October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Departments explain budget request needs

Carroll County Council members developed the 2011 proposed budget during the first part of October. It was then distributed to departments for review. More...

Local News

Communities offer many spooktacular activities for Halloween

Parents and their children will have many activities to choose from to celebrate a safe, fun and family-oriented Halloween.   The information below is provided to help plot an exciting trick-or-treat course for the evening. More...

Community is invited to be scared for the 20th year

Hawkins Haunted House on Armory Rd. will be sure to give those who enter a thrill! The Hawkins family, along with friends and family who have helped them keep the tradition going, are preparing for the event’s 20-year anniversary Oct. More...

County prosecutor’s race - A new set of eyes or the voice of experience?

Competition to be named county’s top law enforcement officer

Voters throughout Carroll County will be given the opportunity to choose between two candidates with very different backgrounds and who propose to serve the county in somewhat different ways. More...

Sports

Carroll’s ‘cardiac kids’ move to round 2

Coach Steve Keown’s “Cardiac Kids” are advancing to the second round of Class A Sectional 34 after defeating Caston 19-13 Friday night. The Comets finish their season 3-7.   More...

Kings over power Oracles

The blind draw of the IHSAA sent the Delphi football team on the road for the first round of the state football tourney. More...

Carroll’s Mills makes it to state

Carroll senior Blake Mills earned his way to the Cross Country State Meet in Terre Haute this Saturday. He placed 15th in one of the most hotly contested Semi-State meets at New Prairie in recent memory. More...

Society

90th birthday

The family of Rose Buttice will host a surprise open house Nov. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Deer Creek Commu- nity Building to celebrate her 90th birthday.   Cards are welcome but no gifts please. More...

Beamer 30th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kim Beamer of Camden celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and a trip to view the fall foliage and other places of interest.   Beamer and the former Cheryl Bradford were schoolmates. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

Little ghosts and goblins will be out in full force this weekend. Fill their trick or treat bags with some homemade goodies they’re sure to howl for! Candy Eyeballs are peanuty, yummy and a crowd pleaser. More...

Obituaries

Judith A. Kelly

Judith A. Kelly, 67, of Delphi, passed away at 2:09 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.   More...

Andrew W. McCall

Andrew W. “Andy” McCall, 30, Burnettsville, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at Howard Regional Health, Kokomo.   Born Aug. 26, 1980, in Lafayette, he was the son of Donald R. and Theresa Stewart McCall, who survive.   Mr. More...

Elsie I. Berkey

Elsie Irene Berkey, 92, of Flora, went home to be with the Lord at 12:20 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo.   More...

Special Sections

No hand-count on Tuesday - Free Access

Unhappy candidates must speak up by Monday

     The Carroll County Election Board decided in a Friday late-afternoon meeting to use the voting machines to count ballots from Tuesday’s general election. More...

Mattox resigns - Free Access

Controversial clerk quits 3 days before election

Carroll County Clerk Nancy Mattox resigned as the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Carroll County, as well as from the Carroll County Election Board, Saturday morning effective immediately. More...

Mid-term election is Tuesday

The Fall Mid-Term Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 2. Polls will be open for voting from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.   State law requires that all voters must show a government-issued photo ID to cast a ballot.   More...

Carroll to set guidelines for conference requests

Carroll School Board plans to establish new guidelines for reimbursements related to conference requests.   More...

Community

Food Finders mobile pantry ‘Food Give-Away Day’

Food Finders will have a “Food Give- Away Day” on Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the former Brosman’s IGA parking lot, 1576 US421 in West Delphi. More...

Lime kiln completed

Volunteers started working on this lime kiln project a year ago, and now it is finished. More...

Announcements

ALPACA FARM OPEN HOUSE will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Heritage Farm, 4175 N. 1200 W, (western Howard County). There will be Alpacas, kids activities, music, apple cider and kettle corn. Everything is free.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Comfortable

I have a favorite t-shirt. The shirt has short sleeves. It is maroon in color, although quite faded from countless washes. The shirt is made of 100% cotton. To the touch it is sinfully soft. It feels like something in between cotton and silk.   More...

Constitutional amendment – know the facts before you vote

Next week voters will decide whether to make property tax caps a part of the State’s constitution.   Currently the tax caps are in place by law. They took effect this year. More...

Van purchased with donations

Recently the Flora Lions Club initiated a special community fundraiser to help purchase a handicap-equipped van to be used by John Wayne Rieken, a young man in the Flora community who was left paralyzed and disabled many years ago from an accident. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Seeing pink

Pink gloves and pink shoes worn by 350-pound professional football players are a sure way to draw attention. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has announced that nearly 100 students have been awarded scholarships for the 2010-11 academic year. Among them is CHRISTOPHER BURKHARDT SR., Delphi, who will receive a $2,500 William W. More...

Carroll tennis awards

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High Tennis Banquet was held Oct. 20. More...

Delphi tennis awards

The Varsity Oracles finished the tennis season 8-6, with a third place finish in the Hoosier Conference Tournament and a sixth place finish in the Delphi Invitational. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   American Express Centurion Bank filed complaint against Lucinda Ball.   Sterling Jewelers filed complaint against Homer Owens.   Calvary Portfolio Services LLC filed complaint against Danny Henson. More...

Circuit Court

Judgment was granted to the plaintiff in First Resolution Investment Corp. vs. Julie Conner, $2,133.81.   Agreed judgment was granted to the plaintiff in: Ace Industry Associates, Inc. vs. Shelly M. Taylor, $2,189.51; VMP, LLC vs. Shelly M. More...

Marriage Licenses

James Ethan Brigham, 29, and Amanda Jean Deluca, 30, both of Delphi.   Jeffery Lynn Simmerman, 46, and Gail Ann Thomas, 42, both of Delphi.   Thomas Aaron Bauman, 26, Patterson, Calif. and Michelle Dawn Meador, 27, Rossville.   More...