December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Contract change for fire territory requested

The Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory Board of Directors met Wednesday night and had a discussion similar to the one in which they held in October. More...

Local News

Holiday picture postmark is available next week

Starting Dec. 1, the Santa Claus Indiana Post Office will offer the 2010 special holiday postmark to the public.   More...

Whooping cough numbers are increasing

State health officials concerned about outbreak

State health officials report that with more than 500 cases of pertussis (whooping cough), including two infant deaths, Indiana is experiencing its largest outbreak since 1959.   More...

Parents receive answers at Fall Forum

Parents of students in the Carroll school corporation had questions answered at a Fall Forum in the high school media center. It was sponsored by the elementary PTO and the junior-senior high Family Resource Network. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Winter attire

From the looks of things, it must have been a tougher winter last year than I remember. At least that’s what a cursory inventory of my winter clothes recently suggested.   I had to get into our crawl space over the weekend. More...

Not the time for ‘closed’ meetings

The Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory Board of Directors must insist upon open meetings as they make progress to make the fire territory what they want it to be. This is not the time for politics or game-playing. More...

Social Security is not the problem

A quick reminder to Midwest Memo’s, Alan Shultz, [“Clear Picture”, Nov. 17]:   More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Festive carols are filling the airways. Twinkeling lights abound. And whether you’re ready or not, Christmas is upon us. More...

Engagements

Book-Newell

Brittany Ann Book of Starlight and Jonathan Richard Newell of Delphi announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Dave Book and Tracy Coffman, both of Starlight. He is the son of Richard and Donna Newell of Delphi.   More...

Births

Haley K. Boardman and Gary R. Ellison of Monticello are parents of an 8-pound, 4- ounce daughter, Adilynne Kay Marie Ellison, born at 12:39 p.m. Nov. 22 at White County Memorial Hospital. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   Jann L. White has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated-endangering a person, operating vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, driving while suspended, and driving left of center.   Timothy J. More...

Circuit Court

CORRECTION: Daniel L. Harmon was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and receiving stolen property. The first name was incorrectly reported in the Circuit Court news in the Nov. More...

Marriage Licenses

Eric Michael Flora, 24, Rossville, and Jennifer Elizabeth Riffley, 28, Delphi.   Timothy Scott Loeffler II, 25, and Shannon Elaine Adair, 31, both of Delphi.   Timothy Edward Wright, 29, and Cassie Noele Sexton, 24, both of Camden. More...

Special Sections

Celebrate the holiday season this weekend in Delphi

There is not just a chill in the air but a sense of excitement as the Christmas holiday approaches. Part of that excitement includes the activities planned for this Saturday in Delphi. More...

Decking the halls

The Festival of Trees celebration, sponsored by the Delphi Chamber of Commerce, is now adorning the county courthouse rotunda. More...

Youth flock to Oasis at Flora Presbyterian Church

For 60 to 70 youth in the Flora area, Wednesday night means one thing – “Oasis.”   Youth come to the “well” at Flora Presbyterian Church for an evening of fun and learning. More...

Community

Announcements

The monthly CARROLL ELEMENTARY PTO meeting will be Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. This is a change in date due to the first and third grade play on Dec. 9.   Children can visit with   More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

WOLF PARK at Battle Ground is hosting a holiday party for the wolves and kids too on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to watch as the wolves receive their specially decorated tree that will be covered in edible treats. More...

Library

Delphi Public   More...

Sports

Lady Oracles top Cougars

This game boiled down to shooting the basketball successfully. In the case of the Lady Oracles, they made 44% of their two point field goals while the Lady Cougars managed just 17% from inside the arc. More...

Allen, Hawn and Wagner fuel Oracle win over Cougars

Delphi took round one of the Delphi-Carroll county rival series last Wednesday night at Carroll, 71-61. The Cougars and Oracles meet again at Delphi on Feb. 4.   More...

Oracles suffer road loss

The Lady Oracles traveled to Rensselaer (4-1) Saturday and came home on the wrong side of a 52-38 score. If the Oracles could schedule all home games they might go undefeated. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Thanksgiving is not just a holiday

During the dark days of 1929, a group of pastors met to discuss how they would conduct their Thanksgiving services. The economy was terrible. Bread lines were long. The stock market had crashed. More...

Burlington church to host special anniversary celebration

The Burlington First Brethren Church will commemorate its 100th anniversary of its current meeting house on Eighth St. with a special celebratory worship service Sunday at 10 a.m. Former pastor, the Rev. Ken Goss, will be the guest preacher. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Lee, Carol, Randi and Ryan Flora all have something in common, besides being related. They are all blood donors. The three youngest all have the same blood type, O negative. More...

Obituaries

Jerry L. Reinke

Jerry L. Reinke, 68, of Flora, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at his residence following an eight-month battle with cancer. More...

Clifford Joyce

Clifford Joyce, 91, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Carroll County, died Saturday, More...

Marvin J. Austin

Marvin J. Austin, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2010.   He was born in Frankfort,   Indiana,   More...