September 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

General election ballots are incorrect

The Carroll County Election Board gathered Monday morning for a routine meeting to discuss the necessary goals to be met for the Nov. 2 midterm election. More...

Increase in Carroll enrollment means more funding

Superintendent John Sayers reported at last week’s Carroll School Board meeting that school enrollment has increased by seven students.   On official count day, Sept. More...

Local News

Tippecanoe Arts Federation awards grants

Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) announces grant awards to 32 organizations, including three Carroll County recipients. The grants are awarded throughout Region 4, which includes 14 counties.   More...

Veteran active-duty period extended

Veterans whose activeduty period was extended involuntarily between certain established dates are eligible for “stop-loss” payments if they apply by the filing deadline of Oct. 21. More...

Lafayette man arrested for county child molestation

According to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Lafayette resident Ryan Bean, 24, was arrested Sept. 23 for multiple counts of child molestation in Carroll County. Bean is currently being held in the county jail under a $100,000 bond. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Familiar sounds

One of our sons is staying with us for a bit. For the time being he seeks out our old green sleeper sofa when day is done. In the middle of the night he often takes a drink of water from a disposable plastic water bottle. More...

Capital Comments

What we know about the property tax caps

On Election Day, Nov. 2, Indiana voters will decide whether or not to amend our property tax caps into the state’s constitution. More...

Non-profit IRS filing deadline is Oct. 15

We at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are concerned because as many as 6,900 small community-based, nonprofits in Indiana are in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status. More...

Faith

$5,000 to Keepin’ It Real

The Christian Church in Indiana has awarded a $5,000 Reconciliation Grant to First Christian Church of Flora to benefit the Keepin’ It Real Recovery House. More...

Pyrmont church has new pastor

The Pyrmont Church of the Brethren has called Devin Chaulk to be its pastor.   He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and is continuing graduate studies. His wife, Jessica, is a mathematics teacher at Western Middle School, Howard County. More...

Churches join together for worship and fellowship

The community is invited to join with churches from throughout Carroll County to celebrate World Communion Sunday on Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. in the auditorium at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

Adult Ed teacher, aide named

Patsy Lewandowski is the new Lead Teacher for the Carroll County Adult-Education Program (CCAP). It includes GED classes currently and will expand to other adult learning programs. Margaret Mose is the new aide for the adult education classes. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

The summer term dean’s list at Ball State University, Muncie, includes the following Carroll County residents: ANNA SCHARER, Cutler; LEAH CREE, Delphi; and WES BERKSHIRE, Flora. More...

4th graders invited to state’s birthday celebration

Area fourth grade public, private or home-schooled students along with their principals, teachers and parents are invited to a special birthday party at the Statehouse, one in which the honored 194-yearold guest will receive essays instead of cards. 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

Terrance Bradley Jones, 44, Delphi, and Debra Mae Geary, 51, Horse Branch, Ky.   Carey Lee Land, 33, and April Christine Cripe, 37, both of Bringhurst.   Leon Charles Savoie II, 31, and Shae Nicole Duff, 33, both of Camden. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Sportsman Inn (Monticello) Routine inspection: 8/30-9/19/10 Summary of violations: 4 critical 1. Ready-to-eat food stored with raw product. 2. Shield on mixer has accumulation of food debris. 3. Ice machine has accumulation of residue. 4. More...

Commissioners declare county 'emergency fire area - Free Access

Carroll County Commissioners formally declared the county an “emergency fire area” More...

Attorneys set their sights on Carroll Superior Court position

Carroll Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Smith recently announced that he will leave his elected post before the end of the term. Governor Mitch Daniels will appoint his replacement to fill the term until the end of 2014. More...

Moonlight Madness takes over Flora this Saturday

Flora’s annual Moonlight Madness will be held Saturday.   The day will begin with town-wide garage sales. No maps will be available.   Downtown activities will begin at 4 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m.   More...

Camden is awarded DR2 grant for water infrastructure project

The Town of Camden has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery 2 (DR2) appropriation in the amount of $737,875 for rehabilitation of its water distribution system. The local match will be $30,000.   More...

Community

Trolley history tour of Wildcat Valley

Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley once had a sweetheart, Elizabeth Fisher Murphy, from Prince William in southern Carroll County. This old town site and colorful stories about it will be a part of history tours given Saturday and Sunday.   More...

Announcements

The TRI-COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Flora Senior Center, 115 N. Division Street. Hostesses will be Kathy King and Sally Schmidt. Teri Langston, a graphic artist, will be guest speaker. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The Greater Monticello Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau will host the HARLEM AMBASSADORS playing against the Monticello Hometown Hoop Stars on Oct. 20 at Skaggs Gymnasium at Roosevelt Middle School beginning at 7 p.m.   More...

Sports

Delphi’s ladies win volleyball tournament

The Lady Oracle Varsity Volleyball Team won the White County Tournament for the second year in a row last weekend. They first defeated Frontier 25-17, 20-25, 15-13 and in the championship game defeated North White 25-23, 23-25, 15-7.   More...

Gophers spoil Cougar Homecoming

Undefeated Clinton Prairie spoiled Carroll’s Homecoming Friday night, defeating the Cougars 41-14 in Hoosier Heartland Conference action.   More...

Landowners can partner with hunters to control deer

Landowners experiencing deer damage to crops, forest regeneration or landscaping can get assistance from hunters in protecting their property through the DNR’s Hunters Helping Farmers program.   More...

Society

Pancake 25th anniversary

Bryan and Tammy Pancake of rural Delphi celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 22.   He is a 1984 graduate of Delphi Community High School and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. More...

Skiles 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Norris Skiles of Rossville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family.   Mr. Skiles and the former Mary Catherine Denlinger were married Sept. 17, 1960, in Phillipsburg, Ohio. More...

Stiller-Mahan

Bob and Becky Stiller of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay, to Cory Mahan. He is the son of Rick and Nancy Mahan of Cutler.   The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Obituaries

Mary M. Brovont

Mary Margaret Long Brovont, 66, of Camden, died at 7:02 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at her residence. She had battled breast cancer.   Born Oct. 12, 1943, in Edna Mills, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary Wagoner Long. More...

Betty B. Farner

Betty B. Reed Farner, 90, of Delphi, died at 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at her residence. She had battled cancer for the past year.   Born Sept. 5, 1920, in Delphi, she was the daughter of the late Ruth Reed. More...

James W. Neptune

James W. Neptune, 75, of Brooklyn, formerly of Burlington, died suddenly at 1 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, of an apparent heart attack in his home.   Born Aug. 22, 1935, in Danville, Ill., he was the son of William G. and Lela Ellis Neptune. More...

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