January 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Park board disagrees with proposed building location in Flora park

Park board members Gail Ennis and Lee Sorrells expressed the board’s disapproval of where a proposed office building and meeting room will be constructed in the park at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting. More...

Local News

Hershman will assist Hoosiers in obtaining state tax forms

State Sen. More...

Cow-Calf IRM workshop set in Logansport

The North Central Indiana Cow-Calf IRM Workshop, sponsored by Carroll and Cass County Cooperative Extension, will be held Jan. 21. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the workshop following from 9:30 a.m. More...

Confusion arises between county personnel policy and worker contracts

Carroll County Commissioners met in special session Thursday morning to approve contracts for certain appointed county workers. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

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Back in September I won a raffle at the office. The prize was $100 dollar gift certificate to a popular steakhouse. More...

Does Indiana have a structural budget deficit?

Does Indiana have a structural budget deficit? In one sense, Indiana doesn’t have a deficit at all. We interpret article 10, section 5, of our state constitution to mean that the state must have a balanced budget. More...

Delphi’s water issues are nonexistent

There is no “I” in progress. These are words to live by in 2011 and beyond as we work together to grow Carroll County and position it for economic success.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What are your goals for 2011?

I am not asking about your New Year’s resolutions, which are easily made and humorously forgotten. How do you see your life being different at the end of 2011 than it was at the end of 2010?  More...

Announcements

LADIES BIBLE STUDY at the Flora United Methodist Church will feature the Beth Moore series Revelation, titled “Here, Now and Forever.” The study will begin Jan. 12 at the church with sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  More...

Education

Co-Alliance offers academic scholarships

High school students can now apply for the 2011 Solutions Scholarships. More...

Indiana approves new teacher standards

New developmental and content standards for Indiana educators have been approved by the Indiana Professional Standards Advisory Board in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).  More...

Public Records

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...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms.   Dec. 13 – 126897 W. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Patrick J. Kennedy to R & R Acres Inc. and Michele Robeson Howard. Warranty Deed  Edna J. Kerlin Caring Trust to EP Investment LLC. More...

Special Sections

National Weather Service issues weather advisory for Carroll County - Free Access

According the National Weather Service, a winter-weather advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday. More...

County to remediate landfill site

The first order of business for the Carroll County Commissioners Tuesday morning was to elect a president to lead the group in 2011. Pat Clawson was elected unanimously by fellow commissioners Bill Brown and Ron Slavens. More...

Delphi council promotes local tourism

Delphi resident Carolyn Pearson has served on the city council for 23 years and as president of the group for the past several years. More...

Community

American Heart Association’s free Start! resources make it easy to get fit

Nearly three million Hoosiers are either overweight or obese. Many of them will resolve to get healthier in the New Year, including eating better and exercising more. More...

Professional Briefs

SHARON BARNARD is retiring after 40 years in the hair styling business. She operated a salon from her home before opening The Town Shoppe in Rossville in 1991. More...

Library

Flora-Monroe Twp.   More...

Sports

Carroll matmen take 5th in holiday dual meet

The Cougar wrestling team finished in fifth place in the Twin Lakes 9-way holiday dual meet. Anthony Pickett (130) and Montana Gangwer (152) were Carroll’s bright spots, going 5-0 for the day.   More...

Oracle wrestlers earn wins at North Mont duals

Over the Christmas break the Oracles wrestled in the North Montgomery Holiday duals featuring some of the state’s ranked teams. The Oracles finished with three wins and four losses. More...

Carroll JV splits games in tourney

Carroll’s Junior Varsity (4-3) took third place in the Clinton Prairie Holiday Tourney. The one-day event was held Dec. More...

Society

Pruetz-Van Loon

Kathie Van Loon of Flora announces the engagement of her son, Jeromy Christopher Van Loon, to Erica Jean Pruetz. She is the daughter of Richard and Adrian Pruetz of California.  More...

Pinnick-Zook

Jeff and Debbie Pinnick of Franklin announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Pinnick of Franklin, to Cole Zook of Flora. More...

50th wedding anniversary

Dwight and Madonna (Carter) Patrick celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house reception at the Prestwick Golf Course Country Club in Avon, on Dec. 19. The event was attended by many family members and friends.  More...

Obituaries

Lloyd R. Horn

Lloyd R. Horn, 95, of Rockfield, passed away on Monday morning, Jan. 3, 2011, in Regency Place, where he had been residing for the past two weeks.  Born on Sept. More...

Nancy A. Dillon

Nancy A. Shockley Dillon, 69, of Camden, died unexpectedly at 8:43 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, in the emergency room at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Born Jan. More...

Theresa A. Crume

Theresa A. Crume, 37, of Logansport, died Dec. 31, 2010, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.  Born Jan. 19, 1973, in Kokomo, she was the daughter of Marvin Forrester and Lois Williams. On May 9, 1999, in Delphi, she married Jeremy J. More...