December 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Historic Michigan Road nominated as State Byway

An application nominating the Michigan Road as an Indiana Historic Byway was submitted to the Indiana Department of Transportation on Dec. 21.  The historic road runs between Madison and Michigan City, Ind., and passes through 14 counties. More...

Local News

Blood drive to honor Lois Powlen

The second annual Lois Groninger Powlen Memorial Blood drive will be Jan. 8 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

County election board reorganizes

2010 Carroll County Election Board members,   Republican John Brown and Democratic Party Chair Denise Strasser, were sworn in as members of the 2011 election board by county clerk Andrea Miller at a Dec. 20 meeting. More...

Liquor license for new Discount Tobacco owner

The local board of the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission (formerly the Alcoholic Beverage Commission) meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. in the Carroll County Courthouse Lounge. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Wading into 2011

The pool where I swim is a slightly stretched out version of the common kidney shaped design. The shallow end of the pool is about 20 feet from the entrance to the pool area. More...

Question: Does Delphi have enough water for development?

Before making a decision about granting a $1.9 million request by the City of Delphi for infrastructure, the Carroll County Redevelopment Commission (TIF board) plans to meet with as many county leaders as possible to decide how best to proceed. More...

Guest commentary

Results matter: Performance pay and higher education

For the past 50 years, Indiana’s economy has been losing ground. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO More...

Obituaries

Doris Jean Payne

Doris Jean Payne, 85, formerly of Bringhurst, passed away at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Wesley Manor in Frankfort. She had been in declining health the last two months. More...

Joan Misner Widmer Nielander

Joan Misner Widmer Nielander, 79, of Flora, died Dec. 27, 2010, at Seton Specialty Hospital. She was born March 11, 1931, in Lafayette, to the late Samuel A. and Thelma Barlow Misner. She married H. More...

Marilyn J. Hudson

Marilyn J. Hudson, 68, of Lafayette, died at 10:14 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Born Sept. 18, 1942, in Flora, she was the daughter of the late Frazier and Thelma Stacey Maxwell. More...

Special Sections

Township trustees struggle to manage fire territory finances

The Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory has been in existence since 2009. More...

Delphi approves flood gate grant to control west-side watershed

Delphi Board of Works members Randy Strasser and Brian Garrison gave approval Dec. More...

History of local landmark told

Editor’s Note: Bonnie Maxwell of Delphi is a member of a statewide committee that has nominated the Michigan Road as an Indiana Historic Byway. More...

Community

Community Foundation introduces ‘Legacy Society’ to nonprofit boards

Flora-Monroe Public Library and Carroll County Community Center walked away winners from the Carroll County Community Foundation’s “Legacy Society” lunch held Dec. 8 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Interpretive Center in Delphi.  More...

Professional Briefs

LOGANSPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL has implemented a Find a Doc Service for the convenience of area patients who are looking for a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

A field trip to see BALD EAGLES, sponsored by the Sycamore Audubon Society, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 9 leaving from the Monticello Library by carpool or caravan. Rick Read will lead the free trip and it is open to the public. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God is still God!

Traditions. Like our family, you and your family probably have some Christmas traditions that permeate your annual holiday plans. You may have an ornament that has adorned your Christmas trees for generations. More...

Announcements

BRINGHURST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH is hosting New Year’s Eve Come-and-Go Communion on Dec 31 from 5-7 p.m. Epiphany Sunday will be celebrated during the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Jan 2.   More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Parties abound as we prepare to ring in 2011. This week’s column features some simple and amazing special event beverages. Holiday Hoopla Punch combines two of my favorite holiday ingredients – peppermint ice cream and eggnog. Yum! More...

Purdue Yard & Garden Calendar

January HOME (Indoor plants and activities)  Keep holiday poinsettias and other plants near a bright window. More...

Education

Local students attend leadership symposium

More than 400 high school juniors attended the 34th annual Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders held Dec. 11 at the University of Indianapolis.  Attending from Carroll Jr.- Sr. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Six students from Carroll County were among the 1,740 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Dec. 18 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion. More...

DCHS student receives Lugar academy nomination

United States Senator Richard Lugar recently announced his academy nominations to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.; and the U.S. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Steven K. Hanna, 25, Lafayette, was convicted of operating a vehicle with a schedule I or II controlled substance or its metabolite in the body. He received 60 days in jail, suspended, and 365 days of supervised probation.  More...

Circuit Court

Agreed judgment was granted to the plaintiff in Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC vs. Jennifer M. Hughes, $1,010.75.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Jason Alan Ennis, 29, and Trista Ann Franklin, 26, both of Delphi.   More...