October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

‘The Half-Marathon’ still a go

Carroll County Commissioners endorsed the proposed agreement between Reinke Sports Group and the county at their Monday morning meeting, although some of the conditions for the race set by the county leaders have yet to be fulfilled. More...

Local News

Cutler native who survives attacks will share her story

Penny McCarty Creek of Lafayette will share her story of survival and about forming her Beauty for Ashes Ministry at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church.   More...

Interactive trail exhibit gets big boost

Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Inc. will be the recipient of a $10,000 sponsorship of a trailside interactive exhibit, as part of the Total Canal Experience sponsorship program. More...

Half-Marathon organizer in lawsuit with fee taker

Sunday is the day of the controversial 13.1 mile minimarathon in and around Flora. The county commissioners signed the agreement with Dean Reinke of Reinke Sports Group (RSG) Monday morning to allow the race to happen. More...

Sports

Carroll is Semi-State bound

The Carroll boys cross country team, along with Bridget Peden, have advanced to the New Prairie Semi-State. This is the first time the Carroll boys team has advanced to the Semi- State since 2004. More...

Vikings spoil Carroll’s Senior Night

The (2-7) Cougars ended their regular season the way the season had started, with a loss. They head into sectional play Friday night at Caston. Kick-off is at 7 p.m.   More...

Delphi falls to Tipton

The Oracle football team finished regular season with a trip to Tipton Friday evening. It has been a challenging season for the Oracles, saddled with one of the toughest schedules in the area.  More...

Society

Mullin 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Mullin of Milner Community Health Care, Rossville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26.   Mullin and the former Hazel Stockrahm were married Oct. 26, 1940, in Peru. More...

Viney 55th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Viney of 331S 200E, Bringhurst, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Oct. 22.   Viney and the former Marjorie Schenck were married Oct. 22, 1955, at the First Brethren Church in Flora. More...

Pennington 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Pennington celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to Alaska at the end of August, first of September and with a celebration with family and friends on Oct. 10. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn J. Rouhier

Marilyn Joan Fincher Rouhier, 72, formerly of Rockfield, died at 3:28 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been in failing health and a resident there since 2006.   More...

Beverly J. Walker

Beverly J. Walker, 75, Delphi, died Oct. 16, 2010, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.   Born June 28, 1935, in Zion, Ill., she was the daughter of the late William S. and Addie Belle Morey Humphrey. Her marriage was on Feb. More...

Other Death Notices

Naomi Jean Norman, 76, Greenwood, died Oct. 18, 2010. Among the survivors is a son, Greg Norman (wife: Susan) of Flora and three grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday in Greenwood.   More...

Special Sections

Council finishes 2011 spending plan

Clerk gets clerical help

The Carroll County Council worked for more than two days last week pouring over budget requests from each county department. More...

Strasser pitches $444,000 request to TIF Board

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser told all Carroll County Redevelopment Commission and Authority members present at a Thursday afternoon meeting that the goal for his presentation was to bring both groups to an understanding of what the city proposes to d More...

Burn ban lifted

The county-wide burn ban has been lifted.   More...

School board delays Armory decision

The announcement was made last week that the Delphi Community School Corporation was named as the recipient of the National Guard Armory when it is formally closed later this year. More...

Community

Announcements

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee and Carroll County Focus on the Future are co-sponsoring a FESTIVALS AND EVENTS COORDINATORS FORUM at the Flora-Monroe Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 21, from 7-9 p.m.   More...

Meetings

Psi Iota Xi Auxiliary Delphi Psi Iota Xi Auxiliary Chapter met Oct. 14 at the Carroll County Country Club for a luncheon and program.   The Off My Rocker singing group performed. More...

Historical Society elects officers

Carroll County Historical Society met Oct 14 for its annual dinner meeting to elect new officers and to present new board members and advisors.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Backwards motion

I have officially moved backwards on the ladder of technology. And, frankly, I couldn’t be happier.   More...

The unsung hero - The American Farmer

More than ever before, the vast majority of Americans are increasingly disconnected from the individuals who provide us with food, fuel and fiber.   More...

Supports Huffer

We would like to endorse Abby Huffer for Carroll County prosecutor.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Grandchildren – a blessing!

In the book of Proverbs, we read, “Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their parents.” (Proverbs 17:6)   More...

Announcements

Living Faith Church of the Brethren’s annual all-youcan eat CHICKEN POT PIE SUPPER will be held Nov. 1 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the church. The meal includes cake or pie, and baked goods will be for sale. More...

Hoosiers invited to send holiday wishes to U.S. troops

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman recently announced the start of her fifth annual holiday letter writing campaign, asking Hoosiers to write holiday cards to our country’s servicemen and women.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

Creative pumpkins ‘decorate’ the halls of DCES

Delphi Community Elementary School Student Council recently sponsored a class competition pumpkin decorating contest.   More...

National Teen Driver Safety Week raises awareness

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teens in America. More...

Ivy Tech implements initiatives to simplify transfer processes to 4-year colleges

Ivy Tech Community College is implementing a number of new initiatives to help simplify and ease the student transfer process to four-year colleges and universities. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

CORRECTION: The case of State of Indiana vs. Lisa Wright was incorrectly entered into the court record as a new filing on Oct. 5, 2010. The correct date of filing was July 2, 2002. Carroll County Clerk Nancy Mattox apologizes for this error. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings   American Acceptance Company LLC filed complaint against Mark Cooper.   Craig E. Matteson and Charles E. Payton have both been charged with driving while suspended.   Dustin W. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...