January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Finances unclear in Deer Creek Township

When a new year arrives, governmental units typically begin with fresh books after closing out the past year’s financials. More...

Local News

ISP releases statistics

Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post recently released statistics for December.  Troopers issued 779 traffic citations, wrote 1,576 traffic warnings, issued 54 truck citations (over 10,000 pounds gross weight), arrested 28 drunk drivers an More...

Deadlines announced for historic preservation, humanities initiative grants

Organizations around the state planning public programming that emphasizes the humanities or organizations planning educational projects that relate to historic preservation are encouraged to apply for a grant from the Indiana Humanities Council.&nbs More...

Opinions & Letters

Wheel tax has one purpose

Carroll County residents were told a few years ago that a wheel tax would help with additional funding to improve roads. When county officials implemented the tax it was with the understanding that it would be used only for road maintenance. More...

Comments on Congress

Don’t let the dialogue of democracy be a More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

How’s your conscience?

We have all heard the expression, “Let your conscience be your guide.” That is fine, if one’s conscience has been shaped by reverence for God, commitment to Christ and the content and principles of God’s preserved word.  More...

Food Finders teams with local church for child food program

Backpack Program

Food Finders Inc. in Lafayette has joined forces with the Delphi United Methodist Church to initiate a program designed to alleviate childhood hunger in the Delphi area. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  More...

Education

Kauffman sets DCHS diving record

DCHS senior Kevin Kauffman set a new school diving record of 255.20 points, breaking the old record by 24 points. He accomplished the feat at a swim meet last week against Rensselaer.  More...

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the first semester honor roll. More...

Rossville names honor students

Rossville Middle/High School announces the second nine weeks honor roll. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filing  Christopher A. White has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated-endangering a person and operating vehicle with an ACE of .08 but less than .15.  Jeremy D. Barnes and Shannon E. More...

Circuit Court

Capital One Bank filed complaint against Janie Rider.  Lafayette Community Bank filed mortgage foreclosure complaint against Ronald Webb, Twin Lakes Sewer District, and unknown occupants.  JP Morgan Chase Bank filed mortgage foreclosure co More...

Marriage Licenses

Edward Allen Davis, 47, Flora, and Diana Gwen Kessler, 48, Lafayette.  William K. Perry II, 29, Rockfield, and Delilah R. Davenport, 23, Delphi.   More...

Special Sections

Garrison – staying the course

Resigns from Delphi Board of Works and files to run for another term on Delphi City Council

January 19 was the first day for city and town residents who want to run for public office to file a declaration for candidacy in the Carroll County Clerks Office. More...

Donations keep K-9 program at attention

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department has found ways to maintain the K-9 program since 2008 when the county suffered financial issues and the program was defunded by the county council. More...

DLGF approves county spending plan

Highway request decreased

Although the Carroll County Council develops and approves the next year’s county spending plan each fall, it does not become a reality until the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) gives final approval. More...

Community

Three John Deere dealerships merge

Jackson-Lee-Pearson Inc. of Flora and Frankfort has merged with two other John Deere dealerships to create Tri Green Tractor LLC. The other two dealerships are Green Power Inc. of Logansport and Harper Implement Inc. of Swayze. More...

Professional Briefs

BILL MAYNARD of Noblesville, has earned the prestigious AFLIC award from American Family Insurance. More...

Library

Flora-Monroe Twp.  The Universal Bead program is tomorrow (Thursday) evening, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. The program features Melissa Bishop’s antique trade bead collection.  More...

Sports

Lady Cougars drop two conference games

The Lady Cougars found themselves in similar situations in their games More...

Local hunters raising money for American Cancer Society

Coyote hunters from the Flora area are using their sport to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Ron Fritz, one of the local hunters, said a coyote does not bring in much money - $5 or $6 each – but hunters from an extended area a More...

Carroll’s Pickett wins conference title

Anthony Pickett led the Cougars to their only Hoosier Heartland Conference weight championship, defeating Cameron Campbell from Clinton Central with a pin 55 seconds into the match. More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

This week marks the fourth and final column in my 2011 healthy living series. More...

Willy 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Don Willy of 5557 W. SR218, Delphi, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3.  Willy and the former Wilma Jean McCloskey were married Feb. 3, 1951, at the Indianapolis Cathedral by the Rev. Raymond R. More...

Stewart 50th anniversary

Bill and Joan Stewart of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday. The event, hosted by their children, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Boy Scout Cabin in Riley Park, Delphi.  They were married on Dec. More...

Obituaries

Ellen R. Jenkins

Ellen  Rose Jenkins, 83, of  Delphi died  Jan. 18,  2011, at St.  Elizabeth  Healthcare,  Delphi.  Born March 15, 1927, in Idaville, she was the daughter of Clyde and Mamie Musall Farmer. More...

Joseph D. Storey

Joseph Dale Storey, 55, of Walton, died unexpectedly at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at his residence. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Jan. 4.  Born Aug. 22, 1955, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Keller C. More...

Marion L. Starbuck

Marion Lewis Starbuck, 74, of Delphi, died at 12:03 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at his residence.  Born Jan.  21, 1937, in Carroll County, he was the son of Clarence and Myrtle Gibson Starbuck. He was a 1956 graduate of Camden High School. More...