer season with a win over North Montgomery last Tuesday. After some early jitters, the Cougars settled down and played possession soccer.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God’s patience goes way back

My mother used to occasionally quote or paraphrase a saying she attributed to Will Rogers. 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   More...

Education

Education News

MEGHAN GINGRICH of Swansea, Ill., who attends Wolf Branch Middle School, has been recognized as a student of excellence in mathematics by the United States Achievement Academy.   More...

Cub Scouts

Cub Scout callout

Cub Scout Pack #3165 will hold its annual round-up from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at Delphi Community Elementary School in the cafeteria. 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   Gregory A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Franklin Len Ross, 40, and Betty Jean Ross, 34, both of Bringhurst.   Garland Michael Jones, 75, Delphi, and Lois Ann Maish, 77, Mulberry.   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...

Rossville’s Summer’s End Festival set this weekend

The 27th Annual Summer’s End Festival in Rossville will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 27-28, at the Rossville Park. More...

Speece heirloom donated to Canal Archives

Gift from the past

A relic from the canal era has been brought back to Carroll County.   Richard (Dick) Pierson of California presented a family heirloom, a ship’s compass, to the Wabash & Erie Canal Association on Sunday at the Canal Center. More...

Council readies for 2011 budget work

EDIT review provided before considering tax rate change

The Carroll County Council will begin the arduous task of developing the 2011 budget at the end of August. Members will review department requests and compare them to last year’s appropriations. More...

Community

New Camden royalty to be crowned

The 6th Annual Camden Little Miss & Mister and Miss Camden Pageant will be held Saturday starting at 4 p.m. in the Camden Community Building.   Winners will represent the Town of Camden at various parades and events throughout the year. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Aug. 25- 30 is listed below:   Wed., Aug. 25 – 6 p.m., Camden Tractor Pull.   Thurs., Aug. 26 – 6 p.m., Open.   Sun., Aug. 29 – 10 a.m., Live worship service from Flora First Christian Church. More...

Camden

Camden’s annual pageants will be Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Community Building. To be crowned will be Miss Camden and Camden’s Little Miss & Mister. The Little Rising Star baby contest winner will be announced. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Along for the ride

Waiting to connect with a customer yesterday, I perched myself comfortably on the ledge of a stonewall in front of our agreed upon meeting place. More...

Deer Creek Township trustee oversteps bounds

Many of the roads in Carroll County are unequivocally under-maintained. The county commissioners complain loudly and often about the lack of funding available to make roads in the county safe and drivable.   More...

Supports clean energy

Clean energy and climate change is constantly being put on the back burner. But even right now here in Indiana we are experiencing one of the hottest and most humid summers in history.   More...

Society

Miller, Marquissee pledge vows

Kylene Ann Miller of Flora and Paul William Marquissee of Fort Wayne exchanged marriage vows at 3:30 p.m. June 26 at the Flora United Methodist Church.   The bride is the daughter of Kathleen and Michael Miller of Flora. More...

Announcements

TRI-COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at the home of its president, Carol Wicklund, 12261 West Tippecanoe Ranch Road, Delphi. All members are encouraged to attend. The Association will be planning this year’s agenda. More...

Huffer 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Huffer of 4043E. 600S., Cutler IN 46920, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Rinehart Barn near Burlington. More...

Obituaries

Laura J. Lauderdale

Laura Jean Lauderdale, 84, of Flora, passed away at 12:22 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   Born Dec. 18, 1925, in Logansport, she was the daughter of George and Christina Beale Spillman. More...

Thomas L. Appleton

Thomas Lee Appleton, 75, of Delphi, passed away at 4:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at his residence.   Born Jan. 8, 1935, in Carroll County, he was the son of Jay and Opal Lois Gray Appleton. His marriage was on Dec. More...

Patricia J. Matthews

Patricia J. Matthews, 72, of Flora, passed away at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   Born July 16, 1938, in Radnor, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy Ruffner Clawson.   Mrs. More...

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