December 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual food basket program makes it happen for another year

The local community including Burrows, Camden, Deer Creek, Delphi, Ockley, Pyrmont, Radnor, Rockfield and Yeoman, was fortunate in the early 1980s when a group of churches and individuals banded together to create “Christmas Food Baskets Inc.& More...

Local News

St. E Hospice volunteer training begins in January

St. Elizabeth Hospice has scheduled its winter hospice volunteer training classes for new volunteers to work with hospice patients and their families. The first training class will begin Jan. More...

Stroke and osteoporosis screening coming to Delphi

Area residents will have the opportunity to be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The VFW Post 93383 in Delphi will host Life Line Screening on Jan. 5 at the Post, 304 N. Market St. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Burlington hears about county economic projects

The Burlington Town Council heard reports on economic development activities and park projects at its Dec. 14 meeting. Carroll County Economic Development Corp. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The perfect Christmas

It’s a most confusing time of the year. More...

It is a good question

Commissioner Bill Brown asked a good question at the Monday morning commissioners meeting during a discussion about the legality of an upcoming executive session. More...

Finding out the truth

One hundred thirteen years ago a little girl by the name of Virginia O’Hanlon wrote The New York Sun newspaper asking if there is a Santa Claus. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Prayer – a response to faith

Jonathon Edwards (Oct, 5, 1703 to March 22, 1758) a preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans, is quoted as saying “Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.” Prayer is indeed a response to a lif More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO More...

Education

Former educator to turn 100

Lois Sink will spend her 100th birthday on Thursday with nieces and nephews. She was born on Dec. 23, 1910, north of Flora to Riley and Susie Harter Sink. More...

Carroll names top spellers

The Carroll Junior High Spelling Bee for grades six, seven, and eight was held on Dec. 9. Zaelin Goodman was the champion, and Alexa Gaines was runner-up. More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll fourth grade teacher Diane Routt is the Cougar of the Month for November. She was nominated by Abby Badgett, who wrote, “I think Mrs. Routt should be Cougar of the Month because she is the best thing about fourth grade. Mrs. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Zachary Steven Ertel, 38, and Charlotte Dawn Cornwell, 53, both of Camden. Gary K. Farrell, 46, and Allison J. Cocanower, 45, both of Delphi. Dustin Keith Peden, 35, and Jennifer Marie Rednour, 26, both Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

Discover Bank filed complaint against Teddy Fontenot. Courtney D. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings RAB Performance Recoveries LLC filed complaint against Chris Schneib. More...

Indiana graduation rate shows improvement

Local schools surpass state rate, but do not follow 2010 improvement trend

Indiana’s public school graduation rate improved to 84.1percent in the 2009-2010 school year, increasing 2.6 percentage points over last year and inching closer to the goal of 90 percent of students graduating from high school. More...

New building for highway department

It is normal for the Carroll County Council to receive departmental requests at the end of each year to transfer unused funds from one line item to another line item for year-end spending needs. More...

Commissioners approve boost for health savings accounts

Carroll County employees and full-time elected officials were given the option to choose between two health insurance plans last year. They could enroll in a health savings account (HSA) or a traditional insurance plan with co-pays. More...

Community

VFW hosts Santa visit

Braxton Dillon is fascinated with the jolly old elf from the North Pole. More...

Announcements

INDIANA BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES full-service license branches normally open Tuesday through Saturday will be closed on Friday and Saturday in observance of the Christmas holiday. Branches will resume normal hours of operation at 8:30 a.m. More...

Dec. 26 walk planned

Delphi Historic Trails organizers are again offering the traditional Dec. 26 public walk. Weather conditions that day will determine whether there is a long walk or a short walk. More...

Sports

Coach McCroskey records 400th career victory

Carroll Coach Mike McCroskey has earned his 400th career victory. He achieved the milestone on Dec. 14 in Carroll Memorial Gymnasium against visiting Maconaquah. More...

Eller is IBCA/Pacers-Fever Player of the Week

Carroll’s Quinci Eller is an IBCA/Pacers-Fever Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 6-11. More...

Lady Cougars escape Braves, drop championship of Classic

Carroll used pressure defense in the fourth quarter to pull away from the visiting Maconaquah Lady Braves, posting a 49-38 win last Tuesday night and improving its season record to 7-2. More...

Society

Franek 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Franek, P.O. Box 81, Camden, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Franek and the former Colleen Kerkhove were married Dec. 28, 1960, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Delphi. More...

Arnett-Miller

Scott and Tamie Arnett of Cutler announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Lanae, to Cody Brock Miller. He is the son of Greg and Pam Miller of Cutler. The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Family tradition dictates a few things in my kitchen each Christmas morning. More...

Obituaries

Robert C. Allbaugh

Robert C. Allbaugh, 81, of Flora, died unexpectedly at 2:11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He had been a patient there since Sunday afternoon. More...

Other Death Notices

Frances E. Dubea, 94, Goodland, died Dec. 18, 2010, at Jasper County Hospital, Rensselaer. Among the survivors is a daughter, Sandra S. Keen of Delphi. Services were held Tuesday, in Goodland. More...

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