September 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County council ends budget hearings

Area Plan and Surveyor request additional staff

Carroll County Council members finished the second and final day of the 2011 department spending plan explanations Thursday. Some plans presented resembled the 2010 appropriated budgets, however some departments requested much more.   More...

Local News

Crash in Carroll County results in death

Carroll County and Indiana State Police authorities are continuing to investigate a fatal accident that occurred Sept. 2 at 7:46 p.m. which resulted in the death of a passenger.   More...

Funds available for low-income small business lending program

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs recently received $100,000 from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) to be used for a pilot Business Expansion and Entrepreneurship Development (BEED) initiative beginn More...

Rieken ‘van fund’ still short of goal

Flora Lions Club is continuing its efforts to raise funds to purchase a handicapped equipped van for a disabled Flora man. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The tottering point

Back in 2000 author Malcolm Gladwell’s best-seller “The Tipping Point” hit the bookstores. More...

Oct. 4 - voter registration deadline

September is National Voter Registration Awareness Month. It is a time dedicated to driving home the message that every voter and every vote counts. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Basics of Love

Ever felt like, “If things don’t slow down I’m going to fly off this roller coaster?”   Life today is full of busyness - busy jobs, busy lifestyles, busy children and busy social schedules. More...

Flora UM youth collecting items for rescue mission

The Flora United Methodist Youth Group will be conducting a canned food drive for the Kokomo Rescue Mission (KRM) from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. This is in conjunction with their KRM “Yes We Can” campaign.   More...

Announcements

The Christian Women’s Fellowship of Flora First Christian Church is sponsoring a SHOWER FOR KEEPIN’ IT REAL Recovery House on Sept. 12. Items can be dropped off at the church, using the south entrance.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Purdue University awarded about 1,050 degrees to students following summer classes. Carroll County students earning degrees were:   JUSTIN M. JARGSTORF, Delphi, Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts.   HEATHER N. More...

Obituaries

Joan L. Rostomily

Joan L. Baker Rostomily, 83, San Jose, Calif., and formerly of Lafayette, died Aug. 31, 2010, at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose.   Born April 11, 1927, in Peru, she was the daughter of the late Sydney G. and Agnes Smith Baker. More...

Gladys Ione Joyce

Gladys Ione Joyce was born Oct. 20, 1915, and passed to eternity, Sept. 4, 2010.   More...

Ruby Minniear

Ruby Cheesman Minniear, 87, of Lafayette, died at 3:07 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Rosewalk Commons in Lafayette. More...

Special Sections

County will pay for Stoney Creek Dr. work

Township pulls out of project

Carroll County taxpayers will now pay for road work which was originally designed to be funded through Deer Creek Township. More...

Advisory Board named for adult education

The developing Carroll County Adult Education Program now has a five-member Advisory Board. There are openings for additional members.   More...

2010 General Election nears

Carroll County voters will be going to the polls on Nov. 2 to decide several contested races in county, state and national government races. There are deadlines that must be met by voters and county leaders prior to that date. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL FFA ALUMNI will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 in the CHS ag barn.   CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Sept. 11 at the home of Alex and Elizabeth Martin, 8912 S. 900 W., Attica. More...

Community Thank You

Transplant recipient appreciates support

My appreciation to all those in Carroll County and the surrounding counties who kept me in their thoughts and prayers, those willing to donate a kidney for me, and above all, those who prayed for me. More...

Support sought for drug awareness program

In an effort to battle substance abuse, the Flora Police Dept. is teaming up with Let’s All Work to Fight Drug Abuse (L.A.W.) Publications in a drug awareness program. More...

Sports

Cougar soccer wins 3rd conference title

For the third straight year, Carroll Soccer has won the Hoosier Heartland Conference. After defeating Tri- Central, the Cougars welcomed the Rossville Hornets to Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School last week and came out with a 4-0 win.   More...

Eagle Scout rank achieved

Trevor Joseph Peters of Delphi Troop 155 achieved Eagle Scout Rank at his Eagle Court of Honor held Aug. 28 at the I.O.O.F. lodge in Delphi. Family and friends were in attendance. More...

Cougars turn back unbeaten Trojans

After an 0-2 start, the Cougars have a victory under their belt. They defeated visiting Tri-Central 22-8 and also chalked up a conference win. More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

With Purdue’s first game of the season in the record books, and local high school action in full swing, this week’s column is devoted to recipes for your favorite pigskin fan. Start off the party with cheesy Football Fondue. More...

Appleton, Boyd pledge vows

Jessica Appleton and Joseph Boyd exchanged wedding vows at 3:30 p.m. June 12 at the Deer Creek Presbyterian Church. Pastor Dave Herron officiated.   The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Appleton of Camden. More...

Bordner 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Carol R. Bordner of 2330E 400S, Bringhurst, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 4 with a weekend at West Baden Springs in southern Indiana, with their whole family. 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. More...

Marriage Licenses

Richard L. Johnson, 46, and Theresa L. Wright, 43, both of Monticello.   Joshua Nathan Cooper, 35, and Sabrine Marie Somsel, 33, both of Delphi.   Bradley Eugene Blackburn, 50, of Bringhurst and Lora Lee Chapman, 44, of Flora. 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...