January 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC board rescinds tentative 2010-2011 teacher contract

Unable to reach agreement

The Delphi School Board approved a tentative contract with the Delphi Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) at the December monthly meeting. More...

Local News

Adult Ed classes being held at the Armory

Classes for adult learners are being held Monday through Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Entries being accepted for Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists Competition

For the fifth consecutive year, Lt. Governor Becky Skillman is accepting submissions for her annual Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists competition. More...

Historic Carroll County home destroyed by fire

The residence located at 12252W. SR18, also known as the property with the round barn, was demolished by a fire last Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the early afternoon. More...

Sports

Oracles practice at historic Hoosier Gym

The Delphi boys’ basketball program had an eventful day on Dec. 30.  More...

Carroll to hold Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser

Athletes at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Coaches vs. More...

Oracle wrestlers win big in North Newton Invite

The Oracle wrestlers blew through the competition last weekend at the Nick Spittler Invitational at North Newton.  In round one, the Oracles blanked Frontier 80-0. More...

Society

Penn celebrates 80th

Carl Penn of Delphi will celebrate his 80th birthday Jan. 16 with family and friends from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Burrows Community Center.  More...

93rd birthday

Former Flora resident High McKinley will celebrate his 93rd birthday on Jan. 17.  Cards may be sent to him at his address: 4650 54th Ave. South, Apt. 206, St. Petersburg, FL 33711.   More...

Clem 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clem of 126 W. Walnut Street, Flora, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in Lafayette.  Clem and the former June Allbaugh were married Jan. More...

Obituaries

James M. Maxwell

James M. Maxwell, 82, of Delphi, died unexpectedly at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He had been a patient there a day and was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away.  More...

Edna M. Patrick

Edna May Patrick, 90, of Mulberry, died at 8:16 a.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Carmen J. Border

Carmen J. Ayres Border, 90, a former Monon resident for 46 years, died at 7:29 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Wesley Manor in Frankfort. She had been a resident there for the past six years.  More...

Special Sections

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

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

Carroll board eliminates one position, posts another

At the Jan. 6 Carroll School Board meeting, Superintendent John Sayers recommended that the corporation’s computer assistant position be eliminated, effective Jan. 21. The board concurred in a unanimous vote. More...

Council approves HSA stipend

Carroll County Council members Ann Brown, Scott Ayres, Marion Huffer, Jim Hancock and Bill Northcutt met in special session Tuesday morning to pave the way for employees enrolled in a county Health Savings Account (HSA) to receive an additional $500 More...

Community

Free advisory services for state healthcare enrollees

Indiana families enrolled in the state’s Hoosier Healthwise and Healthy Indiana Plan healthcare plans through MHS (Managed Health Services) can now consult an independent advisor who will help them navigate through their family’s healthca More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, INC., will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren.  More...

Seest wins first place in photo contest

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announces the winners of the 2010 ISDA Photo Contest.  ISDA received nearly 700 entries from the general public, and from agriculture and conservation organizations. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Techno issues

I’m surprised to admit this, but I’ve grown very fond of the vending machine I frequent over at the gym.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Winter driving – use caution

The biggest impact to safe winter travel begins and ends with driver behavior. Drivers are urged to use caution as snow is cleared from roadways. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The brevity of life

“The days of our lives add up to seventy years, or eighty, if one is especially strong. But even one’s best years are marred by trouble and oppression.” Psalm 90:10, NET Bible.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Jennifred Jones is concerned about road conditions on Indiana 75. More...

Education

Students encouraged to enter essay contest on food

Students in grades 4-12 are encouraged to capture their love of Indiana food and its farmers on paper or on video for the 2011 Ag Essay Contest titled “Our Food, Our Farmers.”  More...

Ivy Tech to host ‘Succession Farming’ seminar

Ivy Tech Community College Logansport will be hosting the first in a series of 10 farming and agri-business seminars taught by area experts. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ANDREW W. MILLER of Burlington has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Vincennes University.  More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

David J. Erskin, 21, Delphi and Kristi L. Houser, 21, Camden.  Shane Lee Smith, 25 and Terri K. Collins, 32, both of Delphi.   More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  Citibank S.D. filed complaint against Johnny Walters.  RLW Accounts LLC filed complaint against Jeremy Smith.  Andrea C. More...

Circuit Court

Midland Funding LLC filed complaint against Daniel Mc- Carty; Marlene Pena.  Capital One Bank USA filed complaint against Sandra Dickerson.  Michael V. Gehring was charged with escape.  Citimortgage Inc. More...